Another gamer collapsed from too long at the console. Call of Duty: Modern War 3 was the game, and an Ohio teen played it for half a week.
Grigsby dehydrated, and was released from hospital after treatment.
Which doesn't stop Yahoo! News from reminding us of gaming addiction.
The collapse was scary stuff, but it could have been a lot worse. At least two gaming enthusiasts have died this year after marathon play sessions. Last month, an 18-year old player in Taiwan was found dead after a 40-hour marathon session with Diablo III. And in February, another Taiwanese gamer had a fatal heart attack while playing in an Internet Café in Taipei while playing online hit League of Legends. Fellow players, though, didn't notice he had died for another nine hours.
It isn't just PC players who are at risk, however. Last August, 20-year-old Chris Staniforth suffered a pulmonary embolism after a marathon session on his Xbox. The deaths -- and Rigsby's collapse -- underscore the risk of game addiction, which more and more people are becoming worried about as the industry grows.
This gaming-unto-badness meme seems like a durable one.
(thanks to Peter Naegele)