MANATEE COUNTY (HERALD TRIBUNE) — A domestic dispute over a video game erupted into a domestic melee late Thursday, with one man choking his mother, throwing his son across a room and then being shot in the head by his grandfather, according to reports.
PID COMMENT: Though the report mentions that Swan had been drinking, evidence is mounting that certain video games are addicting to the point of violence when withdrawn. Is there a spiritual component here? An article at True Crime Report makes a case that World of Warcraft can be as addictive as crack cocaine for some players. (Warning for TCR link: Some content at TCR site may prove distasteful)