Video game addiction is now being recognized — what happens next? | Curio
News and insights read out for you.
10,000+ audio articles. 50+ world-leading publications.

All in 1 subscription.

MIT Technology Review logo

Video game addiction is now being recognized — what happens next?

20 mins | May 31, 2020
story image

People are turning to video games to escape the reality of lockdown. But getting help is tough. Amongst other things, games offer an escape. But the escape can become too good. Will Douglas Heaven, writing in MIT Technology Review, examines video game addiction, which is now being recognized by the World Health Organization.

Get unlimited access free for 7 days, then $6.67/month (billed annually)
Get started