Man Dies After 72-hour Marathon Gaming Session
JM (17.08.2007) – Chinese media are reporting that a 30-year old man is dead after a three-day of non-stop Internet gaming. The 30-year old man was playing games at a cyber café in Guangzhou and he was rushedt o hospital after he collapsed, but revitalization failed. Currently it is not clear, which game the man played continuously for about 72 hours. The 30 year-old is not the first to die after prolonged internet use. Earlier this year Xu Yan, a local teacher from Jinzhou in Liaoning province, collapsed after spending almost 15 days playing online games.