Getting Played

“Brett was playing so many hours of video games the seams between reality and virtual reality started to break down, once causing him to attempt a World of Warcraft–style teleportation move at a bus stop.” Vice takes you inside the tragic, obsessive world of videogame addicts.

+ Regardless of your opinion about gaming addictions, you’ll likely recognize some of the symptoms in the story above. We’ve exhibited at least a few of them since the 90s, when a startup terrified Microsoft and got Americans to go online.

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