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Authorities in Guangzhou, China are reporting that a man has collapsed and died after playing online games at an Internet cafe for three days straight.
According to news reports, the man collapsed after a “three-day Internet gaming binge.” Neither the man’s name, nor what he was playing, have been released.
The news reports also said that about one hundred other patrons of the Internet cafe in Guangzhou “left the cafe in fear after witnessing the man’s death.”
This is of course not the first time that a gamer has died at the end of a marathon gaming session. However the man from Guangzhou has the dubious distinction of beating out our last reported gaming death, the Korean gamer who died after 49 hours of gaming, by getting in nearly a full 24 hours more of gaming before going to that big MMORPG in the sky.
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