These hardly represent new tactics, given that the U.S. military has successfully used games such as America's Army in the past. But the recruitment center has apparently only met with mixed success.
Meanwhile, the Chinese boot camp reportedly involves team-building exercises such as using mock AK-47 assault rifles for laser tag. And the Christian Science Monitor quotes one boot camp resident saying "I feel like we're brothers, sharing this different life together . . . sometimes I don't want to leave."