Teenager dies due to playing computer games non-stop
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Teenager dies due to playing computer games non-stop

Taipei : Taiwan | Jul 18, 2012 at 8:16 AM PDT
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Excess of anything is bad, yes – even an excess of computer games. An 18-year old died after playing the Diablo-3, a popular online computer game, non-stop for 40-hours.

It seems the 18-year old of Taiwan had booked a private room in a cyber café in Tainan and had gone without any food for the two days

This has been reported in dailymail of dated 18th of July 2012.

The Diablo 3 is a game developed by the US firm of Activision Blizzard Inc.

Dearth, as per initial reports, was due to cardiovascular causes arising from occupying a sedentary position for long hours at a stretch.

There have been similar earlier instances of death of youngsters from overexposure to online computer games.

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