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Kuma\War Online Game Honors Modern Day War Heroes with Freedomís Heroes Mission Series

First Mission In The Series, Freedom's Heroes: Rangers Lead The Way Pays Tribute To U.S. Army Rangers

New York (September 1, 2004) - Kuma\War, the revolutionary online game that blends news coverage with interactive game technology to deliver powerful re-creations of real events weeks after they occur, has launched its first mission in the new Freedom's Heroes series to pay tribute to U.S. Army Rangers who continue to fight to protect our nation's freedoms.

Re-creating stories of individuals who have been honored for their heroism, the first mission to launch in the series, Freedom's Heroes: Rangers Lead the Way, demonstrates the difficult job that U.S. Army Rangers face daily. These elite teams have been operating in small units and often behind enemy lines along the Eastern Afghanistan, Pakistani border since the beginning of Operation Enduring Freedom.

In this mission, you are with the US Army's 75th Ranger Regiment operating near Spera, Afghanistan when well-armed unyielding Taliban and al Qaeda fighters ambush your convoy. You must repel the attack and then move into the mountains to take the fight to the enemy, all while dealing with severe terrain and restrictive light conditions.

In addition to the playable mission, Kuma also provides a video news show that provides expert military analysis, historical context and an in depth look at the U.S. Rangers.

"We developed the Freedom's Heroes Series to highlight the exemplary actions of the brave men and women who have chosen to serve their country," said Keith Halper, CEO Kuma Reality Games. "By enabling players to step into the boots of these heroic men and women, we hope they gain a better understanding of the skills and sacrifice of American soldiers."

Every month, subscribers can expect to receive at least three new missions further exploring the tense situation in Iraq. Upcoming Kuma\War missions include stories honoring individual war heroes in the Freedomís Heroes Missions series and the ongoing hunt for al Qaeda leaders in the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan.


Kuma Reality Games builds re-creations of real-world events using advanced gaming tools. Kuma\War is the companies first product, available for free download and trial at kumawar.com. Online subscribers receive playable missions, video news shows, extensive intelligence gathered from news sources around the world, and insight from a decorated team of military veterans. Kuma\War is a first and third-person tactical squad-based military PC game that provides multiple updates monthly to reflect unfolding events in the real war. There are 19 playable missions online available for download including: Uday and Qusay Husseinís Last Stand in Mosul, Iraq; Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan; Samarra Bank Heist; Iran Hostage Rescue; Fallujah Police Station Raid; Fallujah Abizaid Attack; Samarra Stryker Brigade; Multiplayer Mission Pack; Fallujah Vigilant Resolve; Mosul: The al Qaeda Connection; Battle in Sadr City, Baghdad Mahdi Army Assault and al Qaeda: The Battle for Mosul, World SWAT Challenge and Freedomís Heroes: Rangers Lead The Way. Kuma Reality Games, headquartered in New York, New York is a privately held company.

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