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Army launches action figures, puts real soldiers in play

...its year-to-date target of 33,124. Col. Wardynski said the Army spends about $2.5 million annually on the free PC game, a first-person shooter in which players go through a simulated boot camp or team up with other players online in three-dimensional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/19/ent_101016.shtml
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Game Review: 'Star Wars: Empire at War'

...dozen other heroes, including Emperor Palpatine and Obi-Wan Kenobi. The visuals are less than stellar by today's high PC game standards. Imperial Star Destroyers, Mon Calamari Cruisers, even the vaunted Death Star look menacingly great from a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/27/liv_60013.shtml
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Game review: Old-school Namco comes to consoles

...game, Rally-X, was also tough to control. "Namco Museum 50th Anniversary" ($19.99 for PS2, Xbox, GameCube, PC, Game Boy Advance) is rated E 10+ and has some cartoon violence in some titles. The games included are: Pac-Man, Ms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/07/liv_20312.shtml
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'Guild Wars' offers cut-throat battles

...demanded a cultish devotion to playing hours on end. It's the only real way to gain greater powers and equipment. A new PC game called Guild Wars does its best to eliminate this problem and many other nagging issues of the genre, with mixed results...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/16/ent_456103.shtml
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Several minor changes could improve 'Warcraft'

Open letter to Blizzard, the developers of the insanely popular PC game World of Warcraft: Dear Blizzard, I'm really enjoying your massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Warcraft...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/24/ent_444508.shtml
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Gifts satisfy secret competition

...Universal Interactive Publishing has attempted to capture that feeling with Wallhanger, slated for release Thursday. The PC game simulates the hunt for elk and deer. Movie The golden age of Howard Hughes, before his instabilities left him a reclusive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/24/ent_437988.shtml
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'Grand Theft Auto' is big winner at Video Game Awards

...Burnout 3: Takedown," which claimed best driving game and most addictive game, and "Half Life 2," which won best PC game and best graphics. "Madden NFL 2005" was picked best sports game, and "Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/tel_437361.shtml
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A look at 'Classic NES Series 2,' 'Leisure Suite Larry'

...Vivendi Universal Games' "Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude," I play Larry Lovage, the nephew of the old-school PC-game star Larry Laffer, who spends every waking hour with sex on his mind. This time, Larry is on the prowl at a small college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/22/liv_435180.shtml
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'Halo 2' is sequel that mostly lives up to hype

...main reason I'll be playing for months after finishing the relatively short single-player campaign in a few days. PC gamers have come to expect well-executed multiplayer games with dozens of real combatants online. That hasn't always been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/11/liv_434062.shtml
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All-girl Swedish team is on its game

...In French, their name means The Outsiders, but in the world of competitive Counterstrike, a first-person shooter PC game, Les Seules has moved to the forefront, thanks to its virtual machine gun and grenade-wielding techniques and, well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/19/liv_431694.shtml
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