DirectX 8 for Linux
TransGaming, the company from Canada that develops WineX for Linux, has managed to get a Direct X 8 game to run on Linux. This will make it possible to play games that run under Direct X with Linux.
According to your own statements , you have managed to change the free Wine emulator so that you can play Max Payne on Linux. This happened without any help from the game developer. The game is not running perfectly yet, but it is hoped to be able to release an update in the next few weeks. This emulator could help Linux establish itself as a gaming platform. Up until now, you could only use OpenGL games like Quake on Linux.