Some have said it’s addictive, while others have said it’s simply a fun way to pass the time, but now health officials are declaring that there is indeed an addiction to video games.
The World Health Organization added video game addiction to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), making it officially a health issue in the eyes of many. The official term for it is “Gaming Disorder” and it has been a decisive issue within the gaming world with many feeling like it’s an attack on the genre.
This video from Australia’s ABC breaks down the science behind gaming addiction.
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