We take a survey analyzing our motivations as gamers and we do so, for science! We took the survey from Quantic Foundry, a market research company focused on gamer motivation that combines social science with data science to understand what drives gamers. We share our survey results and discuss if we feel they are on the money or not. Plus, we talk about some of Quantic Foundry’s key leanings regarding how age seems to be a bigger defining factor in our evolving taste in video games more than gender.

What’s Everyone Playing? (00:15:50)

This Week in News (00:26:20)
Google to unveil gaming project at GDC  (00:26:20)
Reggie Fils-Aime is retiring, new President of Nintendo of America is named Doug Bowser (00:30:50)
Rumor of GamePass coming to Switch are becoming more solid and Reports of Xbox planning to show new hardware ad E3 and Halo being the lead game (00:36:40)
Anthem is finally out for everyone and the reviews are meh (00:47:00)

Topic: Growing Up Gaming – How our taste in video games change as we age (01:01:50)
Quantry Foundry: The Science of Gaming Motivation
How do our gaming habits change as we grow up? (Eurogamer)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:36:00)

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