The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Game Available On Linux Via Steam

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, is available starting today for Linux users, via Steam (and SteamOS, obviously).The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is a popular action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by CD Projekt RED. According to Wikipedia, more than 1.7 million units were sold as of May 2012.Critics praised the game […]

Portal 2 Released On Steam For Linux (Beta)

Portal 2, a popular first-person puzzle game developed by Valve, is now available on Steam for Linux, as beta.The game, released in April 2011, can be played in single-player campaign or in cooperative campaign (multiplayer) and consists of exploring the Aperture Science Laboratory, a complicated, mechanized maze, and interacting with the environment.The player must solve […]

Install The SteamOS Session In Ubuntu

Valve released SteamOS Beta a few days ago as an early first-look public release. Based on Debian 7, the new operating system comes with a session called SteamOS which is a modified Big Picture mode that uses a custom SteamOS Compositor (based on xcompmgr) optimized for Steam and gaming, and some other tweaks. If you […]

Tales of Maj’Eyal (ToME) version 1.1.0 and Steam edition

The great roguelike RPG Tales of Maj’Eyal (ToME) is available as a new version (1.1.0) nicknamed “Full Steam Ahead”. Here is a slightly older trailer for version 1.0.5.:Release highlights:New necromancer tree: AnimusAll achievements now feature beautif…

Save Up To 80% On Steam Thanks To The Steam Autumn Sale

Quick update for Steam users: Valve has launched the “Steam Autumn Sale” and many games available for Linux (not only, obviously) can be purchased with discounts of up to 80% or maybe even more, depending on the upcoming daily deals and flash sales.As an example, here’s the discount available today for some of the most […]

Metro: Last Light Available For Linux (Steam)

Metro: Last Light, a popular single-player first-person survival horror video game, is available for Linux, through Steam.Developed by 4A Games and published by Deep Silver, Metro: Last Light was released in May 2013 as a sequel to Metro 2033. The action takes place in the universe of Metro 2033, a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by […]

Football Manager 2014 Released, Available For Linux

Football Manager 2014 has been released on Steam and, as it was announced a while back, is available for Linux:”Play on Linux for the first time, plus the inclusion of ‘cloud-save’ technology which means that managers can now pursue a single career from any computer, anywhere in the world. FM14 also includes integration with Steam […]

Frogatto & Friends looking to be “greenlit” on Steam

We have mentioned in the past a few times that it is a common misconception that FOSS games need to be also “freeware”, and in fact the opposite can be quite beneficial to the overall development of a game or the engine it is build on.The 2D jump &…

Steam Machines: Valve Announces New Living-Room Hardware That Runs SteamOS

Valve has announced a new category of living-room hardware today, that will be running Steam OS and will be available in multiple configurations. Only 300 of these boxes will ship this year though, for testing purposes.While in testing, the new “Steam machines” will be free of charge for 300 lucky Steam users that are eligible […]

Valve Reveals SteamOS, A Linux-Based Operating System

Valve has announced SteamOS today, a free, Linux-based operating system “designed for the TV and the living room”.This is the first of the 3 announcements Valve will make this week, all related to bringing Steam into living rooms, with the next one to follow in 48 hours, as THIS page points out. SteamOS will feature:in-home […]

Football Manager 2014 Release Date Announced

Sports Interactive has announced that Football Manager 2014 will be released on October 31. As you probably know, the popular football (soccer) management simulation game will finally be available for Linux with this release.The announcement also states that if you pre-oder FM14, you’ll get access to a fully-playable beta version two weeks prior the official […]

Metro: Last Light Linux Release Confirmed For Later This Year

4A Games and Deep Silver have confirmed that a Linux version of Metro: Last Light is scheduled for release later this year.Metro: Last Light (formerly Metro 2034) is a first-person shooter horror video game in which the action takes place in the universe of Metro 2033 (a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Dmitry Glukhovsky) and […]

Dota 2 Officially Released For Linux [Steam]

Quick update: the much awaited Dota 2 game has been officially released for Linux (Steam). This isn’t the “Dota 2 Test” but the real thing so you can play with regular Dota 2 users, as you can see in the screenshot below:Like many other games, Dota 2 doesn’t show up in the Linux section on [...]

Dota 2 Test Available For Linux [Steam]

Dota 2 has been officially released for Windows a couple of days ago and today, Valve has released “Dota 2 Test” for Linux:”Please note that Dota 2 Linux is still in testing and only available on Dota 2 Test. We’re looking for early testing and feedback from users before we ship Linux support on the [...]

Portal Game Now Officially Supported On Linux, Exits Beta [Steam]

Portal, the popular first-person puzzle game developed by Valve, has moved out of beta and is now officially supported on Linux.Released in 2007, the “hybrid of FPS style and a new genre of spacial brain teasers” was acclaimed as one of the most original games of the year. According to Wikipedia, over four milion Portal [...]

Half-Life 2 Games Available For Linux (Steam)

Quick update: Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two and Half-Life 2: LostCoast are now available in Steam for Linux. Like the other two titles Valve has made available for Linux last week: Left 4 Dead 2 and Portal, the Half-Life 2 games are in beta for now and they don’t show [...]

Euro Truck Simulator 2 Game For Linux Available As Public Beta (Steam Only)

Euro Truck Simulator 2 is a vehicle simulation game in which you can drive across Europe, picking up various cargos and delivering them.Euro Truck Simulator 2 beta for Linux has been in closed beta testing for a few days and today it’s available as public beta for all Linux users, exclusively through Steam.Important: to be [...]

Steam March Survey Stats: Linux Usage Has Decreased

In February, the Valve Steam Hardware & Software Survey stats have revealed that 2.02% of Steam users run Linux, a huge increase from January (1.12%). Oddly, the survey stats for March have revealed a decrease and Linux users running Steam are now at ~1.70%.Steam survey: OS usage stats for March 2013 (the survey is optional)One [...]

Steam February Survey Stats: Linux Market Share Has Almost Doubled Compared To January

Valve has published the Steam monthly Hardware & Software Survey stats for February and they reveal a considerable increase of Linux users, compared to last month.Steam survey: OS usage stats for February 2013 (the survey is optional)For February, the number of Steam users running Linux has almost doubled compared to January: 2.02% (January stats have [...]

Steam For Linux Celebration Sale: Save 50%-80% On All Linux Games

Valve has launched `Steam for Linux Celebration Sale` and all the games available for Linux are now on sale. During this campaign, available only for Linux users, the discount ranges between -50% to -80%.This means that you can get Serious Sam 3 with a -80% discount (5,59 €), Counter Strike: Source with -75% (3,74 €), [...]