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Windows games run on Linux

Canadian software maker TransGaming Technologies has released a new version of its WineX software for running games written for the Windows operating system on Linux PCs. WineX 2.0 translates instructions written for DirectX, Microsoft's set of Windows graphics programming tools, allowing Linux users to run many Windows games, including recent bestsellers such as "Max Payne" and "Diablo II." The software is available to those who sign up for TransGaming's subscription service at $5 a month.

Canadian software maker TransGaming Technologies has released a new version of its WineX software for running games written for the Windows operating system on Linux PCs. WineX 2.0 translates instructions written for DirectX, Microsoft's set of Windows graphics programming tools, allowing Linux users to run many Windows games, including recent bestsellers such as "Max Payne" and "Diablo II." The software is available to those who sign up for TransGaming's subscription service at $5 a month.