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Fun and Games For AT&T WorldNet

AT&T WorldNet Friday launched GameHub, an online community featuring some of the most popular games.

GameHub is run by gaming network MPG-Net Inc. It includes popular titles such as Drakkar, Empire Builder, Operation Market Garden and Bingo. Available features include player matching capability, character-creation tools, support for DirectPlay gaming, chat rooms, forums and shopping areas.

Under terms of Friday's agreement, subscribers to AT&T WorldNet Service can access GameHub's content for $4.95 per month-- a 50 percent savings off GameHub's standard price. They also will have a high-speed, dedicated connection from the AT&T WorldNet Service backbone directly to the GameHub community.

"With GameHub, AT&T and MPG-Net are offering a full spectrum of games and services, ranging from exciting action adventures to persistent games that let people play in an ongoing, multi-player environment," said Michael Chaplo, vice president of marketing for AT&T WorldNet Service.

"Now, AT&T WorldNet Service customers can experience a reliable high-speed backbone that meets the needs of today's most demanding online gamers."