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Gamer Voyeurism

Out-of-home gaming draws crowds to public spaces

Implications - At-home consoles encourage solitude, causing concerns for social skills among the gaming community. However a shift toward public gaming and spectatorship shows a rise of communal, interactive gaming that opens opportunities for public venues and face-to-face events. This shows an increased relationship between the digital and physical worlds that battles the negative stereotypes of digital-age consumers.
Workshop Question - How can your brand transcend expectations to create an enhanced product or service?
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12 Featured, 92 Examples:
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Featured Examples

VR Gaming Cafes
VR Gaming Cafes
This Partnership Will Bring VR Content to China's Gaming Cafes
Shunwang recently teamed up with HTC to add VR content to the software it uses in China’s many gaming cafes. As the leading software provider for gaming cafes in China, Shunwang’s new... MORE
Professional Gamer Cafes
Professional Gamer Cafes
The Alienware Internet Cafe in China is Like Entering the Matrix
The Alienware Internet Cafe in Ningbo, China is a brand new gaming headquarters where PC gaming fanatics can compete comfortably on professional-level equipment. Alienware is a computer hardware... MORE
Gamer Pop-Up Hotels
Gamer Pop-Up Hotels
Xbox's 'Stay N' Play' Provides Gamer-Specific Hotel Suites
Xbox’s ‘Stay N’ Play’ pop-up hotel is providing gamers with an immersive environment to spend the night playing video games. After signing up with a gamertag, players are... MORE
Professional Esports Stadiums
Professional Esports Stadiums
'Esports Stadium Arlington' Will Provide Immersive Live Experiences
Live esports events are no longer something that only a niche audience will respond to, and the City of Arlington is set to be the first place to fully embrace that new and growing form of... MORE
Soda Brand Gaming Competitions
Soda Brand Gaming Competitions
Coca Cola Hosted a Seven Hour Gaming Event at Its Headquarters
In an attempt to reach a new demographic, Coca Cola held a gaming competition between four players that it then live streamed to a larger audience. The world of online gaming is vast and brings in... MORE
Gamer-Specific Stadiums
Gamer-Specific Stadiums
Permanent Arenas will Put Professional Gaming in the Public Eye
With professional gaming on the rise, there will soon be major stadiums built specifically for video game events. Currently, video game championships play out of pop-up venues, which are typically... MORE
Middle Eastern Esports Stadiums
Middle Eastern Esports Stadiums
Dubai is Entering the eSports World with the Dubai X-Stadium
The Dubai X-Stadium has officially been announced and is set to be the first esports-dedicated venue in the Middle East. The stadium will come as a joint venture between Dubai Media Office and TECOM... MORE
High-End Internet Cafes
High-End Internet Cafes
'Wangyu e-Sports' is a Hybrid Internet Cafe for Avid Gamers
With high-end computer equipment and a full-service snack bar, Wangyu e-Sports is changing the face of Internet gaming in China. Unlike the dark and seedy internet cafes of the past, this hybrid... MORE
Multi-City eSports Tournaments
Multi-City eSports Tournaments
The eSports Tournament Will Draw Top Gamers from Across the World
China’s leading e-commerce company Alibaba recently announced that it has teamed up with the Singaporean social networking company YuuZoo to launch an eSports tournament that will take place... MORE
Student-Designed Gaming Festivals
Student-Designed Gaming Festivals
The Level Up 2016 Student Games Showcase Honors Young Developers
On Wednesday, April 6th, Toronto is set to host the Level Up 2016 Student Games Showcase. The event not only highlights some of the top student-designed video games, but it also gives video game-... MORE
Girls-Only Gamer Parties
Girls-Only Gamer Parties
Microsoft Japan Threw an Xbox Party Exclusively for Girl Gamers
The Xbox is often thought of as a console that’s geared towards a male audience, but Microsoft Japan set out to smash these perceptions by hosting an event just for girl gamers. The... MORE
Integrated Gaming Tournament Systems
Integrated Gaming Tournament Systems
ESL and Microsoft Have Collaborated For Xbox Live
In two complimentary announcements, Xbox has announced a tournament system that will better cater to its gaming audience. A partnership between Microsoft and ESL has brought on a tournament system... MORE

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