Sports (15 Games)

Arena Football™ xbox live

Arena Football

Developer: Tiburon Entertainment
Publisher: EA Sports
Game Rating: E10 (Everyone 10+)
Release Date: 2/7/2006
$29.99 / $5.99 • November 25, 2007 • EB Games, Arden Fair, Sacramento
Players: 1 - 4
Dolby 5.1 Surround
HDTV 480p
NOTES: Playable on Xbox 360

It is different indoors: the speed, the scoring, the spectacle. Experience the intensity and passion of the indoor gridiron for the first time with EA SPORTS™ Arena Football™. Non-stop passing thrills are brought to life as you’re thrown into the middle of the action from opening day all the way to the ArenaBowl.

  • Statistical edge: Review real-time info about your opponent's scoring history, fatigue levels, gameplay tendencies, and more.
  • Old school play: Line up and play smash-mouth eight-on-eight football, as many players line up on both sides of the ball.
  • Arena greatness: Build an Arena powerhouse and win it all in Season mode or challenge the best players in the nation online.
  • Greatest show on turf: The walls are in play as exciting physical hits and showboating antics make for non-stop action!
  • Receiver’s game: Create routes on the fly and elude defenders with this revolutionary new feature that lets you control receivers right from the snap.
  • Authentic Arena playbooks: Light up the scoreboard with an all-out aerial assault using playbooks created by actual Arena coaches.
  • Unlockables

    Complete the Challenge Mode Lessons In Order To Unlock A New Team

    • Albany Firebirds | Complete The "Be The Reciever" Challenge
    • Anaheim Pirates | Complete The "Kicking" Challenge
    • Buffalo Destroyers | Complete The "Jack Linebacker" Challenge
    • Charlotte Rage | Complete The "Wall Hit" Challenge
    • St. Louis Stampede | Complete The "Mac Linebacker" Challenge
    • Texas Terror | Complete The "Telemetry" Challenge
    • Washington Commandos | Complete The "Coverage Maneuver" Challenge
ESPN NFL 2K5

Developer: Visual Concepts
Publisher: SEGA®
Game Rating: E (Everyone)
Release Date: 7/31/2004
$19.99 / $1.99
Players: 1 - 4
Custom Soundtracks
Dolby 5.1 Surround
HDTV 480p, Xbox Live xbox live
NOTES: Playable on Xbox 360
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It is the Season of the Fan, and everyone is playing ESPN NFL 2K5, featuring the most responsive and intense gameplay around. The all-new Virtual Identity Profile System™ allows you to play your friends and top players as if they were sitting right next to you. So grab some controllers and get your game on!

  • ESPN presentation: Catch Chris Berman and new sideline reporter Suzy Kolber as they headline an updated ESPN program, complete with expanded halftime and post-game shows, a Player of the Game award, SkyCam™, and in-depth pass/run analysis.
  • V.I.P. System™: Save your friends’ profiles to compete when they’re not available! Learn their tendencies, moves, and logic for more heated battles when next you meet. Or, improve your skills by playing against the profiles of coaches from around the league.
  • ESPN 25th Anniversary mode: Play classic NFL situations from the past 25 years, including “The Immaculate Reception,” “The Catch,” and more. It is your chance to rewrite history!
  • Always online: Get real-time stats, Friends Lists, and buddy connection updates for seamless online play and the ultimate community experience.
  • Maximum Tackle™: Flex control like never before as you decide whether to go for the basic wrap-up tackle or the big hit. Ball carriers have the ability to break out of tackles for extra yardage.
  • The Crib™: Access a roster of music from JBoogie, RJD2, People Under the Stairs, and others. New point system allows you to increase your crib points with every game you play. Use your points to deck out your crib, buy music, play mini-games, and more. Increase your points by answering the crib phone to compete against Steve-O, Carmen Electra, Jamie Kennedy, FunkMaster Flex and other celebrities!
  • Innovative franchise play: Manage your team with the all new Weekly Prep™, where you can issue workout schedules, watch film breakdowns, and more. You can even evaluate simulated games! Also new is SportsCenter with Chris Berman anchoring and Mel Kiper and Trey Wingo bringing you the latest from around the NFL.
  • Breakthrough moves: Experience dazzling animations such as back-of-the-end-zone catches, quarterback evasions, all-new runs, and weather-related slips, falls, and trips.
  • Real NFL emotion: Undergo frantic turnover reactions, intense first down signals, quick timeout calls on the ground, and access to over 30 touchdown celebrations.
  • Updated First Person Football™: Take advantage of the updated exclusive First Person Football mode, with new camera switching, improved audio, passing control options, and more.
  • Your game, your music: Customize the sounds of the game by using your own ripped music to add true stadium atmosphere.
  • Get roster updates on Xbox Live: Download roster updates to stay on top of your game.
FIFA 07 Soccer

