Grey Gamers uncovered

Thanks to PlayStation, Wii and mega-bucks advertising, videogames are now opening up to a whole new audience. There's a new generation of gamers out there, and one that's growing steadily.

"What fresh audience is this?" you may ask. "It's the hardcore mature" we answer - the gaming Grandmas and Granddads. We've uncovered these Grey Gamers in their natural habitat, and rated them accordingly. Welcome to a blue-rinsed new world ofoldies with controllers.

WARNING - Extreme sailor-quality swearing within. Or, at least, confined to the last page.

Ben Richardson is a former Staff Writer for Official PlayStation 2 magazine and a former Content Editor of GamesRadar+. In the years since Ben left GR, he has worked as a columnist, communications officer, charity coach, and podcast host – but we still look back to his news stories from time to time, they are a window into a different era of video games.