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Alien Arena 2006 Uranium Edition Released!

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COR Entertainment announces the release of Alien Arena 2006: Uranium Edition! This new version includes a great number of enhancements and bugfixes.

PS3 to be launched on 11 November in Japan, a week later in the U.S.

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Sony Corporation's video game console PlayStation3 will be in the market in November. Sony officials said the PS3 will be introduced in the Japanese markets on 11 November and in the U.S. and European markets a week later.

No More Neverwinter Nights

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It seems that Atari has pulled the plug on BioWare's efforts to keep NWN going. After the last 1.68 patch and Infinite Dungeons module, Atari will no longer allow them to support the franchise.

The GP2x PDA: A PDA focused on games and GNU/Linux

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Games under GNU/Linux have usually been a lacklustre affair. For every Tux Racer, there are a hundred sub-standard Pac-man clones you’d be embarrassed to advocate. For every commercial version of Quake, there’s a hundred other worthy games the publisher elected not to port to GNU/Linux. Without good games, there’s no market, and without the market, no effort is spared. And so the cycle continues. In this article, I will look at two of the areas in which GNU/Linux games have succeeded, and a new device that combines them both, which could help expose GNU/Linux to the populous.

X2: The Threat Linux Port Released

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LGP has finished their beta testing of X2: The Threat for Linux and released it for sale. X2 features Elite style space gameplay with an underlying plot and full on 3D graphics.

Boson 0.12 released

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Boson 0.12, a real time strategy game for Linux, has been released. This version includes support for shadows, completely new radar system, new resources and much more. Some new screenshots are also available. The download is available here.

Open-source GP2X gaming and media portable review

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While neither Sony nor Nintendo really embrace the homebrew scene with their handhelds, there is a large and dedicated group of followers who rarely buy official games for the PSP or DS. Likewise, with a few choice programs and a flash-linker, running emulators and homebrew software on the DS is a simple thing. What if there was a console that made all this easy for you?

Warsow 0.1 has been released

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The new version of Warsow, a free of charge first person shooter based on the QFusion engine, has finally been released to the public. Warsow is a game similar to the Quake series, Unreal Tournament and Tony Hawks Pro Skater.

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Games Review - Triplex Invaders : Maniadrive : Lost Labyrinth

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Sometimes you just need to take a break and play some games. To that end we've got the return of the weekly gaming review at PCBurn! Three different Linux titles, all free software, have made the cut.

Into Cerberon 0.2 Released for Linux/Mac/Win

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If you enjoyed the video, you'll love the game. Into Cerberon 0.2 is Released!

Nintendo faked Wii demonstration?

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THE RECENT demonstration by Nintendo of its new Wii machine at the E3 show was all fabricated, according to the Nintendo insider forum.

Doom3 - Into Cerberon Video

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The "Into Cerberon" Team has released a new gameplay video for the upcoming 360° degree FPS Doom3 mod.

Penguin Power on PS3? Probably.

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Ever since the announcement of the PlayStation 3's November release date, the Internet has been abuzz with discussion over the promise of Ken Kutaragi's brief mention of Linux.

E3 Wrap-up Coverage: Pix, Video, and Slideshows

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There was so much E3 coverage this week that many suffered from information overload. Here are some great wrap-ups that allow you to pick and choose specific areas of interest with accompanying videos, pictures, or slideshows.

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E3: Kawanishi Talks Homebrew Linux PS3 Development

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In an intriguing turn of events, Sony executive Izumi Kawanishi has illuminated some of his company's PlayStation 3 Linux plans, indicating that it will be possible for individual 'homebrew' coders to create playable content for PS3, something actively blocked for Sony's PSP handheld.

Mini-Review: Open source handheld gaming device: GP2X

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Dynamism sent me the GP2X-F100 Personal Entertainment Player to play around with. If you're not familiar with the unit, it's a Linux-based device manufactured by Gamepark Holdings co., Ltd which is made from the ground up for Open Source tinkering. This is one great handheld!

Updates to Quake III Arena, RTCW, and Wolfenstein: ET

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Yes, it is true! id software released updates to Quake3, RTCW and RTCW:ET to fix some security issues discovered in Quake III Arena source code under GPL.

StarTrek Voyager - Elite Force engine release

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StarTrek Voyager - Elite Force is a standalone game utilizing the quake3 engine playing in the StarTrek universe. Now a linux version has been developed based on the ioquake3 engine. Full Story.

SoulKeeper Special Edition, a UT2004 MOD

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Its been a long time ago that Soulkeeper has been released. Now with the Special Edition Upgrade we can enjoy this great MOD under Linux.

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