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Sauerbraten "Cube 2" 2010 Update Released

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phoronix.com: If you are looking to do some Linux / open-source gaming this weekend but are looking for something new besides the recent release of VDrift, the Sauerbraten developers are out with their first update in 14 months.

Sony now facing single class-action for PS3 other-OS removal

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arstechnica.com: Sony did not make many friends in the tech community when the company forcibly removed the option to install Linux via a mandatory firmware update. The problem was simple: Sony had previously pushed this feature as an advantage its system held over its competitors, and later assured gamers that it would continue to be supported.

0 A.D. Reaches Third Pre-Alpha Release

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workswithu.com: 0 A.D., the open-source RTS game that could radically alter the gaming scene on Ubuntu when it’s completed, recently reached another milestone with its third pre-alpha release. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean it’s playable yet.

Osmos Video Tutorial

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  • Osmos Video Tutorial
  • Dirk Dashing 2 Under Rapid Development
  • New Sauerbraten Edition & other tidbits

An interlude: Colossus

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kmandla.wordpress: I’ve been playing this game for quite some time, and I don’t mean in terms of hours, but years. Split your stacks, start recruiting and pound on your opponent at any and every opportunity.

Challenge your friends in Crack Attack

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downloadsquad.com: As you can gather from the title, Crack Attack is not a Flash game. It's a time waster that you have to download; we don't see too many of those around here. Having to download a game is a pretty hefty barrier to entrance, so a downloadable game has to be really good for me to cover it.

The Rise of Mac (and Linux) Gaming

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  • The Rise of Mac (and Linux) Gaming
  • The VDrift Racing Game Continues Speeding Up
  • Classic Roguelike : Dungeons of Dredmor Is Coming To GNU/Linux Soon

Unigine Is Working On A Strategy Game

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phoronix.com: Earlier this month the developers behind the Unigine Engine shared their latest update on this advanced 3D engine that's fully supported under Linux.

Five best non-free Linux games of 2010

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dedoimedo.com: Oh, we did talk about top payware games, but which ones are truly the best? If I had to narrow the list down to just five games, which ones would those be? And how do you decide?

4 Linux Games You Probably Have Not Played

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maketecheasier.com: It is no secret that Linux is not a popular gaming platform. Despite that stigma, however, the open nature of Linux makes it easy, even for relatively inexperienced developers, to produce quality games.

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