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Phoronix: X2–The Threat GPU Showdown

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this
link. ]

“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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