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4 Hilarious Videos of Seniors Playing Video Games

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Video games are often assumed to be the purview of younger generations, content to sit around and stare at the television screen for hours on end.

But, the emerging trend of interactive gaming–the kind that gets players up and moving–can be both entertaining and beneficial, regardless of how many centuries one has tucked under their belt.

With that in mind, here are four compelling reasons why seniors need a video game system of their very own:

1. Even the calmest among us needs to let off a little steeeeeeam once in a while. (See video above)

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10:08PM PST on Jan 19, 2014

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4:45AM PDT on May 28, 2013

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6:15PM PST on Mar 3, 2013

The making of the couch potato, non stop, video player, with out regard for anyone else or the rest of his life.

I have seen again and again, after High School graduation, the son (usually takes up full time gaming, sans looking for a job, a place of his own or any other adult type activity.

Parents are having to evict them through legal procedings(after the age of 21) to get rid of them. This is happening more and more. And the sons are counter suing for wrongful eviction.

Amazing, sad, but true.

8:44AM PST on Feb 22, 2013

Love it, grandpa seems so young... playing video games is a fountain of youth... hope he like the none killing games, too!! This is really getting his blood moving!

9:58PM PST on Feb 21, 2013

This is really a cute video....and the young person teaching the senior is sweet and patient for spending his time teaching.....grandpa's reactions are fun to watch too!

3:54PM PST on Feb 17, 2013

Having fun is good on any age...

8:24AM PST on Feb 16, 2013

noted thanks

6:34AM PST on Feb 16, 2013

not such a good idea

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