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Sony Trademarked Shock & Awe Amid Iraq War ~ Militainment: Rise Of The Video Game





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Published on Aug 7, 2012

On Discovery Channel's "Rise of the Video Game", video game developers exploit wars to create military-themed games.

playlist:Militainment: Rise Of The Video Game - The Discovery Channel

FedEx and Pepsi Are Top Defense Contractors? 5 Corporate Brands Making a Killing on America's Wars (Sony)

(Lawmakers heavily invested in defense)
Corporations such as PepsiCo, IBM, Microsoft and Johnson & Johnson have at one point received defense-related contracts
Sony was founded by a former naval lieutenant named Akio Morita and a defense contractor named Masaru Ibuka.

Drone Kill Culture - Predator Playstations

Waging War: Remote-Control War - Predator Pilots [Digital_Nation]

Overview of the military defense contractor link involving Sega & Lockheed Martin

"There are tons of licensed craft from Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and Boeing"
[Sega's After Burner Climax - Arcade (2006)]

Sega origins: Air Force vet David Rosen founds company, makes (pro)military commercial and simulation games to this day.

In the 1960s, Baer worked for defense contractor Sanders Associates.
Sanders licensed the technology to Magnavox, which introduced the Odyssey system in 1972.

Joystick Soldiers: The History of Video Games, Popular Culture, and the Army

"60-70% of Army Video Game Simulation Technology in Our Kids Homes Today",
(like CryEngine 3) ----Military contractor, Intelligent Decisions Director, Floyd West

US Army spending $57 million on military simulator using CryEngine 3

Politics and Hollywood's images are linked. They reinforce one another. Policy enforces mythical images; mythical images help enforce policy. Jack Valenti, president of the Motion Picture Association of America, has said, quote, "Washington and Hollywood spring from the same DNA," end-quote. - JACK SHAHEEN, director of Reel Bad Arabs

"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

GamePro:Games are most effective Army recruitment tool

(six in ten current US soldiers entered the military as teenagers)
Project Censored 2009 - Recruitment Toolbox: Movies, Toys, TV, And Computer Games

After You Play, Before You Enlist! Army PR & Video Games (@ Elementary Schools)!

RETURNING FIRE: Interventions in Video Game Culture

Violent Video Games Harm Children's Brains Study Finds

1 Corinthians 15:33
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

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

Psalm 34:14
Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.


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