Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers If Videogames and Apps Are Addictive, Should Designers Worry about Liability?

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers If Videogames and Apps Are Addictive, Should Designers Worry about Liability?

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What do videogames, cigarettes and slot machines have in common? They’re all addicting, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since addiction and legal liability can sometimes go hand in hand, game designers (and app developers) would do well to pay attention whenever a new habit or hobby looks like it might be deemed harmful.…