A Japanese woman, Hamako Mori has built a huge fan following online with her video gaming skills. 90-year-old Mori has now been recognized as the oldest gaming YouTuber by the Guinness World Records. She has 250,000 YouTube subscribers. Fondly called “Gamer Grandma” she started her gaming journey 39 years ago, whereas her YouTube channel was launched in 2015.
Mori who acknowledges the “Grand Theft Auto” series as one of her favorite video games.
"Playing games were the right choice"
Gamer Grandma posts up to four videos a month. From unboxing new consoles to broadcasting her gaming expertise, her YouTube channel covers it all. Mori who acknowledges the “Grand Theft Auto” series as one of her favourites, says, “After living this long, I feel more than ever that playing games were the right choice. I am truly enjoying my life, it's rosy.”
- Hamako Mori, 90 years old has become the oldest gaming YouTuber according to Guinness World Records.
- The oldest YouTube gamer has 250,000 YouTube subscribers and her fans call her " Gamer Grandma"
- She started her gaming journey 39 years ago and launched her YouTube channel in 2015.
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Gamer grandma, YouTube videos
The Gamer’s videos are interesting, intriguing, and showcase Mori's sharp sense of humour. The videos are also shot in a way that they also offer the viewers a candid glimpse into her life. In “ 90-year-old grandma plays Dauntless” which has more than three million views, she is seen blowing out candles and cutting her birthday cake. Right after that, she goes on to vlog about her take on the monster battling game.
Mori has also accumulated a wide range of consoles over the decades. The first one that was added to her collection was Cassette Vision, which was launched in Japan on July 30th 1981.
“I’m going to play ‘Dauntless’ today, she says. Later on, adding to this, she says “ After, I started playing this, it was such fun and I couldn’t stop. I can’t look at any other games, it just became all about this one, As well as sometimes I end up playing until 2 a.m.”
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Mori has also accumulated a wide range of consoles over the decades. The first one that was added to her collection was Cassette Vision, which was launched in Japan on July 30th 1981. Mori further advocates,” It looked like so much fun, and I thought it’s not fair if only children played it.”
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Shreya is an intern with SheThePeople.TV.