Iraq and the XBox

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Friday, July 14, 2006

In the mid-90s, the U.S. military discovered that Marines were customizing the video game Doom to practice warfare, which prompted the Marine Corps to develop its own version of the game as an actual training tool. Now the military is busy developing incredibly realistic video games that help soldiers anticipate the confusion of peacekeeping and the massive complexity of real urban warfare. Rachel McCarthy reports.

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