Crowd goes wild as elderly gamer scores a strike a bowling game competition

Hilarious footage has recently emerged online of a crowd going wild after an elderly gamer scores a strike at an Esports event in central France in April 2017.

The footage captured at the Poitiers Gamers Assembly shows a group of senior gamers playing a tournament of Wii Sports bowling.

One player shoots their shot and the crowd left hanging with suspense as the ball nears the pins on the jumbo screens.

After a tense moment, all the pins are taken down in a strike and the crowd reacts with ferocious enthusiasm.

The filmer said this particular tournament was "organized by an association called Silver Geek, aiming to improve the life of people in retirement homes."