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Alien Arena 2010 Coming "In A Few Weeks"

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Published on 26 April 2010 08:31 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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While Alien Arena 2009 brought numerous improvements to this open-source game, John Diamond has been hard at work on Alien Arena 2010. We received a message from John saying this inaugural 2010 release will feature "a host of updates, new content and bugfixes." He also said the release will arrive in a matter of weeks. Though in anticipation of the Alien Arena 2010 release he has put out a trailer (embedded below) and also updated screenshots on this media page.

Alien Arena describes itself as "a fast, fun and free FPS" that has been around since 2004 and is a game we have talked about in years past. It competes with the likes of Sauerbraten, XreaL, and Nexuiz. The last official update to this game was in late December of last year.


Alien Arena 2010 should be here in a few weeks, so likely May, which will hopefully keep some Linux gamers content until Valve releases the Steam client for Linux.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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