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‘Angry birds’ may be coming to Ubuntu

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  • ‘Angry birds’ may be coming to Ubuntu
  • M.A.R.S 2D space shooter brings retro pink back into fashion

Low on FPS? Install Optimized Build of Urban Terror Launcher

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ubuntuvibes.com: Urban Terror (UrT) is one of the most popular games for Linux platform with hundreds of players playing it everyday. Many players use their own configuration files and scripts to configure game as per their needs and boost FPS.

7 Classic games on Linux

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linuxaria.com: One thing I found very interesting about Linux is the ability to have a whole series of classic games already present on your distribution, and therefore easy to install.

Itching for Steam?

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  • Itching for Steam to come to Linux? Get notified instantly when it does
  • Sci-Fi adventure game “Dead Cyborg” coming soon
  • Chocolate Doom 1.5.0 Released

Gamer Completes Quake Under 1 Hour @ 100%

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tomshardware.com: A gamer completed the original Quake title for the PC in just over 52 minutes, killing off all enemies and discovering all secret areas.

Grappling Hook – Native Portal style puzzle game

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ubuntugamer.com: It’s surprising where you can end up if you start following interesting sounding links. I was trying to fix a problem I was having with steam, and got distracted, ending up at a game called Grappling Hook.

PlayStation 3 code signing cracked

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theregister.co.uk: Hardware hackers claim to have uncovered the private key used by Sony to authorise code to run on PlayStation 3 systems.

The Games Geeks Play!

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linuxforu.com: A common misconception is that gaming and open source can never seem to gel together. Linux users are desktop publishers, programmers and many other things, but mostly hardly gamers. The myth remains that the scene in the open-source diaspora is bleak when it comes to gaming. Well, it’s high time we broke the myth.

Linux Game Xonotic (Nexuiz Fork) Preview Released

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ubuntuvibes.com: Popular Linux game Nexuiz was forked into a new game Xonotic earlier this year as there was some disagreement between Nexuiz developers and community. Now Xonotic developers have released first preview version playable on Linux, Windows and Mac.

The Humble Indie Bundle #2 is over

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wolfire.com: The Humble Indie Bundle #2 is now over. Thanks everyone for your overwhelming support! The bundle has broken all of our expectations once again: the total payments exceeded $1.8 million!

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