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Download of the Week: The Clockwork Man

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omgubuntu.co.uk: The Ubuntu Software Center has been filling up with new games recently, and I’d like to highlight another one of those this week. Meet ‘The Clockwork Man’.

'Helena The 3rd' - New Indie Action Platformer Game

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ubuntuvibes.com: Helena The 3rd is a new fun action platformer for Linux inspired by good old NES game, Blaster Master. The game innovatively combines 2D and 3D environments where you control a high-tech tank blasting your way through challenging levels and hordes of enemies.

Color it by Numbers Game Series Released

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  • Color it by Numbers Game Series Released!
  • Smuggle Truck
  • Naev 0.5.0 Released
  • Awesome Teaser Video of Upcoming Linux Game 'Molten Sky'

VIDEO: Duke Nukem Forever Launch Trailer; DLC

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tomshardware.com: Thursday Gearbox Software released the launch trailer for Duke Nukem Forever, stomping any doubts that the previous "gone gold" announcement was just a big joke and that fans would have to wait another decade. But it seems that June 14 (this month!) is a definite date, and the launch trailer now serves as an official invitation to the post-E3 party.

12 Paid Games for Linux Totally Worth the Price

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techdrivein.com: The response we got for our feature on rarely known commercial applications for Linux was simply overwhelming and some of those who enjoyed the article wanted us to do a similar feature on commercial games available for Linux. So here is it.

New opensource linux space sim

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  • New opensource linux space sim
  • Desura Linux Development Update
  • Big Fat Alien looks for Linux testers!

Friday Means FUN!

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linuxjournal.com: Today is Friday, and regardless of what Rebecca Black might say, we don't all gotta get down. Some of us just want to play games. If you're under the impression gaming is reserved for Windows users, you are sadly mistaken. Here's a few I like:

Popular Linux Game 'Frogatto' Updated to Version 1.1

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ubuntuvibes.com: Frogatto & Friends is an old-school 2D platformer game, starring a certain quixotic frog. The popular Linux game has been updated to version 1.1 bringing in new features and fixes.

The State of Gaming on Linux

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junauza.com: To be honest, most of the games that are available for Linux are graphically poor with loose plots and terrible AI levels. However, before you start bashing Linux developers for that, let's take a look at why gaming sucks so badly on Linux.

Duke Nukem Forever has gone gold

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arstechnica.com: When we say a game has "gone gold," it means that the work on the game has finished, and a master copy has been sent out to the duplication plants to be pressed, packaged, and shipped out to consumers.

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