According to Harris Interactive, 8.5 percent of kids under the age of 18 have a pathological addiction to the game, and even 23 percent of kids feel theyre playing too much.
In fact, the average youngster plays video games about 14 hours each week.
Naturally, boys are more likely to have the joystick monkey on their back: 31 percent feel addicted compared to 13 percent of girls.
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