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13 tuxtastic Linux Games

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  • 13 tuxtastic Linux Games
  • Unigine Betters Its Terrain Capabilities

Iron Steam – Sci-Fi Adventure In Development

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linuxgamingnews.org: Iron Steam is a sci-fi adventure game in which you play as a robot (from 1st person view) in a quest to find the meaning of your existence.

Survival horror "Amnesia: The Dark Descent" is Released

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frictionalgames.com: We at Frictional Games are happy to announce that Amnesia: The Dark Descent is now available for instant download!

UT3 For Linux Is Laid To Rest

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  • UT3 For Linux Is Laid To Rest By Epic's Mark Rein
  • The importance of open source gaming
  • Gaming Videos On GNU/Linux

10 Awesome Free Games for openSUSE

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omgsuse.com: Back in "ye olde days" of Linux, there were no games. If you wanted to entertain yourself, you either played nethack or you tried to compile Gentoo, neither of them terrifically fun. These days gaming on Linux is a completely different story.

More Details On Unigine's OilRush Game

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phoronix.com: A few days ago Unigine Corp announced OilRush, their first in-house game that's coming from the creators of one of the most advanced multi-platform engines. Unigine developers are also fond of Linux and properly support it with the OilRush game receiving the same level of support and there will be a Linux client on launch-day.

8 Questions with John Carmack

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maximumpc.com: John Carmack needs no introduction - since 1991 he's been the main engine development guy for id Software. Shortly after his 40th birthday, we caught up with the tru engineer for a quick 8-question Q&A.

Also: Duke Nukem Forever May Show Up at PAX today

Amnesia: The Dark Descent Demo Released!

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linuxgamingnews.org: Today Frictional Games, the makers of the Penumbra series, has released a demo for their upcoming first person survival horror “Amnesia: The Dark Descent”.

No Steam for Linux - Right Now

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linuxjournal.com: Despite some early teasing, it now seems Steam is not coming to Linux after all - at least for now.

FreeOrion 0.3.15 released

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  • FreeOrion 0.3.15 released
  • Two FOSS gems
  • OpenArena - The OpenSource Quake III Arena
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