"Earlier this year, our Linux Comes to the Desktop article
caused a stir, when we stated that gaming on a Linux platform
remained a limited proposition. Now it is time to detail why this
is the case. We will explore what is the best you can hope for when
you opt for the penguin to play Unreal and Doom III. We will also
look at why Linux lovers must be contented with the state of
things--for the time being, that is, because things are looking up
for the Linux gaming crowd.
"So why is wide-scale gaming support for Linux not 100% there? A
better question may be: why would game developers spend the money
to add Linux functionality to games for a limited number of users?
The answer is not that simple, especially since Linux desktop use
continues to grow..."