Developer & Publisher: EA Sports
Game Rating: E (Everyone)
Release Date: October 2, 2006
$39.99 / $15.00: Game Stop - Roseville: June 17,2007
Players: 1 - 4
Dolby 5.1 Surround
HDTV 720p, Xbox Live xbox live
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Get caught up in the emotion of the world's favorite sport in FIFA Soccer 07. From the sweet taste of victory to the bitterness of a last minute defeat, savor the drama of every moment as your team battles its toughest rivals in authentic stadiums around the globe.

Whether you’re storming the pitch with a custom team in Manager mode or challenging friends in online Interactive Leagues, enhanced gameplay gives you more control then ever, letting you win possession, turn defenders, and find the net for the score. This is the year. This is the season. This is FIFA Soccer 07.

  • Fluid control: Improved fundamental controls plus enhanced A.I. enables you to enjoy a truly virtual recreation of international football. Take complete control as the ball and players react to the slightest touch for unprecedented responsiveness.
  • Real-time analysis: Monitor how each player performs in the game by viewing passing, shooting, and defending stats.
  • Advanced team management: Utilize all-new fully detailed player styles, with a complete list of attributes, and an advanced player editor. Make the tough calls that decide the match: Pull weak players, switch formations, and control your defensive line with the touch of a button.
  • Advanced Challenge Mode: Undertake 80+ challenges to test your skills and earn achievement points. Challenges range from winning a key match to using a substitute to score at the last minute.
  • New ball physics accurately recreate bouncing, skidding and topspin. Signature moves and playing styles for the stars have been captured.
  • Experience a more sophisticated shooting mechanic that gives you greater control for pin-point accuracy.
  • Goalkeeper intelligence is authentic, with true-to-life reactions and a greater variety of deflections and saves.
  • Crowds react to your performance. Goals and possession result in rousing chanting as momentum builds for your team but dips to a frustrated murmur if you’re struggling.
  • FIFA 07 features 27 leagues from 20 nations. Over 510 teams are accurately represented with correct kits and badges.
Links 2004

Developer & Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
Game Rating: E (Everyone)
Release Date: 11/1/2003
(1) $49.99 / $6.99: GameStop - Roseville: July 16, 2006
(2) $2.99: GameStop - Sacramento: December 27, 2008
Players: 1 - 4
System Link: 2-4 , Custom Soundtracks, Dolby 5.1 Surround, HDTV 480p, Xbox Live
NOTES: Playable on Xbox 360
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Links, the best-selling golf franchise for the personal computer, has been rebuilt—from the ground up—exclusively for the Xbox video game system.

Links® 2004 delivers one of the most realistic and competitive golf experiences for Xbox. Golf fans worldwide can compete online in friendly matches with old golfing buddies or compete in tournaments against the best golfers in the world via Xbox Live.

Links 2004 also features top championship courses and top professionals, including cover athlete Sergio Garcia.

