Linux Gaming, an Overview: What You Can And Can’t Expect

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http://www.makeuseof.com – While desktop Linux may be a tempting platform, there’s one thing stopping a lot of people from making the plunge: PC gaming. Like it or not, Windows is the de facto platform for PC gaming. You can’t count on Linux supporting your favorite games, but you may be surprised: some Windows games work on Linux using the Wine compatability layer. While gaming on Linux has been one of desktop Linux’s main weak spots, this appears to be changing. With Valve working on bringing the popular Steam gaming service to Linux and strongly criticizing Windows 8, we can expect a brighter future (General)