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[News] GNU/Linux Gaming Console Out Next Week as Beta, Linux Got Game

  • Subject: [News] GNU/Linux Gaming Console Out Next Week as Beta, Linux Got Game
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:30:54 +0000
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Nov. 5: EVO Open Source Game Console From Envizions Set To Officially Release With Feature And Performance Enhancements

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| EVO, the first open source game console, is 
| expected out of beta Nov. 5, 2009. EVO is 
| the first fully supported open source game 
| console designed for both mainstream and 
| open source users. The company sold several 
| beta units to resellers and customers with 
| excellent feedback.


Linux gaming: Itâs not all bad

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| The arrival of HoN and the announcement by 
| id developer Timothee Besset that he will be 
| overseeing a Linux build of the idTech 5 3D 
| engine are both a huge boost for the Linux 
| gaming community.


Machinarium - A Tasty Gaming Treat 

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| As the game opens you find yourself broken 
| and discarded in the dump outside the city 
| wall. Your first task is to reassemble 
| yourself. Once that is accomplished, you can 
| begin your quest to return to the city and 
| your girlfriend. Your adventure unfolds as 
| you solve puzzle-like problems in order to 
| progress. For example, how do you trick the 
| guard to lower the drawbridge? Or how might 
| you enter a tunnel that remains sealed 
| except for the few seconds when a train cart 
| passes?



Linux game console ready to ship

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| Envizions announced that it is taking orders for an open-source Linux gaming
| system, and will start shipping beta units to game developers, resellers, and
| software partners on April 10. The EVO Smart Console is based on a 2.4GHz
| Athlon, and includes a Fedora-based Linux distro.


Linux Game "System of Tomorrow" Ships in Two Weeks

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| The EVO Smart Console was originally scheduled for release on November 18th.
| It seems the FCC approval and testing process is taking longer than planned.
| Envizions expects the consoles to ship in the next two weeks. There are also
| two versions (in four configurations) available.


Linux Gaming Console Coming in November

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| Envizions Computer Entertainment announced recently that the Linux-based EVO
| gaming console will be available for sale November 18.
| There have been dedicated gaming consoles that are able to run Linux, namely
| the PS3. In these cases, Linux made the console function more as a home
| computer than a gaming rig. The EVO system uses Linux to power the games.


EVO Smart Console: Playstation Competition?

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| With its EVO Smart Console, Envizions Computer Entertainment Corporation out
| of Atlanta, Georgia, has brought a Linux-based console to market that should
| appeal to both gamers and multimedia fans alike.
| Now in prototype, it is initially targeted at enthusiasts, developers and
| early adopters. It is set to conquer the mass market by next year. The EVO
| Smart Console runs on the companyâs Fedora 8 compatible Mirrors Evolution
| platform. The device should reach the market at about $250 through a refund
| system, with Windows for an additional $100. its hardware consists of a
| water-cooled 64-bit Athlon Quadcore 64x2 CPU running at 2.9 GHz and an ATI HD
| 3200 graphics card. The console supports HD standards 1080i and 1080p,
| includes 2 Gbytes RAM, and runs a 120-Gbyte hard drive. The box supports the
| H.264 VC1 and MPEG2 multimedia codecs and emits video signals as DVI and

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