I also played a lot of Pokemon games as a kid a lot as well. It's more likely the nostalgia and repetition of the past made us 'connected' to what we engage on for a long time.
A pause from The Psychology Behind Pokémon Games to share correct from the journals of some good thinker:
Today is: 22nd May (GMT), in history on the 22nd of May, 1970 AD the following event happened:
Arab terrorists kill 9 children and 3 adults on a school bus