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52 Innovative Gaming Experiences

From Brainwave Reading Video Games to Smartphone Laser Tag

— November 6, 2013 — Tech
These examples of innovative gaming experiences show the future of gaming. As technology becomes smaller, lighter and wearable, gamers are able to put themselves more and more directly into the games. 'LA Noir' is a video game that is an incredible example of how MotionScan, a motion capture technology can be used to create unbelievable life-like movements and capture minute changes on the faces of actors, which can then be input into video games.

Gameplay is also being improved with new ways to interact with mobile devices. Although there are thousands of gaming apps available, tablets and phones are not the best platform for extended gaming. Button-like stickers and controller-like attachments help to make serious gameplay more comfortable.

Another incredible example of an innovative gaming experience is 'INDA,' a tablet-based game that introduces "spatial story telling," in an immersive 360 degree environment.
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Kiss Tag Video Games
Kiss Tag Video Games
Kiss Chase is Reminiscent of Elementary School Days Playing Kiss Tag
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Popular Avian Game Updates
Popular Avian Game Updates
The Angry Birds Go Gaming App Puts the Birds on Wheels
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Love-Promoting Gamer Parodies
Love-Promoting Gamer Parodies
This Call of Duty Parody Video Promotes Love Not War
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Voice-Activated Entertainment Systems
Voice-Activated Entertainment Systems
Microsoft’s New Xbox One Uses Voice and Face Recognito
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Film Noir Video Games
Film Noir Video Games
Fans Will Enjoy This Noir Pac-Man Movie
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Stress Reducing Gamer Gadgets
Stress Reducing Gamer Gadgets
This Kickstarter Gadget Detects Stress with Game Apps
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Interactive Gaming Campaigns
Interactive Gaming Campaigns
Perrier Takes on the Gamer Market with a First-Person Party Game
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Smart Racing Car Apps
Smart Racing Car Apps
The Anki Drive App Brings Video Games Into Reality
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Gaming-Infused Habit Trackers
Gaming-Infused Habit Trackers
HabitRPG is a Habit Tracker That Treats Your Life Like a Video Game
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Sci-Fi Game Parkour Videos
Sci-Fi Game Parkour Videos
This High Flying Halo Video Brings Free Running to the Sci-Fi Game
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Horrific POV Video Games
Horrific POV Video Games
Become a Disturbed Child in the ‘Among the Sleep’ Horror Game
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Reactive Gaming Grips
Reactive Gaming Grips
This Concept Controller Aims for a Whole New Level of Game Immersion
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Video Game Skin Enhancers
Video Game Skin Enhancers
Separable Subsurface Scattering Makes Skin Look More Realistic
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Spatial Tablet Gaming Apps
Spatial Tablet Gaming Apps
'IDNA' Uses Spatial Story Telling for a New Kind of Gaming Experience
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Hungry Gamer Headgear Prototypes
Hungry Gamer Headgear Prototypes
This Hands Free Prototype Feeds a Gamer While They Keep Playing
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Liquid Interface Surfaces
Liquid Interface Surfaces
.fluid by Hannes Jung Experiments With Touch and Texture
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Video Game-Specialized Treadmills
Video Game-Specialized Treadmills
This Virtual Reality Treadmill Should Be Part of Any Game Room
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Fitness Video Game Harnesses
Fitness Video Game Harnesses
GameCube by Intellect Motion Encourages More Player Movements
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Full Sensory Motion Controllers
Full Sensory Motion Controllers
The STEM System Can Track All of Your Bodily Movements
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Piano-Converted Game Controllers
Piano-Converted Game Controllers
This Piano Controller is Able to Play the Video Game 'Doom'
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Mobile Phone-Snooping Games
Mobile Phone-Snooping Games
Norton's 'Enjoy Your Privacy' Game Shows Mobile Security Breaches
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Realist Video Games
Realist Video Games
'Always Sometimes Monsters' Mimics Real Life
