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Save the Children

Giant Robot may be part of the problem, with Game Nights and our annual Game Over art show, but it looks like video game addiction is getting serious in Hong Kong. The South China Morning Post reports on the efforts of social workers, and their plea for financial assistance to helpĀ  the “hidden youth” escape the vortex of their computer monitors and walk freely in the sun, under blue skies free of pixels. “It is most important to engage these youths… We need more funding support. It is rather labour intensive [to reach out to these youths]. “If we just contact them by e-mail, they still sit in front of the computers.” New tactics must be devised in the war...

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