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First Person Shooters (Games)

Submission + - Duke Nukem Forever Trailer Tomorrow 2

kaos07 writes: 3D Realms main man George Broussard has dropped word (http://forums.3drealms.com/vb/showthread.php?t=29639/) that a trailer for the elusive Duke Nukem Forever will be released tomorrow, no joke.

"Last Saturday we had our annual company Christmas party. It was a lot of fun as usual but it featured one special surprise," explained Broussard. "It turns out that several people had been secretly working late nights and into the wee hours of the morning preparing a special video for those at the party. They created a short teaser for Duke Nukem Forever. After seeing the teaser we thought it was something we should share with all of you and while it's just a teaser, rest assured more is coming.

Accompanying this massive announcement was a single in-engine screenshot. http://forums.3drealms.com/vb/attachment.php?s=4323b7d2c0b4dc12919f0f2f9ae9cc11&attachmentid=8272&d=1198015727/
Christmas Cheer

Submission + - Duke Nukem Forever Teaser Trailer Released (shacknews.com)

delorean79 writes: "According to a post by some bloke at 3D Realms on their forums, Duke Nukem Forver IS HAPPENING. The story goes that some blokes presented a teaser trailer to staff at the office Xmas party this year. The teaser trailer will be released tomorrow (19th December) at 12pm CST. More info is found here and a screenshot from the teaser can be found here. The original forum post is here. I bet it still never makes it to the store shelves. Ever."
Announcements

Submission + - Pigs CAN fly! New Footage of Dukenukem Forever. (duke4.net)

extremrams writes: "Today, George Broussard leader of 3DRealms, teased us with a new Screenshot of the upcoming Teaser Video, which will be released tomorrow. After all these years, we have finally something new to look at :) It looks like the 3DRealms is finally back with Duke, and we can get ready to kick some ass! Click here for a mirrored version of the screenshot."
Programming

Submission + - Free hosting of open and closed source projects (origo.ethz.ch)

ButcherCH writes: There is a new software development and hosting platform, called Origo that not only provides free hosting for open source software but also for closed source software. As opposed to Google code it has fewer restrictions on the siz of the releases and supports metalink It also has some neat features like wiki pages, a subversion repository, an issue tracker, a simple interface and various API integrations (Eclipse, Visual Studio and EiffelStudio). It's hosted by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
Programming

Submission + - A new opensource software development platform (origo.ethz.ch)

mburgener writes: http://origo.ethz.ch/

Origo is an opensource software development platform -
use it to host your open- and your closed-source projects! For free of course!

Origo is the one-stop platform for your project needs.
Not only can you use it together with your friends to write code and manage issues,
but you also get a wiki page to document your project and for interacting
with users and to distribute releases. So what are you waiting for?

Programming

Submission + - New software development website with API (inf.ethz.ch)

Till Bay writes: "We at ETH Zurich have built a Sourceforge-like software development website that has an XML-RPC API. It is open source, but you can host both open and closed source projects for free.
  • Wiki pages with WikiMedia Syntax (public and private pages)
  • Subversion repository with UI
  • Issue tracking
  • Blog, forum, comments, screenshots
  • Simple user management
  • Release management and mirroring
  • XML-RPC API for integrating the platform into other applications
  • Plug-Ins for Eclipse, Visual Studio and EiffelStudio, allowing interaction with the plattform directly from within the IDE
  • free hosting of open- and closed-source projects
Create a user and register projects here: http://origo.ethz.ch/"

Linux Business

Submission + - Dell releases Ubuntu 7.04 PCs at Windows prices

Tookis writes: The day Linux advocates have been waiting for has arrived. Dell has announced three different systems with Ubuntu 7.04 installed: the XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktops and the Inspiron E1505n notebook. However, those expecting lower prices for their Linux boxes may be disappointed because there is little or no price differential between the Linux and Windows models. In fact, the entry level E520 Windows desktop is significantly cheaper. http://www.itwire.com.au/content/view/12396/1023/
Linux Business

Submission + - It's real: Dell sells PCs with Ubuntu preinstalled

javipas writes: "Today could mark a turning point for the history of Linux. Dell will start today 4pm CST selling three machines with Ubuntu 7.04 preinstalled. The two desktops (XPS 410n, $899 and Dimension E520n, $599) and the notebook (Inspiron E1505n, $599)will be the first three machines with the popular Linux distribution installed by default. Dell has announced that they will provide hardware support, and they've created a new site devoted to give further Linux support and updates. At the moment the offer is available in the US, but we all hope the rest of the world can enjoy it very soon. Good luck!"
Linux Business

Submission + - Dell starts selling Ubuntu Laptops Today

An anonymous reader writes: Later today, Dell will offer U.S customers three different systems with Ubuntu 7.04 installed: the XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktops and the Inspiron E1505n notebook. These systems will be available by 4pm CST today. Starting price for the E520n desktop and the E1505n notebook is $599; the XPS 410n starts at $899.

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