Desura is a content delivery platform for games and mods developed by DesuraNET. In a nutshell, it is just like Valve’s steam platform. Currently, it has a very good amount of Indie games available.
Desura was only available for Windows but now the developers have launched a limited Beta programme.
Desura’s Keith Poole sent along the following note (thanks Keith!): If you haven’t heard of Desura before, now may be the time. We’re getting pretty close to releasing a Linux client and games, so I’m reaching out to as many fellow Linux gamers as possible to let them know the news and get any final [...]
From our friend Cheese!: Over the past few weeks, I’ve been corresponding with Protektor (Tim Jung), who has recently been appointed Linux Games Lead for Desura and is overseeing title acquisition for the upcoming Desura Linux client. In this three part interview, Protektor shares his thoughts on Linux title scouting, community interaction and how Desura’s [...]
RuneSoft, a company that specializes in porting games to Linux platform, has released Cultures: Northland real time strategy game on Desura.
This is the third title they have made available for digital download. Previously, they have released 'Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood' and 'Airline Tycoon Deluxe' on both Desura and Ubuntu Software Center.
The Desura site’s blog has an update on the Linux client for the community-driven digital distribution service: At initial release, Desura will simply be a small binary file to download from Desura, which may be compressed, or in some sort of signed package (yet to be decided). You place this binary anywhere on your system [...]
CoreBreach is a futuristic "anti-gravity" racing game with combat-based gameplay and the developers have just announced that it went open source.
CoreBreach features six anti-gravity racing ships ranging from easily agile to ultra-fast, six futuristic race tracks of varying difficulty, six different combat weapons including the deadly „Zeus Plasma Cannon,“ a career mode with story-li
CreepTD is an Online Multiplayer Tower Defense game for 1-4 players on one map. It's simple: At the beginning, every player gets 20 lives to defend. The goal of the game is, of course, to survive your opponents.