What do adultery, wasting money, not doing housework, and video games have in common? All are grounds for a divorce in the eyes of Japanese women.
About 10 days ago, Nexon, the publisher of MapleStory found three out of four marriages initiated in-game end in divorce. So MapleStory's next content update will include features that emphasize couples sticking together.
Video games cause depression. Video games cause violence. Video games are a waste of time. The next time someone pulls out one of these arguments against our favorite hobby, send them to read the stories at How Video Games Saved My Life, and hope they're not sharp enough to refute them with cold logic.
A marriage based on a shared love of online gaming is just as valid as a normal one, but as one Chinese woman found out, virtual assets accrued during marital bliss aren't divvied up in the divorce.
Social sites and massively multiplayer online games aren't just a great place to catch up with friends and be entertained, they're also a great place to dig up dirt on a soon-to-be ex, according to an article in USA Today.