These oldies are very goodies.
Think of a game in which you control a character (so no Tetris or anything) — go ahead, any game! Now, chances are, whichever game you’ve picked, its protagonist is either young or, at the most, middle-aged. You’ve got the likes of Link, Mario, Samus, Cloud, Joker, Neku, Scott Pilgrim… We could go on, but you get the idea.
It’s a shame that senior characters (which we’ll loosely define here as a person who’s around retirement age or older) aren’t represented more in gaming; after all, Nintendo’s remarkable ability to create games suitable for all ages means that people like Audie (A.K.A the ‘Animal Crossing Grandma’) enjoy gaming into their 90s and beyond.
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