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spaceBOUND difficult co-op platformer releases

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Gravity Whale Games releases its debut title spaceBOUND via Steam’s Early Access. Since the games available for Linux, Mac and Windows. While already having been Greenlight. Along with a successful supplementary fundraising campaign on Kickstarter.

spaceBOUND is a solo or co-op puzzle-platformer. Since players control two astronauts who must overcome deadly obstacles. All while solving motion/physics-based puzzles in a zero-gravity environment. The catch? The astronauts have crash landed on an asteroid. Yet have to share their oxygen via a tether. So if one astronaut dies or the tether breaks, they both die.

Therefore gameplay combines a brutal level of difficulty. With retro 16-bit artwork and an intense and atmospheric soundtrack.
So spaceBOUND brings players back to classic puzzle / platform games. While asking them to cooperate in ways few other games do.

Since spaceBOUND releases as a unique game to be in Steam Early Access. The build is fully-playable, missing only online co-op (included with full release). While the game’s full version is expected to launch in late August. So yes, Gravity Whale Games decided on a short Early Access period. This way they reward supporters and get a more broadminded player feedback.

spaceBOUND Features:

  • A brutal puzzle-platformer designed to challenge players to the utmost limits of their abilities.
  • Solo or cooperative play (local co-op and online).
    Note: Online co-op may not be available during early access.
  • Hidden collectibles, unlockable character skins and a whole bunch of achievements.
  • Time Trial mode for the most experienced and masochistic players. Challenge your friends with a competitive online leaderboard.
  • Full controller support – Up to 2 controllers for local co-op play.
  • So there is a steep learning curve that introduces new elements. While you delve the mine’s depths, forcing players to think quickly. Or have their astronauts meet a grisly fate.
  • Five unique boss levels that put reflexes, skill, and cooperation to the ultimate test.
  • Beautiful 16-bit artwork and lighting effects. While designed with a retro feel to evoke past eras of classic gaming.
  • Progressive levels that require players to learn, adapt, and solve multiple motion and timing puzzles in rapid succession.
  • Terrifying obstacles: asteroids; lasers of all sizes and speeds; gears and saws that pulverize anything they touch; electric ropes; laser-guided turrets; smashers; gravity beams; moving platforms and pipes; and many more gruesome ways to die.
  • An intense and atmospheric ambient score inspired by action and science fiction thrillers. Soundtrack available to purchase at launch.

spaceBOUND is available now with a 24% discount until August 10th. Since it releases on Linux, Mac and Windows via Steam Early Access. Learn more about spaceBOUND and get a full list of features.

Maize is available now and we could see a native release

maize available now and could see linux release

A #firstperson #adventure that revels in the absurd with the gleeful abandon of a platypus in a pool of pudding, Maize is available now on Steam, GOG.com, and the Humble Store with a 10% launch discount.

What do a Russian knockoff of an ‘80s toy, a hidden research facility, and talking stalks of corn have in common with one another? Erm, well, maybe you could play Maize, and let us know when you find out?

Watch the Maize launch trailer here:

Maize is super-immersive and brimming with visually dynamic interactivity. We’re not actually sure what that’s supposed to mean, but we’re pretty sure the game has it. After all, how many games have puzzles involving talking corn, coat racks, nuclear fuel rods, and uncomfortably fast coffee trolleys?

Maize Features:

  • Immerse yourself and explore Maize’s fully-realized environment,featuring a cornucopia of areas to explore (see what we did there?)
  • Solve environmental puzzles that get more and more absurd the further you delve into the adventure
  • Uncover the secrets of Maize’s world, as you try and figure out what it is the corn really want, aside from a very good nap
  • Meet some friends and enemies along the way, which include a very small grumpy Russian robot bear and an unhinged corn stalk who’s a bit of a jerk

Linux Release?

“As for LINUX support – the team is looking to support Linux in the future but for now, they’re focused on ensuring everyone who picks up MAIZE has the best experience possible.”

Developed using Unreal Engine 4, the chances are fairly good that we will see a Linux port. Consequently there is no expected arrival time, as the game just launched.

Visit MaizeTheGame.com more info or follow us on Twitter @FinishLineGames. We do fun memes there, maybe…we’re still figuring out what a meme is.

Stay tuned.

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imprint-X linear puzzle game now on Kickstarter for Linux, Mac and Windows PC

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imprint-X is a puzzle #game on Kickstarter from the #creators of #RymdResa for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Coming with 100 uniquely crafted puzzles to solve, where players hack and click their way to defeat the mysterious robotic Wardens.

One day an AI from outer space sent out swarms of Nano Bots that attacked the people of the Base, flew into their world and infected their brains, planting Wardens.  These Wardens enslave the people! Players take on the role as one of the hacker clones, saving people by hacking into their brains and destroying robot viruses that enslave their minds.

