China has more internet and gaming addicts than any other country. They also conduct more research on the issue than anyone. And according to a study, Chinese researchers think that excessive gaming can permanently alter brain function.
Video game addiction is a serious problem in Korea, where kids are prone to staying up all night long to play. So the government is disabling internet connections for six hours per night for underage gamers.
To be a respectable gamer, you're going to have to dedicate some time to the art, and maybe even most of your life will be consumed if you want to play at a world-class level. But what if you want to also be married to a comely significant other at the same time? It is possible to be have one and the other, but for it…