From the words itself, addiction, imagine how bad can possibly be? Like many other addiction like alcoholic addiction and drug addiction, gaming addiction is as serious. Many have lost their jobs, their spouses and even their lives for playing online games. They are literally living in the virtual world.
The new choice of evolved now in South Korea, instead of illegal drugs and pills, online games it is. Considering that many gamer deaths stem from exhaustion, deep-vein thrombosis, and other ways that can be prevented by standing up and moving around, gaming is considered to be Korea’s number one problem.
In late July, a 21-year-old online-gaming addict was found dead in his home in Inchon, South Korea. He’d played intensely since graduating from high school, rarely sleeping or leaving his room, according to family members. In 2005 a 28-year-old man collapsed and died from organ failure after playing for 50 hours straight. He had apparently just lost his job because of his online-gaming habit. Both incidents prime suspect is online gaming.