Scientists reveal that gamers are more likely to get hurt watching than playing a game

Many of us are used to the Wii-related injuries and other motion-control mishaps that occur while playing a videogame. With the PlayStation Move and Kinect now in the fold, things are about to get even more interesting. Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a report that indicates that people are more likely to get injured watching someone playing than actually playing themselves.

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Agent Smith2709d ago

Kind of weird scientists are getting payed to research stuff like this rather than important stuff.

Hellsvacancy2709d ago (Edited 2709d ago )

I didnt even need 2 read the article 2 know its an American company doin the "research" those mofos LOVE wastin money

ipunchedGOD8982709d ago

Trying to figure out who would sponsor such a silly study like this... some insurance company?

pixelsword2709d ago (Edited 2709d ago )

That's because there's people making money off of the important stuff remaining undiscovered, incurable, or unreleased to the general public.

PS3ROCKS2709d ago (Edited 2709d ago )

give me the cure for cancer .

ZombieAssassin2709d ago (Edited 2709d ago )

Doubt it's going to happen, I remember on the news a few years ago they were talking about how they were making great progress on getting close to a cure but then a lot of companies backed out because they wouldn't be able to patent many of the ingredients and anyone could produce a generic basically we'll get a cure when someone can get rich off of it.

These scientist are only telling us what we already know.

RememberThe3572709d ago

There has been a few time I almost got punched for heckling or punch a friend because of heckling.

poison_shadow2709d ago

I believe it; I've been cracked on the head by Wii remotes plenty of times.