Game-addiction

08.13.13
The Soapbox: Gaming addiction isn't about games
08.13.13

The Soapbox: Gaming addiction isn't about games

When I was 21, I was miserable. I was stuck in a long-distance relationship with someone I couldn't...

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08.13.13
The Daily Grind: Have you ever fallen into unhealthy play habits?
08.13.13

The Daily Grind: Have you ever fallen into unhealthy play habits?

Pretty much no one who plays video games regularly likes to be called a game addict. There's a stig...

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08.06.13
Psychologist asks designers to shorten quests to fight addiction
08.06.13

Psychologist asks designers to shorten quests to fight addiction

It's impossible to play video games without noticing that some people have downright unhealthy gami...

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02.12.12
Blizzard admits to 'grossly underestimating demand' for World of Warcraft in 2004
02.12.12

Blizzard admits to 'grossly underestimating demand' for World of Warcraft in 2004

If World of Warcraft is credited with a smooth initial launch, that's only because time tends to...

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02.03.12
Study links MMOs to 'problem' game-playing
02.03.12

Study links MMOs to 'problem' game-playing

Despite the fact that video game addiction lacks both a definition and a diagnosis, "researchers...

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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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08.28.11
Former World of Warcraft addict talks about the dangers of habitual gaming
08.28.11

Former World of Warcraft addict talks about the dangers of habitual gaming

When one thinks of a player who's addicted to video games, usually the image of a teen or college...

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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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