Can online games be as addictive as heroin?

The Daily Mail has today published an extensive - and rather odd - feature asking whether video games are as 'addictive as heroin'.

The article uses as its basis the sad story of a 33-year-old UK woman who allowed her dogs to stave to death - which was covered last week in The Mail and other national newspapers.

The woman reportedly blamed her obsession with an MMO - to which her lawyer said she had become 'addicted' - for the poor canines' plight.

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