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OSNews: Cedega Review: A Whole New Way to Play Games on Linux

Jul 08, 2004, 23:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Drago)

"One glaring issue I've had since my transition to Linux is video games. Being a Nintendo (consoles) and Sierra (PC) kid, I've gravitated to consoles more lately, but the occasional PC game has kept my interest solidly enough to keep Windows around on a spare drive. I tried WineX (CVS) in the past, and had great success with Diablo II, but didn't bother to try any 'new' games with it.

"I tend to play LAN-based games of BattleField 1942/Vietnam and the Rainbow Six variety, but since I am bringing my machine to someone's house to play these, choosing 'Windows' in GRUB is no big deal. It's that whole 'rebooting to play at home' part that I didn't like, plus the waste of space that the XP install took up..."

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