Excerpt: Video games allow us to experience things that we may never experience in our lives. They put us in the cockpit of the world's fastest planes. They let us go on the field and play professional sports. And yes, video games also put us on the front lines. From the beaches of Normandy to a modern conflict in the Middle-East, military first-person shooters allow us to, in part, live the lives our soldiers live.
Conclusion: Terrible marksmanship and a lack of understanding of the cover concept mean that many firefights turn into intimate encounters in America’s Army: True Soldiers . Not a bad thing, until you realize that the radial menu system for choosing weapons is clunky, and releasing from your own cover spot is a lesson in futility.