September 1, 2014

Army is to Spend $50 Million in Edutainment for Troops

QUOTED FROM CNET NEWS: GAMING AND CULTURE

“World of Warcraft, move over. The Army is preparing to invest millions into combat training games and systems, in a move to prepare its soldiers for battle.

The Army is investing $50 million into video combat training games and gaming systems over the next five years, in a move to prepare soldiers for battle.

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Darwars Ambush is one of the games currently used by the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, and Homeland Defense.”

Its amazing that the military sees the value in edutainment in a collaborative learning enviroment and is will to spend top dollar on it, but when you get to the corporate world people don’t necessarily see the value in investing in these type of technologies.