As reported by CNN this morning The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) have released a comprehensive report based on the Summit on Educational Games.

The report states, “Modern video and computer games offer a rich landscape of adventure and challenge that appeal to a growing number of Americans. Games capture and hold the attention of players for hours as they struggle to operate a successful football franchise, help Romans defeat the Gauls, or go through the strict regimen of Army basic training in virtual landscapes. People acquire new knowledge and complex skills from game play, suggesting gaming could help address one of the nation’s most pressing needs — strengthening our system of education and preparing workers for 21st century jobs.” Download the report here…