- The saying that age could just be a number is more fitting for 90-year-old woman, Hamako Mori, labelled the world's oldest gamer
- Mori said she got her love for gaming from her children about four decades ago and she has never stopped playing since then
- With over 150,000 subscribers on YouTube, the smart grandma streams her gaming experiences to her fans
A 90-year-old woman, Hamako Mori (aka Gaming Grandma), has become the oldest gaming YouTuber in the Guinness World Records.
Born on Monday, February 18, 1930, the smart old woman has over 150,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel.
According to the world records, she started video-gaming 39 years ago when she saw her children passionately involved in it.
"It looked so much fun, and I thought it's not fair if only children played it. I thought life would be more fun if I knew how to play it. So I started playing, at first while no one was watching,” she said.
Aside from being a gamer, Mori also keeps all the consoles and game software she had bought over the years, saying she treasures them as they are memories.
Her present game console is PlayStation 4 and she is much into action games. She spoke about the difficulty of the gaming genre, detailing how she grew to like it.
"I didn't touch it until recently because it's difficult to play. But recent action games are visually spectacular, and they often use actors for characters. So I'm really obsessed with it now,” she said.
She especially loves Grand Theft Auto V, saying the virtual reality is like watching a film. She added that she loves it for its age restriction.
Mori said she started sharing her gaming moments on YouTube because it really is no much fun if she is the one getting all the enjoyment.
The 90-year-old said she is always moved by the amazing comments she gets from her fans on her channel.
Watch her full interview below:
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that an 87-year-old man caught the attention of the public after he decided to sell houses and parcels of land he had given his children.
Simon Kamakia from Arusha, Tanzania, said he took the controversial decision after his own children failed to attend his wedding.
It was gathered that Simon had married a second wife after the mother to his children passed on in 2015.
The 40-year-old wife is reportedly the one who compelled the old man to sell all his land and houses.
“They did not come to the wedding, therefore, embarrassing me. I did not like it to see there was no one close to me in church,” said Simon.
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