With upcoming games like Halo 2 and Crysis requiring DirectX 10 in both hardware and software, it comes as a welcome surprise that a group has managed to release a preview build of a project which promises to bring DirectX10 compatibility to Windows 2000 and XP when completed. The [URL=http://alkyproject.blogspot.com/]Alky Project[/URL] is also working on bringing Windows-only game releases to other platforms, like OS X and Linux.