Tag: video game addiction

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Why Do Gamers Play One Game for Hundreds, Even Thousands of Hours?

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.

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Son Plays Online Game Too Much, So Father Hires Virtual Hitmen

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.

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