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GREATEST REGENERATION "Massively multiplayer" games--played online with hundreds or thousands of real people--were the rage at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles last week. Few were as ambitious as World War II Online: Blitzkrieg from Playnet. Starting this fall, you can pay $9.99 a month to re-enact the great battles and try to claw your way up the ranks to Supreme Commander.

HIGHLY CIVILIZED It's been five years since legendary gamemaker Sid Meier released Civilization II, the greatest computer strategy game of all time. Until now. Civilization III, released this fall, takes history simulation to the next level. You...

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