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8 curious ways military forces use video game applications
« on: August 04, 2015, 10:26:55 PM »
8 curious ways military forces use video game applications



There is no denying the growth of the video game industry, with the market for console and online games alone accounting for around a whopping $50 billion. But the scope of video gaming as a whole has always drawn the extremes of reactions from various sectors of our contemporary society – with some judging them to be the best thing since internet, and some descrying them as the devil’s own coming! And, in between all of the furor and palaver, the military seemed to always have a strong connection with the ambit of virtual imagery and interaction. This perhaps shouldn’t come much of a surprise, since the first video game ever developed – ‘Spacewar!’, was funded by the Pentagon. In that regard, let us take a gander at eight video game applications that military forces use for not only their training but even advanced weapon systems.

Full article here: http://www.hexapolis.com/2014/10/22/10-curious-ways-military-uses-video-game-applications-training/

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