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Hot Guns full release now available on Steam

hot guns full release now available on steam in linux gaming news

Now with a full release in gaming news, Hot Guns. Hence this #fast and #destructive action-platformer for Linux, SteamOS and Windows PC. All with a different variation of random #gameplay. Now the full release is available on Steam.

So I have to admit, my first impression is Broforce. The epic shooter platformer that boasts a roster of nostalgia beyond compare. Let alone the multiplayer action. Yet it seems we have a contender, Hot Guns.

What’s the Story

Since serious problems arise. The quick and simple solution, the only choice, they call for you. So conventional methods of operation “shoot first then shoot again!”. The mission, eliminate the 3 guys in charge. Hence the rather predictable but well armed organisation. Here players will get coordinates, a pager, powerful guns. And even bigger news, access to unlimited ca$h. While working on the basis of what you find is yours.

Hot Guns Features

  • Full-action Single Player story mode
  • Up to 4 Players in the Local Co-op missions [more to come with the updates]
  • Local Deathmatch arenas
  • An awful a lot of justified violence
  • Powerfully messy guns
  • Milions of fake currency to collect (it can be spend to buy even more powerful guns !)
  • Gadgets which will make running and shooting even more pleasant
  • Achievements
  • And who knows what else [with future news updates]

So all of the Hot Guns gaming mayhem is available now on Steam. Hence this release comes with a 15% discount until May 5th for Linux, SteamOS and Windows PC.

Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae coming to Linux May 25th

two worlds II: call of the tenebrae coming to linux May 25th in gaming news

The RPG phenomenon is back in gaming news, Two Worlds II will make a big return. Hence the work of creative teams from #TopWareInteractive and Reality Pump Studios will release the game on Linux, #SteamOS, Mac and Windows PC. So players can expect to see Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae #launching on May 25, 2017. So grab your gear, sharpen that blade and ready your bow. As we return to Antaloor, this time on Linux and SteamOS.

So Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae throw the Hero into a decades-old mystery. A battle against a hideous, ancient evil known as The Tenebrae. And since the stakes have never been higher. Our hero won’t face this threat alone, with cross-platform co-op and multiplayer. So friends and foes both new and old await the player. All while you fight to discover the truth behind a powerful secret that will shake the Two Worlds universe to its core.

“When we started development on Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae in early 2016. We underestimated how excited our team would be to get back to Antaloor. It took longer than expected. But we ended up with a 10+ hour adventure that is nearly a full sized release. Due to how large Call of the Tenebrae became. We’ve decided to release our game as an add-on to Two Worlds II. So in addition to a standalone version for fans both new and old.” – Alexandra Constandache, CEO TopWare Interactive

Players can expect 10+ hours of thrilling gaming. Therefore you can experience Antaloor like never before. With a major HD engine update. Also packed with new locations, enemies, weapons and achievements. Hence Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae will release on Linux, SteamOS, Mac and Windows PC.

While also coming available is the season pass. Including Call of the Tenebrae and the soon to be released follow up DLC,  Shattered Embrace(Q4-2017). Hence 2 upcoming multiplayer map packs, plus a bunch new deluxe digital content. Including in-game bonus items, the art book, the Two Worlds II compendium. Yet also including game soundtracks and even more.

So Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae new adventure will be an add-on DLC for $9.99 USD. Or buy the Two Worlds II core game separately as a stand-alone title for $14.99 USD. We will have more news and hopefully an official trailer soon.

Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae screenshot 1 Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae screenshot 2

Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae screenshot 3 Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae screenshot 4

A Criminal Past DLC releases on Linux for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

A Criminal Past DLC releases on Linux for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided in gaming news

A big announcement in gaming news. Now, due to the hard work of Feral Interactive. Who just announced another Linux #release, A Criminal Past, the new story #DLC for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, is out. Hence #available now on Steam. So yeah, this is some significant gaming news here.

So the DLC is set before the events of Mankind Divided. Hence playing as covert operative Adam Jensen in his first mission for Task Force 29. While posing as a convicted criminal, Jensen is taken deep into a hostile, high-security prison for augmented felons. Since the mission is to track down and retrieve sensitive information from a fellow undercover agent.

