It appears that just recently a young Chinese girl died from exhaustion and bodily neglect, after playing WOW for several days straight.
Another tragedy from the virtual battlefields. During Chinas week-long National Day holiday last month, a young girl died after playing World of Warcraft for several consecutive days. Her nickname was Snowy (perhaps inspired by Maggie Cheungs tragic character in Hero?) and her passing was acknowledged in an online funeral service by fellow WoW gamers. A young South Korean boy met the same fate back in August and there have been other instances of online game addiction resulting in exhaustion, bodily neglect, and death.
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