Published on Jan 13, 2012 by Luke Hunt
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Vietnam is crazy about computer games. So much so that authorities regard game addiction, and the crimes reportedly committed by junkies desperate for their next fix, as a growing problem. Yet this huge popularity, especially of multi-player online games, has so far failed to translate into much of a homegrown industry. Now, at last, Vietnam has released its first blockbuster offering. Helen Clark reports for The Economist.