"Gameadiction Norway" wants limitations for how long people can play videogames in one sitting.
- My son was so adicted to World of Warcraft that he played for 16 hours a day. In the end he had one choice. Stop playing. Or commit suicide. And I`m glad he chose to stop playing, says Åse Mette Østland, from "Gameadiction Norway".
She thinks a message on the loadingscreen like in Metal Gear Solid 4, where it says "You been playing for several hours, time for a break?". Or that your character get`s weaker and more in need for a break like it is implimated in World of Warcraft in China, could help against gameadiction. She wants gamedevelopers to implement such messaures in their games. Especially in online RPGs.