24 More of the Best Linux Commercial Games (Part 2
Why spend your hard earned money on proprietary software when
open source software provides a similar (or better) amount of
functionality? That's a very good question.
Linux is blessed with thousands of open source games covering
all different types of genre. However, whilst the quality of these open
games is generally high and they are great fun to play, there is a lack
of truly world-class
innovative open source games. In many respects, the open source
is not really applicable for game development.
This article is the second instalment in a three part series
entitled 24 More of the Best Linux Commercial Games. If you missed the
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 this article each game needed
Released under a proprietary license with a fee required either to
purchase the game, or a monthly charge
Not require Wine to run. Wine is a compatibility layer
for running Windows software
If you wonder why some of your favourite Linux commercial
games are not listed
below, this is probably because they may have previously been covered
in our feature 42
of the Best Commercial Linux Games.
Please recognise that the games featured in this three part
article only represent a current snapshot of the best games. There are
some very exciting commercial games to be released shortly for Linux.
Now, let's examine the 8 games at hand. For each game we
have compiled its own portal page, providing screenshots of the game in
action, a full description of the game, with an in-depth analysis of
the features of the game, together with links to relevant resources and
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