Endless Ocean: Blue World (EO:BW) is a Wii game that takes approximate eight to twelve hours to complete. Not Viki Kelly. She’s been playing EO:BW for over 250 hours. She’s far from finished. With an ocean to explore and sealife to explore it with, Kelly doesn’t see herself putting down the Wiimote any time soon.
Gaming addiction is a serious problem. But some solutions–like therapy and time away from the computer–are better than others. If Kotaku’s translation from a Chinese newspaper is to be believed, one man was so frustrated with his son’s gaming addiction that came upon a solution that was, if nothing else, unique.