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Undead Lily Techdemo Released

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linuxgamingnews.org: Undead Lily and the Elemental Avengers from Winter Wolves is not a usual visual novel. Instead it aims to be a 2D tag-team-fighting game something similar to the online game “Kongai“.

Hex-a-Hop : Challenging, Fun Puzzle Game

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linuxondesktop.in: Hex-a-Hop is a free open source game puzzle game available for GNU/Linux platform and is available in Ubuntu repositories. It's a hexagonal tile based puzzle game where you control a girl who hops and destroys green tiles, the objective is to destroy all green tiles without getting trapped.

Duke Nukem Forever

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  • Duke Nukem Forever
  • Duke Nukem Forever: barely playable, not funny, rampantly offensive
  • Duke Nukem ‘Fornever’: a game that should be nuked?

MegaGlest Amazing Strategy Game

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MegaGlest is based upon the original Glest engine, but offers a lot of new features and capabilities, extending the original Glest (which is rather poor in options in my opinion) to a whole new game, including support for graphical resolutions, new factions, tech trees, tilesets and maps. It is available for Linux and Windows and it’s licensed under the GPL v3, while the game data is licensed under another permissive license, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported.

Steel Storm: Burning Retribution For GNU/Linux Weekend Special

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linuxgamingnews.org: Alexander Zubov from Kot-in-Action Creative Artel the developers of Steel Storm: Burning Retribution announced a GNU/Linux weekend special !

3 Ways to Play Windows Games on Linux

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junauza.com: If you are a hardcore gamer who dual boots to Windows solely for the purpose of playing games, there are some nice ways in which you could stop yourself from hitting that dreaded reboot button.

screenshots of Desura

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  • More screenshots of Desura for Linux appear
  • More Details On The Desura Linux Client

Valve and Linux Troubles

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  • Valve and Linux Troubles
  • Dragon Ball In MY Linux?
  • 'Braid' is Now Available in Ubuntu Software Center
  • Strategic Initiative

Any Linux News From The E3 2011 Gaming Expo?

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phoronix.com: E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is officially kicking off today in Los Angeles and will be running through Thursday. A number of game studios will be announcing new titles and other great announcements, but will there be anything Linux related?

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’.

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