Games are not just being used for making political statements, they’re also being used quite deliberately in recruiting. America’s Army has been around for a while, and now Nick at Grandtextauto notes that there are lots of sites devoted to Special Force, a game recruiting would be anti-Israeli suicide bombers. The Howard Dean game, thankfully, is an example of a game recruiting for non-violent though (of course) political purposes.

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