Accessorized Gaming

Gamer culture expands with accessories that engage different senses

Implications - As gamer culture moves toward more immersive experiences, traditional gaming activities are adapted with accessories and products that add a higher level of interactivity. Offering accessories that encourage the use of multiple senses, brands are seeking to not only make experiences more memorable, but also to engage players in a way that embraces all of their sensory capabilities.
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Innovative Gaming Tablets - A 10-Inch Curved Screen Establishes an Immersive Play Experience
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Warm 3,413 Clicks Pub: Mar 20, 15
Innovative Gaming Tablets
A 10-Inch Curved Screen Establishes an Immersive Play Experience
Going beyond small-screen mobile video games, this gaming tablet fills a gap in the market for embarking on virtual quests on-the-go. Plenty of gamers are happy enough to lug laptops to keep their... [More]
Minimal Wearable Controllers - Gest is a Promising Tech Glove that is Lightweight and Adjustable
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Warm 925 Clicks Pub: Oct 29, 15
Minimal Wearable Controllers
Gest is a Promising Tech Glove that is Lightweight and Adjustable
The controller glove may not have taken off as many video game companies may have expected, but that might all change with Gest. Gest is a lightweight and adjustable wearable that looks considerably... [More]
Hardcore Gaming Pads - The Xbox One Elite Comes With Rearrangable Paddle Control
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Mild 674 Clicks Pub: Jun 16, 15
Hardcore Gaming Pads
The Xbox One Elite Comes With Rearrangable Paddle Control
The Microsoft Xbox One Elite is a gaming pad unveiled by Microsoft at the E3 press event. This controller looks like a typical controller in terms of aesthetics, but offers some excellent features... [More]
VR Gaming Gloves - Manus Machina is Developing a More Intuitive Alternative to the Joystick
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Mild 1,202 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 15
VR Gaming Gloves
Manus Machina is Developing a More Intuitive Alternative to the Joystick
Currently, controllers that complement the virtual reality experience for gamers are sorely lacking in quality; but that might all change thanks to Manus Machina. This Dutch startup has been... [More]
Feet-Focused Game Controllers - 3DRudder Brings Gaming Down to Earth at CES 2015
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Untested 502 Clicks Pub: Jan 8, 15
Feet-Focused Game Controllers
3DRudder Brings Gaming Down to Earth at CES 2015
Traditionally, gamers have been restricted to the use of their hands when it comes to controlling their video game of choice; that may no longer by the case thanks to the 3DRudder, which debuted at... [More]