Excessive Gaming Might Actually Rewire Your Brain

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. » 6/17/11 11:40pm 6/17/11 11:40pm

South Korea Imposes Midnight Gaming Curfew

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. » 4/12/10 4:00pm 4/12/10 4:00pm

China To Make Its MMORPG Players Register With Their Real Names And…

To combat a building wave of fear over gaming addiction and its scary, violent manifestations, Chinese players will soon spend 72 hours without bath or sleep leveling up without the comforting blanket of anonymity. » 1/16/09 3:30pm 1/16/09 3:30pm

Body Found, Believed to Be That of Runaway Teen Gamer

Sadly, Canadian police believe that they have found the body of Brandon Crisp, a 15 year old that ran away from home in early October after his parents took away his Xbox 360 privileges » 11/05/08 5:40pm 11/05/08 5:40pm. Apparently, he had become obsessed with Call of Duty 4 and action was taken after it began to affect his grades. The boy was found…

Microsoft Doubles Reward For Teen That Ran Away After His Parents…

A word of caution to parents: taking away you child's beloved gadget as a form of punishment may seem like tough love, but it can backfire in a big way. Consider the case of a 15-year old Canadian teenager that ran away from home after his parents took away his Call of Duty 4 gaming privileges. The child has been… » 10/28/08 3:00pm 10/28/08 3:00pm

The Secret of Blending Excessive Gaming With a Hot Marriage

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… » 2/07/07 11:30am 2/07/07 11:30am