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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
appy New Year to all our readers, we hope you had a good one! We thought we would start off this year by including an article written by Blair Mathis - one of the chaps over at LaptopLogic.com, your premier source for best gaming laptops.
At one time, asking if Linux could play games elicited laughter and disappointment. Games were basic and lacked the graphics and game play that Windows offered. However this is starting to change and dozens of high quality games have been released to run on Linux platforms.
Below is a list of the top five FPS games for Linux. Whether you enjoy playing as a sniper, working with a team, or playing capture-the-flag with guns, you're sure to find at least one game to meet your needs.
Sauerbraten: Also known as Cube 2, Saurbraten is a high-quality first-person shooting game that allows you to fight other's online in the cube or play in single-player mode. The graphics are great and the game is easy to master - plus there is almost no learning curve.