Man dies while playing World of Warcraft

“He was dabbing his mouth with a hankie which had blood on it.”

Wu, 24, keep coughing drastically and then loss of consciousness in his chair while playing World of Warcraft for 19 hours.

Mr.Wu was visiting the internet cafe in Shanghai to play World of Warcraft, the role-playing fantasy game, with his friend. A staff there, said he called an ambulance after noticing Mr Wu appeared to be pale and ill.

He said: “I suddenly heard him groan and when I turned to see what had happened he was very pale and looked uncomfortable.

Believe it or not, this is not the first case man dies after long hours of playing video games. A 32-year-old Taiwan man, was found dead in an Internet cafe after a continuously non-stop three-day gaming.


An employee found him motionless on a table at the early on January 8 and he was called the ambulance, and unfortunately he was pronounced dead from cardiac failure.

According doctor, the cardiac arrest of Hsieh was due to cold temperatures and over-exhaustion from the long hours spent playing games.

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Xavier Low
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