Linux gaming on the rise: 7hits

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PCWorld is running an article about the rise of quality games on the Linux platform .
For the first time in a long time, Linux gamers have a reason to smile. Gaming on the open-source operating system has long meant dabbling in Wine and arcane workarounds, but ever since Valve launched Steam for Linux just over a year ago the number of native Linux games has positively exploded.

Sure, Valve's embrace of Linux may have a wee bit to do with advancing the Steam Machine ideal, but any game released for "SteamOS" works just fine on other Linux distros, too. Here are 7 killer, big-name PC games that've recently become Linux natives—starting with a juggernaut that landed on Linux just this week.
Warning: it's one of those articles where you have to click 7 times to see all ten entries, but if you can stomach the format, it's a pretty interesting article.

Re: The info you really wanted (Score: 1)

by on 2014-06-17 17:58 (#24V)

I'll have to check out The Witcher. I've been a bit too absorbed with Skyrim (via Wine and PlayOnLinux) and am ready for a new RPG.
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What is Thomas' name?