Weekend America reporter Adam Allington, on assignment with U.S. troops in Anbar Province, reports that video games are a very popular leisure time activity.
Video game sales are way up [among soldiers]… In a converted Iraqi Republican Guard barracks, Sergeant David Carr and several of his buddies are huddled around a hard-to-find Nintendo Wii.
“We play it when we get off of work almost every night,” Carr says… At the moment however, Carr isn’t playing a shoot-em-up game. Right now he’s got something a little more relaxing, “Hooked! Real Motion Fishing.”
GP: This story reminds me that the Fun For Our Troops non-profit organization works to send games and systems to our military personnel serving overseas.