Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
The Beta testing announcement has opened up for Cold War from Linux Game Publishing. Those interested in applying to be a Linux Beta tester can go to the Beta portion of the Linux Game Publishing website. The retail version of Cold War should hopefully ship on June 15 of this year. More information on Linux Game Publishing taking over the publishing role of Mindware's Cold War is available in a recent Phoronix news posting.