Celebrities lead normal lives when not in front of the camera. As such, they also do things that most people do when they have free time. To entertain themselves, many of them play different kinds of video games and some are even addicted to this form of digital entertainment.
In the U.S. alone, some 42 million Americans play video games for an average of three hours each week. This figure naturally includes your favorite Hollywood celebrities who love the excitement and adrenalin rush they get from playing this digital games.
Surveys have also noted that some of the video games very popular among stars include World of Warcraft, Call of Duty and Halo. The others are more content playing games with simple animation such as the Angry Birds, Plant vs. Zombies and the Slither.io on Poki.
Here are some celebrities you may not know who actually love gaming and who are serious gamers.
You may be surprised to know that Megan Fox is a homebody and as such, has come to love video games. Admitting that she was never the type of socialize even during her late teens and early 20s, this actress claimed she’s addicted to Halo which she plays online. She also owns an Xbox Live.
Since taking part in the film interpretation of video game Alone in the Dark, Christian Slater said he’s been hooked to the World of Warcraft thanks to a co-star who introduced the game to him. The aector admitted that he’s been into video games since his teens and only got to play again after a long time.
Slater also starred in a two-hour Nintendo commercial entitled The Wizard in the 1980s. The Wizard is credited for introducing Super Mario Brothers 3 to North America and a host of other video games.
The late comedian, unknown to many, was a gamer who loved to play the Call of Duty. A former Nintendo nerd, Robin Williams even named her daughter Zelda after a video game character.
Claiming to be a gamer with full-blown addiction, the multi-awarded actor played video games for more than 30 years. He played using his console and PC and got totally hooked on the World of Warcraft.
Former rapper and TV star Ice-T revealed he’s been playing video games since the time early days of Atari and Sega. In the past, he would also play games during long hours of travel on a bus while on tour. He takes pride as well in having the very first version of the Mortal Kombat and NBA Jam games. Currently, he’s a huge fan of the Call of Duty which he said he plays online with Snoop Dogg.