40 best Linux video games of 2016

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We go into rugged topics, since it is a matter of taste and some may like some more video game titles What others. I insist, as I have already said in numerous articles about distributions and programs, it is not a list that is the absolute truth, only an opinion from LxA. So we will make this interesting list with what for us are the best video game titles available for Linux. Of course, if you have any input or disagree, you can leave your comment, it will be well received ...

As you know, the video game industry had completely abandoned the penguin platform and the games that existed a few years ago were those that the community itself incorporated, such as those that included some desktop environments as part of its repertoire of apps and little else . Few were the good titles that were ported for Linux, except some from Valve or Unreal. But nothing more. Now this has changed and they are growing more and more as we have been saying over and over again in this blog.

From among the thousands that already exist, we have made a selection of the 40 most recommended, some new, some already classic, I hope you like them:

  • XCOM 2
  • The Talos Principle
  • Portal 2
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Team Fortress
  • Half Life 2
  • superhot
  • Wasteland 2
  • SOM
  • American Truck Simulator
  • Pillars of Eternity
  • Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear
  • Cities: Skylines
  • Civilization v
  • Civilization: Beyond Earth
  • unseen inc.
  • Dying Light
  • Kerbal Space Program
  • Pingus
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
  • Transistor
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2
  • Prison ARCHitect
  • Shadow Run Series
  • Metro: Last Light Redux
  • Goitia
  • Europe Universalis IV
  • Crypt of the Necrodancer
  • Crusader Kings II
  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and Borderlands 2
  • ARK: Survival Evolved
  • Papers Please
  • The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth
  • Terraria
  • Fez
  • This War of Mine
  • Goat Simulator
  • Grim Fandango Remastered
  • Shovel Knight
  • Kentucky Route Zero
  • But wait! There's more

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  1.   mircocaloghero said

    I wonder if we have sacrificed some freedom and privacy by having games closed via steam.

  2.   mircocaloghero said

    I wonder if we have not sacrificed freedom and privacy to have closed games via steam… free and open source games exist and perhaps we should have financially supported their development. There are people who are bothered by the proprietary and closed in Microsoft software but not the proprietary and closed in entertainment

  3.   Ing Mauricio Dj Mao Mix said

    Add to that list that we have the viewers to play life simulators such as Second Life and the different OpenSim worlds; Viewers like Firestorm and Singularity

  4.   mircocaloghero said

    Sorry, I do not know if any will be the problem but I can not see the comments. I tried from chrome and from firefox, and nothing.

    1.    leoramirez59 said

      I see your comment

      1.    mircocaloghero said

        Yes, yesterday I couldn't view the comments on either my mobile or my computer. Today everything is fine;)

  5.   Carlos said

    I think that this list undoubtedly lacks "FLIGHTGEAR" a very complete and good quality flight simulator. that keeps getting better.

  6.   Mr. Paquito said

    I think there are three that you are missing that are essential:

    The Witcher 2

    Mordor Shadows

    Bioshock Infinite

    There are three great games, especially The Witcher, in my opinion, which have a corresponding port for Linux that cannot be missing from a list worth its salt.

    I would put The Witcher in the first place if it were a ranking, but in whatever position it should be.