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Globulation 2 - 0.8.19 Released

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Globulation 2 is an RTS game which reduces micro-management by automatically assigning tasks to units. Version 0.8.19 of this exciting gaming experience has been released.

Public Test of DropTeam

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This is a public multiplayer test release of DropTeam (download links below). The purpose of this release is to test DropTeam's network functionality with a large number of players. Anyone can play for free in order to help us test DropTeam. For Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X Tiger.

Beranger Plays in Traffic - PyTraffic that is

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PyTraffic is a Python version by Michel Van den Bergh of the board game Rush hour, invented by Nob Yoshigahara. The goal is to remove the red tractor out of the grid through the slot on the right.

Sony Confirms PS3 Delay, Linux

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Ken Kutaragi, president of Sony Computer Entertainment, took center stage and delivered the big news: PlayStation 3 will not release until November 2006, but with Linux preinstalled.

Savage 2 Beta Linux Port Called into Question

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"I don't believe we will have a full beta process for the Linux version. We will go through the entire play balancing and bug fixing problems with the Windows version" first, developers state.

But: Savage 2: A Tortured Soul to Feature Native Linux Client Support at Launch

Stoked Rider Screenshots and Movie

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A set of screenshots and a movie for Stoked Rider featuring Tommy Brunner, the celshaded snowboarding game in production at Bongfish Interactive Entertainment, is now available. The game will also be availiable for Linux.

First linux version of CubeCombat released

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After some time of inactivity, the developers of CubeCombat released a new version of their game including bugfixes and new levels. Most important: For the first time a linux version (BETA) is available.

UT2004 Metaball 1.02

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In Metaball you must help little creatures called Tinies to save them from an evil wizzard. But if you think thats just another first person shooter you are mistaken!

Savage 2 publishing and Linux

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S2 Games today announced that it will be foregoing traditional methods of publishing and distribution for Savage 2: A Tortured Soul,Savage 2 Linux making it only available for purchase as an online download on the S2 Games Website.

Also: Total Annihilation: Spring 0.70b2 & TO: Crossfire Previewed

UFO: Alien Invasion - Tech Demo 2

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The UFO: Alien Invasion team has opened the development of their awsome game! The source code of the Tech Demo 2 is now on CVS at SourceForge.

Also: lomoco 1.0 released

Planeshift 0.3.013

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You can get version 0.3.013 of the free massive multiplayer online role playing game Planeshift in development now. The objective of the PlaneShift is to create a virtual fantasy world in which a player can start as a peasant in search of fame and become a hero.

Marcel's Linux Game of the Month: Childsplay

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When I came up with my choice for game of the month, I was a bit baffled at first. Deep down inside, I'm pretty much a kid at heart, but this... I suppose what it really has to do with is that I'm the parent of a toddler, and I'm starting to think about things from a much younger point of view.

Doom 3 Mod Last Man Standing Coop 3.0 Official Release!

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Here it is, the 3.0 Official Release! This release is far superior to 2.0 and everyone should download it!

Quake 4 1.1 Beta Update

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id software released a beta update for Quake 4 which fixes issues and adds gameplay elements throughout both single and multiplayer - including a forecemodel option, a one-minute warning for tournament matches,Quake4 Linux fixed pure server autodownloading, Hyper-Threading Technology support, smooth stairjumping and a ton of multiplayer specific fixes.

New Savage 2: A Tortured Soul movie

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S2 Games has issued a new movie trailer for Savage 2: A Tortured Soul, revealing more of their fantasy multiplayer 3D action realtime strategy shooter sequel in development.

Four Linux Games I Can't Stop Playing

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The GNU/Linux operating system isn't exactly known for gaming, but that doesn't mean that there aren't any games on it that are worth playing. Recently I installed an array of different titles and, combined with some that I had already played, I've compiled a list of must-have GNU/Linux games (and a few "honorable mentions") to joyously erode your free time.

Cedega v5.1 + NVIDIA

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One of the strongholds preventing computer enthusiasts from switching to Linux is due to the lack of retail games available under Linux. However, TransGaming's Cedega software allows a majority of Microsoft Windows games to run seamlessly under Linux with very little to no end-user modifications required. TransGaming Cedega operates by emulating the Windows 32 APIs including Direct3D, DirectInput, and DirectSound. With the most recent version of Cedega (v5.1) hitting the web last week, we have conducted a series of tests to examine its performance impact on some of the popular titles.

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Neverwinter Nights 1.67 Beta Patch released!

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Neverwinter Nights is a computer game set in a huge medieval fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons. A new beta, version 1.67, for Neverwinter Nights has been released by Bioware with various changes.

Also: No Gravity 2.00

Nexuiz 1.5 released

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The Nexuiz team released another update to their cross-platform, free, open-sourced multiplayer deathmatch game Nexuiz.

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