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Brainwave Reading Video Games
Brainwave Reading Video Games
This Kickstarter Project Lets You 'Throw Trucks with Your Mind'
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Touch-Reversing Smartphone Protectors
Touch-Reversing Smartphone Protectors
Sensus Touch Sensitive Case is Made for Serious Gamers
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High-Powered Gaming Handhelds
High-Powered Gaming Handhelds
Project Fiona is a Tablet for Serious Gamers
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Guilt-Free Gaming Campaigns
Guilt-Free Gaming Campaigns
The Coke Zero Video Game Ad Relieves Guys of Responsibility
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Gaming-Inspired Golf
Gaming-Inspired Golf
'Ridiculous Minigolf' is Fun and Quirky
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Gaming for Social Good
Gaming for Social Good
Decide Toi Clement is a Hip and Interactive PSA
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Photorealistic Video Game Graphics
Photorealistic Video Game Graphics
'The Streets of Asia' Showcases the Power of Design
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Virtual Reality Helmets
Virtual Reality Helmets
The Oculus Rift is a Fully Immersive Virtual Reality Headset
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Gaming for Mental Health
Gaming for Mental Health
The SPARX 3D Fantasy Game Helps Players Cope with Depression
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Touchscreen Gaming Stickers
Touchscreen Gaming Stickers
The 'Invisible Gamepad' Gaming Stickers Makes Playing Apps Easier
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3D Video Game Boards
3D Video Game Boards
This Mario Kart Puzzle Brings the Video Game to Reality
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DIY Portable Gaming Kits
DIY Portable Gaming Kits
The Darkmatter DIY Portable Gaming Kit is Easy to Assemble
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Classic Game Console Revivals
Classic Game Console Revivals
The Sega Dreamcast Delta is Controlled Via Smartphone and Tablet
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App-Powered Foosball Tables
App-Powered Foosball Tables
The iPad Foosball Has Been Designed for Optimal Gaming
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Real-Life Video Games
Real-Life Video Games
The Explorence App Provides Activity Incentives Through Races and Wagering
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Virtual Reality GPS Devices
Virtual Reality GPS Devices
'Cyber Navi' by Pioneer Combines Mario Kart Racing with Car Navigation
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Tablet Gaming Controllers
Tablet Gaming Controllers
The Drone Controller is Bluetooth-Enabled for Gaming On-the-Go
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Interactive Pokemon Game Controllers
Interactive Pokemon Game Controllers
Catch Favorite Characters with the Pokemon Monster Ball
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Performance-Enhancing Game Headsets
Performance-Enhancing Game Headsets
This Gaming Device is Said to Improve a Gamer's Game
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Computer Controlling Bracelets
Computer Controlling Bracelets
These Computer Commanding Bracelets are from Thalmic Labs
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Next-Gen Controller Concepts
Next-Gen Controller Concepts
NeoGAF Users Create Their Own Concepts for the New Controller for PS4
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Extravagant Gaming Mice
Extravagant Gaming Mice
The RATM Wireless Gaming Mouse is Packed with Features
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Interactive Gaming Cube Toys
Interactive Gaming Cube Toys
This Gaming Toy Reacts to Your Skills
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Internet Gaming Controllers
Internet Gaming Controllers
The 'Reddit Karma Controller' Will Turn Your Favorite Site into a Game
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Smartphone Gamer Peripherals
Smartphone Gamer Peripherals
The Xappr Gun Offers a More Portable and Realistic Experience
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Smartphone Laser Tag
Smartphone Laser Tag
HEX3 AppTag Makes Virtual War a Gaming Reality
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Gaming Apps 2.0
Gaming Apps 2.0
The Rise of Mobile Means More Games for Your Smartphone
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Hi-Tech Projecting Eyewear
Hi-Tech Projecting Eyewear
Lumus Glasses Lets You View Video, TV and Internet Content
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DIY Tech Smart Glasses
DIY Tech Smart Glasses
The DIY Beady-i Lets You Build Your Own Imitation Google Glass for Cheap
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