U.S. Army Turns to Videogames for Training

Wired: "This past week marked the release of the latest version of Medal of Honor, a videogame that has come under a great deal of fire since it was revealed that in its newest iteration players would be able to assume the role of Taliban fighters and fire on American troops. After fielding protests and complaints, Electronic Arts made a last-minute decision to rename the terrorists in the game, calling them “an opposing force” instead of 'the Taliban.'"

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wat6342968d ago

Looks like the Taliban are going to kick some "video game trained" ass!

NotSoSilentBob2968d ago

This is old news. I remember watching a show on Discovery about 10 years ago where they talked about military training and they showed soldiers playing a game of Quake 2 to learn communication skills.