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MyVideoGames.com: Can Games Change theMyVideoGames.com: Can Games Change the World?
Of course they can, but the game industry rarely comes close to achieving that with the games they give us. It's time to raise the bar like music and film have done over the years.
Marc Prensky: Video Games andMarc Prensky: Video Games and the Attack on America
But up until now, this immersive, Digital Game-Based Learning has often received skeptical reactions from traditional educators, who wonder "does it really work?" It is hideously ironic that after last Tuesday we now have irrefutable proof of just how well training by games and simulation does work. It comes from the mouth of the horrified and unknowing aircraft trainer who said on TV that the terrorist pilots just sat in his simulator and "practiced turns."
The Sunday Times: Cyber-games makeThe Sunday Times: Cyber-games make children brighter
Computer games are giving a generation of young Britons a level of co-ordination and powers of concentration equivalent to those observed in top-level athletes, a government-funded study has shown.