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Much-welcomed RTS Facebook action with War Commander


Feb 16
Friggin' Words With Friends! I wish my so-called "friends" would stop telling me it's my move when I don't recall ever agreeing to play the damn thing with them in the first place. Let's forget about that and other similar F... read
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Look at the US Army's Dismounted Soldier Training System


Dec 23
Did you know that the United States Army is turning to RealTime Immersive Inc. and CryEngine 3 for its training needs? The figure being thrown around for this project is $57 million, which sounds all too believable. Two trai... read
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So ... November 11th is Veteran's Day. Why should you care? Well, we still have quite a few active military personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan and a fair portion of those people are gamers. Enter Operation Supply Drop. They se... read feature

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Some things are just better in Japanese


Oct 24
When I saw the above trailer crop up in my feeds this morning, the title was entirely in Japanese. Since I am barely capable of reading English with proficiency, I just went ahead and clicked anyway. And while I couldn't qui... read
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If you haven't heard, the United States began the invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq in March, 2003. In late 2004 there was a joint offensive in the city of Fallujah, an insurgent stronghold. What followed was some of... read feature

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Arma 2: Free is now ready for download


Jun 23
I spoke briefly about Arma 2: Free -- Bohemia Interactive's less-featured offering for those on a tight gaming budget -- during the E3 rush. That was a simple announcement post; the real news today is that the military sim is... read
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Arma 3 to get a summer 2012 release, here's how it looks


May 19
Next summer, Bohemia Interactive is giving us a break from last-action-hero modern warfare with another one of its frighteningly realistic (but still totally heroic) military sims. Yep, it's none other than Arma 3. This one i... read
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New U.S. Military billing options for Xbox Live members


May 03
Microsoft has heard the requests of gamers in our military and now has made changes in their system to accept their addresses in Military States in their billing system. This will come as great news to our men and women stati... read
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Apache: Air Assault is a special beast. While it might be considered a helicopter version of Gaijin Entertainment's IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey, a military aerial simulator released in 2009, it is clearly a differ... read feature

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Medal of Honor banned from military stores


Sep 03
Military personnel looking to pick up Medal of Honor this October will have to do so off-site. The Army and Air Force Exchange Services has announced that the game will not be stocked in any on-base GameStop or other post ... read
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Atomic's Breach delayed until 2011, getting new features


Jul 16
Atomic Game's Xbox LIVE Arcade and PC military shooter, Breach, has been delayed. That's the bad news. The good news? It's getting new features!According to Atomic's president, Peter Tamte, work on Breach was already complete... read
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Wii Fit and DDR might wind up in Naval boot camp


May 26
The times, they are a'changin. It seems that the youth of America are getting too fat to join the armed forces. Our sedentary lifestyles have made us ill-prepared for military training and injuries during boot camp are on the... read
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Back in June 2009, Bohemia Interactive from the Czech Republic released ArmA II. An intense realistic shooter, ArmA II was a generally well received PC title that was criticized for being too hardcore and difficult to play. A... read feature

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Cory Davis, lead designer on Spec Ops: The Line, didn’t waste any time in our preview session -- he began by stating that The Line will be “the most provocative shooter you [will] ever play.” That’s a ... read feature

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VGA teaser shows off a new 2K game


Nov 20
Spike released a new teaser today for some mysterious game by 2K. No details were released but we were promised the full reveal during the VGAs on December 12. Unfortunately for Spike, it looks like this trailer was already ... read
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Modern Warfare 3 will be even more realistic, boring


Nov 10
The Onion News Network got an exclusive look at the next Modern Warfare game. It's looking like it will be a lot more realistic as you'll be doing a bunch of boring ass sh*t throughout the game, just like in the real Army! ... read
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Activision donating $1 million to veterans


Nov 10
This week sees the release of three new Call of Duty games across multiple platforms from Activision. This Wednesday is also Veterans Day here in America. To honor both occasions, Activision will be donating $1 mill... read
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When you think of a contemporary urban warfare videogame, almost every one is going to think of, well, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. That's an amazing game, setting the standard for contemporary shooters. The Wii version, exi... read feature

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Activision helping out our troops, giving out body massages


Jul 15
Pro vs. GI Joe has partnered up with Activison to host the Activision Showdown competition. The competition brings together active duty troops with professional athletes as they play games like Guitar Hero and Call of Duty. T... read
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Preparing for the future, US Army developing Pip-Boy 3000


Jul 11
Players of Fallout 3 will no doubt draw some similarities between the conceptual design image above and the Pip-Boy 3000 so integral to the game. Working with HP Labs, the US Army has been developing a device to replace much ... read
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Army hosts teen game tournament, accused of 'military pedophilia'


Dec 07
My thanks to Veterans for Peace for giving me my favorite new term for 2008. Yes, the US army has been accused of "military pedophilia" after hosting a gaming tournament for teenagers, as protesters criticized the e... read
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Jack Thompson versus The Unholy Alliance: Madman targets Defense Department


Dec 27
It's been a while since we poked fun at the silver-haired maniac known as Jack Thompson, but the videogame-obsessed protectobot of chilluns everywhere is making sure he's not forgotten. His plans for the new year involve a ne... read
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CoD4 FUBAR on Valve's service, gamers Steamed (I can't believe I typed that)


Nov 13
For those of you old enough to recall Half-Life 2's original release, you'll remember how Steam -- Valve's downloadable content system -- absolutely ruined the entire thing for many thousands of people for almost a month afte... read
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Battlefield 3 info leaked: it sounds exactly like BF2, so it MUST be true


Oct 10
According to Digital Battle info on the inevitable sequel to the Battlefield series -- Battlefield 3 -- has been leaked via mysterious tipster. According to the tip, the game is scheduled to hit stores late next year with a p... read
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Military recruiters pick up underage youth at Halo event, creep everyone out


Sep 27
According to this piece on Gamepolitics -- the Daily Kos of the Mushroom Kingdom -- US military recruiters were recently found to be using ridiculously creepy creative tactics in order to get the youth of America interested i... read






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