Does your life revolve around videogames? Do you pine for your darling console when you're away from home? If so, then perhaps you have a problem. Doctors in the US are currently campaigning to have videogame addiction recognized as a "formal medical diagnosis", according to an article in the LA Times, and so ensure that gamers afflicted by the habit get the right treatment.
Now, everyone knows that videogames are addictive - just like TV, gambling or Facebook. The tragic casualties in Korea should be enough to convince anyone of that. But how do you know if you've got a real problem, and not just an overactive evening hobby? Well, here's a few questions you should be asking yourself, some inspired by the LA Times article and some from Games Radar's own veteran experience.