Army Wants "First-Person Thinker" Video Game

Video games are all the rage in the U.S. Army. America's Army, a first-person shooter, is used as a recruiting tool to lure in kids weaned on Xbox. For simulating convoy-protection operations, the Army has Ambush!, another shooter. And Tactical Iraqi simulates encounters between soldiers and Iraqis to teach basic language and cultural skills. Dr. Robert Wisher, from the Pentagon's Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative, told DANGER ROOM that the U.S. military has formally adopted 23 different video games.

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