Boy collapses after playing World of Warcraft for 24 hours straight
With the recent release of World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, gamers have spent all day and all night trying to level up and explore the new features of the game. A 15-year old schoolboy collapsed and went into convulsion after playing the game for 24 hours straight.
It began Saturday when the teenager and his six friends gathered at his home. They ate minimally at their computers and slept only few hours in total before collapsing at 2pm yesterday.
A schoolboy collapsed and went into convulsions after playing a new version of the World of Warcraft computer game for 24 hours straight.
The 15-year-old boy and his friends were playing Wrath of the Lich King when he suffered what appeared to be an epileptic seizure, it was reported today.
There is a major concern over gaming addiction. 2000+ people lined up for 18 hours outside central London for the release of the World of Warcraft expansion. Recently, Brandon Crisp went missing after arguing with his parents over his overplaying of Call of Duty 4.
Problems with gaming isn't just limited to gaming addiction, but a German man was arrested for travelling from Germany to England to kill someone over an online gaming argument.
A German man was arrested on suspicion of the murder of a British student after an online dispute, police believe.
David Heiss, 21, was arrested in Hunfelden, near Frankfurt, Germany following the death of student Matthew Pyke, who was killed in his flat in Nottingham.
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