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Michael Phelps: video game star

Michael Phelps: video game star

You, too, can now compete against Michael Phelps in the pool — at least virtually.

"Michael Phelps: Push the Limit," a video game for Xbox 360 systems, shipped to North American retail outlets Tuesday. The game offers players the chance to compete against each other, as well as against Phelps, whose eight gold medals at the 2008 summer games make him one of the most decorated Olympians of all time.

"It's a truly amazing experience to now have a video game dedicated solely to swimming," Phelps, who grew up in Rodgers Forge and now lives...