It's a shadowy and lucrative relationship. But just how close are video-game developers with various military outfits? And how does it affect the games we play?

This article titled “Are video games just propaganda and training tools for the military?” was written by Alex Rayner, for The Guardian on Sunday 18th March 2012 20.30 UTC

It’s Monday night, the kids are in bed, and I am trying to kill Osama bin Laden. I stalk through his Abbottabad compound and I aim my rifle at the first person I see, only to discover he’s my brother in arms, aka “OverdoseRocks”. So I walk downstairs into a prayer room, at which point my gun accidentally goes off. Then the mission is over. We were victorious.

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