Sure, World of Warcraft is addictive. It’s the centerpiece for all of those news stories about game addiction, and it might even be responsible for eating babies and their puppies.
Regardless, the game is now responsible for (get ready) a high number of college dropouts. Federal Communications Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate spoke out on the game, stating that:
You might find it alarming that one of the top reasons for college drop-outs in the U.S. is online gaming addiction – such as World of Warcraft – which is played by 11 million individuals worldwide.
That was all she stated, and there doesn’t seem to be any stat to back it up. Although, 42% of facts on the internet are true after all…