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Zero Ballistics – a rather addictive native 3D tank shooter

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ubuntugamer.com: Zero Ballistics is a 3D tank shooter, a mix of FPS and “tank” (if that’s a genre) that is actually rather addictive, although unrealistic.

No Angry Birds For Ubuntu

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muktware.com: There were some rumors around arrival of the popular game Angry Birds to Ubuntu. We did not find any concrete evidence to back that rumor so we approach the company.

5 Ubuntu free addicting games you've probably never heard of

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houcemhachicha.blogspot: If you're fed-up with first person shooters and mid-aged graphics games, then searching for a decent free game for your Ubuntu can be quite difficult. This compilation of five quality, free of charge, Ubuntu games may help.

Open source gaming

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mybroadband.co.za: Gaming has never been a strong point in the open source world, but gradually things are getting better and more open source games are emerging for Linux, as well as other non-open source platforms. Here we look at some of the better open source games, most of which run on multiple platforms.

A list of some commercial GNU/Linux games

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eurion.net: I thought I’d be nice to make a little list of some of the GNU/Linux games I’ve tried out this past year. I’ve also decided to only include commercial games in this post; if it gets positive feedback I may also post a list of my favourite free games.

Hedgewars sees special 0.9.15 Winter Release

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  • Hedgewars sees special 0.9.15 Winter Release
  • The Spring Project – An Open Source Strategy Game Engine With An Impressive Selection of Free Games
  • Play Bioware's Infinity Engine Games PlaneScape Torment, Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale Natively on Linux

‘Angry birds’ may be coming to Ubuntu

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  • ‘Angry birds’ may be coming to Ubuntu
  • M.A.R.S 2D space shooter brings retro pink back into fashion

Low on FPS? Install Optimized Build of Urban Terror Launcher

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ubuntuvibes.com: Urban Terror (UrT) is one of the most popular games for Linux platform with hundreds of players playing it everyday. Many players use their own configuration files and scripts to configure game as per their needs and boost FPS.

7 Classic games on Linux

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linuxaria.com: One thing I found very interesting about Linux is the ability to have a whole series of classic games already present on your distribution, and therefore easy to install.

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