Electronic Super Joyfully Releasedview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – If you like difficult platformers and dance parties, Electronic Super Joy has been released on Steam: Electronic Super Joy is a brutally hard platformer set in a world of pulse-pounding electronic music. Run, jump, smash & fly your way through 45+ weird & different levels, with low-gravity, world rotation, giant monsters & swarming missiles. Electronic [...] (Software)

John Carmack leaves id Software for Oculusview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – id software lost company president Todd Hollenshead earlier this year, and just after the most recent QuakeCon legendary developer John Carmack has announced his departure. The blog for Oculus, the company behind the popular Oculus Rift VR headset, has this quote from Carmack: I have fond memories of the development work that led to a [...] (Software)

Crytek Looking for Linux Coderview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Crytek, creators of the Crysis series of first-person shooters among other titles, has a job opening for a Linux programmer: The CryENGINE team is looking for a Programmer to work on the Linux version of the 3d engine. Responsibilities: Maintain Linux support for CryENGINE. Contribute to maintenance and improvements of low-level engine systems. Ensure reliability [...] (Software)

LindenLab Giving a Second Life to Desuraview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Indie game download store, Desura, just got taken off the circuit by Linden Lab. They’re the developer behind fursona simulator Second Life. Linden’s press release makes it clear that they’ve acquired the team behind Desura, but what isn’t clear yet is what this means for the future of the digital distribution platform. Thanks to GoL for [...] (Software)

Left 4 Dead 2 Out of Beta with Free Weekend and Saleview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Our long national nightmare has ended as Valve updated their Left 4 Dead blog with news of co-op Zombie shooter Left 4 Dead 2′s general availability for Linux: The Extended Mutation System, Linux support, and other features and fixes are moving to Left 4 Dead 2 proper. Thanks to everyone who helped test all the [...] (Software)

Lugaru HD now on Steamview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Maybe you’re not into breeding horses. Maybe you’re into violent bunny rabbit combat simulations. Good news from Ryan “teh icculus” Gordon: Lugaru HD/linux is now on Steam: http://t.co/QPtmDhrLrI …also updated to use SDL2. — Ryan C. (Software)

The Most Dangerous Cheerioview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Big Robot, an independent developer founded by Rock, Paper, Shotgun’s Jim Rossignol, is currently working on Sir, You Are Being Hunted, a first-person survival game with a unique premise: Yes, Big Robot is going to make a game featuring robots. It’s called Sir, You Are Being Hunted, and it taps into a rich seam of [...] (Software)

BeagleSNESview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Andrew Henderson’s BeagleSNES project to create an embedded SNES emulating Linux appliance for BeagleBoard-xM hardware has been released as source packages and a downloadable SD card image. (Software)

Luftrausers Coming to Linux This Spring 2013 & More from Devolver Digitalview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Vlambeer, the developers behind such hit games that didn’t come to Linux as Super Crate Box and Ridiculous Fishing announced that their upcoming Luftrausers is coming to Linux. The game is a 2D dogfighter and an embiggened sequel to a Flash game called simply Luftrauser. The new features include 125 combinations of guns, bodies, and [...] (Software)

Wargame: European Escalation now available for Linuxview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Christopher May-Townsend on our Facebook page let us know that Wargame: European Escalation is now available for Linux through Steam. Here’s the details: 2 sides, 8 nations, and one battlefield: Europe! Wargame: European Escalation is an intense and spectacular Real Time Strategy game, where realism and strategy are brought to the front lines. With a [...] (Software)