Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 12th Jun 2007 15:23 UTC
Mac OS X As you have surely noticed by now, Apple's CEO Steve Jobs held his keynote speech yesterday at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. So far, the responses have been mixed; I have seen a lot of excitement, but also a lot of disappointment. Personally, I am not really sure where I stand.
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RE: Gaming is it
by Slapo on Tue 12th Jun 2007 17:27 UTC in reply to "Gaming is it"
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If they were in OpenGL on a Mac, then it shouldn't be that much of a problem to make a release for Linux, we've seen that.
Closed-source games could do very well on Linux, because it isn't only Free Software zealots who happen to use Linux, and most of those people would welcome decent games for Linux wholeheartedly. It would probably be the same with binary drivers, we see that nVidia's are quite popular and in demand, I'd say most people seem to use them for better acceleration (I have no stats to support that, but just having a look at forums of your favourite distribution says it's not just 2 people using those).
Besides, games for Windows get pirated usually the same week they are available. And I do think people might not get them cracked on Linux that fast, if they have some brains left anyway.

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