30 Things That Only Happen In China

Virtual Assassins

14. Virtual Assassins

Video gaming is a popular sport amongst the young generation but stories of youngsters abandoning social life for video games is a phenomenon on the rise in South Asia. These gamers isolate themselves to avoid duties, shirking away from responsibilities to continue playing unrestricted.

In an incident in China, a father hired multiple ‘virtual assassins’ to murder his son’s World of Warcraft avatar so he would stop playing. The son, having quit his software development job, actively devoted his time to the game instead of looking for a new job, leading his father to take the decision.

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