The Army has embraced esports as a recruiting tool to reach young adults, who are drawn to the fast-paced action of military-themed games.
The main source of light in this dim, warehouse-sized room in suburban Denver comes from rows of screens. Each panel shows fast-paced military action -- camouflaged soldiers swarming a city or special operations forces securing a target.
One of the figures hunched over a computer in the darkness huffs in disappointment.
"I've died like four times in three missions," said 17-year-old Gavin Gains.