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Top 30 Gaming Trends in June

From Pop Princess Mobile Games to Remixed Gaming Systems

— July 1, 2016 — Tech
The top June 2016 gaming ideas reveal patterns in the way that a new generation of gamers are playing and watching their favorite video games.

There are countless YouTube channels that prove there are audiences interested in seeing others play games at both amateur and professional levels. As such, there is a newfound demand for eSports, which is being satisfied with new TV and web channels like Electronic Sports League's eSportsTV, Astro's eGG and Activision Blizzard.

When it comes to some of the ways that people are engaging in gaming, the rise of maker culture is now inspiring many young creators to make everything from DIY consoles to peripherals and complete home entertainment systems. Some of the most impressive examples of this use current technologies to emulate previously released gaming consoles that are now considered retro.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Console-Connected Gaming Apps
Console-Connected Gaming Apps
The Unchartered 4: Fortune Hunter Free Mobile Game Unlocks Bonuses
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29
HD Video Game Recorders
HD Video Game Recorders
The Elgato Game Capture HD60 S Streams and Records in Stunning HD
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28
Dedicated eSports Channels
Dedicated eSports Channels
This New Channel Will Air Exciting eSports Content Round the Clock
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27
College-Ready Games
College-Ready Games
This App-Based Game Helps Students Get Familiar With College Applications
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26
Email-Based Gifting Apps
Email-Based Gifting Apps
Bonzar Lets Users Send Gifts Without the Recipient's Personal Information
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25
Cyberpunk Shooter Games
Cyberpunk Shooter Games
Ruiner is a Narrative-Driven Cyberpunk Game That Takes Place in 2091
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24
Pop Princess Mobile Games
Pop Princess Mobile Games
This Game Gives Fans an Opportunity to Play the Role of Britney Spears
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23
Social Media eSports Broadcasts
Social Media eSports Broadcasts
Activision Blizzard Will Now Stream eSports Events Via Facebook
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22
Gamer-Training Books
Gamer-Training Books
This Book Offers Psychological Training For Successful Competitive Gaming
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21
Companion Gaming Technologies
Companion Gaming Technologies
DreamHack Will Show Off a VR Headset and Gaming PC Pairing
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20
Mythological Mobile Games
Mythological Mobile Games
This New Mobile Game Brings An Ancient Hindu Epic to Life
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19
Playful Gaming Drones
Playful Gaming Drones
WowWee's Drone With Games Lets Users Experience Interactive Play
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18
Sci-Fi Monster Games
Sci-Fi Monster Games
Paul Tippett Translates his Iconic Star Wars Monsters into a Game
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17
Informative Electric Circuit Games
Informative Electric Circuit Games
'Squishy Circuits' Explains Electric Circuits Using Play Dough
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16
Gamified Beverage Promotions
Gamified Beverage Promotions
Nurishment Original's 'Anniversary Arcade' Contest Offers Tech Prizes
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15
Fantasy Chess Games
Fantasy Chess Games
The Designer of Holochess is Making a Similar Game for Smartphones
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14
DIY Trophy Racing Games
DIY Trophy Racing Games
Xmodule Rewards Players with 3D-Printable Car Trophies
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13
Sound-Segmenting Gaming Headphones
Sound-Segmenting Gaming Headphones
The Turtle Beach Elite Pro Gaming Headset is Comfy and Powerful
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12
Printable Gaming Consoles
Printable Gaming Consoles
This DIY Game Boy Works as a Handheld Video Game Emulation Station
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11
Comprehensive eSports Networks
Comprehensive eSports Networks
This eSports TV Channel Aims to Tap Into the Global Gaming Audience
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10
Gaming Keyboard Joysticks
Gaming Keyboard Joysticks
The 'KeyStick' is a Nylon Plastic Tool to Transform Ordinary Keyboards
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9
Remixed Gaming Systems
Remixed Gaming Systems
This Project Turns the Classic Nintendo 64s into a Portable Gaming System
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8
Real-Time Driving Games
Real-Time Driving Games
In a Moving Car, 'Mr. Bear Driver' Teaches Kids to Follow Traffic Rules
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7
Pocket-Sized Gaming PCs
Pocket-Sized Gaming PCs
The DragonBox 'Pyra' Open Source Games Console is Small Yet Mighty
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6
Social Avatar Apps
Social Avatar Apps
Miitomo is a Customizable App That Reveals Fun Facts About Friends
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5
Lapboard Gaming Peripherals
Lapboard Gaming Peripherals
The Razer 'Turret' Gaming Mouse and Keyboard is for Couch Gaming
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4
Breakaway Electronic Stores
Breakaway Electronic Stores
eMart's In-Store 'Electro Mart' Now Exists as a Standalone Location
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3
DIY 3D-Printed Video Games
DIY 3D-Printed Video Games
The 'Pirakeet' Handheld Game Console was Created Using a 3D Printer
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2
Video Game-Inspired Pop-Ups
Video Game-Inspired Pop-Ups
The Maple Store Pop-Up Sold Merchandise for the Online Game MapleStory
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1
DIY Entertainment Systems
DIY Entertainment Systems
'PlayBox' is a 3D-Printed Device for Music, Radio, Videos and Gaming
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