“Agencies are now embracing game technology as a powerful tool for education, training and outreach,” says Government Computer News (GCN) in their May 2013 issue.  The article details how the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NASA and the US Army are employing games to further their missions.  For instance, NASA uses the game Moonbase Alpha (2011 SGS&C finalist) to get youth interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

GCN article