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Spring Engine - Ready for prime time?

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dedoimedo.com: Greetings, dear gamers, let's talk about Linux gaming! So far, I've given you ten lovely compilations, a handful of single game reviews and we've also battle tested The (vastly popular) Humble Indie Bundle, part 1 and part 2. Today, we will talk about Spring.

Spotlight on Linux: Supergamer Supreme 2.5

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linuxjournal.com: Supergamer is, as you might guess, a Linux distribution whose main focus is on gaming. It's based on a lighter distributions, features a light desktop, and is chocked full of games and demos.

BEEP, New Space Explorer and Platformer Coming to Linux in April

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ubuntuvibes.com: Big Fat Alien, a Kelowna based indie game development studio is coming up with new fun space explorer and platformer for Linux in this April called BEEP.

After Sintel Movie, Now a Sintel Game is in Development

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ubuntuvibes.com: After Sintel open movie project by Blender Foundation, now Sintel The Game is in development for almost a year which is a video game adaptation of the original movie.

Duke Nukem Forever DELAYED

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  • Duke Nukem Forever DELAYED
  • Molten Sky
  • Introversion adds two new games to Ubuntu Software Centre at special price
  • Full Circle – Minecraft server videos

Pixeljam Games Launch Dino Run SE for Mac, PC, and Linux

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gamasutra.com: Pixeljam Games, a n independent games development team that creates retro styled arcade games, is pleased to announce the launch of the new version of their classic dinosaur themed racing game, Dino Run SE.

Spiral Knights, New Game From the Makers of Puzzle Pirates

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ubuntuvibes.com: Three Rings Design, known for developing innovative online games like Puzzle Pirates, is coming up with a new multi-player online RPG, Spiral Knights on April 4th.

Duke Nukem Forever Multiplayer Details Leaked

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  • Duke Nukem Forever Multiplayer Details Leaked
  • Prey 2 Lead Character is Bounty Hunter, No MP
  • Wikinews interviews 0 A.D. game development team

The Humble Indie Bundle Reviewed - Part 2

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dedoimedo.com: A few weeks ago, we reviewed the first Humble Indie Bundle, which offered six game titles, including World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru HD, Penumbra Overture, and Samorost 2. Overall, I was quite pleased with the Bundle. It more than justified my investment. Today, we will take a look at the second Humble bundle.

Five Great Games for Linux

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linux.com: Linux, admittedly, doesn't have the same kind of game ecosystem that Windows has. There's some big bucks in Windows gaming, and a wide selection to be had. But if you're a casual gamer or hardcore Linux fan who is looking to have a bit of fun on your favorite distro, there's plenty of games to choose from.

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