Top 10 Games for Linux in 2012
Techies and gamers seem to always be faced an unfortunate lack of video games
available for the Linux operating system. While many techie gamers would prefer to move to a cleaner, leaner Linux environment, the Microsoft world it seems has held the monopoly when it comes to supporting great computer games. While Apple has made great strides toward supporting a wider variety of games, Linux clearly trails behind the big commercial operating systems in game support.
To help alleviate this unfortunate situation Linux aficionados find themselves in, here is a list of the top ten Linux games released or updated in 2012.
Flight Gear is an amazingly realistic flight simulator for the Linux environment. The Flight Gear project is open source and has been around since about 1997. It has had the input of some of the top research scientists in the field including personnel from NASA and Boeing. The Flight Gear simulator is actually used by research engineers, but also makes for a great game for those who enjoy aviation as a hobby.
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