Whether you’re a video game player curious about other gamers or a non-gamer wondering why people play, this survey is for you. “2021 Essential Facts About the Video Game Industry,” from the Entertainment Software Association, answers all your questions and does so with lots of colorful graphics instead of dense text. I’m just sad I … Continue reading Keep calm and play on
Fate whispers to the warrior, ‘You cannot withstand the storm.’ The warrior whispers back, ‘I am the storm.’ — Unknown Such bravado! Nevertheless, the screenshot is me — er, my character — in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, the video game that your gaming grandma (moi) has been playing since its release November 10. The quality of the image suffered mightily in … Continue reading I am the storm
For the one or two readers who might be wondering, let me assure you that I am still gaming — more than ever since the pandemic started. After a very long absence I got back into Red Dead Redemption 2 (I was burned out on Destiny 2). I played through it another 1½ times before … Continue reading Grandma’s still gaming — more than ever
Lest anyone think otherwise, I’m still an avid video gamer, even at 76 and change. I spent the entire summer engrossed in Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey. It’s basically a role-playing game set in ancient Greece. The game gives you the option of playing as Alexios or as his sister Kassandra. I opted for Kassandra and finished … Continue reading Gaming Grandma still gaming at 76
In recent weeks, there’s been little news worth hearing and tv has devolved into holiday specials and reruns. The only channel I watch much anymore is the Weather Channel. As a result, since its release on October 26, I’ve been spending a great deal of time with my newest favorite video game, Red Dead Redemption … Continue reading Gaming Grandma’s happy place
This is Mercy, a healer in the video game “Overwatch,” which I played quite a bit last winter. However, the story here is that the pink skin/outfit she’s wearing was a special fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Players usually earn new skins for their characters by playing the game. But the only way … Continue reading Gamers are great!!