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Valve's Gabe Newell Talks Linux Steam Client, Source Engine

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phoronix.com: For those that have doubted the exclusive Phoronix claims for quite a while now that the Steam client and Source Engine are in fact being ported to Linux, the doubts can be nearly laid to rest.

A New Game Engine Comes To Linux

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phoronix.com: Confirmed yesterday was a new version of a popular but proprietary game engine that will work on Linux with its next release.

Shadowrun Returns Will Have Linux Support

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gamespy.com: A few days ago, the Shadowrun Returns team promised that if their Kickstarter reached the $1 million mark, they'd be able to include some extra features, including a Linux version. Lo and behold, that milestone has been reached and Linux support is a go.

Meet the Linux Tycoon tycoon

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networkworld.com: Linux Tycoon creator Bryan Lunduke may have an unlikely gaming hit on his hands as the buzz begins to spread

Also: Fallout Free Today, Supported By PlayOnLinux

Trine 2 Finally Arrives

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  • Trine 2 Finally Arrives on Linux
  • Much Awaited Game Client Finally Running Natively On Linux
  • Wasteland 2 is coming to Linux
  • Quake2World Goes Into Beta With Nice Graphics
  • Wanna play Steam games now

Ryan's Tools For Linux Game Porting, Development

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phoronix.com: Last week at the Chicago Flourish conference, well known Linux game porter/developer Ryan "Icculus" Gordon shared some of his recommended open-source tools and libraries for Linux game development.

Three fun games reviewed

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duskfire.wordpress: Today I decided to look at the current versions of three well-known games on Linux: Supertuxkart, Supertux, and Secret Maryo Chronicles.

Icculus Grows Fond Of Open-Source GPU Drivers

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phoronix.com: Ryan "Icculus" Gordon, the famed Linux game developer, in the past has sharply criticized open-source Linux graphics drivers as not being mature and putting the Linux desktop into a dangerous position. In speaking to Ryan this weekend, his views on the open-source graphics drivers have changed.

Linux Tycoon

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  • Linux Tycoon: Design and Manage Your Own Distribution
  • Me and My Shadow + Snuggle Truck – Review
  • A Politically Incorrect game for Linux
  • A Message From Valve's Gabe Newell

Wine gaming on Nouveau

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blog.jospoortvliet: In my previous blog, I mentioned that I was finally free of proprietary drivers. But that story wasn't completely over. While basic 3D acceleration and things like glxgears worked fine, wine did not run Windows games yet.

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