IBM Exec: Gaming Is Good For You

IBM is not a company that is traditionally associated with gaming, but this didn't stop the company's global executive in charge of games and interactive entertainment, David Laux, from expressing his opinion that are beneficial both socially and educationally.

"We have found across the board, if you look at different categories of games, they all have the ability to develop unique skills," Laux told the BBC. "That's from the casual games which improve memorisation and the ability to discern details, to console games and shooter games that develop rapid decision making and to role playing games like the World of Warcraft that are very unique in producing leadership skills."

"All these skills are "directly transferable to a real life environment," he added.

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IBM Exec: Gaming Is Good For You

I don't think you understand Anon958.. ibm expanded its business pretty far and if you check properly they do associate with gaming (And likely will expand) since it is a pretty big business. It would be crazy for them to not have anything or little to do with games and miss out on the nice slice of pizza of $$$.Lets not forget that ibm was responsible for both the xbox360 and the ps3 cpu's.. and don't tell me that is very little to do with gaming and no doubt plenty of $$$ there.Oh lets not forget the Wii also... There is probably more they have done behind the background that alot of people may not know about e.g. IBM Rational software for game developers.These are my facts.. at your own discretion whether or not you believe.. It doesn't matter if IBM is big or small with gaming.. they are and will always make massive profits from the gaming industry.My previous statement remains the same.

IBM Exec: Gaming Is Good For You

I'm you're general. I'm going to have a war with all of ur countries, cuz I pwn u noob asses in Starcraft, so you better have good macroing skills, or else I will conquer the world with my small but soon to be big army!Also I collect warhammers too

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