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Planeshift 0.3.015 Released!

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A new version of the MMORPG Planeshift has just been released. An official linux client is now available from the download page.

'Prey' - v1.0 Dedicated Linux Server Available NOW

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3DRealms has released the dedicated linux server for Human Head's just released sci-fi FPS, Prey. This package includes all the required files to host your own server, including install instructions to get you going.

Gaming on Linux - Endgame:Singularity

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With it's retro interface and fast paced gameplay Endgame Singularity offers up a seriously interesting take on "hacker" simulation gaming. Instead of playing a human intruding on systems you take on the role of an A.I. that has just gained sentience. Your goal is to stay alive by avoiding detection while furthering your research to escape from a hostile earth.

Serious Sam 2 for Linux

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According to this forum post, our wait is almost over. Vedran Skrnjug a programmer at Croteam wrote: "Linux port of editor and client is nearing its end. What is left to do is some internal polishing and a few minor issues to resolve.

Planeshift 0.3.015 Released!

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A new version of the MMORPG Planeshift has just been released. The story of Yliakum continues in this new release of the game, which comes up with many improvements.

Gaming in Kubuntu

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I was able to get the Gaming part of the Kubuntu How-to done. Half-Life 2 is really a fun First person shooter. I'll show you how to play it in Linux with a little help from our friends at Transgaming.com. With Half-Life 2 under your belt, how about loading a game that runs native linux code? The Kubuntu How-to continues with loading Quake 4.

Quetoo 0.4.0 and Retexture Project

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Quetoo 0.4.0, a modifed version of Quake2, was announced yesterday and is available for download now. It's been a long but extremely productive development cycle.

Doom 3

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Doom 3 was highly anticipated, well reviewed, and then mysteriously to me, slated by your average gamer. I really enjoyed the game, and have spent two years wondering if actually, I was just an id fanboy, or if I did really like it.

UFO: Alien Invasion 2.0rc2

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The UFO: Alien Invasion team has released version 2.0rc2 for testing of their awsome X-Com remake. UFO: Alien Invasion is a strategy game featuring tactical combat against hostile alien forces.

Marcel's Linux Game of the Month : SolarWolf

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Harken back with me, faithful reader, to the days of yore. Yea and verily, I speak of the days of video arcades, when a quarter of a dollar would buy you frantic minutes whereupon you, as humanity's only hope, were called upon to protect the earth from invading, marauding, aliens. In the spirit of those great arcade games comes SolarWolf, a superb arcarde game inspired by the old Atari game, SolarFox.

Slam Soccer 2006

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While the football worldcup 2006 is taking place in Germany, an open source soccer game has been released recently. The Team abround slam soccer developed a cross platform football manager licenced unter the GPL.

Neverwinter Nights: Infinite Dungeons Premium Module

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This week on PCBurn's Linux Game Review we're taking a look at Infinite Dungeons, BioWare's newest (and last) official module for Neverwinter Nights. It's a professionally crafted game expansion that aims to replicate the automatic dungeon generation game play of rogue style dungeon romps such as nethack or ADOM. Let's see how it stacks up.

Alien Trap Nexuiz v2.0 Screenshots

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Nexuiz, an open-source multi-platform game designed for classic death-match game-play, has come yesterday with Nexuiz version 2.0. We at Phoronix have taken a quick look at this latest update.

Nexuiz 2.0 Released

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The GPL'ed first persion shooter Nexuiz has been released in version 2.0! The new version includes a 21 level single player campaign system, 5 new maps, and much more.

Pygame.draw challenge

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THE CHALLENGE: Create a game in 64kbytes of source code using only pygame. No additional libraries, no external files (even ones loaded from a network). That means no PyOpenGL, no PNGs, no OGGs.

GP2X Searches For The World's Best Programming Talent

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GP32/2X Distribution Ltd and Gamepark Holdings today challenged up and coming designers to develop a game or application that will run on the GP2X - the fast growing Linux-based handheld gaming and entertainment console,

Gorky17 gone gold

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LGP and Hyperion announced that their horror themed game, Gorky 17 has gone gold! A demo is available.

Gaming on Linux - Cold War

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Take a trip back in time to Russia towards the end of the Cold War in the latest spy/thriller FPS port by Linux Game Publishing. Step into the shoes of freelance reporter Matthew Carter fresh out of a scrape in a Soviet block country and hot on the trail of his latest story.

We've got screen shots and a review of the game play in LGP's almost-released port. Check out what ths game is going to offer and if it's worth your hard earned gaming dollar.

Alien Arena 2006 Uranium Edition Released!

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COR Entertainment announces the release of Alien Arena 2006: Uranium Edition! This new version includes a great number of enhancements and bugfixes.

PS3 to be launched on 11 November in Japan, a week later in the U.S.

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Sony Corporation's video game console PlayStation3 will be in the market in November. Sony officials said the PS3 will be introduced in the Japanese markets on 11 November and in the U.S. and European markets a week later.

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