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America’s Army: Proving Grounds taking beta applicants

American Army: Proving Grounds will release sometime this year, the franchise’s Facebook page reveals. Beta registration is now open. This latest entry in the series has not been dated, and is the first core release to shuck a number in favour of a subtitle. The America’s Army games are officially-sanctioned free multiplayer shooters released to […]

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America's Army headlines

  • America's Army has cost $32.8 million

    America’s Army has cost the US government $32.8 million over the past 10 years, according to this Gamespot report. The data was obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. The government’s annual AA budget has ranged between $1.3 million and $5.6 million. Expenditures on the project began in 2000. At the time, it was […]

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  • US Army dedicates $50 million to games training

    According to Stars and Stripes, the US army has budgeted $50 million for a “games for training” program starting in 2010 and, “In addition to the $50 million, the Army gaming unit has an undisclosed additional budget to purchase a state-of-the-art commercial video game system that will be fielded for training in February.” The mind […]

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  • More photos from the America's Army anti-war protest in SF

    God love you, MTV. The site’s posted up more photos from the America’s Army anti-war protest against Ubisoft in San Francisco, and we’re still laughing. Someone’s taped a posted saying “HANDS OFF OUR CHILDREN” on the office’s door, which should be reason enough for you to look. So do.

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  • Anti-war protestors barrack Ubisoft over America's Army

    As reported by Wired, anti-war protestors got their banners out at Ubisoft’s San Franciscan offices yesterday to complain about the fact that, in their eyes, America’s Army is being used as a tool to recruit people under the age of 17 into the military. From the piece: At this point, people were passing out warning […]

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