All posts tagged "gaming"

  • Choi "PoLt" Seong-hun walks off stage after an e-sports championship match. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
    [BBC] The real scars of Korean gaming

      In a quiet room full of the glistening trophies he’s won, Lee Young-ho rolled up the right sleeve on his grey jumper. A scar, half an inch wide, stretched from just above the elbow and...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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    S. Korea to distribute $90 million to gaming startups

    SEOUL, March 30 (Yonhap) — The presidential office said Monday that more than 100 billion won (US$90 million) will be injected to nurture startups in gaming and other industries. The financial assistance, which is mainly provided by...

    • Posted March 30, 2015
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    [BI] Korea’s internet addiction is getting worse, as teens spend up to 88 hours a week gaming

      In a country where esports constitutes a national pasttime, the South Korean government is cracking down on teen addiction to video games. Roughly one in 10 South Korean children between the ages of 10...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • A classroom at Incheon National University
    Seoul National University students criticized for sexism

    A group of Seoul National University (SNU) students are in hot water for using a controversial name during a school competition, OhmyNews reported. The controversy began at SNU’s fall festival last week. During an online gaming tournament,...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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