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Joystick Soldiers ~ The History of Video Games, Popular Culture, & The Army

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Published on Jul 2, 2012

Nina B. Huntemann, Ph.D. is an associate professor of media studies at Suffolk University in the Department of Communication and Journalism. Her research focuses on new media technologies, particular video and computer games, and incorporates feminist, critical cultural studies and political economy perspectives. She spoke in the WSU Ghosh Auditorium on February 25, 2010.


"It's a great training product. I've had 'em link the Xboxes together and the sergeant will actually train his teams with the Modern Warfare game."
---- Call of Duty representative, lead military adviser, lieutenant colonel, Hank Keirsey
http://youtu.be/J14wdIsyYqk


"60-70% of Army Video Game Simulation Technology in Our Kids Homes Today",
(like CryEngine 3) ----Military contractor, Intelligent Decisions Director, Floyd West
(source: http://youtu.be/ZUeP2i-VVyg)

US Army spending $57 million on military simulator using CryEngine 3
http://www.vg247.com/2011/05/27/us-ar...


GamePro:Games are most effective Army recruitment tool
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qawe8R...

After You Play, Before You Enlist! Army PR & Video Games (@ Elementary Schools)!
http://youtu.be/IpEzhmYJqsI

RECRUITING CHILDREN INTO THE US MILITARY Pentagon's Child Recruiting Strategy
http://www.ringnebula.com/Oil/recruit...
(six in ten current US soldiers entered the military as teenagers)
Project Censored 2009 - Recruitment Toolbox: Movies, Toys, TV, And Computer Games
http://img6.imagebanana.com/img/tfic6...


MILITAINMENT, INC. - Militarism & Pop Culture
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=...


RETURNING FIRE: Interventions in Video Game Culture
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=...


Violent Video Games Harm Children's Brains Study Finds
http://youtu.be/vrI9G1QClK4


1 Corinthians 15:33
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
http://youtu.be/z-88Ntc_DZA

Psalm 11:5
The Lord trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.

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