What Does A Marine Think Of Spec Ops: The Line's Criticism of War?

It's coming up on the end of the year, which means it's time to start looking back. And amid the Kickstarter campaigns and DRM-debates that kept 2012 so interesting, one game keeps coming back up: The brutal Spec Ops: The Line. It was a clever game that despite its hum-drum 3rd person shooter trappings was also a… »12/03/12 2:00pm12/03/12 2:00pm

This Graphic Novel Shows The Horrific Costs of Modern Warfare

Shooters »5/15/12 3:30pm5/15/12 3:30pm protagonist Terry Glass isn't that different from the kind of character you'd play in a , or game. He's a fictional American soldier fighting in the geopolitical hotspots where America's armed forces face off against disparate, tough-to-pin-down threats. Young, handsome and affable, Glass fights for all…

The UK’s Ministry of Defense Wants Simulators As Good as Battlefield 3 or Modern Warfare 3

It's no secret that today's soldiers train on all manner of video game-style simulators. In the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defense, British servicemen use Virtual Battlepace 2 as part of their regimen. VBS2 is a product of Bohemia Interactive, who also made the first Operation Flashpoint game and now produce the… »12/29/11 2:00pm12/29/11 2:00pm

UK Soldiers to Train on Game That Stinks ... Literally

Well, militaries across the world may soon have a new war game to their arsenal, and it could have a trickle down effect to retail games — British researchers have come up with a game system that incorporates a 'smell box,' in an attempt to see if they can make training stick better. In what sounds like an unpleasant… »11/09/08 12:30pm11/09/08 12:30pm