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13 Reasons Gamer Dads Are The Best Dads

Being a dad is hard. Gamer dads know it’s a delicate balance ensuring everyone is happy and not missing that crucial gaming moment. They also know how to make the most of their spare time at home, by playing PlayStation®4 games on their Xperia Z3 smartphones from Sony with PS4™ Remote Play.

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1. They impart all their game wisdom onto their children...

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...and so creating a generation of super-annoying-to-play-against kids who are just the best at everything.

2. They really get their kids (and their need to play video games).

3. They've had to get really good at multitasking.

Ever rocked a baby to sleep while playing Tomb Raider? Takes skill, that.
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Ever rocked a baby to sleep while playing Tomb Raider? Takes skill, that.

4. This will never happen.

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Because they'll always buy you the fancy, super-deluxe, limited edition versions.

5. They won't make their kids justify spending all their pocket money on new games.

6. Their kids always have someone to play games with.

And you don't get stuck playing against the cat. Again.
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And you don't get stuck playing against the cat. Again.

7. They're able to spot all of the 'hidden' pop culture references.

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"OH MY GOD, THEY REFERENCED A MOVIE FROM THE '80s!"

8. Their brains stay sharper for longer.

This one is even backed up by proper scientists and everything.

9. They'll teach you about right and wrong via the medium of video games.

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Yet more scientists reckon that playing out antisocial behaviours in-game can make you a more morally sensitive person. Go, science!

10. They'll be the "cool dad".

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Or at least as cool as dads can be.

11. They won't ever forget your birthday...

But that's mostly because they've already sorted which new games they're going to buy their kids (and, by proxy, themselves).
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But that's mostly because they've already sorted which new games they're going to buy their kids (and, by proxy, themselves).

12. They understand that sometimes you have to stay up late to finish a level.

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Even when you're struggling to keep your eyes open. It's a level of commitment that most parents just can't fathom.

13. Gamers stick together.

Your kids know where to look if ever they need backup versus Mum.
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Your kids know where to look if ever they need backup versus Mum.

So let's hear it for gamer dads across the land. Treat them to a lil' something-something from the Xperia Z3 Series from Sony this Christmas, the only smartphones and tablets with PS4™ Remote Play.