PC Gaming Week: Both are free (for now), but only one can be best . attempts at making Linux not only the best place to play games from your. May sound like a n00b question but I might get ubuntu and I'm wondering if I can still play games. Games are mainly TES:Oblivion and BF. You can run Windows steam games on Linux through WINE. Though it will be a huge amount easier just running Linux Steam games on. I wish that the gaming companies recognize the Linux community for what it is, people who play games and are willing to pay for them. Daily update Weekly update Subscribe. We're really sorry for the hassle. We will look at commercial fixes and a freeware fix. The easiest way to game on Linux is with Steam either running the Steam OS or the easiest regular distro would be Ubuntu or any distro based on Ubuntu, I recently installed Ultimate Edition Linux 4. If they instead used Open GL and Open AL and used code that is cross platform it would be fairly easy to port games or any program for that matter to any of the desktop OS's because everyone is using the same hardware. As a fork of Wine, Cedega strength lies in implement the Mircosoft DirectX API on Linux. Wine avoids this problem by implementing a set of routines or APIs used by applications to communicate with Windows. No spam, we promise. Sign up to comment and more Sign up. Make Tech Easier is a member of the Uqnic Network. A Dad Dating Simulator review. I know the Linux version works as advertised. PC Gamer THE GLOBAL AUTHORITY ON PC GAMES. So Valve has a lot of reasons to pursue Linux support. Linux Linux Gaming, an Overview: If you want to play the latest games as soon as they come out, gaming on Linux is probably not for you — yet, at least. Sorry so the choice is really: How to Customise and Pimp Your Bash Prompt in Linux. Playing Nimbus on a Linux machine running Wine. Angry Birds Play the Angry Birds Game in Your Browser Right Now, Free solitair Free Play the Angry Birds Game in Your Browser Right Now, For Free Are you too productive working on your computer? How to make Ubuntu Linux look like Windows 7. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 95, times.