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18 Extra Hot Linux Commercial Games (Part 1 of 3)   
Friday, July 08 2011 @ 03:02 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

If Linux is to achieve a promiment place on the desktop, we believe there needs to be commercial titles ported to this platform as a matter of routine. For example, many desktop users like to play games. There are thousands of free games available for Linux. Yet there is also a place for commercial games.

However, one of the disappointments faced by Linux gaming enthusiasts is the promise of commercial titles from video game publishers that are never released or are continually being delayed. For example, we were particularly looking forward to the port of Unreal Tournament 3 to Linux. Yet this will never see the light of day.

However, indie games could help to turn the tide. Indie games are video games created by individuals or small teams. They are becoming more popular and successful, in part because they rely more on innovative ideas rather than large budgets. A good range of indie games could be an important element for Linux becoming mainstream on the desktop.

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