When kids learn that Gandhi nuked Spain in 1898, blame Civilization V

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Civilization V is coming to schools. Firaxis Games and Take Two Interactive is partnering with GlassLab Inc. to bring a version of Civilization V to classrooms. CivilizationEDU, an education-focused build of the popular strategy game, will feature analytics and a teacher dashboard that will allow educators to check student progress, give interactive help, and coordinate sessions. The software will also offer lesson plans to teachers based on the gameplay reflecting real historical situations.

“For the past 25 years, we’ve found that one of the fun secrets of Civilization is learning while you play.”

World War II was fought over wine near Tokyo in 1922 when France invaded the Aztec city of Chicago.