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4 Linux Games You Probably Have Not Played

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maketecheasier.com: It is no secret that Linux is not a popular gaming platform. Despite that stigma, however, the open nature of Linux makes it easy, even for relatively inexperienced developers, to produce quality games.

Chromium BSU is a shining 2-D shooter

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sourceforge.net/blog: July is when the summer doldrums start to threaten. If you feel your hammock calling, resist the temptation, and turn instead to Chromium B.S.U., an adrenaline-pumping 2-D vertical shooter.

Five best free Linux games of 2010

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dedoimedo.com: I wanted to share with you my perception of the best Linux games you can have installed on your machine, in year 2010, Gregorian Calendar. These games offer an unrivaled mix of storyline, attention to detail and a balance between realism and plain ole fun.

Linux Games: Chromium B.S.U.

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ghacks.net: It’s been a long time since I offered up a nice Linux game for the Ghacks audience. So I thought, today I will introduce them to one of my favorite Linux time killers Chromium B.S.U.

Linux game-time refined with latest Wine

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theregister.co.uk: Wine 2.1 includes a new set of icons, a number of fixes for video rendering – improving Windows gaming – and better font anti-aliasing and handling of desktop link files.

Linux, the Numbers

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hemispheregames.com: A little over a month ago we released the Linux port of Osmos, promising statistics on our sales and downloads. We wanted to find out - from a financial perspective, for our studio - “is it worth porting games to Linux?”

Amnesia: The Dark Descent Release Date Revealed

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UFO: Alien Invasion 2.3

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linuxgames.com: UFO: Enemy Unknown, otherwise known as X-COM: UFO Defense, is one of my favorite games ever published. Consequently, I was elated to see that the open source project inspired by the game has a new release.

PlaneShift 0.5.4 released

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linux-gamers.net: PlaneShift team is very proud to announce a new update for our clients and servers!! The new release is called 0.5.4 and is a solid upgrade from previously available 0.5.3.

ntris: an idea taken a step too far

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blog.ksplice.com: About nine months ago, I lost a lot of free time to a little applet called Pentris. The addition of pentomino pieces made the gameplay quite different from the original falling block game, but I couldn’t help but think that Pentris didn’t go far enough.

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