Marissa Reaume

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Gaming and the Elderly: Will Today's Gamers Close the Gap?

Can the video game industry break the technology-created age barrier? Although nothing is certain at the moment, Microsoft has made attempts to do so. In conjunction with game maker Electronic Arts, Microsoft brought a day of gaming to a pensioners' ... settlement in Finland. This specific venue was a prime choice, since Finland is home to the most rapidly aging population in Western Europe. The motive behind this day of electronic recreation was to gauge interest in gaming among pensioners. For the seniors, however, playing video games was merely a way to strengthen relationships with their ... (view more)


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