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Hardware Emulation and Old Games

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Have you ever found yourself quoting something from a favorite old arcade game ("Elf needs food, badly!") and wondered whatever happened to that original experience? While many games have been updated over the years, those who remember their debut at times feel that the newest versions lost the something special that the original had captured. When caught in a nostalgic mood, it's a natural move these days to find out if you can revisit those old games again.

Marcel's Linux Game of the Month : eboard

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How about a nice game of chess?

Chess is one of the most popular and one of the most enduring games in the history of the world. That, and if you haven't played a decent game of computer chess lately, it's time to check out Felipe Bergo's eboard.

linuX-gamers.NET :: A glance back at the past year

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The Year 2005 draws to an end, everyone looks back to see, what happened during the past twelve months and so do we. The year was successful for linux-gamers.net and for linux-gaming in general.

FreeOrion 0.3 Released

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A few days ago, the development team released FreeOrion v0.3, the first edition of the game to incorporate production and research. While it's still early on in the development process, v0.3 showcases enough of the design, development, and art behind the project that we felt it was time to come out of hiding.

UT2004 Hotfix for the Hotfix: v3369.2

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A new patch has been released to fix a server exploit fixed for both architectures, and compiler optimizations reenabled for amd64 that got turned off by accident in 3369.1.

Is an open-source "dump extractor" threatening Xbox 360 security?

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Last 8 December, an independent Web site serving the Xbox gaming community revealed that an unknown Dutch group of programmers (perhaps numbering as few as one) released several binary images of Xbox 360 game discs through the Internet, along with a so-called "dump extractor" command line tool that would enable individuals to scan and examine the contents of these images.

Hackers find first Xbox 360 cracks

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Only weeks after the introduction of the Xbox 360, hackers appear to have cracked their way into the software that runs the Microsoft game console.

Classic Doom with New Tech

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Wish you could relive the glory days playing the original Doom but with all the flair of a modern graphics engine? Well, thanks to the folks over at Flaming Sheep Software, you can!

Unreal Tournament 2004 Linux patch v3369-1

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Rounding off this patchy Monday, Icculus has issued updated retail patches for Unreal Tournament 2004 to bring the Linux and Mac OSX editions of Epic's multiplayer first-person shooter to version 3369-1.

Quake 4 patch v1.0.5, Linux client/server v1.0.6 - patch

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Id Software has released a new beta patches for Quake 4, bringing the Linux client/server to version 1.0.6.

Also: $2,000 Quake 4 tourney proposed

Where's the 'Wow'?

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The Xbox 360 experience just hasn't been what it should be, given the hype, anticipation and price tag for one of the units.

Also: Muted hello for Xbox 360 in Japan

The GP2X wants to be your on-the-go emulator of choice

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Gaming on the GP2X is 100% open source, so an extensive library of dubious ports and emulations was fairly inevitable. Among others, the GP2X already boasts emulators for the NES, SNES, PlayStation, Sega Master System, and Genesis/Megadrive.

Also: UT 2007 on PlayStation 3

Quake II - Awakening II

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Awakening II is a partial conversion for Quake 2 that adds 10 new weapons and 5 new powerups, and there are also a whopping 28 new levels available to play on."

Linux gaming made easy

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If gaming is the only reason you still use Windows, now might be time to switch. Cedega represents the best solution for gaming under Linux.

UT2004 patch 3369

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A new patch for ut2004 has been released today. Patch 3369 contains several important fixes, but Linux users might be most excited about the availability of render-to-texture support.

Quake4 Demo for Linux

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A demo version (322MB) of Quake4 for linux has been released. There are BitTorrents available, aswell as an ftp server to download.

gamecube linux

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once the xbox linux team got a mature system established they decided to move on to gamecube linux. they’ve made a lot of progress.

Doom 3 Coop Mod Last Man Standing Updates

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I have a lot of exciting updates to present! We have been working really hard over at Last Man Standing Coop, and as a result the upcoming version 3.0 release packed full of new features and fun stuff to play!

Quake 4 1.0.5 and SDK available

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Installer for Quake4 version 1.0.5 for GNU/Linux is available on IDsoft's ftp and Torrent list now! Documentation and Tutorials about using the SDK can be found here.

Doom3 Quake II:Lost Marine

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Lost Marine is a Quake 2 Remake built on the Doom3 Engine - now the official Linuxport is out.

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