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Unreal Tournament 3 Running On Linux

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Published on 18 September 2008 07:20 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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For those Linux gamers that have been waiting almost a year to play Unreal Tournament 3, it looks like that day is finally getting close. Earlier this week Jeff Morris from Epic Games had confirmed on our forums that the UT3 Linux release will include their in-game UnrealEd Editor program. For the first-time ever, Ryan "Icculus" Gordon (the one porting the Unreal Tournament 3 engine to Linux) has shown Unreal Tournament 3 running on Ubuntu Linux and Mac OS X.

Next to the screenshots he says "Seriously, there's no conspiracy...so stop sending me email suggesting that Microsoft is paying to block this." These screenshots were made available on his blog last night. With Ryan finally talking about Unreal Tournament 3 now, it looks like the long-awaited Linux (and Mac OS X) client release may be imminent.

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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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