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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.

Are These Really Doom 4 Screenshots?

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tomshardware.com: Along with a slight scare that Doom 4 was canceled (it's not), a batch of screenshots appeared depicting a possible "hell on earth" scenario.

Frozen Bubble 10th Anniversary

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freegamer.blogspot: 2012 February the 6th was the 10th birthday of Frozen Bubble's first release. The development was started in november 2001 by "ayo", amaury and Guillaume Cottenceau, members of the MandrakeSoft team (Mandriva nowadays).

Amnesia, Scariest Game Ever, to Get Sequel

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  • Amnesia, Scariest Game Ever, to Get Sequel
  • CoreBreach – The Best Racing Game on Ubuntu?
  • Indie Royale, New Game Bundle For Linux
  • Buy 3 Awesome Linux Games For $1 Each

Xonotic 1.0 Is On The Linux Gaming Horizon

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phoronix.com: Xonotic, the open-source multi-platform game that succeeded Nexuiz, is finally moving closer to its 1.0 release.

Linux games compilation 11 - Don't fear the numbers!

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dedoimedo.com: It's been a while since I've last written a mega-game compilation. You may believe that I've given up Linux games. Not at all. Linux gaming is alive and kicking. Not moving forward quite as fast as I'd like, but some games are making tremendous progress.

Desura Is A Great Indie Game App Store For Linux

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maketecheasier.com: If you are a gamer who have a liking for indie games, then Desura is an application you won’t want to miss.

id Software Consolidates Open-Source Code

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phoronix.com: While id Software may have recently lost its main Linux game developer (Timothee Bessett), they haven't abandoned their open-source ways. This afternoon John Carmack had an interesting tweet.

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