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Top 40 Game Ideas in April

From VR Gaming Thrones to Wooden IoT Toys

— April 24, 2016 — Tech
The most popular April 2016 game ideas reveal innovation that's happening within game formats, peripherals and platforms.

Some of the most intriguing new gaming releases are taking full advantage of virtual reality, using it to shrink players down to microscopic sizes, transport them to prehistoric times and even beyond the world of entertainment, reduce physical pain. 'Trials on Tatooine' is one forward-thinking example that's looking at the crossroads of cinema and gaming with an all-new entertainment hybrid.

To make the most of interactions that can happen in these environments, developers are creating full-on gaming suits, gloves and VR chairs that go above and beyond the immersion a headset can offer. Players are also tapping into unusual playing experiences, such as tongue-controlled games and gaming consoles that now permit cross-platform play.
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Immersive Digital TV Services
Immersive Digital TV Services
Playstation Vue Internet Television Service Has Expanded in the US
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Historic Figure Combat Games
Historic Figure Combat Games
The 'War of Currents' Game Pits Thomas Edison Against Nikola Tesla
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38
Cross-Platform Gaming Systems
Cross-Platform Gaming Systems
This Gaming System Now Supports Cross-Platform Play
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37
Time Dilation Shooter Games
Time Dilation Shooter Games
SUPERHOT Is a First-Person Shooter Where Time Moves as You Do
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36
Video Game Paper Murals
Video Game Paper Murals
This Super Mario-Themed Mural Was Made Using Thousands of Post-it Notes
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35
Gaming Artifact Packages
Gaming Artifact Packages
The Dark Souls III Game Guide Comes Packed with a Game Replica
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34
Tongue-Controlled Video Games
Tongue-Controlled Video Games
'Planet Licker' Uses an Unexpected Game Control to Play
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33
Microscopic Exploration Games
Microscopic Exploration Games
The Viva Ex Vivo Game Requires You To Navigate Microscopic Threats
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32
Seasonal Gaming Console Sales
Seasonal Gaming Console Sales
The Microsoft Spring Sale Offers Discounted Xboxes and More
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31
Smartphone Game Controllers
Smartphone Game Controllers
The Mad Catz Micro 'C.T.R.L.R' Mobile Game Controller is for Android
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30
VR Video Game Bundles
VR Video Game Bundles
The PlayStation VR Headset Bundle Offers Gamers Everything to Get Started
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29
Playable Pre-Roll Advertisements
Playable Pre-Roll Advertisements
These Mountain Dew Pre-Roll Ads Feature Interactive Games
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28
Multi-Platform VR Games
Multi-Platform VR Games
Elite Dangerous will Launch with the Oculus Rift Later This Month
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VR Game-Supporting GPUs
VR Game-Supporting GPUs
The AMD Radeon Pro Duo Enables Designers to Craft Virtual Reality Games
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Sci-Fi Movie Simulators
Sci-Fi Movie Simulators
'Trials on Tatooine' is a Hybrid Gaming and Cinema VR Experience
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Panic-Alleviating Games
Panic-Alleviating Games
The Mobile Game Flowy Helps Anxiety Sufferers Manage Panic Attacks
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3D Mobile Gaming Platforms
3D Mobile Gaming Platforms
Pantomime's VR Games Let Multiple Players Interact Without Headsets
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VR-Compatible PCs
VR-Compatible PCs
The ZOTAC Magnus EN980 is a Mini Gaming PC that's Ready for Entertainment
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22
Indie Video Game Consoles
Indie Video Game Consoles
The 'TinderBox' Gaming System Allows Local Games to be Played
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Elite Gaming Computers
Elite Gaming Computers
The MSI Vortex Features a Suite Of Top-Notch Gaming and Computing Specs
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20
Immersive Gaming Headsets
Immersive Gaming Headsets
The Turtle Beach Headphones Enhance Gameplay Experiences
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Immersive Gaming Laptops
Immersive Gaming Laptops
Razer's New Gaming Notebook Features Improved Processing, Power & Display
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Affordable Gaming Peripherals
Affordable Gaming Peripherals
Corsair's New Gaming Mouse Offers Eight Fully Programmable Buttons
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Pain-Distracting Games
Pain-Distracting Games
This Game for Burn Victims is an Example of Virtual Reality in Health
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Powerful Mini Gaming PCs
Powerful Mini Gaming PCs
The MSI Vortex Video Game PC Packs Fierce Components
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Realistic Feedback Game Controllers
Realistic Feedback Game Controllers
The Logitech G29 Driving Force Race Wheel Replicates Driving
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14
Collaborative VR Cities
Collaborative VR Cities
This Company is Making a VR City That Transcends Geographical Barriers
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13
Lucid Gaming Headphones
Lucid Gaming Headphones
The LucidSound LS30 Headphones Prioritize Comfort
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Foreign Exchange Games
Foreign Exchange Games
Currency Trading Game Cashout Lets People Trade Without Truly Investing
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11
Virtual Reality Gloves
Virtual Reality Gloves
The Manus Glove Kits are Wearable Controllers for Simulated Experiences
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10
Board Game-Compatible VR Headsets
Board Game-Compatible VR Headsets
The 'CastAR' Headset Adds a New Dimension to Classic Board Games
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9
Stripped-Down Gaming Keyboards
Stripped-Down Gaming Keyboards
The Black Widow X Keyboard Features a Unique Naked Aesthetic
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8
Time-Traveling VR Games
Time-Traveling VR Games
The Time Machine VR Game will Take Users Back to the Jurassic Era
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VR Easter Egg Hunts
VR Easter Egg Hunts
The Egg Hunt Game by SapientNitro Puts a Virtual Twist on an Easter Tradition
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Logo-Inspired Gaming Consoles
Logo-Inspired Gaming Consoles
This Xbox One Console Concept is Inspired by the Windows Logo
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5
Video Game Anniversary Stunts
Video Game Anniversary Stunts
An Army of Pikachus Took Over NYC for the Pokemon 20th Anniversary
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4
HD Gaming Headsets
HD Gaming Headsets
The Mad Catz TRITTON Katana HD 7.1 Wireless Gaming Headset is Powerful
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3
Wooden IoT Toys
Wooden IoT Toys
'Dendama' Transforms Traditional Kendama Toys with the Internet of Things
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2
Retro Gamer Entertainment Systems
Retro Gamer Entertainment Systems
This DIY Nintendo Home Theater System Looks Like a Real Game
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1
VR Gaming Thrones
VR Gaming Thrones
The Emperor 200 Gaming Seat Offers a Luxe Virtual Reality Playing Experience
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