New Steam Games with Native Linux Clients with Moonstone Island and Rise of the White Sun - 2023-09-27 Edition


Between 2023-09-20 and 2023-09-27 there were 26 New Steam games released with Native Linux clients. For reference, during the same time, there were 263 games released for Windows on Steam, so the Linux versions represent about 9.9 % of total released titles. There’s quite a few good surprises in this week, with a lot of games in different genres, with one clearly standing out in terms of design and execution, Moonstone Island.

But no so fast! There’s a lot more, so let’s have a quick pick of the most interesting ones:


Released on 26 Sep, 2023, developed by Italic Pig and published by Modus Games. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Adventure, Casual, Indie, RPG, Simulation

About the game: Welcome to Paleo Pines, a charming island known for its friendly dinosaurs, quirky townsfolk, and mysterious past. Befriend dinos and enlist their help to fix up your ranch and farm crops to create your cozy dino sanctuary! Then set out with your companion, Lucky, to uncover the island’s secrets.


Released on 25 Sep, 2023, developed by Lemuria and published by Freedom Games. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Casual, Indie, Strategy

About the game: Danger, death, and despair define Black Forest. As the chief of an unlucky village, your goal is to survive. Gather resources, shore up the village, then survive the terrifying night. Maybe you’ll hold out long enough for relief to arrive. Maybe not. Are you up to the challenge?


Released on 22 Sep, 2023, developed by foxel_, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Racing

About the game: ArcRacer is a fast-paced, aggressive, and stylistic anti-gravity racer. Inspired by classic series such as F-Zero and WipEout, ArcRacer aims to provide a fresh new challenge for genre veterans, while also creating an accessible and engaging experience for newcomers.


Released on 22 Sep, 2023, developed by Trinity Team and published by Buddy Productions GmbH. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: After the shipwreck in Africa, Bud and Terence save a village from criminals and make their way home on a raft loaded with bananas. But of course it wouldn’t be a Bud and Terence adventure if everything went according to plan.


Released on 22 Sep, 2023, developed by Adam Earlston, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: Shrink Assault is a Sci-Fi game featuring a mix of Infinite Runners and Rail Shooter games! Skilfully control your spaceship to dodge obstacles and eliminate the threat! Can you survive?


Released on 21 Sep, 2023, developed by Bardsley Creative, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Adventure, Casual, Indie

About the game: Immerse yourself in nature as a sentient seed in this relaxing award-winning 2.5D puzzle platformer. Possess different plant creatures with unique abilities and find your way through the New Zealand native forest, made using real photos and videos.


Released on 21 Sep, 2023, developed by Maestro Cinetik and published by Gaming at Work, . [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Simulation, Strategy

About the game: A Giant Strategy Sandbox experience set in Warlord China. *Tons of playable factions! *Communist insugrents, * Boxers like rebels, *Greedy warlords, *Mongol riders, *A mad russian baron, *Shanghai gangsters, *And armored trains!


Released on 20 Sep, 2023, developed by Studio Supersoft and published by Raw Fury. [Steam Store Page]

Genre: Adventure, Indie, RPG

About the game: Moonstone Island is a creature-collecting life-sim set in an open world with 100 islands to explore. Make friends, brew potions, collect Spirits, and test your strength in card-based encounters to complete your Alchemy training!

That’s it for this week!