New Games with Native Linux Clients – 2022-01-04 Edition

Between 2021-12-28 and 2022-01-04 there were 13 new games released on Steam with Linux clients. For reference, during the same time, there were 157 games released for Windows on Steam, so the Linux versions represent about 8.3 % of total released titles. Here’s a quick pick of the most interesting ones:

SKELETAL SKISM (Free Game)

Released on 3 Jan, 2022, developed by Master Bronze Elite and published by MBE Games.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Free to Play, Indie, RPG, Strategy

About the game: War has broken out between the undead… All for one sole purpose: to determine the ONE – TRUE – SKELETON – KING. Do you have what it takes to claim the crown?

PERFECT BALANCE

Released on 1 Jan, 2022, developed by Output Enable Studio, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Casual, Indie, Simulation

About the game: A minimalist physics simulation game about balancing weights of different shapes and sizes on a tilting platform. Simple controls let you drag and drop weights wherever you choose, and upgrades will make the balancing easier.

PARA BELLUM – HOLD THE LINE

Released on 31 Dec, 2021, developed by Laukaus Games, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Strategy

About the game: Para Bellum – Hold the Line is a 3D real time small unit tactics game. Your task is to hold off enemy attacks wave after wave using a variety of different Units and Supports in your arsenal to the best of your abilities in Campaign and Skirmish modes.

PECULIAR TALES OF MID-LAKE PAVILION

Released on 31 Dec, 2021, developed by 致意, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Casual, Indie

About the game: On a sultry night in late August, I ran into a man carrying a peony lantern at the Mid-Lake Pavilion. In the hazy and dim light, the man told the odd and bizarre stories. Under the overcast rainy sky, the moon setting horizontally, you will be brought into a perplexing, weird, and supernatural world

TOKYO DETECTIVES (Free Game)

Released on 30 Dec, 2021, developed by Rincho Games, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Adventure, Free to Play, Indie

About the game: Detective Game. Murder Investigation. Interrogate witnesses. Rebut with evidence.

SUPERTUX (Free Game)

Released on 28 Dec, 2021, developed by The SuperTux Team, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Action, Casual, Free to Play, Early Access

About the game: Classic 2D jump’n’run sidescroller featuring Tux the penguin. Run and jump through multiple worlds, fighting off enemies by jumping on them, bumping them from below or tossing objects at them, grabbing power-ups and other stuff on the way.

BITARDIA

Released on 28 Dec, 2021, developed by varlamov5264, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie

About the game: In Bitardia you will experience all the rules of the Internet in action, and venture on a journey in the spirit of classic low-budget shooters, making your way through the obstacles of the fantastic world of an imageboard.


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frostworx

Nice list!
SuperTux is not released yet though and
maybe worth to mention that Bitardia was released in 2015, but the Linux build was released just a few days ago. Hopefully, this motivates some Linux gamers to buy the game.