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What Holds Linux Gaming Back

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  • Max Payne 3
  • Valve's Deathmatch Classic To Arrive on Steam for Linux

Grand Theft Gentoo: Full-metal Stallman

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linuxgamecast.com: The fine folks over at /g/ are working on a GTA inspired top-down where you play as RMS. Team up with Richard Greenblatt, Tom Knight, Bill Gosper, Eric S. Raymond and, Linus Torvalds and fight the evil Corps like Microshaft and, Crapple.

Also: Half-Life 2 Single Player Coming

A Look at Duke Nukem 3D Megaton Edition

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techgage.com: The last game I would have ever expected to see released this month on Steam was Duke Nukem 3D, but lo and behold, it’s here. Dubbed the “Megaton Edition”, this one packs in upscaled graphics, three add-on packs and soon, multiplayer. Oh, and achievements. Let’s check it out.

The End Is Nigh For the Linux Game Tome

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Web
Gaming

slashdot.org: The Linux Game Tome, one of the most important websites related to video gaming in GNU/Linux, will shut down on the 13th of April, according to a news post published on the website.

Steam's hardware survey now shows many distros

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Gaming

gamingonlinux.com: So the Steam Hardware Survey got updated again, this time they are now including lots of Linux distro's so we can see just how popular they are!

GameMaker engine opens for Linux development

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develop-online.net: GameMaker: Studio, the cross-platform game engine that is popular among indies and widely used in educational institutes, now supports publishing to Linux via Ubuntu Export.

Piston 'Steam Box' maker breaks from Valve's vision of a Linux-powered system

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Gaming

polygon.com: Valve's decision to break away from their work with Xi3 and their modular "Piston" computer won't impact the Xi3 Piston or how it works, the computer maker said today in a prepared statement.

Steam On Linux Adoption Gaining, Overtaking Mac OS

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hothardware.com: A lot of things happen at the start of each month, and one of those that I look most forward to is being able to check out the updated hardware survey at Steam.

FlightGear review

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  • FlightGear review - Pilots needed, do apply
  • FlightGear 2.10 gets more realistic

Top 10 Best Games on Steam for Linux So Far

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softpedia.com: Steam for Linux has already garnered quite a few interesting games, but some of them will stand out due to their quality. We compiled a list of the most interesting titles that are working right now and have the most potential.

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