It’s Time To Ban Gaming: Man Dies After Three-Day Internet Gaming Binge

Man dies after three-day internet gaming binge.

A Taiwanese man has died after a three-day at an internet cafe in the island’s south, the second such case this year.

The 32-year-old, identified by his family name Hsieh, was found slumped in his chair in the cafe in Kaohsiung city.

Other patrons initially thought he was sleeping, but when an employee realised he was not breathing he was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the Taipei Times reported.

Doctors confirmed he had suffered cardiac failure, ruling it a “sudden death” from prolonged computer gaming, the report said.

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