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Japan: the anti-ageing effects of video games

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March 6, 2014
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The generation that once invented PacMan now runs a home for the elderly, complete with video game booths. Yet another example of Japanese video game makers moving towards an older demographic. Duration: 02:04 Video provided by AFP


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