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At the release the game will include 5 people to save. Their brains are enslaved by a robotic virus. Every brain is infected with about 15-20 Wardens each. Every Warden is a level with a button puzzle for the player to unlock.

  • A Puzzle game
    A casual and linear puzzle game where you hack and click your way to defeat the mysterious robotic Wardens.
  • Combine to unlock
    Click the buttons in the right sequence to unlock the Warden.
  • Functions()
    Clicking uses function() calls. you only have a set amount of functions per level.

To defeat a Warden the player has to click the Warden’s buttons in the correct sequence. Clicking uses function() calls. You only have a set amount of functions per level.

  • A Warden
    The Wardens contains many different puzzle combinations including memory, timer, timing, forming patterns, matching and more. When players save one brain, the next world is unlocked with new Wardens.

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Some puzzles are easy and chill, and some are harder. Morgondag wanted to make a causal game that is fun to play.

  • Bosses
    Every brain will include 1 or more bosses to fight! The boss gameplay resolves around timing a circle and a box. When they overlay the player has to click to unlock a pattern.
    The 6th world will be a procedurally generated boss level, with endless boss fighting!
  • Unlock next world
    To unlock the next world the player needs to beat the world boss. The boss is unlocked when the player has gathered X points. Every Warden defeated gives 0-3 points depending on how many function() calls the player has used. Every Warden is re-playable, meaning that the player can get a better score if playing again.

imprint-X is currently available on Kickstarter for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.

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BRAWL party-based horror game launched for Linux, Mac and Windows PC

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BRAWL is a #partybased horror #game for Linux, Mac and Windows PC from developers Bloober Team. Where players compete versus AI or other players in an all out bomb bonanza. Duel it out with #multiplayer or go free-for-all in the Arena mode.

Coming loaded with a singleplayer Story Mode for each of the eight unique characters. Allowing playing to develop your skillset in the Tutorial, and prove your worth in the Horde and Sheep Challenge modes.

Play with up to 4 players in the Multiplayer Mode with 20+ interactive maps. Fight against your opponents and environmental hazards in 5 game modes, featuring Versus, Duel, Sumo, Color Domination and Classic BRAWL. Play solo or team up in co-op and take on a challenge in one of 2 different Challenge Modes. Use power-ups to upgrade your bombs and become even more deadly. And exclusively for stationary computers – Team Arena Mode.

Features

  • Bomberman meets MOBA.
  • Eight single player campaigns narrated by The Walking Dead’s Erik Braa.
  • Eight unique characters, each with different abilities.
  • Dozens of unique maps with unique level design and environmental hazards.
  • About 10 game modes (local mutliplayer, online, single player, cooperation).
  • Unique art style and grisly visual effects.

For those of faint heart we have prepared the “no gore” setting, which ditches the blood and scary faces, replacing them with cute masks. There are also Steam Cards to collect and Achievements to unlock. The game supports Steam Cloud.

System Requirements

Minimum:

  • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo 2.5GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: nVidia GeForce GT430 1GB
  • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space

Recommended:

  • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo 3Ghz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: nVidia GeForce GTX 960 2GB
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space

Buy BRAWL on Steam for $8.49/€8,49 during the launch week saving 15% of the normal price (only until August 20 th).

For more details, follow Bloober Team on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

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Beta version releases for Superhot backers

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Superhot the rather unique first-person shooter, just #released a beta to Kickstareter backers. An #FPS considered to be a milestone in gameplay, which you can see in the highlights below:

In Superhot, time moves only when you move. This simple mechanic creates gameplay that is not all about precision, the players main weapon is all about careful aiming and smart planning. Giving you the opportunity to plan your next move, sidestep bullets, smash an enemy, grab their weapon in mid-air and use it on a foe coming at you. Making the combat gameplay of Superhot‘s environment into a puzzle.

“Thank you one more time for your awesome support and trust, for spreading the word of SUPERHOT and for all the love we got from you! This is a great day for us, and I hope it will be a great day for you too, once you find the SUPERHOT beta steam-key in your email inbox and activate it in the steam app

Note that the beta is limited, we only send it to the people who pledged the $40 tier and above. We’re a bit shy to release an unfinished game, but were doing it exclusively for you! There is no way to “buy into” the beta.”

The team behind Superhot are also encouraging backers who play the Beta spread the word, “feel free to post screenshots / videos of the beta if you’d like to, we’re cool with that.”

Superhot will launch for Linux, Mac, Windows PC, Xbox One, sometime in the last quarter of the year. Developer by Superhot Team, a group of developers from Łódź, Poland.

Follow Superhot on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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