Some people use GameCubes to, y’know, play games. In fact, most of us probably do. But you can also use GameCubes to smoke/vape, if you wanted to.
In a survey that’s sure to be taken the wrong way by somebody, researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have discovered links between “problematic gaming” and negative health behaviours like smoking, doing drugs and fighting. But first, good news!
If it sounds absurd – a video game, costing taxpayers US$3.7 million, that nags people who do dangerous stuff all day long to quit smoking – know that “Escape With Your Life” is surprisingly effective.