COLUMBUS — A four-day Xbox gaming marathon apparently was too much for one 15-year-old Ohio boy.
WBNS-TV reports that the Columbus teen collapsed and was hospitalized Tuesday after becoming severely dehydrated. His mother says he emerged from his bedroom during the four days only to pick up snacks or take a quick shower.
The boy was so engrossed in playing Modern Warfare 3 on Xbox that he made himself sick.** Read More
Four days straight. Four whole days. 96 hours. Please, take breaks. Scratch that, please take naps. You can die. The Koreans do all the time from their gaming addictions. Your giving the rest of us a bad name. And why did the mother do nothing?
Again, parents watch your children. Anything in excess is unhealthy, including video games. Make your child take breaks every few hours. If you see that they have been playing all night, take the responsibility and unplug the console and TV.