Boomtown: Things I Learned From Video Games

Boomtown writes: "Mention the word "Edutainment" to a hardcore gamer and you might see them recoil, turn pale, or remember a prior appointment. When a game is designed solely to facilitate learning, developers often miss the mark entirely, creating titles low on compelling gameplay and high on poorly integrated factoids. But we do learn from games - sometimes in spite of ourselves. Here are some games that - perhaps inadvertently - snuck a bit of esoteric learning under the radar - from the real-world weapons in Call of Duty to the hidden history behind Broken Sword."

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