Gaming-addiction

01.21.14
Gaming addiction documentary 'Love Child' premieres at Sundance
01.21.14

Gaming addiction documentary 'Love Child' premieres at Sundance

The ongoing Sundance Film Festival recently saw the debut of Love Child, a film that explores So...

By E. Cavalli,   01.21.14
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02.02.12
Player documents the two-headed monster of his own WoW addiction
02.02.12

Player documents the two-headed monster of his own WoW addiction

The slow, viscous slide into a life consumed by gaming has become a media tale standard, usually...

By L. Poisso,   02.02.12
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01.29.12
Amateur documentary tackles online game addiction
01.29.12

Amateur documentary tackles online game addiction

Countless documentaries have investigated gaming addiction and the supposed dangers lurking in ma...

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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...

By J. Reahard,   07.25.11
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07.27.10
15 Minutes of Fame: Psychologist and games researcher John Hopson
07.27.10

15 Minutes of Fame: Psychologist and games researcher John Hopson

From Hollywood celebrities to the guy next door, millions of people have made World of Warcraft a p...

By L. Poisso,   07.27.10
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05.29.10
South Korea increases counseling programs for compulsive gamers
05.29.10

South Korea increases counseling programs for compulsive gamers

Stories of internet and gaming addiction in South Korea are, unfortunately, not that unusual. The S...

By Rubi Bayer,   05.29.10
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04.12.10
Korea institutes nighttime shutdown for underaged MMO players
04.12.10

Korea institutes nighttime shutdown for underaged MMO players

"You've been playing long enough, it's time to do something else now." It's a statement you'd expec...

By Rubi Bayer,   04.12.10
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05.24.09
Thai gov't shuttering gaming sites over boy's suicide
05.24.09

Thai gov't shuttering gaming sites over boy's suicide

Citing "the encouragement of addictive gaming," the government of Thailand recently shut down appro...

By B. Gilbert,   05.24.09
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