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Arma 3 modding contest involves pool of €500,000, potential contracts

Those enlisted in the war sandbox of Arma 3 have a shot at a real life victory - developer Bohemia Interactive has announced Make Arma Not War, a contest that will reward top-tier mod projects from a pool of €500,000. The revealing post also notes that mod projects which "show a lot of potent...

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Arma 3 campaign DLC 'Survive' is wheels up on October 31

The first campaign-focused downloadable content for the hyper-authentic shooter Arma 3 will touch down on October 31, developer Bohemia Interactive has revealed. Dubbed "Survive," the free DLC introduces players to Ben Kerry, a NATO soldier on a peacekeeping mission put in the middle of a staged...

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Arma 3 hits Steam, retail on Sept. 12

Bohemia Interactive's open-world tactical military thingy Arma 3 will graduate from beta-test boot camp and enlist in full-time retail/Steam availability on September 12, the developer announced today. The game launches with a multitude of single and multiplayer events, 20 vehicles, mod support and...

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Steam introduces 'Early Access:' Buy and play games still in development

Valve's Steam platform has initiated a new "Early Access" program, which allows players to purchase and immediately begin playing select games that are still in development. The full list of titles currently available under the initiative include Arma 3 and StarForge, among others, though the selec...

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Arma 3 arms itself with cover art and screens

Bohemia Interactive posted the cover art for Arma 3 to its official Facebook page. We have a higher res version of the art available in the gallery below, along with a handful of screens from the game's site. You could say we're "up to our armas" in Arma 3 images, but we can't put our fingers on wh...

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Arma 3 alpha launches Mar. 5, includes eventual beta access and full game

Gaining entrance to Arma 3's closed alpha will be a simple matter of slappin' down some virtually-represented cash stacks, once the test goes live next Tuesday, March 5. Available through Steam, the alpha will include four missions, a "limited subset of vehicles and weapons," two multiplayer maps, ...

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Arma 3 a Steam exclusive

Arma 3 will go Steam-exclusive, with the development team at Bohemia Interactive stating the move will ensure a 2013 launch. "We have evaluated the pros and cons, but in the end Steam enables us to release Arma 3, brings massive advantages to the game, and improves the end-user experience. Not to f...

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Arma 3 now set on island of 'Altis'

Arma 3 no longer takes place on the island of Lemnos. Instead, it's now set on the fictional island of 'Altis,' a logical move considering the ... sensitivity Greece has exhibited in response to the game's development. Moving the setting to a nonexistent island based on Lemnos means there is no inv...

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Report: Detained ARMA devs released by Greece

Ivan Buchta and Martin Pezlar, two Czech developers from Bohemia Interactive accused of espionage in Greece, are reportedly free on bail. HelpIvanMartin.org, the community website established to follow the case, has translated two Czech news reports that the men are on their way home after posting ...

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ARMA 3 delayed into 2013

While two Bohemia Interactive team members remain in Greek jail on suspicion of espionage, Bohemia's ARMA 3 has been unsurprisingly delayed past its planned 2012 release. The new release window falls sometime within 2013, the developer revealed in a statement (available after the break). New projec...

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