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Valve Picks Up Another All-Star Linux Developer

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Gaming With Valve Software's ambitious plans for Linux, they have just picked up another Linux development all-star. Their latest hire has been working on Linux games for more than a decade, is a former Loki Software developer, and he's the creator of SDL.

Raspberry Pi Modded To Play Super Nintendo Games

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Gaming PetRockBlog founder Florian has found a cool way to play with his new credit-card-sized Raspberry Pi PC: turn it into a universal gaming console.

Banned Diablo 3 Linux Users Speak Out: We Are Not Cheaters

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Gaming There's a lot of drama right now over the Linux users being banned in Diablo III. A small portion of the Linux Wine community have come forward to say that they have been banned and they say that they are not cheaters.

Blizzard Perma-Bans Linux Users From Diablo 3

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Gaming Listen up Linux users, if you're using Linux plus Wine you can allegedly be banned from Diablo III and you won't be getting any refunds back at all. All the Linux users were cheating.

Alien Arena 7.53 reviewed

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Gaming Several weeks back, a fellow Martian emailed me and asked me to take a look at the latest release of Alien Arena, a free, cross-platform first person shooter, numbered 7.53. All right, why not.

Humble Team Responds to The Petition Filed by Linux Users

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Gaming Few days back we reported that a new online petition has been launched requesting only native Linux games in Humble Bundle. Jeffrey Rosen (co-founder of the Humble Bundle) replied.

Reach your matching limits, with Mahjongg!

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Gaming GNOME’s Mahjongg is an one player matching game that is based on the ancient Chinese 4-player game Mahjong. The Mahjong Solitare games family has been available on computers since 1981, and is to be found in every platform and device nowadays. So, what is so great about this game?

Mass-Market Games Engine ‘Unity3D’ To Support Linux

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Gaming The viability of Linux as a gaming platform continues to grow, with today’s news that Unity 3D (no, not that one), one of the most popular games engines used by developers of all calibres, will be supporting Linux.

Humble Indie Bundle is the single greatest thing to happen to Linux in years

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Gaming 've been a full-time Ubuntu user for about five years and I don't own any consoles. If you approached me three or four years ago and asked which games I played, you might have received a rather defensive reply. High quality games were few and far between, that is, until May 2010 when things changed forever…

0 A.D. raises the game for open-source RTS

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Gaming Open-source RTS games aren’t generally known for having quality graphics, even when finished, so you probably wouldn’t expect too much from an alpha build. Which is why 0 A.D. is a real surprise.

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