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Battlefield's top modders making 100-player hardcore shooter Squad

The folks behind popular Battlefield 2 mod Project Reality, which my Arma and Battlefield-loving lawyer assures me is super cool, are making their own original online, team-based military themed first-person-shooter, Squad. Another Unreal ...   read

 
 
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Videogames and military recruitment: Part 1

From Teaching to Terrorism Videogames have been used by many professions over the years as teaching tools, often in schools to help children have fun while learning spelling or math. As the idea of the usefulness of videogames as a lea...   read

 
 
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Nor Way! The Norwegian Army is using Oculus to drive tanks

Forget whether or not videogames are art. A wave of acceptance is sure to wash over the world when more people realize they can be used for war. When you're in a tank, you can't see much, what with the thick armor attempting to save your li...   read

 
 
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Wargaming supports National Military Appreciation Month

Wargaming's whole company is based on military history, so it's nice to see them giving back for National Military Appreciation Month. For the third year in a row they'll give proceeds from special packages to non-profit groups. Four have b...   read

 
 
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Your first look at the SOCOM spiritual successor, H-Hour

H-Hour: World's Elite is the spiritual successor to the SOCOM franchise. After the studio went up, the team reformed into Special Operations Forces Studios and created a Kickstarter for a new third-person military shooter. The team met the...   read

 
 
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Arma 3 beta brings more vehicles, larger scale

Arma 3 is officially in beta, with four new showcase missions, two new multiplayer missions, and a bunch of new vehicles -- helicopters, transport trucks, minisubs -- in tow. Full beta details follow after the break. The extra realistic mil...   read

 
 


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Xbox One has 'single handedly alienated the military'

Regular gamers have expressed quite a bit of upset at Xbox One's ridiculous DRM policies, but nowhere is the disdain more keenly felt -- nor more justified -- than that coming from America's armed services. Considering the troops have a lot...   read

 
 
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Review: Wargame: AirLand Battle

It took a truly horrific defeat for me to knuckle down and attempt to break through Wargame: AirLand Battle's tough, uncaring exterior. I'd tossed aside the campaign, had one skirmish match under my belt, and I dived head-first into a 10 vs...   read

 
 
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Can Battlefield 4's narrative be relevant after Spec Ops?

In lieu of partying or whatever it is college kids are supposed to be doing, I decided that my number one priority this spring break would be to to replay Spec Ops: The Line. I joined the Spec Ops party a bit late, but the narrative re...   read

 
 
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Storm the Heroes & Generals open beta now

Square Enix has just opened up the beta for their free-to-play warfare game, Heroes & Generals, meaning that you can go sign up and play right now if you felt so inclined. Here we bear witness to a trailer announcing this fact while gi...   read

 
 
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Arma 3 is going Steam-exclusive to make its 2013 release

Last year, much of the news surrounding Arma 3 had to do with two members of its development team getting charged with espionage and arrested in Greece, not with the game itself. Bohemia Interactive is "on the verge of revealing [its] plans...   read

 
 
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Arma devs freed on bail after 130 days in prison

After spending 130 in a Greek prison, Bohemia Interactive developers Martin Pezlar and Ivan Buchta have been released on a €5000/$6,672/£4160 bail. The charges against artist Pezlar and creative director Buchta still stand, howev...   read

 
 
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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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Calling on the Dtoid Army: Operation Supply Drop

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 send care package...   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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Interview: Six Days in Fallujah

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 the bloodiest ...   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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Preview: Apache: Air Assault

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 different approach to...   read

 
 
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In the high tech world of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, theres just something so morbidly satisfying about shooting a razor sharp piece of metal into a guys face and pinning him to the

 
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Fuck Why not? AMA!

 
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Saddam Husseins Stargate is the most hilarious conspiracy theory I have ever It has all the best elements of a conspiracy theory: aliens, alien tech, a highly divisive war, a government cover up, and a conspiracy within a

 
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Patient bear is waiting for your (AMA) (I did one of these last month)

 
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Im making a concerted effort in Doom to read The actions great, but something about this world seems off in a deliberate Excited to see how it all pans

 
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Grand Kingdoms cheating AI is really sucking a lot of the enjoyment out of the

 
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Man, that new episode of JoJos really made my day a whole lot Killer Queen is one of my favorite

 

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