Video Game Quotes Will Make You Appreciate Gaming Even More

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Regardless of a gamer’s age, he is getting flak for playing games too much or even at all, it might be coming from his parents, wife, girlfriend, siblings, or friends. And when they start nagging you, start reciting these awesome video game quotes back to them so they start appreciating gaming for the things we do.

That’s the idea behind this collection of video game quotes, they’ll make you appreciate the love you have for gaming, verbalize the things you’re already feeling, and might sway some of the people around you.

Best Video Game Quotes

“My mom didn’t let me play video games growing up, so now I do. Gaming gives me a chance to just let go, blow somebody up and fight somebody from another dimension. It’s all escapism.” – Wayne Brady

“That’s really one of the things I love about video games. It’s a whole new world every time you start.” – Jennifer Hale

“Some people say video games rot your brain, but I think they work different muscles that maybe you don’t normally use.” – Ezra Koenig

“It seems astounding to me now that the video games are perhaps as important as the movie themselves. And people will spend 2 or 3 years obsessing about the video game in exactly the same way that they’d be obsessing about the movie if they were working on that.” – John Cleese

“Video games are bad for you? That’s what they said about rock n’ roll.” – Shigeru Miyamoto

“I recently learned something quite interesting about video games. Many young people have developed incredible hand, eye, and brain coordination in playing these games. The air force believes these kids will be our outstanding pilots should they fly our jets” – Ronald Reagan (1983)

“Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil… prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon…” – Terry Pratchett

“Video games foster the mindset that allows creativity to grow” – Nolan Bushnell

“The worst thing a kid can say about homework is that it is too hard. The worst thing a kid can say about a game is it’s too easy.” – Henry Jenkins

“Every age has its storytelling form, and video gaming is a huge part of our culture. You can ignore or embrace video games and imbue them with the best artistic quality. People are enthralled with video games in the same way as other people love the cinema or theatre.” – Andy Serkis

“My parents said that sitting at home playing video games all day won’t bring you anywhere in life.” – PewDiePie

“Prose is an art form, movies and acting in general are art forms, so is music, painting, graphics, sculpture, and so on. Some might even consider classic games like chess to be an art form. Video games use elements of all of these to create something new. Why wouldn’t video games be an art form?” – Sam Lake

“Reality is broken. Game designers can fix it.” – Jane McGonigal

“You know what’s really exciting about video games is you don’t just interact with the game physically — you’re not just moving your hand on a joystick, but you’re asked to interact with the game psychologically and emotionally as well. You’re not just watching the characters on screen; you’re becoming those characters.” – Nina Huntemann

“Video games are always half real.” – Jesper Juul

“What video games have taught me is that if you’re fighting enemies on your journey, you’re heading the right way.” – Unknown

“A book or movie can show us what it is like to be in a character’s shoes, but it is the video game that can put us into those shoes.” Robert B. Marks

Hopefully, these video games quotes will help you sway your gaming critics. If not, here are some video games memes you can heal your sorrow in.

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