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Has lag in games ever made you angry? It made one Chinese youth so angry that it sparked a fight leading to the deaths of two 16-year-old boys.
South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo reports this horrifying story about a terrible, terrible father in South Korea.
The death of a girl at a Chinese web addiction rehab center several months ago led to an investigation of related incidents, and the results are deeply disturbing.
Have you ever been so frustrated after losing a match? 16-year-old Liu Kai took that feeling way too far last week when he allegedly murdered his roommate over a game.
Yesterday, a Chinese man in Hunan stabbed his wife in the neck because he thought she was playing games too late into the night.
How do I begin to tell you how frustrated, sad, and angered I become when I see crime, murder, and violence being attributed to gaming?
A 17-year-old Filipino beat his own grandmother to death in Quezon City last Friday night, after she interrupted his Dota game and scolded him.
No matter how angry you are, it’s never right to get violent with other people over a game, let alone take a life.
I’ve often written that gaming addiction is a serious problem in China, and it’s not uncommon to read about murders that seem to have some connection to the perpetrators’ gaming habits. But this summer saw one of the most direct — and most horrifying — gaming-related murders yet
I’ll have to do an abbreviated version of Gaming Madness in China this week, as I’m currently caught up in some real-life gaming madness at the Tokyo Game Show, but this story was to chilling not to pass on.
Gaming madness in China is our roundup of the latest crazy (and sometimes horrifying) stories from China’s gaming community. You can read about more gaming madness in China here.
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I’ve written a lot recently about murders revolving around video games in China (i.e. this, this, this, and this), but the latest gruesome story comes from Taiwan, and it involves gamers being not so much horrifyingly violent as horrifyingly indifferent.
If you had any doubts about how serious gaming addiction can be — and you shouldn’t, given the number of game-related murders we’ve written about recently — here’s a terrifying story that will set you straight.
24-year-old Guangdong resident Xie …
Li Tao was in middle school when he first got into web games. His parents, poor Henan farmers, worried that he wasn’t spending enough time on his schoolwork…so he poisoned them.
This story has been updated: a previous version mistakenly reported that Zhao murdered Ren and his wife in their home. They were actually murdered in the internet cafe itself.
A spotty internet connection can be a real annoyance, but a …