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Sonic Mania ‘Plays Perfectly’ on Linux via WINE

An official release of Sonic Mania on Linux is about as likely as the return of the name ‘Robotnik’ — but Linux users don’t have to miss out on all of the fun. The Windows version of Sonic Mania is playable on Linux using WINE — and that’s not just me saying that, that’s a bunch […]

This post, Sonic Mania ‘Plays Perfectly’ on Linux via WINE, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Psychonauts is Currently Free on the Humble Store

free psychonautsI can’t think of a single Linux gamer who doesn’t own a copy of indie platforming hit Psychonauts. But if you happen to be that rare outlier this is you chance to grab a copy — and for free! Yup, the game, a staple part of many a Humble Bundle, is being given away gratis as part […]

This post, Psychonauts is Currently Free on the Humble Store, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Sneak Peek: Some Like it HOT LAVA

hot lava gameKlei Entertainment, indie game developer of Don’t Starve franchise fame, is expanding their arsenal of uniquely binge-playable brain candy with Hot Lava. Still in development stages with a beta option, this game takes inspiration from CS:GO style jump mechanics combined with the wide ranging parkour of Mirror’s Edge. Hot Lava is the brainchild of Mark […]

This post, Sneak Peek: Some Like it HOT LAVA, was written by Nixie Pixel and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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And Now for Something Completely Different: Broforce

Gearing up for PAX in less than 24 hours – I found myself locking and loading camera equipment like a guerrilla force heading out for battle. That makes the pure OVER9000 of “Broforce” quite an adventure of wacky Linux gaming hijinks and bloodshed all the more applicable. With developer Free Lives brand-spanking new 2017 update that looks and […]

This post, And Now for Something Completely Different: Broforce, was written by Nixie Pixel and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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GNOME Games App Picks up Controller & Keyboard Config

I love the GNOME Games app, it lets me manage and play my collection of retro games  Not the best named app, GNOME Games is the desktop app for managing and browsing your games collection. Through the use of libretro cores it allows you to play many types of games in your library too, either […]

This post, GNOME Games App Picks up Controller & Keyboard Config, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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4 Frightful Linux Games on Offer in the Humble Spooky Horror Bundle

horror bundleBoo — there’s an all-new Humble Bundle out on the prowl, and this one is a total scream! The latest incarnation of everyone’s favourite gaming bundle is trick o’ treating with eight horrific highlights in town, all of ’em full of jump scares, gore and beastly thrills. But only for thirteen more nights! In all […]

This post, 4 Frightful Linux Games on Offer in the Humble Spooky Horror Bundle, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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PS4 Controller Battery Level Extension for the GNOME Desktop

dual shock 4 battery level extensionUsing a DualShock 4 controller on Ubuntu? If so, you may find the following new GNOME extension a handy thing to have around. It’s called ‘Dual Shock 4 battery percentage’ and, in an unexpected and not at all predictable twist, it lets you see PS4 controller battery level on the GNOME desktop. Nothing more, and […]

This post, PS4 Controller Battery Level Extension for the GNOME Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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