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Is Valve Planning A Linux-based gaming console?

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davestechsupport.com: Recently, Valve made an announcement that it will be porting Steam to Linux (with official support for Ubuntu Linux in particular) and is entering the Beta Testing phase as I write this. I believe Valve’s long term goal is to use Ubuntu as the basis for a new console system, similar to the Xbox.

Force: Leashed - GPL First-Person Gravity

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  • Half Life 3 Will Have Linux Support When They Actually Make It
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  • Valve Talks Linux Gaming At The Ubuntu Summit

Apply To Be Part Of The Valve Linux Beta

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phoronix.com: The Valve Linux survey is now live if you wish to partake in Valve's external beta testing process for their forthcoming Steam Linux client.

Blizzard Still Auto-Banning Linux Users In Diablo 3

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cinemablend.com: Feels like topic-necromancy right here, eh? Well, Blizzard isn't completely off hook when it comes to Diablo III. We've received reports of Linux-Wine users getting hit hard with the banhammer from Blizzard.

An Interview With Curtis Olson of Flightgear

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unixmen.com: FlightGear is one of the most amazing and most important open source projects in existence. With a huge community around it, and a group of talented aviation lovers to develop it, FlightGear is the greatest and most open way to travel our world.

5 Best Free Games For Ubuntu

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pcsplace.com: We have been sharing some pretty good Ubuntu apps and tutorials with you lately. And in this post, we would sharing some cool open source Ubuntu games with you.

FTL: Faster Than Light Review

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pastemagazine.com: “So what’s this FTL game you guys have been raving about?” I asked my friend, attempting a more gentle phrasing of “what’s this thing you won’t shut up about?”

Steam has 15 Linux-compatible games so far

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geek.com: What we don’t know is how many games Steam for Linux will have when it does launch. Steam for Mac had over 50 on launch day, and while we can’t guarantee that level of support will be reached, we can point to the fact 15 games on Steam support Linux already.

Open-Source Game Advancing Its GL3 Renderer

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phoronix.com: Developers working on the Unvanquished open-source game as a visually impressive project have been advancing their OpenGL 3.x renderer.

Steam for Linux Beta Announced

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ign.com: Valve has announced that a beta for Steam on Linux will begin in October. According to a blog post on Valve’s site, internal beta testing will begin next week, followed by a private external beta for 1,000 users later in October.

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