  • The thrill of real competition: Take your golf swing online, using Xbox Live. Enter one of the most comprehensive online golf arenas ever created. Compete against the best players from all over the globe, track your stats, or simply play a social round of golf with friends—all from the comfort of your living room.
  • Playing like the pros: Feel like real pros, as you compete in tournaments broadcasted in a remarkably realistic TV-style presentation.
  • Tour of duty: Work your way up the professional ladder online or in the challenging Tour Mode. See who really is the best in the world. Crowded galleries of fans will cheer you on, as you compete for tournament purses and tour recognition.
  • Championship courses: Links 2004 features some of the most luxurious and challenging golf courses in the world, including Greywolf (Canada), New South Wales (Australia), and the Four Seasons Resort Aviara (California).
  • Detailed golf environments: Hit the sweet spot for a 300-yard drive, and roll in a 20-foot putt for a birdie—all while enjoying the dew-covered fairways and crosscut greens. Links 2004 is the ultimate golf experience. The top courses from around the world come to life with animated water, ocean surf, 3-D trees, divots, galleries of golf fans that react to your shots, and golf course wildlife, such as birds, ducks, squirrels, and gophers. The lifelike courses feature sun-cast shadows that change, depending on the time of day; birds that are spooked when a ball hits a tree; and ducks that will scatter when a ball hits the drink.
  • Control over each and every shot: The Real-Time Swing feature gives you complete control over every shot. Advanced players have the opportunity to draw, fade, punch, chip, or flop to win a hole. The left thumbstick acts as the club, with ball physics factoring in speed, tempo, direction, and course conditions in real time.
  • The golfers: Play as a golf superstar, such as Sergio Garcia, to perfect your game. Or, create a character with unique physical characteristics, skills, apparel, and personality. Be aggressive and take risks, or be conservative and lay up. Links 2004 has a personality to suit every type, and each character's celebrations and audio commentary will match their personality.
Madden 2004

Developer: Tiburon Entertainment
Publisher: EA Sports
Game Rating: E (Everyone)
Release Date: August 12, 2003
$49.99 / $9.99
Players: 1 - 4
Custom Soundtracks
Dolby 5.1 Surround
HDTV 480p
Storage Device
NOTES: Xbox playable on Xbox 360
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In its fourteenth year and with more than 28 million copies sold to date, Madden NFL Football once again proves its status as the undisputed leader in authentic NFL football simulation. With a primary focus on in-game graphics, incredible depth, visual presentation, and tournament-tested gameplay, this season's Madden NFL 2004 continues to demonstrate why it’s the definitive interactive sports gaming experience. New features include revolutionary Playmaker Control (which lets gamers adjust plays on the fly, just like on the real NFL football field) as well as new owner options in Franchise mode.

Gameplay tip: Players Become Coaches Game Strategy: Great players that retire in franchise mode can come back to be coaches. Wait a couple of years after your favorite star retires, and he will show up in the coaching free agent list to be signed as an assistant or head coach.

Madden 2005

Developer: Electronic Arts
Publisher: EA Sports
Game Rating: E (Everyone)
Release Date: 8/10/2004
$49.99 / $9.99
Players: 1
Xbox Live
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Force the action on defense in Madden NFL 2005. New defensive tools allow you to make more plays and be in on all of the action. The all-new Hit Stick lets you lay the big hit to turn the momentum of the game in your favor. With new story line Central, you get the inside scoop around the league from radio host Tony Bruno and local and national newspapers to help you make critical franchise decisions. With groundbreaking graphics that capture the real stadium experience, Madden NFL 2005 continues its 15-year tradition of innovation in videogame football.

  • New Hit-Stick: Change the momentum of a game by using the right thumbstick to make a huge hit, force a turnover, and send the crowd into a frenzy. Time it just right, or you’ll get burned for a big play.
  • New defensive playmaker control: You are now in complete control on defense. Modify pre-snap assignments for any defensive player on the field, including double teams and player-specific match ups.
  • New storyline central: Get inside the NFL like you never have before. Now, your games are impacted by the stories that surround your team. Satisfy your star wide receiver’s demands or watch your team chemistry suffer. Get the scoop from local and national newspapers, email from assistant coaches, and Tony Bruno’s weekly radio talk show.
  • Enhanced Franchise mode: Players now react to everything that happens in the franchise. Reward a hard-working player by naming him team captain or trade away unhappy players. The new game-by-game progression system rewards players for their performance throughout the season.
  • New fan presentation: Customize your team's crowd with the new Create-a-Fan feature.
  • New EA SPORTS Online: Take on the best Madden players online. The improved EA SPORTS Fair Play feature keeps the playing field level.
Madden NFL 09

