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Old 29-11-2013, 21:43
Andy Birkenhead
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I am 50 years old.
Am I too old for an xbox one or a Playstation 4 ?
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Old 29-11-2013, 21:44
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Old 29-11-2013, 21:44
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Your as old as you feel.
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Old 29-11-2013, 21:48
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No, there are people making the games older than you now.
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Old 29-11-2013, 21:51
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No. I'm 42 and still play games

Go for it !
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Old 29-11-2013, 21:54
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You're never to old, now go buy it
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Old 29-11-2013, 21:59
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If you're interested in getting one, then you are not too old.

I'm 46 and have been acting like an excited little boy waiting for today's PS4 launch
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Old 29-11-2013, 22:05
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Yes, go play chess or golf or whatever it is that old people do these days.

Just kidding You get yourself a new console and give those teenagers that virtual smacking they deserve !
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Old 29-11-2013, 22:11
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I am 50 years old.
Am I too old for an xbox one or a Playstation 4 ?
1 yes and 4 no.

Lets just say that older players manage pretty well on the Playstations premier FPS.
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Old 29-11-2013, 22:27
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No, unless u work for British Gas

http://youtu.be/Knab9oQIMOQ

SKUM YOUR ALL SKUM (mods- this is humour in relation to GAMERGRAN87 its not directed to anyone on here)
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Old 29-11-2013, 22:30
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No. Do it!
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Old 29-11-2013, 23:24
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Considering your recent threads in the Advice section, how the heck are you going to afford a new console?
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Old 30-11-2013, 00:00
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The forty/fifty year olds that play now are the kids of yesterday that were there at the start and have grown up with the Atari, Spectrum, Commodore and such like.
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Old 30-11-2013, 00:14
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I am 50 years old.
Am I too old for an xbox one or a Playstation 4 ?
No way. Never let other people dictate to you what you should be doing, if it's something you want to do, besides, there is no reason why gaming should be for a particular age group, it is entertainment, like watching a film.
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Old 30-11-2013, 00:49
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Considering your recent threads in the Advice section, how the heck are you going to afford a new console?
It might come from the possible inheritance

And he's only 46. Dunno why he's calling himself 50.
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Old 30-11-2013, 08:30
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I am 50 years old.
Am I too old for an xbox one or a Playstation 4 ?
Never to old... my father is 55 and he still games.
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Old 30-11-2013, 08:32
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No, not at all, gaming is a recreation aimed at all demographics, despite the media unfairly associating it with solely kids and teens all the time.

Heck,I'm a Teacher (albeit 20/21 not that that should make a difference) and I game! I encouraged my 53 year old Step-Dad to play GTA V the other day after he was ranting about how 'sad' anybody over the age of 15 is if they play games (he's massively closed minded.) and he really enjoyed it.

People should really put those stupid misconceptions aside, if anything, that very attitude is the childish thing and not the games/gamers themselves.
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Old 30-11-2013, 08:54
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one day gaming will seem as normal as watching TV. People a bit older still feel weird about playing games but at the end of the day its just another pass time. At some point that image of a middle aged or older person playing games wont seem so alien. Its seems very kid orientated to older people in many ways so a console can feel like a toy at face value, but the depth of stuff available and the good quality games out there make gaming a very fulfilling pass time for older people as well. maybe the word game kind of adds to the childish image, how about interactive experience!
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Old 30-11-2013, 08:58
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No, I am a 47 year old housewife and I play games, my faves are Battlefield 3 and left 4 dead 2. I got my first 'game' in 1977( a pong type game) and have always had consoles and pcs to play on.
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Old 30-11-2013, 09:01
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Hell no your'e not too old. I'm 46 and my dad is 78 and we game. Us older gamers have been there from the start,
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Old 30-11-2013, 09:12
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The only reason age would be an issue would be in terms of eyesight coordiation or reaction times.

There are very good reasons not to buy these consoles but age isnt one of them.
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Old 30-11-2013, 09:25
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I hate the fact that gaming is associated with kids/teens because most of the people I game or have gamed with have been in their 30's/40's. It makes for good banter while gaming as we can chat about games/consoles from years ago that we may have played on.
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Old 30-11-2013, 11:17
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61 and blind in one eye.

Just got a PS4.
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Old 30-11-2013, 11:37
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Err, I'm 48.. Get it bought!
Live a little!
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Old 30-11-2013, 12:20
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I am 47 and only been gaming for about a year, after not bothering for about 20years, and am really enjoying it, i bought my 360 a year ago, then last christmas bought my ps3, and now i have a ps4.

What does too old mean?.
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