How Old is “Too Old” for Video Games?

How many endgame bosses must a man mow down, before he becomes a man? If you’re old enough to get the reference in that question, are you already too old to play video games? As several members of The Ultimate Gamer team edge our way towards a midlife Crysis, we’ve been wondering: how old is too old for games?

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GarrusVakarian1657d ago (Edited 1657d ago )

No such age. I will be playing videogames until im dead (or as long as they exist lol).

How old is too old to read?
How old is too old to watch Movies/TV?
How old is too old to listen to music?

You are never too old to be passionate about something.

NihonjinChick1657d ago

I don't know. I can't picture myself as a 75 yr old woman that tries to keep up with the latest video games and consoles.

OhReginald1657d ago (Edited 1657d ago )

no one can cause that doesn't exist today because older people didn't grow up with video games. Our generation (assuming you are mid 20's) there will be a lot of eldery playing video games in 50 or 40 years from now.

IcicleTrepan1657d ago

Why, you won't have anything else to do, granny :)

raresteak1657d ago

That's on you for having a lack of imagination or close-mindedness altogether.

Boody-Bandit1656d ago

I've been gaming since it's inception and I will be gaming until the day I die.

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x5exotic1657d ago (Edited 1657d ago )

The moment you are "too old" for anything is the moment you really die.

Unless you're Murtaugh. Then you can be too old for this shit or whatever the f**** you like.

solidt121657d ago

Except Breast Feeding... lol

GarrusVakarian1657d ago

Lmao, bubble up for making me laugh.

DeadRabbits1657d ago

6 Feet Under will be old enough for me!

TheUltimateGamer1657d ago

Agreed, I can't imagine a time where I won't want to play the latest and greatest.

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DEEBO1657d ago

You're never too old to game.why does gaming have to be limited to a certain age group or gender?
gaming is entertainment a hobby for anyone that enjoys it.

technology is great but some are still stuck in the past.

TheUltimateGamer1657d ago

I completely agree. I'll be playing until the day I die.

DEEBO1656d ago

I agree with you this our time,our era 100 years from now something else might pop up for humans to enjoy but from the 1970's until now gaming has move up in the world as some of the best entertainment worldwide.

yazter1657d ago

The only thing getting old here is this discussion.

The fact that you contemplate anyone who dictates age limit on games means you concede to them.

Anyway, back to Borderlands 2.

Hartsy1657d ago

You wouldn't tell someone there to old to have sex? If it feels good do it! 😉

Neonridr1657d ago

you wouldn't tell them, but nature may tell them at some point when everything stops working the way it's supposed to.. XD

osprey191657d ago

Never too old. I knw of a great grandmother who plays on the wii, for fun and to keep her mind and body active. And people say video games are bad for ones health.

Fluke_Skywalker1657d ago

I had two guys in my BF:BC2 clan who were grandads, both in their late 50's. Also my old man still games, he is a hardcore EVE addict and I made him a grandad a couple of years back :)

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