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Tactile Gaming

The video game industry extends to real life to satisfy consumer needs

Implications - In the digital age, a bit of tactile entertainment is refreshing. Consumers who feel they've lost touch with the real world are seeking methods of reconnecting with it, yet are not willing to give up the fast-paced, competitive tone of digital entertainment. Tactile gaming allows them to indulge in the best of both worlds.
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5 Featured, 45 Examples:
617,355 Total Clicks
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Jan 13 — May 13
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Featured Examples

Tactile Pastime Phone Protectors
Tactile Pastime Phone Protectors
PureGear Retro Game Cases Entertain Without Depleting Power
With one of these PureGear Retro Game Cases, Android and Apple applications won’t be your only source of diverting activity. This trio of smartphone-protecting products integrates three... MORE
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Real Mario Kart
Waterloo Labs Faithfully Recreates the Classic Nintendo Racing Game for Real
Lots of people have created Real Mario Kart videos all over the Internet, but not like this. The incredibly talented nerds at Waterloo Labs aren’t recreating Mario Kart through clever video... MORE
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Modular Tetris Furniture
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Nando has created these tetris-like bracket furniture line for Japanese office furniture and supplies brand Kokuyo. The table and sofa set can be arranged in any possible combination and is... MORE
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Sci-Fi Lawn Games
ThinkGeek's Star Wars Death Star Game is Out of This World
ThinkGeek’s Death Star game allows Star Wars fans to take the Death Star Battle to their own backyard. The setup re-enacts the battle between the Rebels in their X-Wing Starfighters and the... MORE
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Building Block Chalk Art
Artist Chris Carlson Recreates Tetris Using Chalk and Animation
Artist Chris Carlson has recreated one of the most popular video games of all time using chalk, a blackboard and some amazing stop motion animation. The result is a charming walk down memory lane as... MORE

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