from danger room: “Even in the United States, the belief that the Defense Department uses the America’s Army game series as a military recruitment tool is controversial,” blog GamePolitics notes. “It’s probably not surprising, then, that Empowered Muslim Youth, an Islamic blog, accuses America’s Army of ‘brainwashing’.”
“These visual games are a perfect opportunity to psychologically prepare and even mentally train children to fight in battle,” EMY contends. “There is no doubt that this [is a] well-thought tactic, issued by high-ranking governmental officials.”
Yes, but aren’t we forgetting that the game also helps educate America’s dumb-ass youth in basic skills, thus helping save lives?