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[News] Overview and Releases of GNU/Linux First-Person Shooters

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3 Classic First-Person Shooter Games for Linux

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| A true classic and one of the most played online first-person shooter games, 
| Wolfenstein: ET was supposed to be released as a new mod for Return to Castle  
| Wolfenstein, but the single-player part of the game was abandoned and it was 
| released at no cost, as a standalone multiplayer game.  


Alien Arena 2008(latest release date October 17th, 2008)

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| Do you like fast paced deathmatch? How about rich, colorful, arcadelike 
| atmospheres? How about...retro Sci Fi? Then you're going to love what Alien 
| Arena 2008 has in store for you! This game combines some of the very best 
| aspects of such games as Quake III and Unreal Tournament and wraps them up 
| with a retro alien theme, while adding tons of original ideas to make the 
| game quite unique.     


First-Person Shooter Games for Linux II: Nexuiz and OpenArena

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| Yesterday I reviewed three classic first-person shooter games for Linux, 
| Wolfenstein: ET, UT2004 and ioQuake3. Today I will continue with two other 
| first-person shooter (FPS) games, natively available for Linux: Nexuiz and 
| OpenArena. They both are currently maintained and the wonderful thing about 
| them is that they all are completely open-source, free and usually available 
| in all the major distributions.     



Alien Arena 2008 v7.20 media release

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| COR Entertainment has released eight new screenshots and a tech demo video
| showing the new renderer for Alien Arena 2008 version 7.20, due for release
| in October, 2008. For more information about the game please visit the alien
| arena homepage.



Linux Got Game: Alien Arena 2007 Review

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| I find the game very addictive, although I’m a "below average" gamer. I
| always get smoked in single player game even in easy mode. Maybe they gave
| those bots too much AI (hehe). Anyway, I also tried multiplaying over the
| network and I got eaten alive.  


Top Ubuntu Linux Games

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| If you’ve switched to Ubuntu (as I have) or any other Linux distribution, you
| may consider the following free (and in most cases open-source) games, as
| they’ve been favorites of mine for some time now.  


Does WINE + Linux support more Windows apps than Vista?

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| WINE supports most of the applications which are made for Windows
| 2.0 up to Windows XP. WINE has the ability to run different versions
| of IE, run most of Adobe's products, run World of Warcraft, Half Life
| 2, Microsoft Office 2003, XP, 2000 and 97, Visio, Quicken,
|     * Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars
|     * Need for Speed Carbon
| [...]
| What about drivers, hardware support, and upgrades?
| Want to upgrade you XP to Vista? no chance. might as well do a fresh
| install and shell out $300.


StreamMyGame launches Linux player ; Play PC games on your PS3

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| StreamMyGame.com announced today the release of its free Linux Player, an
| application that enables you to play any PC game via a PlayStation 3 running
| Linux.  


The State of the Linux Gaming Industry

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| When I read reports on the Linux gaming industry, I can't help but wonder
| where the Linux gamers are at? Can we find them on the Nintendo Wii or
| perhaps the Playstation 3 (PS3)? After all, I have heard that PS3 actually
| works rather well with Yellow Dog Linux.    


Free Games for Linux

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| A round-up of fun Linux diversions.
| When people talk about computer gaming these days, they
| invariably mean commercial games running on a Windows platform. Few
| people realize that Linux can be more than just a very good Web or
| file server. Even fewer people are aware of the many open-source or
| otherwise freely available games available for Linux.

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