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New Features, Games Coming To CrossOver

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Published on 04 July 2008 07:33 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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CodeWeavers, the company behind the WINE-based CrossOver Office, had introduced CrossOver Games as a gaming-oriented version of their pay-to-use edition of WINE. When CrossOver Games was introduced it only officially supported a handful of games: EVE Online, Guild Wars, Half-Life, Steam, and World of Warcraft. However, a post on the CodeWeavers blog by Stefan mentions that this software will be seeing a few improvements this month now that CodeWeavers has shipped CrossOver Office 7.0.

Over the coming days they are looking at address the HTML and GuildWars bugs that are present in the latest unsupported build of CrossOver Games and then they will turn their focus to getting a new build release and supporting new titles. This new build will be based upon the WINE 1.0 code-base and some of the games they are looking at for some Linux loving are Lord of the Rings Online, City of Heroes, Call of Duty 4, Age of Conan, and Half-Life 2.

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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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