Addiction

11.23.11
South Korea puts the 'Cinderella Law' into effect
11.23.11

South Korea puts the 'Cinderella Law' into effect

South Korea's burgeoning online gaming market has brought the country a great deal of business su...

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11.14.11
Addicted gamer shares his struggle to find balance between the real world and the virtual world
11.14.11

Addicted gamer shares his struggle to find balance between the real world and the virtual world

While Tucson's KVOA may not be so well-versed in MMOs as to distinguish between Gears of War and...

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08.16.11
The Soapbox: MMO slot machines
08.16.11

The Soapbox: MMO slot machines

Disclaimer: The Soapbox column is entirely the opinion of this week's writer and does not necessa...

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07.25.11
Chinese couple sell their kids to pay for online gaming
07.25.11

Chinese couple sell their kids to pay for online gaming

It's time for the omg-that's-bloody-awful story of the week (and no we're not talking about the p...

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05.31.11
Divorce Online highlights cases caused by "gaming addiction"
05.31.11

Divorce Online highlights cases caused by "gaming addiction"

Divorce Online, a do-it-yourself website that facilitates the filing of separation proceedings sa...

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01.04.11
Shocker! Media addicts suffer withdrawal symptoms, just like real addicts
01.04.11

Shocker! Media addicts suffer withdrawal symptoms, just like real addicts

...and we're all media addicts, aren't we? A recent study conducted by the International Center for...

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12.06.10
Blizzard comments on video games addiction documentary
12.06.10

Blizzard comments on video games addiction documentary

Video game addiction is hardly a new subject around these here parts, but it still remains a much-d...

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08.27.10
The Lawbringer: This MMO is too addictive! I'm suing!
08.27.10

The Lawbringer: This MMO is too addictive! I'm suing!

Welcome to The Lawbringer, WoW.com's weekly guide to the intersection between law and the World of...

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08.20.10
South Korean psychiatrists treating StarCraft 'addiction' with drugs
08.20.10

South Korean psychiatrists treating StarCraft 'addiction' with drugs

A study recently conducted by the Department of Psychiatry at South Korea's Chung Ang University ha...

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