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You can already run a conventional operating system like Linux on your Chromebook if you're the determined sort, but it's not really convenient... not unless you like hopping between virtual terminals, anyway. However, there's now a relatively simple way to juggle between Chrome OS and Linux. If y...

December 30th 2014 at 11:57pm 0 Comments
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The gift-giving season will last until at least January 1, the day that developer Vlambeer intends to give one free copy of Nuclear Throne to "every single person that has ever bought [it]," according to Vlambeer's Rami Ismail. As Nuclear Throne's community has gotten "too damn good at this video...

December 28th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Hi, my name is Tim and I just learned I'm HIV positive. Not me personally, but, as the character Tim I played in I'm Positive, a short interactive narrative about living with the human immunodeficiency virus. It started out simply enough: I was shooting baskets when a phone call interrupted my jum...

December 23rd 2014 at 7:06am 0 Comments
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Joystiq Deals is offering the latest entry in Gearbox's acclaimed Borderlands series at a special price over the next 48 hours. Today and tomorrow only, you can grab a Steam-redeemable copy of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel for only $39.99, shaving $20 off its regular retail price. If you want to han...

December 17th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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As of this week, Linux and Steam OS users on Steam can brave the bleak wasteland and mutated beasts in 4A Games' Metro Redux, a double feature that includes touched-up versions of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light. Minimum requirements for both platforms can be found after the break, and a tour thr...

December 13th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Elegy for a Dead World is available now on Steam for PC, Mac and Linux, 10 percent off ($13.50) through December 17. Elegy for a Dead World is a game about writing and a lesson in British Romantic poetry – players travel to far-off, alien planets and complete phrases about the environment, ty...

December 10th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're looking to become a web security expert, Joystiq Deals has what you need. Today we're offering the White Hat Hacker Bundle, a collection of valuable lectures that focus on keeping your network, websites, and operating systems safe and secure. Featured topics include "Web Scraping for Sal...

December 8th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Image & Form's turn-based strategy game SteamWorld Heist is coming to "all current platforms," studio CEO Brjann Sigurgeirsson revealed this week. SteamWorld: Heist is now scheduled for release on the Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and Xbox One, along with Windows, Mac, and Linux...

December 3rd 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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You don't have to worry about quantities of Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions depleting during this week's launch, but pre-ordering the $14.99 twin-stick shooter wouldn't hurt if you're looking for a couple extra levels. As explained on Sierra's website, pre-orders placed on Xbox One consoles will earn...

November 23rd 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Wander is an unconventional, combat-less MMO that's currently in beta on PC and Linux and planned to reach PS4 in March 2015, as announced on the PlayStation Blog. Rather than the common hunt for loot and quests, Wander focuses on unguided exploration across a cluster of overgrown islands. Player...

November 23rd 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments