facebook
Close
Ver modo lectura
Fact: Fortnite is more addictive than cocaine

Courtesy: wsj.com

Fact: Fortnite is more addictive than cocaine

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)

Fortnite might be the most popular game in the world, and now Epic Games faces a lawsuit

If Fortnite is your favorite video game, ask yourself how many hours a day you spend playing it. As fans, we don’t really care, but for parents, the game became a nightmare.

Fortnite is more addictive than cocaine, it's proven
Courtesy: Independent.ie

Check this out. According to official figures, a quarter of a billion players spend most of the day playing Fortnite. There are even those who believe that this is already an obsession. Of course, this fact brought consequences that are now taking a toll on Epic Games.

Turns out that Montreal-based Cálex Legal law firm filed a lawsuit on behalf of some parents who want to get their children’s attention back and get them out of the “vice” of playing.

Fortnite is more addictive than cocaine, it's proven
Courtesy: Tech Spot

As a result (and as ridiculous as it may sound), the lawsuit argues that the game triggers dopamine levels in the brain equivalent to those caused by consuming cocaine. In other words, users are officially addicted.

Interestingly, the group of parents believes that Epic Games created Fortnite to fill their pockets thanks to an addictive game. As if that were not enough, Calex Légal’s lawyer, Alessandra Esposito Chartrand, explained her theory regarding this controversy.

Fortnite is more addictive than cocaine, it's proven
Courtesy: southern phone

“When Epic Games created Fortnite, they hired psychologists: they really dug into the human brain and truly made the effort to make it as addictive as possible. Knowingly they put on the market a very, very addictive game that was also aimed at youth.”

Finally, it’s just a matter of time to see what will proceed with this lawsuit. We’ll see what parents are asking for to conclude their complaint.

Lawsuit Epic Games
Courtesy: vgr.com

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)

https://www.allcitycanvas.com/en/author/fernandohcruz/
escrito por Fernando Huacuz
Ciudad de México, 1988- En búsqueda constante de urdimbres visuales y narrativas en espacios públicos y privados. Arte, cultura y rocksteady un must.
First 3D printed vegan fillet is a reality
ACC Network Food
10 Mar 20

First 3D printed vegan fillet is a reality

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)For all meatless food lovers, check out the first vegan steak At present, we know that there are many people demanding a decrease in the consumption of animal meat; that’s why Novameat introduced the first vegan fillet printed with a 3D machine. The company based in Barcelona created […]
Liam Gallagher wants Oasis to give a benefit concert
ACC Network Music
20 Mar 20

Liam Gallagher wants Oasis to give a benefit concert

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)In a recent tweet, Liam Gallagher asked his brother to reunite Oasis for a concert… Will he achieve it this time? One of the most anticipated reunions in music is Oasis and Liam Gallagher also wants it to happen. So much so that he recently tweeted about a […]
Aime Leon Dore and New Balance launch sneakers
ACC Network Sneakers Streetwear
28 Feb 20

Aime Leon Dore and New Balance launch sneakers

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)Aime Leon Dore and New Balance new collaboration takes sports sneakers to another level The New York brand Aime Leon Dore and New Balance joined to launch a new collaboration. The campaign portrays grandparents with a complete sporty look for this last period of winter. Undoubtedly, this new […]
Episode 300 of South Park is censored in China
ACC Network
9 Oct 19

Episode 300 of South Park is censored in China

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)The production has already apologized to China for the 300th episode of South Park, in a satirical manner Episode 300 of South Park was censored in China because of a critique of the country’s government. This chapter is full of metal, marihuana, Winnie the Pooh and an anti-vaccine […]
Nike Jesus Shoes: sneakers with Holy water
ACC Network Sneakers Streetwear
17 Oct 19

Nike Jesus Shoes: sneakers with Holy water

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)MSCHF launched Nike Jesus Shoes to mock absurd collaborations Religion is no reason to be in a fight with fashion Nike Jesus Shoes are proof of it. Their current value starts at $3,000. Why you might ask. They are blessed with Jordan water (nuff said, as Spike Lee […]
Hot news
J Balvin’s Jordans, what we know so far
ACC Network Sneakers Streetwear
26 Nov 20

J Balvin’s Jordans, what we know so far

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)After his brief appearance at the Super Bowl, news of J Balvin’s Jordans commercial release was announced Undoubtedly the Super Bowl LIV’s halftime brought surprises and a clear one was the news of J Balvin’s Jordan launch. According to the singer’s social networks, they will be released in […]
Virtual backgrounds for your Zoom video conferences
Illustration
31 Jul 20

Virtual backgrounds for your Zoom video conferences

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)Zoom has become the perfect ally for those of us doing home office so here’s a list of some of the best virtual backgrounds for your meetings Lately, using Zoom has become a trend during this confinement period and it has us all entertained with virtual backgrounds. It’s […]
ACC flip flops: All City Canvas’ latest drop
ACC Network Streetwear
22 Jul 20

ACC flip flops: All City Canvas’ latest drop

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)To overcome the summer heat, hit the beach or the supermarket, All City Canvas launched the ACC flip flops for your ultimate comfort Through its online store 555-8888, All City Canvas launched ACC flip flops, the new collection of super basic and extremely comfortable flip flops. And you […]
The top murals for the month of July by All City Canvas
grafiiti Street Art
20 Jul 20

The top murals for the month of July by All City Canvas

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)Check out our selection of the best murals for the month of July, what say you? We’re halfway through the year, trying to digest the “new normal:” however, the urban art creation has taken off. Hence, we give you our selection of the most outstanding murals for the […]
Takashi Murakami and Hello Kitty working on a project with Sanrio
Uncategorized
14 Jul 20

Takashi Murakami and Hello Kitty working on a project with Sanrio

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)No doubt: every cloud has a silver lining, and this time, it’s the collaboration between Takashi Murakami and Hello Kitty The show must go on! Thus, after the news of Takashi Murakami’s bankruptcy, the artist continues working, and this time he will do so with Hello Kitty and […]
SWOON presents new show at Underdogs Gallery
Exhibitions Street Art
10 Jul 20

SWOON presents new show at Underdogs Gallery

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish)The show will feature a selection of works created in recent years by SWOON American artist SWOON will go from the street to the galleries; this time aroundo at Underdogs Gallery, where she will present her solo show entitled Asteraceae on July 10 until August 8. In Asteraceae, […]