A college student plays a computer game at an internet cafe, or ‘PC bang’, in Seoul. Photo: AP

Video game powerhouse South Korea braces for WHO gaming addiction classification

  • The country has experience trying to curb problem gaming, with a 2012 law to ban children under 16 from playing games online between midnight and 6am
  • But the classification of ‘gaming disorder’ as a disease could wipe billions off the games industry’s value, according to one estimate
Topic |   South Korea

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A college student plays a computer game at an internet cafe, or ‘PC bang’, in Seoul. Photo: AP
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