List of Applications/Games/Commercial

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Native – Commercial

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Reason: add newly ported games (such as steam games). (Discuss in Talk:List of Applications/Games/Commercial#)
  • Bullet Candy Perfect — Fun shoot-em-up game, with sharp, super smooth 3D graphics and a cool techno soundtrack. Features cross-platform, achievements, and online scores. 'PAMAYW' scheme. || bulletcandyperfect-demoAUR || etqwAUR
  • Eschalon: Book I — Classical isometric RPG like Ultima, Might & Magic or Wizardry || eschalon1AUR || eschalon2AUR
  • FTL — Popular rogue-like space-sim released to positive reception in 2012. || ftlAUR
  • Irukandji — Cross-platform 'pay as much as you want' (minimum $1 USD) scheme. A fun score attack shooter, set in an abstract underwater trench. Features unlockables, online score system, and challenges || irukandjiAUR
  • Minecraft — Java based sandbox game. Very addictive game, big community, lots of updates, do not miss this one || minecraftAUR
  • Prey — First Person Shooter released in 2006 (with a GNU/Linux port in 2008), published by 3D Realms. || preyAUR
  • Rune — 3rd person Adventure / Hack'n Slay based on ut'99. Runs great from box installation || not packaged? search in AUR
  • Sacred Gold — Hack'n Slay Roleplay Game like Diablo.
Tip: If running on a low resolution (netbook etc) either play it on external monitor, but you can't see the skill/action bar. You can move the Window pressing Template:Keypress. You can see the action bar, but then you can't see the health bar anymore. Email Michael from and ask for a fix - would be really great if we could fully enjoy this game on Linux netbooks || not packaged? search in AUR || ut1999AUR || ut2004AUR for the retail version, ut2004-anthologyAUR for the anthology version
  • VVVVVV — Highly praised 2d puzzle platform indie game with a C64 retro theme, with a great chiptune soundtrack. You can buy the full version for £1.67, or play the demo. in a browser.
Tip: You may want to backup your save file, which is found at ~/.macromedia/Flash_Player/#SharedObjects/string/localhost.... || vvvvvvAUR || worldofgooAUR

Digital distributions

  • Desura — Digital distribution platform featuring indie games. || desuraAUR
  • Steam — Famous digital distribution and communications platform developed by Valve, featuring popular games recently ported to Linux (by the company itself). || steam

Steam under Linux

Native steam games list

  • Free to play:

Team Fortress 2

  • Commercial:

See linux-games catalog.