I know some pretty hardcore gamers -- the type of person who devotes more than 40 hours per week to playing a game like World of Warcraft. But The Onion has found the ultimate game for the truly obsessed MMORPG player -- "World of World of Warcraft". Here's the news story:
'Warcraft' Sequel Lets Gamers Play A Character Playing 'Warcraft'
The parody is funny, but it points to the fact that some people really do take gaming too far. Studies have shown that a minority of gamers exhibit "pathological patterns of play". It becomes an addiction, taking over lives and ruining potential and opportunity.