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New opensource linux space sim

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  • New opensource linux space sim
  • Desura Linux Development Update
  • Big Fat Alien looks for Linux testers!

Friday Means FUN!

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linuxjournal.com: Today is Friday, and regardless of what Rebecca Black might say, we don't all gotta get down. Some of us just want to play games. If you're under the impression gaming is reserved for Windows users, you are sadly mistaken. Here's a few I like:

Popular Linux Game 'Frogatto' Updated to Version 1.1

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ubuntuvibes.com: Frogatto & Friends is an old-school 2D platformer game, starring a certain quixotic frog. The popular Linux game has been updated to version 1.1 bringing in new features and fixes.

The State of Gaming on Linux

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junauza.com: To be honest, most of the games that are available for Linux are graphically poor with loose plots and terrible AI levels. However, before you start bashing Linux developers for that, let's take a look at why gaming sucks so badly on Linux.

Duke Nukem Forever has gone gold

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arstechnica.com: When we say a game has "gone gold," it means that the work on the game has finished, and a master copy has been sent out to the duplication plants to be pressed, packaged, and shipped out to consumers.

4 Proprietary games from Ubuntu software center

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linuxaria.com: Usually i never open Ubuntu software center, i use aptitude or apt-get, casually the other day i opened it and i noticed that in the what’s new area there were some proprietary games.

The Humble Frozenbyte Bundle Reviewed

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dedoimedo.com: Time for another Humble Bundle review! Unlike the previous two, the third Humble Bundle offering focuses on a single game vendor, Frozenbyte, with three complete games, one online pre-order demo and one early beta pre-order prototype.

Amnesia: Justine – Now Available To Everyone

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  • Amnesia: Justine – Now Available To Everyone
  • 'Greedy Car Thieves' Getting Better and Better
  • Puzzle Moppet - a new 3D indie puzzle game
  • 1st Access to Duke Forever Demo Will Be...
  • Blocks That Matter Coming Soon To GNU/Linux

Caveman Is Coming For GNU/Linux

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linuxgamingnews.org: If you loved the legendary game Lemmings (or the FOSS version Pingus), then you would be happy to learn that a new game named Caveman is being ported to GNU/Linux.

Interview with Alexander Zubov (Steel Storm: Burning Retribution)

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entardev.wordpress: Alexander “motorsep” Zubov is the founder of Kot-in-Action Creative Artel, whose new independently produced game, Steel Storm: Burning Retribution, is set to be released this May. He took the time to answer a few questions about his project for me.

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