Did Parental Addiction to Online Gaming Lead to Murder?

Perhaps I'm showing my age a little bit, but I don't get the appeal of Facebook games like Mafia Wars or FarmVille. If you need to kill time, I suppose there's nothing wrong with a little mindless entertainment, no matter what form it takes. Yet...If you can't get through the day without playing video games, it might be time to get help.

Is Online Gaming A Good Stress Reducer For My Son?

Dear AdviceMama, My 15-year-old son (only child) is an honor student, soccer player, chess player and wants to be a psychologist as a career. During free time and school breaks, he likes to camp out on the couch and play an online war game pretty ...

Are any kids actually playing Miss Bimbo?

They say that any press is good press, and that seems to be true for the makers of the now notorious Miss Bimbo, an online game geared toward 'tweens and teens. The site made headlines last week, and parents across the 'net stood up in protest. Miss ...

Boot camp for Internet-addicted kids

Kids in South Korea take Internet gaming very seriously. Earlier this year, when the makers of the game Starcraft announced an upgrade to the popular 9-year-old game, some 300,000 fans turned up in a Seoul stadium to hear the announcement and get the...


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