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Game Action on the Web

COMPANY/ADDRESS     PRICE          NO. OF GAMES    DESCRIPTION

BLIZZARD            Free                2          A Web site that
ENTERTAINMENT                                      connects owners of
www.battle.net                                     such popular
                                                   Blizzard CD-ROM
                                                   games as Diablo.

INTERACTIVE MAGIC   $10 for             2          Fly-and-fight
www.imagiconline.com  5 hrs                        simulator games for
                                                   now, but coming soon:
                                                   free games like
                                                   blackjack.

MICROSOFT'S         Free                20         Features card and board
GAMING ZONE                                        games such as hearts;
www.zone.com                                       also online versions of
                                                   CD-ROMs like
                                                   Microsoft's Monster Truck
                                                   Madness.

MPLAYER            $29.95               19         In addition to action
www.mplayer.com    a year                          games, it links to
                                                   players of Hasbro's CD-
                                                   ROM Scrabble and Risk.

SEGASOFT            Free                4          The service is in the
www.heat.net                                       testing phase, so only a
                                                   few arcade-type fighting
                                                   games are available.

TOTAL              $19.95              13          Focuses mainly on action
ENTERTAINMENT      a month                         network and strategy
www.ten.net                                        war games such as
                                                   Quake, Blood, and
                                                   Warcraft.

WORLDPLAY          $1.99               19          Offers fast-paced games
America Online     an hour                         like Air Warrior,a
                                                   WWII flight simulator,
                                                   and board games.

DATA: COMPANY REPORTS; BUSINESS WEEK


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