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Phoronix: X2--The Threat GPU Showdown

May 03, 2006, 07:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

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"Announced last week by Linux Game Publishing was word that Egosoft's X2 The Threat had finally went gold with its Linux port. While the retail title will not be made available until some time around May 19 of this year, Linux Game Publishing has released a demo of this X2 The Threat title. For many, this will be the first time seeing this game in action under Linux, while LGP's Beta testing community has had in their hands the various Beta releases since the very end of last year. The closed testing community had encountered nine Beta releases before it finally went gold. A majority of these releases were significant that ranged from addressing ALSA/OSS problems to the entire ATI support breaking. In the end, however, from our experience testing the game it had turned into an enjoyable experience with minimal problems..."

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