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Blizzard being Sued over Youth Death

Well Blizzard is being sued, in what appears to be a similiar case to the child that was killed here in the US by mimicking WWF moves. Read on…

In the latest saga over online gaming addiction in China, the parents of a 13-year-old Tianjin boy are suing the makers of World of Warcraft, blaming the game for the death of their son, according to the Chinese news agency Xinhua.

The parents filed a suit against Blizzard Entertainment on Wednesday, saying their son jumped to his death while reenacting a scene from the game, the report said. The parents are backed by the anti-Internet addiction advocate Zhang Chunliang.

Mr. Chunliang has spoken to 63 parents whose children have allegedly suffered from online gaming addiction and plans to file a class-action suit, according to the report.

Funny how parents blame everyone but themselves for their kids addictions.

Source: Red Herring

Posted by Paul


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