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ArmA 2 Name Explained Alongside New Screenshots

Like many of you, I never bothered to find out why the military shooter ArmA was called "ArmA." It sounded like a typical reference to arms, and probably stood for "Awesome, really massive Armies" for all I knew. But there was a thought process behind this name, according to developer Bohemia Interactive.

"[When naming the title] it felt like almost everyone preferred something along the lines of Battleshock Operation Force 3: Read more »

"OMG another example how news cq reviewers work they don't know anything about games. Just put ..."
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ArmA 2 Screenshots Airdrop European Release Date

ArmA 2 reinforcements have arrived, bringing fresh screenshots and a European PC release date of June 26 for Bohemia Interactive Studio's battlefield simulator.

The aircraft on show here are just several of the over 50 vehicle types at your disposal to help keep the peace in 240 square kilometres of fictional former Soviet state.

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"I don't get the logic, the 360's graphics processor is older and worse than the 8800GTS. Even ..."
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Operation Flashpoint Creators Bohemia Protest 'Official Sequel' Claim by Codemasters

Bohemia Interactive, developers of the original Operation Flashpoint and the ArmA series of spiritual sequels, is protesting Codemasters' billing of its Operation Flashpoint sequel as an "offical" return of the series.

Bohemia developed the original military shooter Operation Flashpoint, with Codemasters publishing the game in 2001. The two companies soon parted ways over legal disputes, leading Bohemia to create the ArmA series. Read more »

"It seems to be a common problem with Eastern European developers, they have a lot of grand ..."
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A Few New ArmA 2 Screenshots

Bohemia Interactive, developer of the first Operation Flashpoint, has released a few new screenshots from its upcoming military simulation sequel, ArmA 2.

As usual, the studio was adamant that the images were in-game and not doctored. Read more »

"No shit, of course they aren't doctored. There were a ton of beta gameplay videos on arma ..."
- Zolneirz    See all 25 comments

ArmA 2 Trailer Released

As had been expected, a teaser trailer for Bohemia Interactive's ArmA 2 (PC) has been released, showing in-engine footage from the military action game.

505 Games will publish the PC version of ArmA 2 in Europe early next year; no North American publishing partner has been announced.

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"as opposed to in real life where you can instantly stand-and-go-prone repeatedly?"
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ArmA 2 Screenshots: Man Down

Developer Bohemia Interactive today released four new in-game screenshots from the PC version of its upcoming military simulator sequel, ArmA 2.

The shots were taken from an "in-game HD video," slated for release next week. Read more »

"I'm actually looking forward to OFP2 due to a different developer being involved. ARMA was ..."
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New ArmA 2 Screenshots; Set For Q1 09 Release

Four new ArmA 2 screenshots have found their way online, showing more from Bohemia Interactive's followup to ArmA: Combat Operations.

In related news, 505 Games today announced it will publish the game in Europe some time during the first quarter of 2009. Read more »

"There's some new features, like support for multithreading but it's not a new engine by any ..."
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First In-game ArmA 2 Screenshot Emerges

Bohemia Interactive today released the first in-game screenshot from ArmA 2 (PC, PS3, 360), the followup to last year's ArmA: Combat Operations.

"We have a very strict policy when it comes to publishing in-game screenshots," said Bohemia CEO Marek Spanel. "We guarantee and take pride in the fact that the screenshots are not processed in any way that would make them look better than in the actual gameplay. What you see is what you get." Read more »

"agreed on the menus, controls etc. the word "elegant' does NOT come to mind when I play these games."
- cell9song    See all 32 comments

ArmA 2 In Development

Related Topics – ArmA 2, Requiem: Bloodymare

Bomehia Interactive today announced that it is working on ArmA 2, a followup to the military simulator known as ArmA: Combat Operations in North America and ArmA: Armed Assault elsewhere. Set during 2009, ArmA 2 has you playing as members of a United States Marine Corps Force Recon squad sent to the fictional country of Chernarus, where they must keep the peace and prevent further civilian casualties. The game is set for a 2008 release on PC and unspecified next-generation console system. Bohemia Interactive is also overseeing development of Queen's Gambit, an expansion pack for the original ArmA.

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"This is weakness at it's worst.. sorry way to rip off consumers.. we just got the us release of ..."
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