Internet and Gaming Addiction: the risks of mainstream video games

While the great majority of people who play games do not become addicted, some people truly struggle with gaming addiction and need help. Certain aspects of games make them particularly susceptible to addiction, such as the game’s unique ability to immerse, the easy access, and the gambling-like mechanics.

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/12/6/18050680/video-game-addiction-gaming-disorder-who