A South Korean man dies after reportedly playing an online computer game for 50 hours with few breaks.
He only paused playing to go to the toilet and for short periods of sleep. "We presume the cause of death was heart failure stemming from exhaustion
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StarCraft II’s history in Korea begins even before the game was released. Its predecessor, StarCraft Brood War, is to this day referred to as the origin of all esports. What is now a global phenomenon with League of Legends, Counterstrike, and Dota 2 was already established in Korea over ten years ago.
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StarCraft might not be South Korea's national pastime, but that doesn't mean sometimes it …
I have been playingStarcraft since 1998 and I was born and raised in Korea. I’m 100% full blooded Korean, meaning I have been gifted with unparallel talent to master any video game, particularly, Starcraft: Brood War. I’m also experienced in Counter-Strike, I am able to perform bunny hops...
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Few non-Koreanplayers could even come close to keeping up with the best that South Korea had to offer. This did not discourage many from trying, and StarCraft remained popular as a spectator esport in the West. By the time that StarCraft II came out in 2010, Brood War was an institution.
A young Korean man has died after playingStarcraft nearly 50 hours straight.