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Fortnite by Epic Games Accused of Hiring Psychologists for Making the Game Addictive for Children

According to the lawsuit, a famous game Fortnite developed by Epic Games has been accused of making the game more addictive by hiring psychologists. 

The Canadian parents filed the legal notice against the Epic Games. According to them, the gaming company has ruined the lives of their children. This game is more like a drug to them. The game has a terrible impact on their children’s lives. 

A lawyer, Alessandra Chartrand, said that when Epic Games was developing this game, the company hired psychologists to make the game more addictive. These experts can enter deep into the human brain and understand the tendency to be addictive. They applied their theories and made this game very addictive.

The parents who have filed the case said that they were not aware of the game their children were playing. If they would know the game would be so addictive, then they would never have allowed their children to play this game. They regret that they should have watched the activities of their children closely.

According to the WHO (World Health Organization), video game addiction is a mental disorder, and Fortnite is one of those games that can indulge the youth in obsession. These games can change the behavior of the person and make him mentally disturbed. It is a severe health issue that can make the person have a permanent disability. 

Fortnite is a popular video game with 250 million players across the globe. The game launched in 2017 and got positive reviews from many people. But, due to some cases of people suffering from video addiction, it comes into limelight. Due to the recent legal notice, many people are sharing negative thoughts about this game and are against its existence. People stop their kids for not playing this game.

John Scott

John Scott joined the Times of Casino’s team as a news writer. He previously worked with foremost publications as an intern. He holds bachelor of journalism degree and more than three years of experience of writing. In his free time, he enjoys travelling different places.

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