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Not your grandpa’s Pong
Jul 6, 2023

Not your grandpa’s Pong

A quarter of video gamers in the U.S. are 50 and older, and no, they don't just want to play "brain games." Plus, the latest on Meta's Twitter-like platform, and a look at the markets.

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Older gamers say the industry doesn't design with them in mind

Jul 6, 2023
A quarter of video gamers in the U.S. are over 50, according to the AARP.
Some gaming companies think the 50 and up age group is only interested in brain health games, but narrative games are actually quite popular with older adults, according to one researcher.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jordan Mangi Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC