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Getting Amnesia is Frightening

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linuxlock.blogspot: If you are someone who watches a horror movie, and you try your darndest to get the soon-to-be victims on screen to not die of pure stupidity by giving them handy advice like "Don't go into the attic!", "Turn on the light, fool!", "Run AWAY from the guy with the chainsaw!", then this might be the game for you.

Amnesia Release Analysis

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linuxgames.com: The response we got from the game is a lot better than we expected, yet the sales are only “good” according to our, much more modest, expected response. Linux purchases have run at about 5% of total sales, on par with the Mac edition.

Ri-Li – A Free Arcade Game For Kids

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linuxandfriends.com: Ri-Li is an arcade game meant for children aged 3 years and up. In this game, the you control a wooden toy train and you have to collect all the coaches spread across the tracks to complete each level.

The Future Of Basilisk Games And Eschalon Updates

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linuxgamingnews.org: A lot is going on with Basilisk Games, the bringers of the Eschalon Books cRPG series.

Scary New Horror Adventure Available for Linux

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linuxjournal.com: The folks who brought the three-part Penumbra series to the Linux community now bring us another even more terrifying adventure.

TORCS Review - The Open Racing Car Simulator

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As the title suggests, TORCS is a free and open-source racing simulator available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. I'll list here some of its features:

I frag better than you, and I do it in Linux*

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opensource.com: I learned two things today: 1. People are still having LAN parties, even the Internet-disconnected kind. 2. They're doing it on Linux.

Comings and goings in the Linux gaming world

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dedoimedo.com: Today, I'm going to discuss the interesting phenomena, rise and fall of companies, games, technologies, and other cool stuff, all related to Linux gaming. So, this is not exactly a review, but we will definitely talk about the hot cakes in the gaming oven.

Review: Amnesia - The Dark Descent

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keysakimbo.blogspot: No no no no no, stay away, don't look! Light, light, I need light, where's the light? No, darkness! Hide! Oh god he's going to see me nooooooo... oh, thank god he's gone. Now, what's in this room?" *Sound of door creaking slowly open* Oh... oh god, no.

13 tuxtastic Linux Games

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