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Opening up Linux: Is the OS Becoming Ripe for Game Development?

The Linux operating system was first released in 1991 as an open-sourced, community project. But for decades the platform has struggled to gain traction amongst the game industry and consumers.

That’s all changing though, with web giant Google building its Android OS around the Linux kernel, and Valve releasing a Steam Linux client, as well as basing its own SteamOS on the platform for its new Steam Machines hardware.

Read more at Develop.

 

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