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A South Korean man died after a marathon session playing computer games.

The unemployed man was discovered in the toilets of an Internet café in Kwangju, 160 miles south-west of Seoul.

According to Ananova, he collapsed and died after playing computer games for 86 hours non-stop without food or sleep.

In February a mother from Louisiana sued Nintendo for "unspecified damages" after her son died during a marathon session playing games.

The game player hit his head on a table during a seizure while playing with the console. ®

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