Developer: Tiburon Entertainment
Publisher: EA Sports
Game Rating: E (Everyone)
Release Date: August 12, 2008
$59.99 / $19.99: Kmart
Players: 1 - 4
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Real Football Intelligence

Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation, Madden NFL 09 delivers its most complete football package ever for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox, combining a more authentic gameplay simulation experience and deeper game modes for the hard core fans with all-new EA SPORTS Family Play, featuring an easy-to-use control system that help rookies master the game. With the new QB Avoidance Stick and new combo moves, plus an enhanced Fantasy Challenge and all-new SuperSim, the franchise takes its next leap in bringing you the ultimate football experience with Madden NFL 09, the most authentic and adaptable

  • FUN, ACCESSIBLE FAMILY PLAY — Anybody can dominate the game like a pro with EA SPORTS Family Play. An all-new playcalling system features simplified one-button controls and assisted player movements, making Madden NFL 09 the most accessible football game ever.
  • ALL-NEW FRANCHISE SCORING SYSTEM — Earn points at season's end in Franchise mode by accumulating a winning record during the regular and post-season, progressing your players from no-name status to superstar caliber, increasing attendance, drafting elite players, and more.
  • NEW SUPERSIM — Take full control over the pace of a game by simulating a single play, a quarter, a half, or an entire game. Take the field or take plays off, it's entirely up to you.
  • EARN YOUR STRIPES — Use points earned in practice to improve your skills and overtake players ahead of you on the depth chart, then do whatever it takes to meet your team's expectations by reaching key incentives that are written in your contract.
  • ENHANCED FANTASY CHALLENGE — Three new league champions with unique special abilities have joined the fray with one goal in mind: knocking you from your championship run. Defeat each champ in the new Champions Stadium at the end of each league and you'll advance to the next tier.
  • MOST AUTHENTIC GAMEPLAY EVER — Pull off new combo moves by stringing together multiple actions in succession or direct receivers' routes when scrambling out of the pocket with your quarterback. An enhanced gameplay system also features the QB Avoidance Stick, allowing your quarterback to avoid pressure while in the pocket by quickly scrambling away in four different directions.
MVP Baseball 2003

Developer & Publisher: Electronic Arts
Game Rating: E (Everyone)
Release Date: 3/12/2003
$49.99 / $6.00: Game Stop - Roseville: December 17, 2005
Players: 1 - 2
Dolby 5.1 Surround
NOTES: Xbox playable on Xbox 360
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This is a whole new ballgame! Knock the dirt off your cleats in the first season of MVP Baseball™, the all-new, reengineered baseball franchise from EA SPORTS™. MVP Baseball 2003 incorporates a new pitcher-batter interface—giving players the opportunity to be more strategic with their pitching and batting—and an all-new, picture-in-picture, on-base view, to create added dimension and strategy for base running. Realistic stadiums and highly detailed player models and animations bring the baseball action to life like never before.

MVP Baseball 2004

Developer & Publisher: EA Sports
Game Rating: E (Everyone)
Release Date: 3/9/2004
$49.99 / $3.99 • November 25, 2007 • EB Games, Arden Fair, Sacramento
Players: 1 - 2
Dolby 5.1 Surround
HDTV 720p
Storage Device
NOTES: Xbox playable on Xbox 360
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Step up to the plate with MVP Baseball™ 2004. The fundamentals of hitting, pitching, fielding, and base running have been reproduced like never before to give you complete control over every aspect of the game. From swinging for the fences to protecting the plate when you have a two-strike count, the all-new batting model provides unprecedented command of each type of swing in every situation. With great gameplay and many additional features such as Pitching Challenge and Dynasty Mode, MVP Baseball 2004 wins the pennant as the most innovative and realistic baseball experience ever created.

