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America's Army: Operations
Game Description:Taking cues from the currently popular trend to cater to the realism-enthused, America's Army is one of a new breed of team-based tactical first-person shooters. Costing approximately 6.3 million dollars to make and powered by next-generation Unreal technology, the title delivers a tried and true Counter-Strike style of multiplayer. America's Army is one of the five most popular PC action games played online. It provides players with the most authentic military experience available, from exploring the development of Soldiers in individual and collective training to their deployment in simulated missions in the War on Terror. The game is free.
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America's Army: Operations News

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  • Why The Military Doesn't Train On Xboxes

    Wired recently posted a fascinating look at the way the U.S. military uses computer simulations to train soldiers, specifically, why they run simulations on PCs and not on Xbox 360s. Consoles seem like the perfect fit for the military: Young recruits are familiar with them, they're finally powerful enough to handle complicated simulations, and...

    Posted February 10, 2010

    Why The Military Doesn't Train On Xboxes
  • America's Army Cost $33 Million

    According to the results of a a freedom of information act request, over the last decade, the United States Government has spent $32.8 million dollars on the America's Army video game series. The free-to-play PC and console shooters were created as recruitment tool for the U.S. Armed Forces. Here is a year-by-year breakdown of what was spent on...

    Posted December 10, 2009

    America's Army Cost $33 Million
  • The US Army's 13-Million Dollar Arcade Has Snagged 35 Recruits

    The US Army's 13-million dollar arcade attraction at Philadelphia's Franklin Mills Mall has recruited a whopping 35 new soldiers. Dubbed the Army Experience Center (AEC), the facility has been open since late August 2008. According to The NY Times, the AEC includes: "14,500 square feet of mostly shoot-’em-up video games and three...

    Posted January 7, 2009| 31 Comments

    The US Army's 13-Million Dollar Arcade Has Snagged 35 Recruits
  • Ubisoft Accused Of Breaking Int'l Law

    A group of peace activists (Direct Action to Stop the War) has accused French game company Ubisoft of breaking international law by publsihing America's Army. The group contends that shooter/adver-game ammounts to attempts to try and recruit children into the armed forces. The game is rated T (13 and over) and Direct Action contends that its...

    Posted August 6, 2008| 13 Comments

    Ubisoft Accused Of Breaking Int'l Law