42 Hot Free Linux Games (Part 2 of 3)
The many thousands of free games available for Linux has
made it difficult to select which ones deserve a special mention. For
this article, our objective is not to necessarily select games which
graphics and sound, but instead to identify games which are highly
addictive and have great playability. It has taken us weeks of
heated discussions to whittle down the games into just 42
This article is the second instalment in a three part series
entitled 42 Hot Free Linux Games. If you missed the first part, it is
available to read here.
We have tried to cover a wide range of game genres. Hopefully
there will be something in this article which will be of interest to
any type of gamer.
To be eligible for inclusion in the list below, games
again needed to satisfy the following requirements:
to play (no download charge, no monthly charge)
not require Wine to run. Wine is a compatibility layer for running
Not in the early stages of development
Readers may also wish to view our previous articles
highlighting 105 superb free Linux games (42
Best Linux Games, 42
More of the Best, and
21 More of the Best).
If you wonder why some of your favourite Linux games are not listed
below, this is probably because they have already been covered in
these earlier features.
For each of the 14 games listed below we have compiled its own
portal page, providing screenshots of the game in action, a full
description of the game, with an in-depth summary of its features,
together with links
to relevant resources and reviews.
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Tests, identifying the finest Linux software.
Last Updated Sunday, May 06 2012 @ 10:29 AM EDT