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America's Army: Rise of a Soldier Latest News - XBX

  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Genre:Action, Adventure, Shooter
  • Developer: Secret Level
  • Release Date:Nov 17, 2005
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:T - Teen (Titles rated "Teen (T)" may be suitable for ages 13 and older, and may contain violent content, mild, or strong language, and/or suggestive themes.)
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Game Description:Uncle Sam wants you! Join the fight for freedom in the only combat game developed in conjunction with the United States Army. You'll start out as a member of an eight-man fire team. With a non-linear campaign design, Rise of a Soldier gives you free reign to pick your career path. Scope out a specific role (like rifleman or sniper) or try many as you rise from fresh-faced grunt to head of an elite Special Forces unit. Actual Special Ops soldiers were consulted to ensure the highest realism in weaponry, equipment, missions, and combat experience. Go online to mold your own soldier in Career Mode or engage in 16-player missions.
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America's Army: Rise of a Soldier 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
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