A Criminal Past DLC for Linux

The games main story

So the year is 2029, and mechanically augmented humans have now been deemed outcasts. While living a life of complete and total segregation from the rest of society.

Now an experienced covert operative, Adam Jensen is forced to operate in a world that has grown to despise another of his kind. Armed with a new arsenal of state-of-the-art weapons and augmentations, he must choose the right approach, along with who to trust, in order to unravel a vast worldwide conspiracy.

A Criminal Past is available now on Steam for Linux and SteamOS, with a price of $11.99/£9.49/€11.99.

System Requirements:

Minimum:

  • OS: Ubuntu 16.10 or Steam OS 2.0 (64 bit required)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-4130, AMD FX8350
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 2GB Nvidia 680 (driver version: 367.57) AMD GPUs are not supported
  • Storage: 67 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: AMD and Intel Graphics Cards are not supported at the time of release

Recommended:

  • OS: Ubuntu 16.10 64-bit, SteamOS 2.0
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770K
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 6GB Nvidia 1060 (driver version: 367.57)
  • Storage: 70 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: AMD and Intel Graphics Cards are not supported at the time of release

Typoman developers calling for native and SteamOS testers

typoman developers calling for beta testers on linux and steamos

So, as the the title indications, the #developers of Typoman are calling for Linux Beta Testers.

Since it took them quite a while this is the one final step in the process. If everything goes well, Typoman will #release for SteamOS and Linux on February 10th.

Brainseed Factory tested the game thoroughly on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS and the latest SteamOS. So the developers are not expecting any major bugs. But would appreciate your help in polishing the game before the release in February!

Beta testers inspired trailer:

Would you like to play the game for free on your system? Hence it should work on any Linux distribution newer than Ubuntu 12.xx.xx or compatible.

Please apply for beta testing via [email protected] asap!

About Typoman

Inspired by the life of devoted writers Typoman takes you on a journey to explore the power of words in the everlasting battle between good and evil. You slip into the role of a character made of letters, struggling to make your way through a dark and hostile world. Despite your small stature you have a powerful gift: You can craft words which will have an effect on the environment. But choose your words wisely – they can either be a blessing …or a curse

Typoman Features:

  • Wield the power of altering the world by by creating, changing or destroying words
  • Solve ingenious and challenging puzzles with a unique aesthetic mix of typography and pen & ink graphics
  • Captivating, carefully drafted, on-the-fly told story using witty word puzzles and puns
  • Surreal, atmospheric game world
  • Featuring Steam Trading Cards, Badges, Leaderboards and Achievements
  • Distinct soundtrack specifically composed for the game

So Brainseed Factory is an independent game studio based in Germany’s former capital city Bonn. The studio is founded by Bilal Chbib and is made up of 7 creative minds and gaming enthusiasts. Hence all of whom love playing but also creating unique memorable games. With Brainseed Factory’s debut title Typoman the studio managed to secure awards and nominations at industry events worldwide.

So again, feel free to contact the studio via [email protected] to jump into Typoman.

A couple of other posts worth checking out, Semispheres and getting votes in for BATTLECREW.

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Steam Dev Days 2016 video content released on YouTube

Steam Dev Days 2016 video content released on YouTube

We all know about Steam Dev Days 2016 covering some content around Linux and #SteamVR finally coming to life. VR was probably one of the most of not the most popular topic of Steam Dev Days 2016, with Vulkan and Linux/SteamOS getting some good coverage as well.

If you want to watch Steam Dev Days 2016 presentations, they have now been made available on YouTube. Two of the more interesting videos to had to do with Unity development, as it continues to be a hugely popular cross-platform game engine and also the Vulkan presentation. It’s also a pleasure to see the Steam Controller being covered, as further support needs to take place.

For many Steam game devs, this is an opportunity to get together in Valve’s stomping grounds and learn from both Valve representatives and each other. It’s also a place where Valve speaks openly (if quietly, given that members of the media are not typically invited to Dev Days) about its plans for the future, and thus it’s always fun to skim Twitter and see what Steam Dev Days attendees are saying about their time at the show.

Building Unity Games for SteamOS/Linux:

Steam Controller:

Vulkan Graphics:

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