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Top 50 Gaming Ideas in July

From Handcrafted Video Games to VR Gaming Cafes

— July 23, 2016 — Tech
Many of the top July 2016 gaming innovations were recently announced at this year's E3 event, which included new kinds of controllers, video games and consoles. Some of the most interesting announcements at the expo included 'Pokemon Go' being introduced as a mobile game that combines augmented reality and wearables and 'The Breath of the Wild' being designed as the largest open-world environment in the Zelda universe to date. PlayStation also showed off its innovative VR Aim Controller, which is set to grant players even greater control and immersion in first-person shooter games.

New gaming formats are also being introduced that blur the lines between tangible gaming toys and digital experiences. For instance, the 'Smart Letters' from Marbotic are like high-tech alphabet blocks that interact with tablets, while the 'Deux Ex' arm from Open Bionics gives players in-game superpowers.
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Discounted Game Subscriptions
Discounted Game Subscriptions
The Latest PlayStation Now Subscription Package Offers High Value
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Rapper-Made Skate Games
Rapper-Made Skate Games
This Mobile Skateboarding Game Was Created by Iconic Artist Lil Wayne
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48
Crooked Empire Video Games
Crooked Empire Video Games
The Latest Grand Theft Auto Online Update Adds Corporate Functionality
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47
Integrated Gaming Apps
Integrated Gaming Apps
The New Xbox App Allows For Easier Social Integration and Connectivity
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46
Classroom Collaboration Video Games
Classroom Collaboration Video Games
Minecraft: Education Edition Offers Educators a Fun Resource
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45
Video Game Test Platforms
Video Game Test Platforms
'Playte.st' Offers Beta Game Access for Players in Exchange for Feedback
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44
Immersive VR Games
Immersive VR Games
The 'Twilight Pioneers' Game Brings Action Role Gaming to Virtual Reality
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43
Slim 4K Gaming Systems
Slim 4K Gaming Systems
The Microsoft Xbox One S is 40% Slimmer than its Predecessor
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42
Gyroscopic Gaming Peripherals
Gyroscopic Gaming Peripherals
This Advanced Gaming Mouse Has Gyroscope and Accelerometer Functions
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41
High Fidelity VR Consoles
High Fidelity VR Consoles
Microsoft's Project Scorpio Offer Increased Playing Performance
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40
Freeform Adventure Games
Freeform Adventure Games
'The Breath of the Wild' is a Zelda Game That Grants Absolute Freedom
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39
AR Anime Games
AR Anime Games
The 'Pokemon Go' Game Integrates Mobile and Wearable Technology
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38
Gamer-Connecting Apps
Gamer-Connecting Apps
The Unite LOL App Helps You Meet League of Legends Players
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37
Gaming Puzzle Movies
Gaming Puzzle Movies
The Tetris Movie is Being Made in China in Collaboration with a US Producer
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36
Asian Market Computer Consoles
Asian Market Computer Consoles
The Tencent TGP Box is Designed Specifically for the Chinese Market
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35
eSports Broadcasting Hubs
eSports Broadcasting Hubs
The YouTube Gaming Covers eSports Gaming Live and On-Demand
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34
Amputee Gaming Wearables
Amputee Gaming Wearables
This Foot Attachment Helps Upper-Body Amputees Play Video Games
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33
Multi-OS Keyboard Peripherals
Multi-OS Keyboard Peripherals
The Razer Turret Wireless Gaming Keyboard is for Consoles and PCs
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32
Multi-City eSports Tournaments
Multi-City eSports Tournaments
The eSports Tournament Will Draw Top Gamers from Across the World
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31
VR-Focused Graphics Cards
VR-Focused Graphics Cards
Radeon's New Graphics Card Boosts Virtual Reality Computing Performance
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Combative Superhero Games
Combative Superhero Games
'Marvel: Contest of Champions' is a Top iOS Mobile Game in China
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29
Girls-Only Gamer Parties
Girls-Only Gamer Parties
Microsoft Japan Threw an Xbox Party Exclusively for Girl Gamers
