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Frozen Bubble Might Be The Most Addictive Linux Game Of All

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makeuseof.com: Waste your time the right way – shoot bubbles at similarly colored bubbles, in the hope of freeing the entire board of bubbles just long enough for more bubbles to show up. It’s called Frozen Bubble, and it’s more than a game.

Reviewing OpenPandora - Chapter one

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Hardware
Gaming

dedoimedo.com: I rarely review hardware, but I was contacted by Michael Mrozek, the CEO of OpenPandora GmbH, and asked to review their Pandora product, the world's smallest, most powerful micro-gaming computer.

Humble Weekly Sale surprises with AAA Titles

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Gaming
  • Humble Weekly Sale surprises with AAA Titles
  • The Wayland/Weston Fork Is Now "Banned" at Phoronix
  • My divorce from Google - One year later
  • Law Librarian Creates LibreOffice How-to Videos for 100 Linux Tutorials Campaign
  • FSgamer, improve Game performance under Linux
  • AMD Releases Open-Source UVD Video Support
  • Mozilla and Samsung Collaborate on Next Generation Web Browser Engine

What Holds Linux Gaming Back

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  • What Holds Linux Gaming Back
  • Max Payne 3
  • Valve's Deathmatch Classic To Arrive on Steam for Linux

Grand Theft Gentoo: Full-metal Stallman

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Gentoo
Gaming
Humor

linuxgamecast.com: The fine folks over at /g/ are working on a GTA inspired top-down where you play as RMS. Team up with Richard Greenblatt, Tom Knight, Bill Gosper, Eric S. Raymond and, Linus Torvalds and fight the evil Corps like Microshaft and, Crapple.

Also: Half-Life 2 Single Player Coming

A Look at Duke Nukem 3D Megaton Edition

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techgage.com: The last game I would have ever expected to see released this month on Steam was Duke Nukem 3D, but lo and behold, it’s here. Dubbed the “Megaton Edition”, this one packs in upscaled graphics, three add-on packs and soon, multiplayer. Oh, and achievements. Let’s check it out.

The End Is Nigh For the Linux Game Tome

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Linux
Web
Gaming

slashdot.org: The Linux Game Tome, one of the most important websites related to video gaming in GNU/Linux, will shut down on the 13th of April, according to a news post published on the website.

Steam's hardware survey now shows many distros

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Linux
Gaming

gamingonlinux.com: So the Steam Hardware Survey got updated again, this time they are now including lots of Linux distro's so we can see just how popular they are!

GameMaker engine opens for Linux development

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develop-online.net: GameMaker: Studio, the cross-platform game engine that is popular among indies and widely used in educational institutes, now supports publishing to Linux via Ubuntu Export.

Piston 'Steam Box' maker breaks from Valve's vision of a Linux-powered system

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Gaming

polygon.com: Valve's decision to break away from their work with Xi3 and their modular "Piston" computer won't impact the Xi3 Piston or how it works, the computer maker said today in a prepared statement.

Steam On Linux Adoption Gaining, Overtaking Mac OS

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hothardware.com: A lot of things happen at the start of each month, and one of those that I look most forward to is being able to check out the updated hardware survey at Steam.

FlightGear review

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  • FlightGear review - Pilots needed, do apply
  • FlightGear 2.10 gets more realistic

Top 10 Best Games on Steam for Linux So Far

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softpedia.com: Steam for Linux has already garnered quite a few interesting games, but some of them will stand out due to their quality. We compiled a list of the most interesting titles that are working right now and have the most potential.

Steam for Linux arrives, celebrates with sale

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Linux
Gaming

csmonitor.com: Valve announced today that Steam is now available for the open-source operating system Linux. To celebrate the release, Valve kicked off a week-long sale on 50 available Linux games.

Is 2013, the year of Linux gaming?

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pcauthority.com.au: Could Linux end up the default OS for gaming on the PC - it's more possible than you think...

Supporting Linux isn't worth the hassle

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  • Carmack: Supporting Linux isn't worth the hassle
  • Gemini Rue developer seeking Linux beta testers
  • Carmack would be stunned by mainstream Linux gaming support
  • Counter-Strike: Source Is Now Available on Steam
  • Shank 2 and Psychonauts Available on Steam
  • See you soon Cyber-Cowboy…

id Software Hits Linux Gamers with a Wine Bat

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  • id Software Hits Linux Gamers with a Wine Bat
  • Steam games in Slackware
  • Behold! The Game-Make-inator!
  • Unvanquished Alpha 12 Brings Lots Of Churn
  • Wargame: European Escalation Coming Soon
  • Hairy Tales may be ported to Linux

An In-depth Look at Steam for Linux

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Linux
Gaming

techgage.com: Though still in beta, Valve’s Steam client for Linux is stable, fast, and from what we can tell, matches the feature-set of the Windows and OS X clients 1:1. That being the case, there felt like no better time than the present to dive in, give a tour and relay our experiences with both the client and a slew of games.

The Uncertain Age of Steam on Linux

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Gaming

linux.com: Linux has not received much attention from the major gaming houses, even though it seems a natural fit as a robust gaming platform, so the announcement of the Steam for Linux beta last December generated a lot of interest.

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