Fake Online Romance Leads To Real-Life Manhunt

Online games in China are a big business—so much so that every now and then a company will put out lavish rewards to get gamers to either register for a game, or to play a game for a certain period. These gifts range from limited items to use in-game to sometimes pretty good real world prizes, like an iPad mini. During the holiday break a female player decided to defraud a game contest and left a single gamer broken-hearted to win herself an iPad mini, drawing the ire of netizens around China: they've even launched a "human flesh search".

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Timesplitter141390d ago

The title kinda blows things out of proportion

Hicken1390d ago

It's Kotaku, after all.

Voted down like the garbage it is.

ziggurcat1390d ago

kraptaku at its finest.

down voted.

Temporary1390d ago

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BitbyDeath1390d ago

Downvote button must be broken, surely Kotaku should have no stars left by now!?