NBA Live 2004

Developer: Electronic Arts Canada
Publisher: EA Sports
Game Rating: E (Everyone)
Release Date: 10/14/2003
$49.99 / $3.99
Players: 1 - 4
Dolby 5.1 Surround
Storage Device
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This is the second installment in the NBA Street series. It was released on the Xbox, Gamecube, and PlayStation 2. It was developed by EA Sports Big and published by EA. Like the other games in this series, it is a cartoonish take on street basketball.

NBA Live 2004 delivers the definitive basketball experience. Whether spinning free in the lane for a vicious dunk or locking down on defense, NBA Live puts you in total control. With an enhanced EA Sports™ Dynasty mode, the ability to take the court at all 29 NBA arenas, and all-new commentary from Marv Albert and Mike Fratello, NBA Live 2004 is all about authenticity. Blow past your defenders with all-new moves, an even better passing game, and silky smooth control in the fine-tuned EA Sports Freestyle Control. Step up your game with NBA Live 2004.

NBA Street Vol 2

Developer: Electronic Arts
Publisher: EA Sports
Game Rating: E (Everyone)
Release Date: 4/1/2003
$19.99 / $?
Players: 1 - 4
Dolby 5.1 Surround
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Coming at you with bigger-than-life street moves. Hoop it up in style with NBA Street Vol.2 from EA Sports BIG.

Ball above the rim with NBA legends, and bring it with today's biggest NBA stars. If you can back it, bring it!!

  • Above-the-rim gameplay.
  • Old school returns with 25 NBA legends.
  • All-new signature moves.
  • Authentic urban courts.
  • Four-man showdown capabilities.

NCAA 06 March Madness™

NCAA 06 March Madness

Developer: Electronic Arts Canada
Publisher: EA Sports
Game Rating: E (Everyone) [Mild Language]
Release Date: October 11, 2005
$39.99 / $5.99 • November 25, 2007: EB Games, Arden Fair, Sacramento
Players: 1 - 4
Dolby 5.1 Surround
HDTV 480p

Play the kind of pressure defense and fast-break offense that wins championships in NCAA® March Madness 06. Use defense to create offense by pressuring the ball, forcing turnovers and driving your opponents crazy with the all new EA Sports Lockdown Stick.

Dominate rivals with a more authentic brand of defense and push the ball on offense with an enhanced Floor General Playcalling system featuring more sets than ever before. Pick your senior leader and watch as his emotion and passion lifts the intensity level of his teammates and excites the raucous campus crowds. Brad Nessler and Dick Vitale call all of the action including the College Classics featuring 10 new classic games, making dream match-ups a reality.

Use defense to create offense by pressuring the ball, forcing turnovers, and smothering your opponent with the all-new EA SPORTS™ Lockdown Stick on Xbox® or online with Xbox Live®. Featuring a deeper playbook that covers both ends of the court, NCAA® March Madness® 06 lets you experience the strategic side of the game as you find and exploit mismatches against every opponent. Your road to the Final Four begins now!

NHL 2002

Developer & Publisher: EA Sports
Game Rating: E (Everyone) [Comic Mischief, Violence]
Release Date:11/1/2001
$49.99 / $2.00: GameStop - Roseville: July 30, 2006
Players: 1 - 4
Dolby 5.1 Surround
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Be the Hero with NHL® 2002! Rush the net in pursuit of the game-winning goal, guard the crease with your life to shut out the opposition, and watch it all from the player's point of view. New features include the “Breakaway Camera”, “EA GameStory” which recognizes and rewards outstanding performance, and “Create-a-Player” so you can really put yourself in the game. Whether you're an intense power forward or bruising defenseman, you'll feel pure adrenaline as you take the ice — but don't take our word for it, experience it for yourself.

