Editorial: Baby Neglected for Virtual Toddler

A couple in South Korea did little to improve the already precarious reputation of gamers after neglecting their child to the point of death in order to satisfy their gaming desires. To add insult to injury, the game they were playing revolved around tending to a virtual child.

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Ziriux2815d ago

Another case of where lawyers can say it was video games fault.

FishCake9T42814d ago

Lock the parents up and throw away the key.
PS Isnt this old???

Ziriux2814d ago

Read the article, it's not a simple news report it's a lengthy editorial.

FragGen2814d ago

This is so ironic and tragic at the same time that I fear it may cause a deadly rift in the fragile tragedy-irony continuum in the vicinity of Korea.

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stoppre2815d ago

those Koreans are nuts...not the first video game related death in korea

-Alpha2814d ago

Negligence like this happens everywhere. The only general assumption you can make is that they all make bad babysitters.

cb8102815d ago

There are idiots everywhere... some are gamers.. some are doctors...

Ziriux2815d ago

And some are just ruthless child abusers.

Lich1202814d ago

And some are all three. Those are the ones you really have to look out for.

Cinotix2814d ago

Quite sad to read about this. IT's always going to be the parents fault, or a gamers idiocy.

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