Posts Tagged: game addiction

Mobile addiction

Public service announcement: this is why we need to concentrate on what’s around us

A man in Thailand was run over and killed today because he was busy playing a game on his mobile phone. According to Thai newspaper Khaosod,...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Chinese Gamer Demands Police Arrest Him for Playing Games Too Much

Ah Mao (not his real name) has a problem with online games: he can’t stop playing them. But luckily for him and his family and friends...

  • April 2, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Chinese Teen Murders His Parents So He Can Play Web Games in Peace

Li Tao was in middle school when he first got into web games. His parents, poor Henan farmers, worried that he wasn’t spending enough ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Hong Kong teen kills self over online game; why does this sort of thing keep happening?

It’s a shame that tragic stories related to gaming aren’t that difficult to find (you wouldn’t think a tech website would ...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Addicted Chinese Gamer Dumped, Murders Girlfriend, Steals Her Money to Play More Games

If you had any doubts about how serious gaming addiction can be — and you shouldn’t, given the number of game-related murders we...

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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China Will Develop Its Own Criteria for Diagnosing Game Addiction

It’s no secret that China has a problem with gaming addiction. OK, every country has problems with gaming addiction, but some people i...

  • February 20, 2013
  • at 1:32 am
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