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Asian Open Source Centre: Gamers May Finally Move to Linux?

Oct 02, 2003, 23:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Imran William Smith)

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"For a long time it's been simple--if you want to play the latest, fastest games, install Windows. Announcements in the last few days show that may change.

"Unfortunately, the range and quality of free software games on Linux is limited. Not that there are not games to play (for example, see the Morphix live-CD). But the latest and greatest games, like Unreal Tournament, Quake and Half-Life, have typically been Windows-only releases.

"But with Microsoft's delays in getting Windows support for AMD64 to market, game developers are looking to Linux to fill the 64-bit gap, until Windows properly supports AMD64 sometime in 2004..."

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