Educational games haven’t been high on the profitability scale for the Big Three, but it appears Microsoft may be in talks to release a government-sponsored IP. Steve Ballmer of Microsoft has been approached by Erskine Bowles, co-chair of President Obama’s fiscal commission, in creating a game to educate people about reducing the deficit. The possible business relationship has already drummed up a bit of enthusiasm in the other houses, Senator Bob Kerrey (D – Nebraska) saying that the game has the potential to “go viral.”
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