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28
Minuscule Gaming Towers
Minuscule Gaming Towers
The DAN Cases Offer Powerful Processors Without Compromising on Space
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Compact Computer Cases
Compact Computer Cases
The DAN A4-SFX Gaming Computer Case Blends Performance and Portability
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26
Olympic Video Game Giveaways
Olympic Video Game Giveaways
Nintendo is Celebrating the Olympics with a New Game for Wii U
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Regional Game Streaming Apps
Regional Game Streaming Apps
Douyu TV is a Chinese Video Game Streaming Platform Similar to Twitch
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Humanitarian Video Game Festivals
Humanitarian Video Game Festivals
The Games for Change Festival Links Gaming With Social Good
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Fantasy Sport Micro-Games
Fantasy Sport Micro-Games
'Ballr' Introduces a Rapid-Fire Format for Fantasy Sports Gaming
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22
Accessible VR Headsets
Accessible VR Headsets
The Sony PSVR Offers an Affordable Gaming Headset For Augmented Reality
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Internet Cafe VR Games
Internet Cafe VR Games
'The Brookhaven Experiment' Horror Video Game is Coming to Chinese Cafes
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20
Physical Smartphone Gaming Controllers
Physical Smartphone Gaming Controllers
The Hyperkin Smart Boy Smartphone Games Console is Retro
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19
Customized Video Game Controllers
Customized Video Game Controllers
The Xbox Design Lab Lets Users Make Customized Games Controllers
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18
VR Console Game Controllers
VR Console Game Controllers
The PlayStation VR Aim Controller Provides Unparalleled Tracking
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17
Retooled VR Games
Retooled VR Games
Bethesda Softworks Announced Fallout 4 VR for the HTC Vive at E3
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16
Voice-Controlled Mobile Games
Voice-Controlled Mobile Games
'Vocal Warrior' is a Real-Time Fighting Game That Uses Voice Control
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15
Identity Inclusive Games
Identity Inclusive Games
The Sims 4 Update Diversified the Game's Gender Options
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14
Holographic VR Games
Holographic VR Games
The 'Tactera' Game Applies Holographic Visuals to a Tabletop Gaming Scene
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13
eSports Streaming Platforms
eSports Streaming Platforms
Panda TV is a Chinese Video Game Streaming Platform Launched in 2015
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12
Handcrafted Video Games
Handcrafted Video Games
Lumino City is a Handmade Puzzle Adventure That Merges Digital with Crafts
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11
Chat-Based Adventure Games
Chat-Based Adventure Games
'Humani: Jessie's Story' is Told Through the Facebook Messenger App
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10
Shape-Shifting Touch Screens
Shape-Shifting Touch Screens
Researchers Developed an Adaptable Touch Screen Prototype
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9
Gaming Smartphone Concepts
Gaming Smartphone Concepts
'Nintendo Plus' is a Smartphone and Gaming Console Hybrid
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8
Diskless Android Game Consoles
Diskless Android Game Consoles
The Fuze Tomahawk F1 Video Gaming Console was Unveiled in Beijing
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7
Bionic Gaming Hands
Bionic Gaming Hands
The Deux Ex Arm Turns the Virtual Cyberpunk Universe into a Gaming Accessory
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6
Smart Alphabet Toys
Smart Alphabet Toys
These Classic Wooden Letters Teach via iPad Apps
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5
Educational Empire-Building Games
Educational Empire-Building Games
'CivilizationEDU' Helps Students Think Critically About History
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4
VR Shooter Games
VR Shooter Games
'VR Shoot' is an Immersive Video Game That Makes Use of Room-Scale Tracking
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3
Retro Arcade Consoles
Retro Arcade Consoles
'Dreamcade Replay' Offers Thousands of Classic Game Titles for Free
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2
VR Gaming Cafes
VR Gaming Cafes
This Partnership Will Bring VR Content to China's Gaming Cafes
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1
Cooled Computer Cases
Cooled Computer Cases
The Ola PC Case Keeps Gaming Computers Cool and Slickly Styled
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