The Family That Games Together

Posted by | July 1, 2012

Wins Pokemon tournaments together. Demographic data shows that the average gamer is getting older, while the younger generation is taking to gaming like pixelated ducks to simulated water. That means gaming families, where everyone knows their way about a gamepad. Check out this article about one gaming family, and their talent for Pokemon. VentureBeat has the story.


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  1. Nelson Williams
    July 1, 2012 11:45 am

    For those who aren’t in the know, Pokemon may look cute and harmless on the surface, and it is. At least, for a casual player. Underneath the anime eyes and bouncing jelly-creature exterior, however, lies Pokemon’s real truth; a clockwork mechanism of stats and abilities and strengths and weaknesses and hidden numbers that rotates, locks, sets itself into the configuration for victory or defeat. A pro player must dive into that hidden machine, emerging with the perfect combination of ability and natural talent for their little Pokemon. Real-world athletes don’t spend as much time training.

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