User:Chargh/Commercial Linux games
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thumb|right|Doom 3 is a popular commercial game that can be run natively on Linux In some cases, developers have released Linux versions of their games directly.
Main Article: id Software
id Software together with Raven Software ported Doom 3, the Quake series, and Return to Castle Wolfenstein and Enemy Territory: Quake Wars. id Software's Timothee Besset has stated he hopes to port Rage to Linux.
Croteam released the Serious Sam series.
Main Article: Introversion Software
Main Article: Frictional Games
Frictional Games released Linux version of both Penumbra: Black Plague and Penumbra: Overture, as well as the expansion pack Penumbra: Requiem. They also intend to port Amnesia: The Dark Descent to Linux.
S2games released Linux clients for their titles Savage: The Battle for Newerth and Savage 2: A Tortured Soul. They have also announced a Linux port of their Warcraft 3 Defense of the Ancients clone Heroes of Newerth.
Main Article: Independent video game development
Independent developer 2D Boy released World of Goo for Linux. RPGs Eschalon: Book I and Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness were developed cross-platform from the start of development, including a Linux version.
Philos Laboratories released a Linux version of Theocracy on the retail disk. Bioware released Neverwinter Nights for Linux. Space MMO Vendetta Online launched with Linux support, and now maintains both Linux/32 and Linux/64 clients. eGenesis released a Linux client for its MMO A Tale in the Desert. Unigine Corp is also developing a Linux friendly action game using its Unigine engine.
More commonly, an independent company has taken on the task of porting prominent Windows games to Linux.
Loki Software was the first such company, and between 1998 and 2002 ported Civilization: Call to Power, Descent³, Heretic II, Heroes of Might and Magic III, Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns, Myth II: Soulblighter, Railroad Tycoon II, Rune, Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, Sim City 3000, Soldier of Fortune, Tribes II, and Unreal Tournament.
Main Article: Tribsoft
Linux Game Publishing
Linux Game Publishing was founded in 2001 in response to the impending demise of Loki, and has brought Creatures: Internet Edition, Candy Cruncher, Majesty: Gold Edition, NingPo MahJong, Hyperspace Delivery Boy!, Software Tycoon, Postal²: Share The Pain, Soul Ride, X2: The Threat, Gorky 17, Cold War, Knights and Merchants: The Shattered Kingdom, Ballistics, X3: Reunion, Jets'n'Guns, Sacred: Gold, Shadowgrounds, and Shadowgrounds Survivor to Linux.
Main Article: Hyperion Entertainment