The Sun (shock horror) is today reporting the death of a 20 year old student who died due to deep vein thrombosis. The headline is simply ‘Death by Xbox’’ and is clearly a negative (yet highly misinformed) look on video games. This story is the second negative article to be published by The Sun which paints video games in a bad light.
The student (named Chris Staniforth) played his Xbox for stints of 12 hours a day on games such as Halo. The father of Chris Staniforth had the following to say on the death of his son: