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War Thunder, a free, popular MMO based on World War II, has received a Linux client, so you can now install and play War Thunder for free on Steam.

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Geometry Wars 3 is an arcade shooter with modes for single-player, multi-player and co-op. The action in Geometry Wars takes place on geometrical-shaped grids, where you control a ship and need to survive the hordes of enemies.

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This Monday Steam has kicked off a new Weeklong Deal which will last until November 24, during which 11 titles for Linux are available at special promotional prices.

Avadon: The Black Fortress is available for 1,39€, with an 80% discount:

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The next Linux Mint Cinnamon edition is knocking on the door and a Release Candidate was put out yesterday. This release will bear the version number 17.1, and it is codenamed “Rebecca”. In this overview I will look at the release candidate for Mint 17.1, focusing on the main new features in Cinnamon, which ships the latest bleeding edge version in Rebecca, and will accompany it with screenshots for the desktop and the new changes that went into it.

Cinnamon has reached version 2.4 in Mint 17.1:

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GOG.com has recently launched a promotion which includes discounts up to 90% for over 700 games, from which over 100 are available on Linux too.

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This War of Mine is a different kind of war game, where you take command of a group of civilians struggling to survive in a besieged city. The uniqueness of the game comes from the fact that rather controlling military soldiers, you will embark on protecting and keeping alive civilians in a time of war.

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The latest update for Urban Terror brings an updated HUD (Heads Up Display), open-sourced menu files and a big number of bug fixes.

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The latest Wine development release, 1.7.31, ships with numerous bug fixes, support for a new version of the Gecko web engine based on Firefox 34, support for the Visual Studio 2013 C/C++ runtimes, support for more font metrics in DirectWrite, Direct2D improvements. An impressive 51 bug fixes also found way into this release.

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Mount & Blade is a 3D role-playing game taking place in medieval times, in which you will carry battles, lead armies, expand and conquer, and eventually claim the throne of Calradia. The game is available on Steam with a 75% discount throughout this weekend.

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Space Hulk Ascension Edition is a 3D turn-based strategy game for single-player based on the classic board game released in 1989. The game shipped on Steam yesterday, and provides great improvements over the classic version on which it is based.

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SimpleAudioPlayer is a KDE music player with a simplistic interface which provides two components: a player and a file browser. The latest release is a small incremental update which features a new find function.

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Kid3 is a powerful audio tag editor for KDE, with support for popular formats like Ogg Vorbis, MP3, MP4, FLAC or WAV, features like multiple file tag editing (to edit fields which are the same for a batch of files), exporting to various online services, lyrics fetching, id3v1 and id3v2 MP3 tag editing, plugins, tag removal functionality, filters, next and previous buttons to quickly cycle through music files. I believe Kid3 to a gem for audiophiles who work often upon their music collection.

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Since I was talking yesterday about the launch of three more Linux games on Steam, two more titles have made appearance on the Steam for Linux list: Dragon and A Bird Story.

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