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Millions are playing it, but is Fortnite addiction really a thing? | 7.30

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Put a parent, a psychologist and a brain expert in the same room and you'll get three different answers about the latest video game craze. Read more here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-11/fortnite-is-addiction-really-a-thing/9981528 For more from ABC News, click here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/ Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews Like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au #fortnite #gaming #parenting
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Dragon Slayer10 (1 hour ago)
has anyone heard of being a good parent,
Matyn _N (2 hours ago)
When i play fortnite i Can play just 2 hours cuz it gets really boring
Cletus Skeetus (2 hours ago)
Simple frickin solution Discipline him It’s the parents fault for not taking control and letting the kid play when ever he wants Don’t blame the video game, for bad parenting
Fortnite Montages (5 hours ago)
It’s not the games fault it’s the parents fault
He has a ps 4 controller at 0:06 but pc screen at 0:09
Kearon Squash (19 hours ago)
What about ninja have you played ninja yet hehe
The Necrozma Kings (19 hours ago)
*_Then Apex Came And Slaughtered Fortnite_*
MIKAEEL THE GAMER (19 hours ago)
*Mom Your With Plays Ninja* Read this backwards
Samurai Warrior456 (1 day ago)
Well yah it's an addiction duh
Money heist YT (1 day ago)
Just take them away from them thats what they did to me
ZaydHa (1 day ago)
That’s because you don’t give him a time limit
Nigger Digger (1 day ago)
3:45 crizraging is in the news
David Johnson (1 day ago)
Posted right before Season 5, hmmm.....
Naitsirk gaming (2 days ago)
"has its own dance moves" lol are you sure
JB GAMING (2 days ago)
Gacha *p Potato (2 days ago)
I don’t even play Fortnite Anymore bc I don’t find it Addictive
Ado Hotel (2 days ago)
Well season 8 mad us less addicted thanks epic
Fortnite is not an addiction
Super catfish Boys (2 days ago)
Foot ball sucks gets lost foot ball fortnite is better
MR Muffin Greek (2 days ago)
I am happy that I didn’t grow up with FoRTNIte.
Kaori Ken. (2 days ago)
Bruh I have 5 A's and 5 A-'s leave me and my game addictions alone, at least I'm still making it in school :/
rougoner 123 (2 days ago)
Minecraft should get popular again people were more creative but fortnite is filled with really angry people
LGriffiths 237 (2 days ago)
Just turn it off or throw it out of the window or throw him out of the window
Link2ThePiano (2 days ago)
Why do they have game systems in their rooms?! That’s the start of the problem....spoiling these kids.
JackGPlaysRoblox YT (3 days ago)
Fortnite is a STUPID AND TERRIBLE game
Thanos2Doggo (3 days ago)
When your an parent and your child doesn’t play Fortnite... phew...
Deadpool boss gaming (3 days ago)
this video sucks it is horrable dislike if it is bad
Rubygamer Yt (3 days ago)
It's just a game Comment ive i am right. Sorry for my english
bitch lasagna (2 days ago)
It’s supposed to be “comment if I am right”
green gamer (3 days ago)
Hes acting angry for camera
ѕlιllу тнσт 13 (3 days ago)
3:33 when kylen finds out 🧐
ѕlιllу тнσт 13 (3 days ago)
finds out hes in a video
ѕlιllу тнσт 13 (3 days ago)
Thomas Bowman (3 days ago)
I hate fartnut Black ops for life
Salty Squid7 (3 days ago)
The anger isn't fortnites fault
Pro _RJSA3 (3 days ago)
It’s not fortnite’s fault that his addicted, its the parents’s fault for not taking away his PS4
PHAZE209BEAST (3 days ago)
Kids these days need the belt instead
xxXEdwardXxx 976 (4 days ago)
Me I'm still addicted to Lego and I hate fortnite and apex letends and pubg
EpikWaffleFace (4 days ago)
It’s not addicting it’s just these dumb little 10 year olds
Ok so he’s playing controller but when i see the gameplay in the video I see keyboard buttons
Evelyn Garcia (4 days ago)
I am way to addicted to fortnite
ClawzJ5NX (4 days ago)
I was addicted to mine all day dead meme btw
This is bad, REAL BAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!🙀🙀🙀🙀🙀🙀
Nick The First (4 days ago)
Fortnite is awesome
Brian Flores (4 days ago)
What’s worng playing fortnite
SKL_ LeightonPlayz (4 days ago)
When he went back upstairs after coming down saying he was hungry that slide was clean
Hacker Labrador (4 days ago)
I grew up playing minecraft, going outside to my friends(playing minecraft). All of this in a Polish house hold and I see that Central European parents are way better than English ones because my parents only let me play for one hour. That’s what I’ll do with my kids if I have any.
Fuz bagir (4 days ago)
I,m not adicted only at halo4
fort bum (4 days ago)
im not that addicted.
XxInquisitivekidsxX (5 days ago)
If you have to go to a presentation to be a better parent you've already failed.
Sieam Araya (5 days ago)
Who else relizead that people with british accients brought fortnite alive or " made it popular" mongraal in a example!
Erik Troutman (5 days ago)
Just make your kid play during the weekend
jackstacks (5 days ago)
Your not a og if you didn’t watch bajancanadian and jerome hunger games videos
Riley Smallman (5 days ago)
I was addicted at season 3-5 but then all the sweats came and yea it’s just bad because of sweats
Taco Talks (5 days ago)
Simple solution: take away the games, period.
Nso Jommwakas (5 days ago)
1:05 this is called puberty
Nick The First (5 days ago)
Fortnite is awesome
CaPe XD (5 days ago)
And now it's dead
DINO MAN (6 days ago)
Homework doesn’t even help with life it’s useless
DINO MAN (6 days ago)
When they encounter a predator online are you serious parents are on face book all the time why don’t you idiots talk about that oh wait there just going to hide
DINO MAN (6 days ago)
People are over reacting
DINO MAN (6 days ago)
It’s the parents fault there lazy and just put it on the news because it’s not bad and also school doesn’t teach you anything so don’t worry about that
Judacarsal 21 (6 days ago)
3:36 KAYLEN!
Flu lleo (6 days ago)
_’When you get a reward it lights up a part of the brain called the, reward system’_ Very creative name
P O T A T O S (6 days ago)
4:17 *w o o d y*
RAINBOW GHOST (6 days ago)
Fortnite is trash
Penn Y (6 days ago)
Your not that addicted wow never saw that coming.
Rainbow Art (6 days ago)
Well I quit fortnite and I wish I never started playing And now I a fixing my life
Sxpreme_ Ayanna (6 days ago)
SavarjPlayzGamez (6 days ago)
Fortnite ruined gaming
Toby M guy (6 days ago)
This guy is a bot
b. Anderson (6 days ago)
I play it alo T but I get bored after a while
Connor Armitage (7 days ago)
Honestly, most parents are addicted to something like Facebook or shopping! Lets us have fortnite😂
SpazzyMaxBliss OG (7 days ago)
Yo you can’t be young gamer if you have never had a internet shut down
SpazzyMaxBliss OG (7 days ago)
You can’t be a young gamer
Rain Joaquin (7 days ago)
With out fortnite the world will end
Alexfire manii (7 days ago)
Anyone play apex legend?
Alexfire manii (7 days ago)
This game make my eye burned for real
Nasra Jama (7 days ago)
What an og
kaine bolts (7 days ago)
I hate how they say fortnite has there “own” emotes
kaine bolts (7 days ago)
Apex better
Edward Leal (7 days ago)
Roblox: Gets 1 billion plays after like 13 years Fortnite: *Gets 1/4 of that in 2 years*
Jade Rom Lucero (3 days ago)
March 12, 2019
Hassan Aqib :p (7 days ago)
Foxyprogaming 123 (7 days ago)
*-i like fortnite-* I perfer the old days of fortnite.
Pok1D4mij4n 123 (7 days ago)
I dont Play fortnite my Least favorite thing is skateboarding BMX i love outside things i dont even love fortnite
ს ს (7 days ago)
Ninja has left the chat
John Paul Recio (7 days ago)
This kid recommended game is minecraft
Moey 1738 (8 days ago)
Mum I’m hahahahaha Ngurra
Gamers Livin (8 days ago)
Try deleteing his account
MIKAEEL THE GAMER (8 days ago)
Wonder if Fortnite got deleted by article 13 :)
Parkour Boys (8 days ago)
cocodrilo 888 (8 days ago)
For a second I thought this kid was that one who was in Dr Phil for like being obsessed with GTA
Dominic Girard (8 days ago)
Such a trash game
Glywin Mcjennett (8 days ago)
I play fortnight and get my work done
Edward Nguyen (8 days ago)
honestly the best time to play is on night time
dylloo kin (8 days ago)
these guys dont know what there talking about
Matt Brebner (8 days ago)
No no no no buddy if your not addicted something might be wrong with this kid
Booga- Fortnite (8 days ago)
I play 2 hours a day and my mom calls me addicted and doesnt let me play on week days
TrLLe Troll (8 days ago)
He plays so much and he is so trash I play 1 h a day and I would clap him in 1v1
they should of never of never sold forntie out of usa
“ he plays it every day” Do you go on your phone every day? Same logic.
TheMiloAndOreoTeam (8 days ago)
Fortnite copied pubg
Stev 1000 (8 days ago)
I dont
Dodonator 21 (8 days ago)
When someone gets angry when they are playing a game it’s not the games fault

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