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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.

Linux Game of the Month : Fillets-NG

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There is something I like about playing games that is, strangely enough, much the same as what I enjoy about reading science fiction or fantasy. My game recommendation for this month is called Fish Fillets Next Generation, and it definitely fits into the out there category. Perhaps a little description to start with...

Nintendo hints at coming price war

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Nintendo's next generation video game machine won't be out until 2006, but Reggie Fils-Aime, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Nintendo of America hinted this week the company might have a surprise up its sleeve.

OOlite Review

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OOlite is a homage to the original space trading game, Elite. It encompasses all the charm of Elite while adding in some excellent new features and community mods. Today we've got a review of OOlite for Linux and also an OOlite play guide.

Imagination Technologies brings best of 3D mobile gaming

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PowerVR-enabled mobile 3D hardware acceleration facilitates advanced levels of 3D gaming performance at low power consumption. We can now show PC games like Quake III Arena and Quake Mobile running at compellingly high frame rates on a handheld device.

Quake 4 for Linux

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As soon as I read the news on Slashdot that id Software's just released Quake 4 was already available as both a Linux client and game server, I ran out and dropped $50 for the game. The box contained 4 CDs, a game guide, and a license key. But that's not enough to let you play Quake 4 on Linux.

Cold War Linux Demo Released

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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. Finally a demo is released.

America's Army v2.5 Screenshots

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America's Army is a tactical 3d shooter commissioned by the US Army. Phoronix has plenty of screenshots here.

QUAKE 4 Tournament at DreamHack 2005 with $6000 Prize

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VIA together with S3 Graphics are sponsoring the DreamHack 2005 event, taking place 24-27 November in Sweden, and the hosting of the first ever large-scale QUAKE 4 LAN tournament.

World of Warcraft expansion announced

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At its Blizzcon conference in Anaheim, Calif. on Friday, Blizzard Entertainment revealed the first details of an expansion pack planned for World of Warcraft called The Burning Crusade.

America's Army 2.5.0 for Linux is out

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Finally and after skipping one release, latest version of America's Army (version 2.5.0) is available for Linux. America's Army is a tactical 3d shooter commissioned by the US Army. Our old friend Ryan "icculus" Gordon released a native linux port again.

More Quake 4 goodies

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Here is a nice little cfg file tweak guide and, believe it or not, a 750+ screenshot walkthrough.

Doom 3 v. Quake 4 Performance

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Now a story on a subject near and dear to my heart. Rarely has a game caused me to have to upgrade any hardware, but Quake 4 pushed me to upgrade my amount of ram and left me wishing I could afford more. What is it that makes it so much more demanding than doom3/roe? Although the test machine for the article is quite decked out, this could be a valuable comparison.

Sony awards prizes to university programming students

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Sony Computer Entertainment has awarded prizes to three students using PlayStation2-Linux development kits donated by Sony.

Quake 4 Screenshots

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id software released the long awaited Quake4 Tuesday and promised Linux binaries within the week. They had them posted in 2 days! Such commitment to Linux users should be rewarded. Phoronix has posted many screenshots to tempt even the most passive of souls.

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