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Linux has struggled to earn its gaming stripes across the years in the face of stiff competiton from Windows and, in recent times, OS X.
That began to change when Valve launched its Steam gaming service on Ubuntu-flavoured desktops earlier this year, with some hailing its arrival as a turning point for the operating system.
Jon 'maddog' Hall, Executive Director of Linux International, told TechRadar: "Quite frankly, the lack of games is one of the big reasons why Linux hasn't made it onto [more] desktops."