Diablo 3 just got a lot more dangerous, that is if…you play it for 40-hours straight, like this teen from Taiwan. That’s right, an 18-year-old teen booked a private room at a local Internet cafe in southern Taiwan, proceeded to play for nearly two days without eating, then collapsed and died shortly after. Continue reading for the news report and more information.

An attendant entered the room and found Chuang resting on a table. After the attendant woke him, he stood, took a few steps and then collapsed, the report said. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at a local hospital.

Sadly, it’s not the first game-marathon-related death in Taiwan this year. In February, Chen Rong-yu had a fatal heart attack while playing in an Internet cafe in Taipei while playing online smash hit, League of Legends. Fellow players, though, didn’t notice he had died for another nine hours.

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