- Shh! Free Video Games at the Library! (New York Times)
- Libraries score with video games (Los Angeles Times)
- Libraries' video games are teen magnet (Columbus Dispatch)
The coverage of the new gameplay in libraries ignores all other potential audiences in favor of attracting that teen/tween demographic. What seems to be forgotten is that Grandma’s a gamer too! With the introduction of the Nintendo Wii, popular tech blogs stood up and took notice of the attention the gaming system got from the 60+ crowd as well as the youth.
With the Nintendo Wii already getting teens into the library, why aren’t these programs also being offered up to an older crowd?