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CrossOver Games For Linux Released

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Published on 25 March 2008 10:44 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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Last week Phoronix exclusively reported that CodeWeavers would be introducing their CrossOver Games this coming Tuesday. Well, they have done so this morning. CodeWeavers, the company known for their WINE patronage and WINE-based CrossOver Office product designed to run Windows Office applications on Linux, has kicked their foot in the door into the Linux gaming sector. CrossOver Games uses WINE and is very similar to CrossOver Office in fact, but the difference between their two products is that CrossOver Games will be updated much more frequently and is designed just for Windows gaming software.

CodeWeavers is also today announcing CrossOver Games for Mac OS X. CrossOver Games for Linux and Mac is available for $39.95 (USD) each and it includes twelve months of free updates. The press release can be read here. The CrossOver Games free demo can be downloaded from here. This afternoon we'll be delivering more in-depth coverage of CrossOver Games along with preliminary performance figures.

About The Author
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 and or contacted via .
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