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Explore the inner-workings of your favorite video game titles. Learn more about Halo 3 and America's Army, among others.

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How Americas Army Works

The U.S. military has spent millions of dollars and thousands of man-hours on ... a video game. "America's Army" has people hooked. It's free and it has amazing features. So why are people getting so worked up about it?


Unintended Consequences of Pokemon Go

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After 20 Years, Pokemon Is Still Going Strong

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Your Heart — and Your Life Story — in a Computer Game

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10 Myths About Gaming Cheats

Video games are often full of little surprises. But sometimes, there are rumors of unlockables that simply don't exist. See more »

How Dungeons & Dragons Online Works

The venerable role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons now has a very popular -- and free -- online version. What makes the computer game different, and more importantly, is it fun? See more »

Halo Pictures

Halo pictures cover the story and features of the popular Halo series, from the first game to Halo 3. Learn about Halo with Halo pictures. See more »

Will Guitar Hero really make me a better guitar player?

Musicians may thumb their noses at the skill it takes to strum buttons on a plastic guitar. But some of that Guitar Hero dexterity could benefit a novice learning to play the real instrument. See more »

How Rock Band Works

What part do you play in your rock star fantasy? Lead singer, bass guitar player, drummer? Pick an instrument, a hair style, your next big gig. This is more than a video game. See more »

How Guitar Hero Works

All across the world, average couch potatoes are standing up, taking a plastic guitar and rockin' their hearts out. Find out how the video game Guitar Hero has gripped its maniacal following. See more »