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Video Game Addiction Does Exist!. By : Spates, Kelly. http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=tp3HpcPHTBA. Main Points:. Determine the different levels of game playing Games that are more likely to addicting Signs of addiction Reasons why video game addiction is bad Controlling the problem.

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main points
Main Points:
  • Determine the different levels of game playing
  • Games that are more likely to addicting
  • Signs of addiction
  • Reasons why video game addiction is bad
  • Controlling the problem
the different levels of game playing
The different levels of game playing
  • How long does someone have to play in order to become addicted?
    • Everyone’s different
game types that are more likely to addicting
Game types that are more likely to addicting
  • Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG)
  • Never Ending
  • “With more than 11.5 million monthly subscriptions, World of Warcraft is currently the world's most-subscribed MMORPGand holds the Guinness World Record for the most popular MMORPG by subscribers.”
  • “In a 2005 Tom's Games interview, Dr. MaressaOrzack estimated that 40% of the players of World of Warcraft (an MMORPG) were addicted”
signs of addiction
Signs of addiction
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaBSvZMkjic
    • Starting at (5:02)
reasons why video game addiction is bad
Reasons why video game addiction is bad
  • “In 2008, one of the 5 FCC Commissioners, Deborah Taylor Tate, stated that online gaming addiction was ‘one of the top reasons for college drop-outs’.”
  • Diablo 2 Addiction…
controlling the problem
Controlling the problem
  • Limit the amount of time you play.
  • One example:
    • “The government of the People's Republic of China, where more than 20 million people play online games, introduced an online gaming restriction limiting playing time to 3 hours, after which the player would be expelled from whichever game they were playing.”
main idea
Main Idea
  • Different Levels game playing
  • Addictive traits in games
  • Signs of addiction
  • Reasons why video game addiction is bad
  • Ways to control the problem
  • Overall Point
    • Video game addiction does happen to people all over the world.
works cited
Works Cited
  • "Video Game Addiction." YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. Web. 06 Nov. 2009. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaBSvZMkjic>.
  • Video game addiction." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Web. 04 Nov. 2009. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game_addiction>.
  • YouTube/ World of Warcraft Video Game Addiction Documentary. Vroxitsa. Web. 6 Nov. 2009. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tp3HpcPHTBA>.