This is an article taken from: IBM: Serious games for smarter skills: The future of learning.
Games and the technologies have fundamentally changed the way we play. The players are older, the genres are broader, the games are much more advanced, immersive, and engaging. Companies today are integrating game mechanics and game-based learning into more and more everyday applications, also fundamentally changing the way we work today. Video games are widely used in a variety of disciplines such as behavior modification, autism therapy, leadership skill building, and strategic analysis.