"To be eligible for inclusion in this article each game
needed to be:
"Released under a proprietary license with a fee required either
to purchase the game, or a monthly charge Not require Wine to run.
Wine is a compatibility layer for running Windows software
"If you wonder why some of your favourite commercial games are
not covered in this three part article, we suggest that you check
out our earlier feature entitled 42 of the Best Commercial Linux
"Please recognise that the games featured in this article
represent a snapshot of the current best games. There are many
titles which are in development which will no doubt surpass many of
the titles below. Examples of games which we eagerly await include
Amnesia the Dark Descent, Rage, Unreal Tournament 3, Eschalon: Book
II, and Dark Salvation.
"Now, let's examine the 8 games at hand. For each game we have
compiled its own portal page, providing screenshots of the game in
action, a full description of the game, with an in-depth analysis
of the features of the game, together with links to relevant
resources and reviews."