Game Industry is introducing various games and different challenges for those who love to play. However, there are some games which created lots of buzz in previous years not because of its game idea or technology but due to its negative effect on the players which also lead some of to kill themselves. Not just these games are dangerous but the obsession killed the ability of people to understand if the game is disserving to play at first or not.
PUBG or PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is the latest most played multiplayer online game which is actually a subsidiary video game of South Korea company. The game provides a land where you have to survive and complete the given task until the very end. The players can participate solo, with team or duo too. Along with that, you also have to collect weapons, armor, equipment, and vehicles from different parts and towns. However the game is receiving positive and appraisal for its unique game but people are so obsessed which lead them to forget their work, family, health and also there are cases where people died.
Blue whale Challenge
The blue whale which originally oriented in Russia, as people believe that the game is inspired by rock band Lumen whether some says that its based on beaching oceans where the whales are dying. Well, the game was highlighted in the year 2016 where the players get a series of different tasks which include: waking up at 4:30 am, watching horror movies etc. Not just that, it also includes self-harming task like drawing the whale on hand with the knife to committed suicide as its the end task given by the administrator. The players have to follow each given task for the next 50 days without fail. Blue whale mostly targetted the age 12 to 14 kids
Its one of those famous games, Pokemon go based on its own franchise and its AR game. The first thing you need to do is sign up and decide your own avatar by the options available. The game locates your geographical religion and the features in a map such as Pokestops and pokemon gyms help in attracting more pokemon as well as creating the ground for battles. Here you need to catch the powerful and beneficial pokemon in order to win the game. Even the game received positive feedback, still, it was reported as reasons behind people’s bad health and different other accidents.
Similar to the Blue whale challenge, Momo challenge also gained the attention due to its linked up news with suicide cases of people. Well, the game starts as a request on their WhatsApp where they have to contact the ‘ Momo’. And that’s how the challenge began. The player gets the different tasks to perform which not just dangerous but also contain the threats. Mostly the threats are graphical or gory images. The Momo challenge was reported as high alert as due to this challenge many people were going through cyberbully. However there are no reports or official numbers in accidents but still, the game was disturbing enough.