S. Korea’s close to adopting a “Cinderella” law to ban youngsters from playing online games past midnight

jeez, koreans really take their gaming seriously.

korean gamers 01 300x198 Curfew Curbs Online Game Time for Kids in South Korea

The online services would resume at six the following morning, he said, adding there would be a year-long waiting period until the law takes effect so that companies can prepare for it.
South Korea is one of the world’s most wired societies, but there have been sporadic reports of deaths related to Internet game addiction.

Last month a 15-year-old South Korean boy committed suicide after killing his mother for scolding him over playing computer games too much.

In February a 32-year-old man died after reportedly playing for five days with few breaks.

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