A LAD of 20 has been killed by a blood clot caused by playing his Xbox for up to 12 hours at a time.
Boy, these "Death by Xbox" stories sure are popular
I'm surprised Microsoft haven't spun this to point out that the Kinect would have got him up off his ass.
The title is complete gibberish but this is a bit of wake up call. I sometimes sit on my couch and play for 8-12 hours at a time. Probably a good idea to get up and least walk a small bit or stretch for a couple of seconds, every hour or two.
.... now it's just 'Death'.
if this happened in Norway, they'd stop selling Xboxes right away
The sun isnt a newspaper, its a rumour paper
it's toilet paper...
This is non sense ive been playing xbox 17 hours a day every day for a month last summer (before I got a job and im just fine) im sure them playing xbox is concidense.
fallacy of composition... it was playing the xbox for too long that caused this to happen. That's not to say that it's the fault of video games however. p.s. please give me bubbles n4g. Too many times I can't defend myself against peoples fallacious rebuttals.
Lad? A grown adult who chose to spend 12 hours a day playing video games, died of a blood clot from sitting in one place too long... which could equally have been caused by TV, reading, yoga etc Lack of exercise/movement is to blame, not games. Sad case though, make sure you are doing a little lower leg movement during long game sessions.
I can't sit still when I am gaming. I am walking around during cut scenes, I take breaks about every 20 minutes even if it is to pet my cats just to keep moving. I can't possible sit still for 12 hours like that.
I can sit for long periods of time but I'm constantly changing positions. Sitting on one leg or the other, leaning back, sitting forward, etc.
These kinds of stories are just not gaming related at all. Sure he was gaming a lot, but that doesn't really make it news for gamers...
Isn't this already reported once? http://n4g.com/news/814858/...
Yeah, I submitted WAY before any others relating to this story, didn't get approved for a long long time.
No one should be surprised any more. The media has way too much freedom to talk nonsense. Ah well, The Sun..
I'm not trolling but I feel to scared to have gaming marathons now
Can somebody tell me why in the fuck articles from The Sun are being approved? These are the UFO, Government Conspiracy, Jesus is coming back to kill everybody, Batboy lives people...
I think your confusing it with an American paper also called the sun...Aliens shagged my daughter etc. In the UK the sun is an actual newspaper...albeit a tabloid and slightly sensationalist...but as such governed by uk laws. It's part of the murdoch group. It's a legit source...though a lot of what they say is right wing and mostly opinion. It's sadly the best selling newspaper here in the uk...and as such has the power to sway the plebs into thinking what they want them to think.
I hate the Sun with a passion. Scare mongering sham of a paper.
He said the "Xbox. Kill" line didn't he.
hehehe...ahem...I mean too soon, too soon!
This is like one of those fake stories you heard on the GTA IV radio.
xbox the new way to kill ur self
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