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Linux Gaming 2.0: Why More Linux Users Aren't Gamers

Mar 11, 2008, 10:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

"What would it take to get more Linux users playing video games? A better selection of native games for the Linux platform? It has been tried over and again with very limited results. But perhaps it's worth trying again, this time with real, obtainable tools and help? Enter Garage Games.

"Understanding these games remain few in number, the results are the same--they are cross platform and include Linux users. No using silly emulators, these indie developers have made sure that Linux users are included in the gaming fun. Now, the really important question--why hasn't anyone heard of any of this? Largely due to the fact that these games are considered 'independent,' the exposure these studios have received is otherwise limited..."

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