12 Bizarre Deaths That Video Games Caused

11. Take a Break

Cause Of Death: Exhaustion
Game/console Responsible: The Internet

This one definitely counts as bizarre, but it's creepier than that, in an Unsolved Mysteries sort of way. In 2007, a Chinese man played an unknown online game for three days straight at an Internet cafe. That's 72 hours of consecutive gaming. We don't think we've ever done anything for 72 hours straight—and we've eaten MDMA at Burning Man.

After three days, the man dropped dead from exhaustion. What was he playing? Did he know he was going to die? Was he actually a phantom that never really existed in the first place and just came to this plane of reality to teach us all a lesson about human kindness? We have no idea, and we never will.

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