The man, identified by his family name, Lee, started playing Starcraft on 3 August. He only paused playing to go to the toilet and for short periods of sleep, said the police.
"We presume the cause of death was heart failure stemming from exhaustion," a Taegu provincial police official told the Reuters news agency.
I used to play counterstrike online, but I couldn't stare at the screen for more than a few hours. I remember back in the day playing Quake and knowing that I'd played too long when I'd close my eyes and still see the walls and floor sliding by me...
Aside from being a health hazard, apparently too much gaming can affect you professionally:
They added that he had recently been fired from his job because he kept missing
work to play computer games.
Not bad. I imagine the same could be said if we substituted the phrase "play computer games" to "blog."