It's official: computer games are bad for your health. Reports from China indicate that a three-day marathon session in front of an online game was fatal for a 30-year-old gamer
According to the Beijing News, the man spent three days in an online session at a cybercafe, following which he collapsed and died in front of the computer.
The long session in front of the computer monitor apparently led to his heart simply giving in.
The Chinese government doesn't like its citizens to stay online for too long, worried about Internet addiction.
In one move to counter the growing "problem", it has instructed online gaming sites to dock points from gamers who stay online "too long".