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Valve Releases Several New Linux Game Ports

Valve

Published on 30 March 2013 08:46 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve
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For those hoping to do some gaming over Easter weekend, Valve has released five new games that have been ported to Linux.

The Valve titles that are now publicly available with Linux clients include Ricochet, Deathmatch Classic, Team Fortress Classic, Half Life: Blue Shift, and Half Life: Opposing Force.

These aren't any of the newer and more popular Source Engine titles, but at least it goes to show Valve's commitment to bringing their entire game catalog to Linux.

Earlier this week, a heavily-upgraded Postal game was released on Steam for Linux too.

You can purchase these new native Linux games by firing up your Steam Linux client.

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