Natural Selection 2 is a great FPS game when it works, and thankfully a major Linux crash bug has finally been fixed.
The major issue preventing a lot of Linux gamers playing was that when a shotgun is fired, the game crashed. Thankfully if you look at the changelog:
QuoteFixed linux client crash when shooting a shotgun (thanks CERIBIK)
Of course there are lots of other changes; See the full patch notes here.
My only problem with NS2 is the massive load times, and it does get annoying. Let us know how it works for you now this bug is fixed, and maybe we can get some games going!
About the game
Natural Selection 2 pits alien against human in an action-packed struggle for survival. Wield devastating weaponry as a Frontiesman marine, or become the xenomorph as a deadly. Kharaa life-form. While both teams fight each other in first person, two commanders look down on the battlefield in a top-down Real Time Strategy view. These Commanders can issue orders, build structures, collect resources, research technology, and deploy abilities to help their team overcome the enemy.