Open gaming roundup for January 23 - 29, 2016

Atari Vault,, and more new games out for Linux

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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Atari Vault,, and more new games out for Linux.

Open gaming roundup for January 23 - 29, 2016

Atari Vault coming to SteamOS and Linux

Atari Vault is a new collection of 100 classic games, and it will be available on SteamOS and Linux platforms. So far, it promises to include Asteroids, Centipede, Missile Command, Tempest, and Warlords in the package, with online multiplayer and Steam leaderboard support. Read more on Gaming on Linux and Wired.

Linux games on is a digital distribution platform for computer games. They have opened up their store to a few select titles that are in development for Linux: Startbound, Project Zomboid, and The Curious Expedition

Mighty Number 9 release delayed

In December 2015, we shared the news of the expected release of Mighty Number 9 in February 2016. Now, due to an issue related to networking, that date has moved to sometime this spring.

New games out for Linux


Vagante is a 2D platformer. Check it out at the Steam store. And, here's what Gaming on Linux had to say about it:

This is a game that I'll definitely be keeping an eye on as the developers seem very active and it looks like it's shaping up into something rather enjoyable.


Snow is the only free-to-play, open world, winter sports game. Check it out at the Steam store. And, here's what Linux Game News had to say about it:

The game let’s players explore a massive mountain, customize your own character with clothing and equipment, then compete in events to be the best.


About the author

Nitish Tiwari - Nitish is a software developer by profession & an open source enthusiast by heart. As a tech author for Linux based magazines, he covers new Open Source tools. He loves to read and explore anything open source. In his free time, he likes to read motivational books. He is currently building DevUp - a platform to let developers connect all their tools and embrace DevOps in a true manner. You can follow him on twitter ... more about Nitish Tiwari