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Arma 3 delayed to 'reach its full potential'

Given what Bohemia Interactive has called an "eventful year," it's not entirely unexpected to see that military sim Arma 3 has been pushed back to an all-encompassing 2013 release window. "The additional development time enables the project...   read

 
 
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ArmA 3 devs to remain in jail after being denied bail

Bohemia Interactive's Martin Pezlar and Ivan Buchta have been locked up for some 70 days now, having been arrested while on holiday on the Greek island of Lemnos. The two are accused by the Greek government of espionage after they were...   read

 
 
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Bohemia gives an update on Arma 3 devs detained in Greece

While vacationing on the Greek island of Lemnos, two Bohemia Interactive employees -- Ivan Buchta and Martin Pezlar -- were arrested after taking photographs and video. There's been a lot of speculation since this news first broke, so the s...   read

 
 
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Wargame: AirLand Battle announced with a nice teaser

Eugen Systems is back with Wargame: AirLand Battle, a follow-up to its real-time strategy game European Escalation. This sequel retains the 1975-85 Cold War setting, in addition to the eight nations featured by its predecessor. Four new on...   read

 
 
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Much-welcomed RTS Facebook action with War Commander

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 Facebook titles ...   read

 
 
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Look at the US Army's Dismounted Soldier Training System

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 trailers for the Di...   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

 


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Some things are just better in Japanese

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 quite shake the fe...   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

 
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Arma 2: Free is now ready for download

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 now ready for ...   read

 
 
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Arma 3 to get a summer 2012 release, here's how it looks

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 is taking us beh...   read

 
 
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New U.S. Military billing options for Xbox Live members

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 stationed worldwide....   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
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Medal of Honor banned from military stores

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 exchange in U.S...   read

 
 
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Atomic's Breach delayed until 2011, getting new features

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. Problem is, i...   read

 
 
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Wii Fit and DDR might wind up in Naval boot camp

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 rise. What eve...   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
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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
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VGA teaser shows off a new 2K game

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 released. Four ...   read

 
 
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Modern Warfare 3 will be even more realistic, boring

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! Modern Warfare ...   read

 
 
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Activision donating $1 million to veterans

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 million to create a...   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
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Activision helping out our troops, giving out body massages

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. The Showdown sta...   read

 
 
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Preparing for the future, US Army developing Pip-Boy 3000

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 of the equipmen...   read

 
 
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Army hosts teen game tournament, accused of 'military pedophilia'

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 event for target...   read

 
 
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