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TO-Crossifre password pubished

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Minutes ago the developers of TO-Crossfire released the password for their password-protected rar archive distributed via BitTorrent during the last days.

Also: Quake4 1.2.1 for GNU/Linux x86 update

LGP to publish Cold War

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LGP agreed to publish the new game, Cold War by Mindware Studios. Linux Cold War is a mixed third-first person shooter similar to Splinter Cell and follows the story of a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R.

Also: America's Army Linux No Longer Supported

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Quake 4 -- v1.2 patch released

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Today idSoftware published a new pointrelease for Quake4. Version 1.2 comes up with a bunch of changes. It includes four new maps, screenshots of which are available at their homepage.

Console Review: GP2X

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The GP2X is a Korean-made, Linux-based handheld that shares many features with the PSP. In some cases, the GP2X dances circles around the PSP. But the GP2X is not for everyone. It is not the most accessible handheld — it takes some tinkering to get things working the way you want.

Handheld Linux gaming platform available stateside

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Linux-based handheld gaming platform that runs native and emulated games is shipping in the US. Gamepark's GP2X is powered by a pair of ARM9 processors, has an "open-source" API and development tools, and can run thousands of classic console video games.

Dangerdeep 0.1.1 and Planeshift 0.3.014b Released

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Dangerdeep 0.1.1 has been released with new SSE intrinsic code for x86/64 and x86/32 and Planeshift 0.3.014b also released with lots of bug fixes and improvements.

GTA cited as car-chase motive

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New York man gets two charges after car chase with cops; thought he could outrun police because he did it in Grand Theft Auto.

Tales of Tamar - new Linux Beta test

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As ProLinux recently stated, Tales of Tamar is looking for beta testers for a new version of their linux client. ToT is a turn based (PbeM) massively multiplayer strategy and role playing game. You can apply for the beta test filling out a registration form.

linuX-gamers.net at Linux Tag 2006

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This year Linux-Gamers.Net will be present for the first time at Linux Tag from 3rd to 6th May in Wiesbaden (Germany).

Quetoo 0.3.3 has been released

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Quetoo is a Quake2-compatible game engine, forked from Quake2Forge, with focus on security, stability, and speed. Due to performance improvements, Quetoo is up to 48% faster than stock Quake2.

PrBoom Version 2.4.1 is released

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After near 18 months hiatus, PrBoom 2.4.0 was released less than a week ago. Today brings about an incremental bug fix release.

Fighter Ace for X86 Linux announced

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Ketsujin Studios is pleased to announce that Fighter Ace® is now available for Linux users. Please note, that this game does run through a compatibility layer and GNU/Linux is not supported nativly. Anyway, seems worth a try.

TO: Crossfire released for ut2004 on April 28th 2006!

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Crossfire will be released on April 28th 2006 and it pushes the Award winning Unreal Engine 2 to its limitations!

Tremulous released the Standalone Version!

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Tremulous is Released and you can Download it for free! Tremulous is a free open-source game like Nexuiz and stands under GPL, you have to fight as a team and destroy enemys structures to win.

Savage 2: A Tortured Soul "for free"

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S2 Games announced today that Savage 2: A Tortured Soul, the much anticipated sequel to their award winning first title, Savage: The Battle for Newerth, will be available for download via the S2 Games Website anywhere, anytime, and on any computer for free.

Quake 4 v1.1 Analysis

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Released yesterday afternoon was the Quake 4 v1.1 point release patch. Among appending four new maps for professional game-play, there is also a new Forcemodel option as well as Brightskins. At Phoronix, we have analyzed the performance abilities of this latest Quake 4 point release under Linux with a Pentium D processor and GeForce 7 solution.

Standalone Tremulous 1.1.0 Arrives March 31!

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Tremulous will be released 31st March and this means it will be free like enemy-territory and open source like Quake III, so this game will be absolutly free!

icculus.org/quake3 needs testers

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The Quake 3 engine source code has been released in August 2005. Since that time the icculus.org/quake3 project is cleaning up, fixing bugs, and adding features in the source code, while aiming the compatibility with existing versions and mods.

Next-Gen Linux Game Roundup

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If you thought the Linux gaming world consisted of nethack, pp-racer, BZFlag, and well... fortune, you were wrong. Here's some next-gen Linux games that'll definitely make some waves:

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