Play Starcraft II, For Your Degree

I’ve talked about the game a little bit before on here, in reference to video game addiction clinics in South Korea, because South Korea loves Starcraft, enough to have television shows devoted to it. In the USA however, that feeling has been somewhat watered down. It’s still loved, but we don’t treat the score leaders like national heroes. We do now, however, offer an honors degree in playing the game. … Read More

Gaming “Addiction” Treatment

There’s a study going on in South Korea at the Department of Psychiatry at Chung Ang University, and it’s all about Starcraft. Not so much the beloved game, but the addiction that people seemingly get to it. See, gaming in South Korea is very different than here, if you can make leaderboards on Battle.net in South Korea, you might as well be a national hero. … Read More