Gamers Are Not Nerds
The rise of technology and gadgets in Nigeria since the early 20s is exponential and fast becoming an integral part of our lifestyle. Due to this rise, it’s not also far-fetched the surge in the numbers of people who enjoy the digital form of gaming. Although compared to other parts of the world, the video gaming community is relatively small cause most consoles and games are expenses that most players cannot afford and Nigeria’s internet infrastructure is generally weak and unreliable, making online gaming difficult.
Thanks to how widely available, affordable, and accessible mobile devices have become, alongside increasingly user-friendly data plans mobiles have become the giant dominant player in gaming.
In Nigeria, 83 per cent of the population has a mobile phone connection, while internet penetration still only sits at 42 per cent across the 203.6 million population, according to latest global internet data usage report.
Let’s take a stroll back memory lane of what gaming, game centre culture and the struggle as well as a sample this question “Are Gamers Nerds?”.
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