Playing Windows Games on Linux: What are your options

If you're a gamer or a recent linux switcher you probably think you can't play Windows games on  your linux box - or that they will run very slow and crash because they are emulating the Windows DirectX API.

That's not the case anymore. In this article we go over 3 solutions to get yourself gaming in Linux in no time.I constantly get better framerates when running Need For Speed Carbon on my Ubuntu 8.04. And, while this game crashed 3 times on Windows XP, it never crashed on Ubuntu.