The medium is the message

10 Jul 2008

The US Defense Intelligence Agency has turned to videogames to teaching its next generation of spies to analyze complex issues. Given a choice between a droning classroom lecture or a videogame, the best method for teaching Generation Y was obvious.

According to, the agency has purchased three PC-based games, developed by simulation studio Visual Purple, under a $2.6 million contract between the DIA and defense contractor Concurrent Technologies.

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