10 Games That Consumed Real Lives


Video games are meant to be casual fun. But sometimes video games can be too addictive. They hook you in and never let go. These games take over your social life and destroy any relationships you may have. Sometimes these games can even compromise your job or your safety. You may get arrested, beaten, lose your home, or even get killed over a game that doesn’t even take place in real life. Here are 10 games that literally ruined people’s lives. Remember, you’ve been warned.

10. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

It’s a dream come true but a life that ended in failure. Curt Schilling was a former MLB All-Star, but he had one tiny addiction: video games. When he wasn’t throwing fastballs at the mound, Schilling was in front of his laptop, playing World of Warcraft and Everquest. Following his passion, the baseball star created his own video game company called 38 Studios. He produced a fantasy MMORPG callled Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. Amalur was a success that sold a million copy, but 38 Studios weren’t able to recoup the investment. Long story short, Schilling had to give up on his dream and a few prized possessions to pay his bills, which included his home and a prized memento.