"Linux might not have as much games as Windows (or game
consoles) but people enjoying this wonderful open source operating
system can have fun with games too, as there are a lot of free
games for Linux available, even some huge commercial ones. Even
Linux games are a niche market, Linux gaming has got a pretty
colorful history so far. So what's the state of Linux gaming?
"Linux has longer history with commercial games than many of the
current generation Linux users might realize. When biggest Linux
boom was going on at late 90's, many commercial games got ported to
Linux along the ride. The biggest name in the scene at the time was
Loki Software which was founded in 1998 to port games for Linux.
Loki closed down four years later, but undeniably Loki was
important boost for Linux getting mainstream..."
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