New Steam Games with Native Linux Clients – 2022-01-18 Edition

Between 2022-01-11 and 2022-01-18 there were 22 new games released on Steam with Linux clients. For reference, during the same time, there were 235 games released for Windows on Steam, so the Linux versions represent about 9.4 % of total released titles. Here’s a quick pick of the most interesting ones:

FILE UNDER KINGDOM

Released on 18 Jan, 2022, developed by Vidmancer, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Casual, Indie, Simulation, Strategy

About the game: File Under Kingdom is a mix of city builder, puzzle game, and interactive story. How you build the kingdom will alter events and/or influence the choices of its leaders. Use a variety of buildings to satisfy the kingdom’s needs. See if you have what it takes to be the kings new Royal Planner.

DAVE DAVE DAVE

Released on 15 Jan, 2022, developed by axilirate, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie

About the game: Dave Dave Dave, is a retro style hardcore platforming game set in an unknown world for you to explore with a single goal, reaching freedom.

DR4X

Released on 14 Jan, 2022, developed by Untrustedlife, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Strategy, Early Access

About the game: A fast paced easy to pick up and play dark fantasy turn based strategy wargame. It has an in-depth skirmish customizer, generated goals. charming low poly 3D graphics, and comic book style 2D graphics, with many…dimensions to uncover. Inspired by Majesty, XCOM and Conquest Of Elysium and Warlords.

GEARCITY

Released on 14 Jan, 2022, developed by Visual Entertainment And Technologies, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Indie, Simulation, Strategy

About the game: Do you find tycoon games too simplistic? GearCity is a complex and in-depth business simulator. It focuses on a realistic economic simulation of the global automobile industry. The game takes several hours to grasp and hundreds of hours to master. Can you succeed where many other CEOs have failed?

SNOWYLAND

Released on 14 Jan, 2022, developed by Donnie Game Studio, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Action, Adventure, Casual, Indie

About the game: Snowyland is a pixel art platformer where the player must eat to survive on an empty, barren island. You should freeze family members to create ice platforms that help you reach your dinner. Choose where this ice platforms are placed, and create solutions that even the developers have not seen yet!

DRACONIA

Released on 13 Jan, 2022, developed by Draconia Dev Team, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Indie, RPG, Simulation, Early Access

About the game: Create your dragon, customize it, level it. Explore the world of Draconia and unravel its story. Draconia is an MORPG where YOU play as the dragon!

SUGARCANE EMPIRE (Free Game)

Released on 13 Jan, 2022, developed by Nacarat Game Labs, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Casual, Free to Play, Indie, Simulation, Early Access

About the game: Plant Sugarcane! Employ Pandas! Conquer the World! Sugarcane Empire is a story-based clicker game set in Chengdu, China and Kentucky, USA. Play as three generations of Chinese and American women. Experience how stories preserve us from death.

INFILTRALIENS (Free Game)

Released on 13 Jan, 2022, developed by Salt Grain Studio, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Action, Adventure, Free to Play, Indie

About the game: Infiltraliens is an action adventure game in which you take on the role of Gorp. Place 52, the world’s most advanced and well-guarded military base is holding your alien friends captive. Can you make your way through the obstacles and pass the guards to save them?

MUSEUM OF MECHANICS: LOCKPICKING

Released on 13 Jan, 2022, developed by Dim Bulb Games, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Simulation

About the game: Welcome to the Museum of Mechanics: Lockpicking. We’re happy to have you! Explore an interactive exhibition of meticulously recreated lockpicking minigames from throughout video game history.

MIRRORAMA

Released on 12 Jan, 2022, developed by Berry Berry Niceu, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Adventure, Casual, Indie

About the game: A unique puzzle game with an interesting story. Witness the story of Josh Lattey while solving mind boggling puzzles using mirrors and reflections. Mirrorama offers an exceptional experience for puzzle game lovers.

SUPERTUX (Free Game)

Released on 12 Jan, 2022, 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.

NEKO GHOST, JUMP!

Released on 11 Jan, 2022, developed by Burgos Games, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Action, Adventure, Casual, Indie, Early Access

About the game: Neko Ghost, Jump! is a puzzle-platformer where you switch between 2D & 3D perspectives to zip your way through 40+ levels across eight intriguing worlds.

HECK DECK

Released on 11 Jan, 2022, developed by torcado and published by PID Games.
[Steam Store Page]

Genre: Indie

About the game: Heck Deck is a bullet hell card game where all the bullets are cards and time only progresses as you move. Explore 5 stages full of unique enemies and bosses, discover dozens of cards, and visit shops to buy and sell cards for health!

How about games working through Proton? If you are interested, we have a monthly review of games working through Proton (following reports from ProtonDB) that you may want to look at.


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LinuxStans

I’ve been playing Mirrorama for a few days and it’s great. I already recommended it to all my friends

Van

Good stuff! Thanks for the fresh highlights!