Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Linux

Anomaly Korea coming to PC, to debut as Anomaly 2 pre-order bonus

Anomaly 2 (Linux, Mac, PC) Announcement - Screenshot 6

11 bit studios is upping the ante to get gamers on board with their upcoming tower-offense title Anomaly 2. In addition to receiving a second copy to give away as a gift for pre-ordering, an additional bonus has been announced: the formerly mobile-only entry, Anomaly Korea. Note that players will have to pre-order from 11 bit’s site in order to score a copy of Anomaly Korea.

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Double Fine, Humble Bundle team up for Humble Double Fine Bundle

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Humble Bundle has been Double Fine-d for their latest release, the appropriately named Humble Double Fine Bundle. The set includes many titles that are making their Linux and Mac debut, with the full set—as of now—consisting of Costume Quest, Psychonauts, and Stacking. Average-beating bonuses include Brütal Legend, a t-shirt designed by Soundshapes graphic designer Cory Schmitz, new monthly episodes of 2 Player Productions’ Double Fine Adventure documentary, and access to the Kickstarter-funded adventure game Broken Age.

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Spicy Horse announces new CCG-RPG for PC, Hell Invaders

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Akaneiro: Demon Hunters isn’t slowing Spicy Horse down. The American McGee-lead studio has announced a new hybrid collectible card game/real-time strategy game, Hell Invaders. Currently scheduled for Linux, Mac, Windows, and tablets, Hell Invaders—working title, note—will feature creatures battling it out in 3D using upgrade and skill cards. A single-player campaign, player-versus-player arenas, and a social aspect with card management and trading are also planned.

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Larian turning to Kickstarter to expand Divinity: Original Sin

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Larian joins the growing list of studios who are turning to Kickstarter for funding. The campaign isn’t for Dragon Commander, though, but a new open-world RPG set in the Divinity universe titled Divinity: Original Sin. Things are a little different this time as Larian has been self-funding the game’s development for over two years, and is utilizing Kickstarter to “enhance” the game during its final phase. The extra funds raised will be used to create a secondary design team who will “increase the amount of interesting things you can do in the world, as much as possible” and “increase the depth and diversity.”

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Wargame: European Escalation now on Linux, cross-platform comp.

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The Wargame: European Escalation player pool has expanded today with the release of the Linux version on Steam. A timely update has also enabled cross-platform multiplayer, so now all Linux, Mac, and Windows players can rumble together in unranked or ranked matches.

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Anomaly 2 announced for PC, trailer and screens released

Despite our best efforts, the aliens have managed to spread out from Baghdad and claim much of the world. 11 bit Studios reminds us of the futility of hope with the announcement that their tower-offense title Anomaly will be continuing later this year with Anomaly 2. Scheduled to come out in the second quarter for Linux, Mac, and PC, the $14.99 sequel will include mech alts for troops (awesome), multiple endings, and multiplayer.

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The Cave now available online for console and PC

The Cave, the latest adventure-puzzler from designer Ron Gilbert and Double Fine Productions, is now available for 360, Linux, Mac, PC, PS3, and Wii U. The download-only release, published by Sega, features seven adventurers who must explore a trap-filled cave three at a time, with each character’s backstory coming to the fore as the trio make their way deeper into the chasm.

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The Cave to launch online for console, PC next week

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Sega has announced that the upcoming Double Fine Productions-developed adventure title The Cave will be available next week. The download-only release will be available on the Nintendo eShop and PSN on January 22 and on Live Arcade and Steam on January 23 for $14.99/1200 MS Points.

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inXile to enlist Obsidian if Wasteland 2 drive surpasses $2.1 million

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Role-playing fans still on the fence about chipping in towards the Wasteland 2 Kickstarter campaign might find themselves reaching for their wallets after the latest bit of news from inXile. According to the studio, if the campaign reaches $2,100,000, then Chris Avellone, chief creative officer of Obsidian Entertainment, will work directly with the design team. In addition, Obsidian as a company will also chip in by providing expertise and development tools.

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Square Enix launches Ankama’s tactical MMORPG, Wakfu

Square Enix has launched Ankama’s tactical MMORPG, Wakfu. The Mac, Linux, Windows PC release is available as a free download with a premium model that carries a subscription fee of $6 a month. Premium members have access to the highest levels, all areas of the game, all story chapters, 16 professions, the ability to create and join guilds, and the ability to be a governor. Both free and premium members will be able to purchase items, content, and services through the in-game store.

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