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Doom 3

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Doom 3 was highly anticipated, well reviewed, and then mysteriously to me, slated by your average gamer. I really enjoyed the game, and have spent two years wondering if actually, I was just an id fanboy, or if I did really like it.

UFO: Alien Invasion 2.0rc2

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The UFO: Alien Invasion team has released version 2.0rc2 for testing of their awsome X-Com remake. UFO: Alien Invasion is a strategy game featuring tactical combat against hostile alien forces.

Marcel's Linux Game of the Month : SolarWolf

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Harken back with me, faithful reader, to the days of yore. Yea and verily, I speak of the days of video arcades, when a quarter of a dollar would buy you frantic minutes whereupon you, as humanity's only hope, were called upon to protect the earth from invading, marauding, aliens. In the spirit of those great arcade games comes SolarWolf, a superb arcarde game inspired by the old Atari game, SolarFox.

Slam Soccer 2006

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While the football worldcup 2006 is taking place in Germany, an open source soccer game has been released recently. The Team abround slam soccer developed a cross platform football manager licenced unter the GPL.

Neverwinter Nights: Infinite Dungeons Premium Module

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This week on PCBurn's Linux Game Review we're taking a look at Infinite Dungeons, BioWare's newest (and last) official module for Neverwinter Nights. It's a professionally crafted game expansion that aims to replicate the automatic dungeon generation game play of rogue style dungeon romps such as nethack or ADOM. Let's see how it stacks up.

Alien Trap Nexuiz v2.0 Screenshots

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Nexuiz, an open-source multi-platform game designed for classic death-match game-play, has come yesterday with Nexuiz version 2.0. We at Phoronix have taken a quick look at this latest update.

Nexuiz 2.0 Released

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The GPL'ed first persion shooter Nexuiz has been released in version 2.0! The new version includes a 21 level single player campaign system, 5 new maps, and much more.

Pygame.draw challenge

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THE CHALLENGE: Create a game in 64kbytes of source code using only pygame. No additional libraries, no external files (even ones loaded from a network). That means no PyOpenGL, no PNGs, no OGGs.

GP2X Searches For The World's Best Programming Talent

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GP32/2X Distribution Ltd and Gamepark Holdings today challenged up and coming designers to develop a game or application that will run on the GP2X - the fast growing Linux-based handheld gaming and entertainment console,

Gorky17 gone gold

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LGP and Hyperion announced that their horror themed game, Gorky 17 has gone gold! A demo is available.

Gaming on Linux - Cold War

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Take a trip back in time to Russia towards the end of the Cold War in the latest spy/thriller FPS port by Linux Game Publishing. Step into the shoes of freelance reporter Matthew Carter fresh out of a scrape in a Soviet block country and hot on the trail of his latest story.

We've got screen shots and a review of the game play in LGP's almost-released port. Check out what ths game is going to offer and if it's worth your hard earned gaming dollar.

Alien Arena 2006 Uranium Edition Released!

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COR Entertainment announces the release of Alien Arena 2006: Uranium Edition! This new version includes a great number of enhancements and bugfixes.

PS3 to be launched on 11 November in Japan, a week later in the U.S.

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Sony Corporation's video game console PlayStation3 will be in the market in November. Sony officials said the PS3 will be introduced in the Japanese markets on 11 November and in the U.S. and European markets a week later.

No More Neverwinter Nights

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It seems that Atari has pulled the plug on BioWare's efforts to keep NWN going. After the last 1.68 patch and Infinite Dungeons module, Atari will no longer allow them to support the franchise.

The GP2x PDA: A PDA focused on games and GNU/Linux

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Games under GNU/Linux have usually been a lacklustre affair. For every Tux Racer, there are a hundred sub-standard Pac-man clones you’d be embarrassed to advocate. For every commercial version of Quake, there’s a hundred other worthy games the publisher elected not to port to GNU/Linux. Without good games, there’s no market, and without the market, no effort is spared. And so the cycle continues. In this article, I will look at two of the areas in which GNU/Linux games have succeeded, and a new device that combines them both, which could help expose GNU/Linux to the populous.

X2: The Threat Linux Port Released

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LGP has finished their beta testing of X2: The Threat for Linux and released it for sale. X2 features Elite style space gameplay with an underlying plot and full on 3D graphics.

Boson 0.12 released

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Boson 0.12, a real time strategy game for Linux, has been released. This version includes support for shadows, completely new radar system, new resources and much more. Some new screenshots are also available. The download is available here.

Open-source GP2X gaming and media portable review

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While neither Sony nor Nintendo really embrace the homebrew scene with their handhelds, there is a large and dedicated group of followers who rarely buy official games for the PSP or DS. Likewise, with a few choice programs and a flash-linker, running emulators and homebrew software on the DS is a simple thing. What if there was a console that made all this easy for you?

Warsow 0.1 has been released

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The new version of Warsow, a free of charge first person shooter based on the QFusion engine, has finally been released to the public. Warsow is a game similar to the Quake series, Unreal Tournament and Tony Hawks Pro Skater.

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Games Review - Triplex Invaders : Maniadrive : Lost Labyrinth

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Sometimes you just need to take a break and play some games. To that end we've got the return of the weekly gaming review at PCBurn! Three different Linux titles, all free software, have made the cut.

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