'Addicted' girl, 9, wets herself instead of taking break from Fortnite

Ceria Alfonso
Junio 12, 2018

Video game addiction is a serious issue.

It is a very large inflatable, coming in at 40x30 feet.

Fortnite has quickly become the year's biggest game phenomenon, quickly surpassing rival battle royale shooter Player Unknown Battlegrounds in popularity and bringing in a ton of revenue. Presumably this inflatable is piloted from the ground; and hopefully no one jumps out of it.

Upon realizing how seriously addicted their daughter was to Fortnite, her parents, Carol and Richard, sought out the help of a psychotherapist named Steve Pope.

A nine-year-old girl is in rehab after becoming so addicted to a video game she wet herself to avoid moving and hit her father when he tried to stop her playing.

Schools are writing to parents telling them the hugely popular game is having a disastrous affect on youngsters' concentration levels in the classroom.

Fortnite for Nintendo Switch, one of the worst-kept secrets heading into E3, was officially confirmed today during the Nintendo E3 2018 showcase.

Children are getting hooked on the battle-style video game.

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"My husband saw her light on in the night and found her sitting on a urine-soaked cushion playing the game".

Despite the game being free on the online store, regular payments of $67 (Rs 4512) were made using their credit card, which the girl said was for in-game purchases.

In a last ditch attempt to help their daughter, her parents contacted an addictions counsellor who agreed to provide psychotherapy sessions.

Child psychologists believe kids could develop mental health problems if they become too exposed to the game.

But he said the majority of young people distinguished between fact and fantasy.

"I'll wake up at, like, 5am, get dressed then I'll play for two hours before school".

The makers of the game, Epic Games say on their website that they will investigate all feedback and take action if or when necessary.

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