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Video Game Players Growing Up, Getting Older


December 18, 2015

KTRH - The people playing video games aren't who you think they are. The kids who played the games in the 1970s and 80s are still playing, as adults.

Texas Tech pop culture professor Rob Weiner says some colleges are offering classes on the social phenomenon and many people are making a living by making video games.

"There are universities now that are offering gaming classes," Weiner says, "studying how to make games, which is huge in the industry, video game history -- remember Pong?"

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