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Linux Platform Option Appears on Steam Website

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ubuntuvibes.com: Linux platform has made its first appearance on Steam website. Few days back, Valve added a zombie Tux to Left4Dead 2 website announcing that it will head to Linux soon and now a Linux platform filter has been added to Steam Greenlight.

Where's Valve going with Linux?

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zdnet.com: It's becoming increasingly apparent that video game development and online distribution company Valve is serious about Linux. But desktop Linux has a 1 percent usage share. Surely there's more to this development effort than meets the eye?

Linux's Brilliant New Gaming Career

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linuxinsider.com: Not so very long ago, gaming was held up as one of the big obstacles keeping PC users off of Linux and on Windows instead.

Evilot, New Puzzle/Defense Game for Linux

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ubuntuvibes.com: Evilot is a new Puzzle/Defense game for Linux, where you play as Count Dolfus, a retired evil overlord, that just wants to spend his last days in peace.

Planetary Annihilation Plans To Come To Linux

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phoronix.com: A new Kickstarter project called Planetary Annihilation is exciting many Linux gamers with plans that this forthcoming RTS will be available for their favorite platform.

Unknown Horizons | Friday Game

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unixmen.com: Unknown Horizons is a 2D realtime strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. It is basically a game heavily inspired from the popular Anno series were you have to build, sustain and lead colonies into evolution.

Steam on Ubuntu could hurt gaming on Linux

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networkworld.com: So seeing a big company like Valve throw resources into the Linux software world is a big win for all of us. Here’s the problem: The Steam store is not coming to Linux in general.

Linux Just Not Ready For Gaming

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  • Linux Just Not Ready For Gaming
  • Bored? Try Picsaw – a ‘Jigsaw’ Game for Ubuntu
  • Retrobooster, New Indie Shooter Coming to Linux

Carmack: Valve Support Is Great, But Linux Still Not A Viable Gaming Platform

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hothardware.com: If you've got 3.5 hours to kill, John Carmack's Quakecon keynotes are always fascinating. id games may not be the greatest titles around, but Carmack's knowledge and skills continue to shape the future of gaming across multiple platforms.

Don’t count your penguins before they’ve hatched

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extremetech.com: Leave it to Richard Stallman to pour cold water on a hot idea. The noted free software activist has come out against Steam for Linux, writing that “Nonfree game programs (like other nonfree programs) are unethical because they deny freedom to their users.

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