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by penix
Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Gaming fanatics show hallmarks of drug addiction
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Gaming fanatics show hallmarks of drug addiction

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn8327 Gaming fanatics show hallmarks of drug addiction 12:11 16 November 2005 by Alison Motluk Excessive computer gaming has the hallmarks of addiction, suggests new experiments on "drug memory". The researchers argue it should be classified as such, enabling "ad...
by penix
Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Chinese gamer sentenced to life
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Chinese gamer sentenced to life

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/4072704.stm Chinese gamer sentenced to life BBC News 2005/06/08 10:09:50 GMT A Shanghai online gamer has been given a suspended death sentence for killing a fellow gamer. Qiu Chengwei stabbed Zhu Caoyuan in the chest when he found out he had sold his virtual swo...
by penix
Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Lawsuit: 'Grand Theft Auto' Led Teen to Kill
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Lawsuit: 'Grand Theft Auto' Led Teen to Kill

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,147722,00.html Lawsuit: 'Grand Theft Auto' Led Teen to Kill Wednesday, February 16, 2005 Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A lawsuit claims the video game "Grand Theft Auto (search)" led a teenager to shoot two police officers and a dispatcher to death in 2003, ...
by penix
Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Grand Theft Auto sparks another lawsuit
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Grand Theft Auto sparks another lawsuit

http://www.gamespot.com/news/2005/02/16/news_6118699.html Grand Theft Auto sparks another lawsuit By Tor Thorsen, GameSpot Posted Feb 16, 2005 5:37 pm PT Rockstar parent Take-Two Interactive, Sony, Wal-Mart, and GameStop are blamed for the murder of three policemen by a teenage car thief. Just when ...
by penix
Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:20 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Obama tells kids to put away the Xbox, again
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Obama tells kids to put away the Xbox, again

http://blog.seattlepi.com/microsoft/archives/178578.asp Obama tells kids to put away the Xbox, again Posted by Nick Eaton at September 8, 2009 11:00 a.m. President Obama is continuing his campaign against Microsoft's Xbox, encouraging kids during his school address Tuesday to not "spend every waking...
by penix
Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:18 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Game Addiction: When Escape Seems Just a Mouse-Click Away
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Game Addiction: When Escape Seems Just a Mouse-Click Away

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/26/AR2006052601960.html When Escape Seems Just a Mouse-Click Away Stress-Driven Addiction to Online Games Spikes in S. Korea By Anthony Faiola Washington Post Foreign Service Saturday, May 27, 2006 SEOUL -- Unable to pass tough university ...
by penix
Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:15 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Teen Who Killed Mother Over Video Game Gets 23 Years to Life
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Teen Who Killed Mother Over Video Game Gets 23 Years to Life

http://www.fox8.com/wjw-news-daniel-petric-sentenced,0,239290.story Teen Who Killed Mother Over Video Game Gets 23 Years to Life Kevin Freeman Fox 8 News Reporter June 16, 2009 ELYRIA, Ohio — A Lorain County teenager who shot and killed his mother and wounded his father after they took away his vide...
by penix
Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: 10 Reasons NOT to Date a Girl Gamer
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10 Reasons NOT to Date a Girl Gamer

http://gamerpaper.com/viewarticle.php?id=46 10 Reasons NOT to Date a Girl Gamer Submitted by gamerpaper on October 26, 2009 1.It would be embarrassing if she were better at video games than you. Here you envisioned long co-op jaunts crusading against alien invasions, teaching her to play Portal by r...
by penix
Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:11 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Another Gamer Games Himself to Death
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Views: 5280

Another Gamer Games Himself to Death

http://www.1up.com/news/gamer-games-death Another Gamer Games Himself to Death Do Korean online games have crack in them? By Jane Pinckard, 12/12/2005 Gaming can be deadly, as we've seen from several game-related deaths - sometimes from homicides arising from in-game disputes, but more often from sh...
by penix
Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Rehab center for video game addicts opens in Amsterdam
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Rehab center for video game addicts opens in Amsterdam

http://www.engadget.com/2006/07/15/rehab-center-for-video-game-addicts-opens-in-amsterdam/ Rehab center for video game addicts opens in Amsterdam By Stan Horaczek posted Jul 15th 2006 10:01PM If you're worried your World of Warcraft habit might be getting a little out of hand, you might think about ...