schliz writes: 'Serious games' are gaining traction in military, business, education and medical applications as Gen X and Y come into power, iTnews reports. While game developers acknowledge a risk of trivialising real world issues (as in the Six Days in Fallujah controversy), intelligently designed 'serious games' could allow complex situations to be presented in a simple way. Cisco, for example, has an amusing online games arcade that prepares networking professionals for CCENT, CCNA, CCNP, CCDP and CCVP certifications.
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