How the globalization of video games is changing the way militaries operate
MetadataShow full item record
Today more than ever video games are reaching a global audience. In the past the military facilitated the growth of video games, but that dynamic may be changing. Military use of video games to build and operate their army’s is increasing. The first part of this report will look at how video games have grown into a $100 billion industry and where the industry is heading. The second part of this report will focus in on how the military has utilized video game technology as a recruiting and training tool. Then move into how different components of technology in video games is being used in modern warfare. In the end this report will show how the globalization of video games is changing the way the military operates.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Payne, Matthew Thomas (2006-05)This thesis argues that a select group of commercially available, military-themed video games developed, in part, by the US Department of Defense (DOD) engenders militarized play opportunities for gamers. The DOD's emerging ...
Analyses of temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent construction standards on expeditionary US air bases Castañeda, Jorden Thomas Blas (2018-06-13)Temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent military assets are constructed for intended lifetimes to support personnel operating at bases around the world. The prolonged use and repurposing of assets leads to physical, social, ...
Hardwick, Clay Andrew (2014-08)The United States has different methods by which it leverages its influence on allies throughout the world. Military-to-military partnerships constitute one of the most effective methods, particularly when the U.S. seeks ...