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Console vs Mobile Gaming Tug o’ War

Console vs Mobile Gaming Tug o’ War

Today, gamers have more options than ever before. Not only do they have more video game consoles to consider; they also have mobile gaming that lets them pass the time no matter where they are. This is great for gamers, but it has raised the question: Which is best? We will discuss this gaming tug o’ war and take a look at what the future might hold for the industry. Mobile Gaming Requires ... »

Steam For Linux Celebration Sale

Steam For Linux Celebration Sale

Following the Steam for Linux official release back in December, they have now announced a huge sale on all Steam for Linux games where you can get anything up to 80% off any Linux games you purchase! So not only does your favourite operating system cost you nothing, you will now get a large discount off your favourite Steam for Linux games as well. If you want to take a look at the games that ar... »

Top Must-Try Gaming Apps for 2013

Top Must-Try Gaming Apps for 2013

As an avid reader of RefuGeeks, it’s probably quite likely that you’re an avid fan of all things technology ” from wanting to get the low-down on all of the latest updates for your beloved laptop, to testing out the latest apps on your can’t-live-without smartphone or your brand spanking new tablet. If you’re more interested in the latter then you’ll know that t... »

Half-Life & Counter-Strike Source Now Available For Linux

Half-Life & Counter-Strike Source Now Available For Linux

A couple of weeks ago we reported that Half-Life & Counter-Strike source have come to Linux via Steam. At that time they were merely beta games and not officially listed as Linux supported within the Steam client. However, yesterday I noticed that they are now both officially listed as available for Linux as well as Windows and OSX. Unfortunately the games are little bit more expensive than w... »

Half-Life & Counter-Strike Now Available On Linux [Beta]

Half-Life & Counter-Strike Now Available On Linux [Beta]

So who likes First Person Shooters (FPS)? I know I do! Call Of Duty, Battlefield and the classic Doom are regulars on my gaming list. So when I heard that the daddy’s of FPS in the forms of Half-Life & Counter-Strike were now available for Linux/Ubuntu through Steam I had to check it out! The original Half-Life and Counter-Strike 1.6 have just gone beta. So that means that whilst they ... »

How to get the most out of your PS3

How to get the most out of your PS3

Sony’s PS3 console is the perfect media and gaming console and it’s no surprise why. With 3D, Blu-ray and internet capabilities, the PS3 is brilliant as a media centre as well as hi-tech gaming console. However, these PS3’s don’t come cheap so if you do buy one, then it’s important you get the most out of it. So, here’s a short list of a few things you can do to get the most out of you... »

What UK Gaming Crisis? The Online Gaming Market Is Booming!

What UK Gaming Crisis? The Online Gaming Market Is Booming!

With the UK often being touted as having the second biggest market for games, and a nation of game enthusiasts, it’s a little puzzling to continuously hear that the UK game market is in so much trouble – even the most senior trade executives have been left scratching their heads, wondering where it all went so wrong. The answer is most likely down to a culmination of events; the recession last... »

Steam For Linux Is Now Open For Everyone

Steam For Linux Is Now Open For Everyone

Here on RefuGeeks we have not written anything about the exciting news of Steam coming over to Linux (well, more specifically Ubuntu). This has been a deliberate decision as we didn’t want to dangle a carrot in front of our gaming readers only to tell them that the beta was closed to just a lucky few. Well today is a great day for all you Linux gamers because the Steam beta for Ubuntu is now... »

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