Outlaw Golf

Developer: Hypnotix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster Interactive
Game Rating: T (Teen) [Mature Sexual Themes, Mild Violence, Strong Language]
Release Date: 6/1/2002
$49.99 / $6.00: GameStop - Roseville: July 30, 2006
Players: 1 - 4
Storage Device
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An incredible golf engine, stellar physics and excellent graphics combine with fierce competition, mortal danger and shapely women in this no-holds barred game of golf. Play seven games for one to four players on three unique courses where some hazards have two legs!.

Outlaw Volleyball

Developer: Hypnotix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster Interactive
Game Rating: M (Mature) [Mature Humor, Mild Violence, Suggestive themes]
Release Date: July 8, 2003
$20.00 / $3.00: GameStop - Vacaville: December 27, 2008
Players: 1 - 4
Storage Device, Custom Soundtracks, Xbox LIVE Multiplayer: xbox live, Leaderboards, Friends, Voice Support
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Volleyball goes “Outlaw” with the outrageous humor and fantastic gameplay this gang is known for.

These scantily-clad troublemakers bring their famous vibe to the courts as they set, spike, and throw punches on their way to victory.

Choose a team, grab a court, serve up some attitude…and do some major ball-bustin' online via Xbox Live with Outlaw Volleyball!

  • Melds MTV Spring Break with Olympic Volleyball to create the first next — generation game with an edge Combines the fun gameplay of Virtua Tennis 2K2 with the outrageous humor of Outlaw Golf.
  • 12 offbeat courts including jailhouse, jungle, sewer, and of course, a beach
  • Characters react dynamically — jilted teammates hold a grudge and play harder against you
  • Powerful volleyball engine! Set, jump, spike with the best of them
  • Moves such as spikes and serves feature special animations, as in NFL Blitz and NHL Hitz
  • Features sexy babes and guys with attitude teamed up and against each other in interesting and dynamic environments
  • Build character's skills with unique mini-games and drills
  • Gain MOMENTUM for Turbo Moves by literally beating up your opponents
  • Supports Xbox Live! — Multiplayer action up to 4 players online or on the same couch
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005

Developer & Publisher: EA Sports
Game Rating: E (Everyone)
Release Date: September 20, 2004
$29.99
Players: 1 - 4 offline and online
Online Connectivity, Dolby Digital 5.1, Communication Headset, Xbox LIVE Multiplayer: xbox live, Customization Editing Tools
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Challenge the man who changed golf and not for the better. All-new Tiger Proofing lets you modify each course, while EA SPORTS Game Face II allows you to create the ultimate golfer. After making a name for yourself, tee off against the game’s all-time legends.

  • New Tiger-proofing: The revolutionary course-altering system lets you modify course dynamics and create the most intensely competitive courses imaginable.
  • Legends Tour: The greatest legends of golf, including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Ben Hogan await you on the greens. Become a legend yourself!
  • EA SPORTS Game Face II: The industry-leading Game Face technology just got a whole lot deeper, with more control and freedom to let you express your creative vision from a youthful prodigy to a grizzled veteran.
  • New courses: Eight new licensed courses and two new fantasy courses have been added for a total of 14 courses. New licensed courses for the console title only include Coeur d’Alene and Colonial Country Club. Other new licensed courses include Sherwood Country Club, Fancourt Golf Club Estate, and Troon North—Monument Course. Returning favorites include Pebble Beach Golf Links, St Andrews Links, and TPC at Sawgrass, along with three original designs: Greek Isles, Paradise Cove, and Emerald Dragon.
  • More players: Fifteen different PGA TOUR players are yours to play or play against, including Tiger Woods, John Daly, Vijay Singh, Charles Howell III, Notah Begay III, and Jesper Parnevik, among others. Additionally, fourteen new fantasy characters will challenge you on the links.
  • Total precision swing: New putting and chipping systems allow for more control on the green or when you leave an approach shot short.
  • Play a career: PGA TOUR Season mode lets you play along with the 52-week PGA TOUR calendar of events for up to 10 seasons.
  • Real-time events: Using the game hardware’s internal clock, actual events appear at appropriate times of year.
  • Golf’s best Commentators: David Faherty and Gary McCord provide the play-by-play, commentary, and irreverent observations throughout each round.

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