The past week has been a surreal one - the streets have been empty, work stations are vacant, the phones haven't rung in days. Police scanners have been awash with missing persons reports, is it the end of the world?
Thankfully not, what has happened is that one of the world's largest most absorbing video games ever, released last week. Fallout 4 syndrome has the world on its knees.
In its first week alone Fallout 4 sold over 12 million copies, smashing all other previous steam records. The game is said to have up to 400 hours of gameplay with almost infinite amounts of mods available on top of that. Great news for some but for others - it's ruining lives!
Have you ever considered how Fallout 4 is affecting those around you'? Ranker.com have posted a brilliant video of how Fallout 4 is ruining the lives of girlfriends, boyfriends and your various significant others across the world.
But wait, there's hope for you yet, Fallout 4 widows are uniting. There are support centres being set up across the globe that can offer help and support to many of you whose loved ones have succumbed to Fallout 4.
Of course this is all a bit of fun, Fallout 4 is soaring skyward and has the potential to be one of the world's most popular video games ever. Fallout 4 has been a wild ride and we are by no means done with our adventure yet. Don't become a Fallout 4 widow - go out and buy Fallout 4!