Today, more than 90 percent of children and adolescents play video games and many, if not most, of them spend substantial time playing (seven hours and seven minutes per week on average). A similar trend line can be found in adult behavior as well; adult gamers in the 26-to-35-year age group play for more than 8 hours per week, a 25 percent increase of the previous year’s statistics. Is video gaming a new addiction and will there be a wave of litigation as a result?
Womble Bond Dickinson’s Madeline Campbell and Kurt Weaver have written a new article titled addiction-related litigation issues facing the video gaming industry. The article has been published by Global Gaming Business News – click here to read “Video Gaming: The New Addiction.”