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Is LGP Going The Way Of Loki Software?

Jun 23, 2010, 22:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"Born out of the demise of Loki Software in 2001 was Linux Game Publishing, but now a decade later the fate of LGP is not looking good for the company that has ported about two dozen game titles to Linux.

"The newest titles to have come out of Linux Game Publishing were Shadowgrounds and Shadowgrounds: Survivor, which were actually ported by IGIOS and then just published by LGP. These action games were supposed to come in 2008 but then challenged by delays and it was not until the second half of 2009 that Linux Game Publishing was finally mastering the copies. Aside from the Shadowgrounds games that were developed by Frozenbyte, LGP's other 2009 titles that made it out were Jets 'n' Guns and Sacred: Gold. Aside from the many niche titles that LGP has ported, the most well known games they have ported to Linux have been Cold War, X2: The Threat, and X3: Reunion."

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