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Revenge of the Titans will go open-source at 1.75M

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wolfire.com: Puppy Games just told us that they will release the source code for Revenge of the Titans if the Humble Indie Bundle reaches $1.75 million! We're already well past $1.5 million with two days to go, so this should be within reach.

A Xonotic Preview Release Comes For Christmas

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phoronix.com: In March of this year Nexuiz was forked as Xonotic following some disagreements among the Nexuiz developers and other contributors following the announcement of the Nexuiz commercial game. Since that point not too many details have emerged on Xonotic aside from it being said this new game would be a lot different. Well, the wait is now over.

Sabayon Christmas Gaming Edition is Here

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ostatic.com: It's here. The long awaited Sabayon Christmas Gaming DVD is available for hours of enjoyment. Sabayon is a Gentoo-based binary distribution that's easy-to-use and comes complete with browser plugins, hardware drivers, and multimedia codecs that enhance usability. Now all that goodness comes wrapped up in a shiny new gaming package.

Does 0 A.D. Signal a New Era in SaaS and Open-Source Gaming?

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thevarguy.com: Traditionally, the computer gaming market has been among the niches least impacted by the open-source movement. But that could change dramatically if the developers behind the cross-platform, real-time strategy game 0 A.D. succeed in redefining the way games are created, marketed and distributed. Here’s why:

Soccer Cup Solitaire For GNU/Linux Released

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linuxgamingnews.org: Anawiki said that they are working on porting their games to GNU/Linux, and they did not disappoint. Soccer Cup Solitaire is their first GNU/Linux since Runes of Avalon has been released today.

Your Humble Bundle just doubled

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blog.wolfire.com: Christmas is approaching and the crazy sales are starting. How can a humble bundle stay relevant? All six Humble Indie Bundle #1 games are now included.

Popular sandbox game Minecraft hits beta release

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ubuntugamer.com: Minecraft. You’ve probably heard of it a few times as the funky low resolution sandboxer is definitely a favourite of one of our writers and has been covered extensively both here and everywhere else on the web.

Linux Gaming: Native vs. Wine vs. Windows 7 Performance

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  • Osmos Review
  • REVIEW: Zero Ballistics – Tank warfare for Linux
  • Linux Gaming: Native vs. Wine vs. Windows 7 Performance
  • Here's A Video Of Unigine OilRush On Linux

An Exclusive Preview Of Unigine's OilRush Game

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phoronix.com: OilRush is being released in March of 2011, but we have secured an internal development build of this strategy game to offer you the very first and exclusive preview with a number of screenshots.

Also: Zero Ballistics 2.0 For Linux Finally Released

Humble Bundle #2 Breaches $900k, On Way To $1M USD

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phoronix.com: While this unique game offering has just been going on for three days, the developers have already raked in more than $900,000 USD. At the time of writing they have banked away $911,134.35 and it looks like over the weekend they should exceed $1 million USD.

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