LinuxLinks Articles

May 11th, 2010 by Crusader

LinuxLinks let us know about two game-related articles they’ve posted in recent days:

  • 16 of the Best Free Linux Game Engines (Part 1 of 2)

    To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 16 slick free Linux game engines. This article is the first in a two part series. Hopefully, there will be something here of interest to any organization or individual who wants to develop commercial or open source games.

  • 24 Extra Hot Free Linux Games (Part 1 of 3)

    Even though PCs face increasing competition from dedicated gaming consoles, PC gaming will never die. If Linux is going to dominate the desktop market, it needs a good stream of native games. However, commercial gaming companies are only going to port games to Linux if they can realise a tidy profit from that work, and in the main that requires a significant gaming base. In many ways, open source games represent a solution to the Catch 22 situation, making Linux more attractive from a gamer’s perspective, and increasing the possibility of more commercial games being released on the market.

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