Immersive Gaming

Larger-than-life game systems provide a full-body and mind experience
Implications - Video games that require the use of only a hand-held controller may not be enough to attract consumers anymore. Technology is paving the way for more full-body games and those that offer incredible simulations, from gigantic gaming floors to sensitive virtual simulation games. Thus, the world of gaming is quickly changing and stimulating the senses is becoming an integral part of the gaming experience.
SCORE: 3.7
Mild Top 6 Examples: 9,327 Total Clicks May 11 - Jan 12
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Massive 8-bit Interactions - The World's Largest Space Invaders Game is the Future of Gaming
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 2,843 Clicks Pub: Oct 6, 11
Massive 8-bit Interactions
The World's Largest Space Invaders Game is the Future of Gaming
Tech heavyweight 188Bet unveiled the world's largest Space Invaders game for four lucky Chelsea Footballers and members of the press. If you are an old school video game addict, this should excite you… [More]
Strategic Space Games - 'Fleet Commander' by Arthur Nishimoto is a Star Wars Combat Simulator
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 2,348 Clicks Pub: Jul 16, 11
Strategic Space Games
'Fleet Commander' by Arthur Nishimoto is a Star Wars Combat Simulator
'Fleet Commander' by grad student Arthur Nishimoto is the world's first Star Wars Fleet Commander game. Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be in an intergalactic war? With this interactive… [More]
Behemoth Arcade Games - The Giant Google Xoom Labyrinth Steals the Show at Google I/O 2011
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 695 Clicks Pub: May 14, 11
Behemoth Arcade Games
The Giant Google Xoom Labyrinth Steals the Show at Google I/O 2011
Google I/O 2011 is a little too geeky for my tastes, but I can't help but be jealous at the herd of nerds who get to play with the giant Google Xoom labyrinth featured at the show. Google has built a massive… [More]
Sensitive Virtual Simulations - Disney's Surround Haptics System Will Tingle Your Spine
SCORE: 3.6
Mild 1,131 Clicks Pub: Aug 10, 11
Sensitive Virtual Simulations
Disney's Surround Haptics System Will Tingle Your Spine
A battery of vibrating actuators, a hydraulic chair and a game controller combine to create the Surround Haptics System, a physically interactive game controller developed by Disney Research Pittsburg.… [More]
Visceral Video Shooters - The Battlefield Simulator Convinces All 5 Senses that You're in Combat
SCORE: 3.1
Untested 1,328 Clicks Pub: Oct 21, 11
Visceral Video Shooters
The Battlefield Simulator Convinces All 5 Senses that You're in Combat
Having seen the Battlefield Simulator in action, it's difficult to return to an Xbox or even a capable PC setup. Typically, players interact with the game visually and through tactile, controller movements… [More]
Family-Sized Gaming Floors - The e-Sports Ground Offers a Gigantic Virtual Gaming Experience
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 982 Clicks Pub: Nov 30, 11
Family-Sized Gaming Floors
The e-Sports Ground Offers a Gigantic Virtual Gaming Experience
Recently opened in the Renaissance sports club in Kitasuna, Koto-ku, the e-Sports Ground is a giant gaming floor that lets users do everything from play virtual kick-ball to outrunning moving beams of… [More]