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Top 60 Gaming Ideas in October

From Interactive Golfing Videos to Single-Handed Gaming Keypads

— October 29, 2016 — Tech
The top October 2016 gaming ideas explore a range of concepts in form, entertainment, education as well as condensing games into a format that's as compact as they can be.

As gamers look for new ways to become immersed in entertainment experiences, concepts like wearable gaming platforms and peripherals, eye-tracking laptops and voice-controlled video games are providing alternatives to handheld devices. At the same time, as handheld devices become smaller and more portable, gamers are also looking for smartwatch games, small-scale console systems and space-saving arcade games such as the VPcabs Vertigo Upright Virtual Pinball Game.

Beyond entertainment, systems that are typically used for gaming are being adapted so that play can be used to enhance language learning, health monitoring and more.
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Activity
Freshness
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Elaborate Video Game Compositions
Elaborate Video Game Compositions
RYANUKO's 'Please Come To Me' was Made in 'Super Mario Paint'
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58
Multitasking Poker Apps
Multitasking Poker Apps
The New Partypoker App Helps You Play Multiple Games Simultaneously
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57
Commemorative Video Games
Commemorative Video Games
This New Duke Nukem Release Celebrates a Classic 1990s Game
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56
Interactive Code-Teaching Apps
Interactive Code-Teaching Apps
The Apple Swift Playground App for iPad Expands User Capabilities
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55
Chainsaw-Simulating Games
Chainsaw-Simulating Games
This VR Game Lets You Play the Role Of Branch-Cutting Lumberjack
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54
Lava Floor Video Games
Lava Floor Video Games
'Hot Lava' Literalizes Children's 'The Floor is Lava' Game
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53
Franchise-Celebrating Gaming Consoles
Franchise-Celebrating Gaming Consoles
This Special Edition Console Celebrates the New Pokemon Game
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52
Mobile Gamer Battery Cases
Mobile Gamer Battery Cases
The 'Chargemander' Extra Battery Case Charges in Just 15-Minutes
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51
4K Video Game Consoles
4K Video Game Consoles
The PlayStation 4 Pro Provides Gamers with Stunning Graphics and Audio
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50
Orientation-Maintaining Mats
Orientation-Maintaining Mats
The 'Proximat' Makes VR Play a Safer Pastime
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49
Eye-Tracking Gaming Laptops
Eye-Tracking Gaming Laptops
The Alienware 17 Notebook Computer is Prepared for Intensive Gaming
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48
Video Game Dialogue Contests
Video Game Dialogue Contests
BioWare's Contest Gives Fans the Chance Voices the New 'Mass Effect'
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47
Updated Retro Sports Games
Updated Retro Sports Games
TecmoBowl.org Updated Tecmo Super Bowl for NES with 2016 NFL Rosters
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46
Light-Activated Gaming Uniforms
Light-Activated Gaming Uniforms
Playstation Unveiled Special VR Uniforms at the Tokyo Game Show
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45
Compact Console Gaming Bundles
Compact Console Gaming Bundles
The Xbox One S FIFA 17 Bundle Deal Packs Hardware and Software
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44
Nostalgic Mini Gaming Consoles
Nostalgic Mini Gaming Consoles
The Nintendo Famicom 8-Bit Mini Console Will Feature 30 Games
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43
Video Game-Themed Publishers
Video Game-Themed Publishers
Ubisoft Publishing is Releases Books Based on the Company's Games
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42
Video Game Innovation Conferences
Video Game Innovation Conferences
TechCrunch Disrupt 2016 Takes Place on National Video Game Day
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41
VR Racing Video Games
VR Racing Video Games
Driveclub VR Maintains Its Graphics in Virtual Reality
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40
Smartwatch Anime Games
Smartwatch Anime Games
Pokemon Go Will Soon Be Playable on the Apple Watch
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39
Cylindrical Game Console Cameras
Cylindrical Game Console Cameras
The New PlayStation Camera Updates the Console's Capabilities
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38
Enhanced Portability VR Glasses
Enhanced Portability VR Glasses
The 'Dlodo V1' is a Lightweight Headset for Immersive VR
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37
Alternative Arcade Architecture Websites
Alternative Arcade Architecture Websites
BIG's Interactive Website Lets You Play the Arkanoid Game
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36
Connected Darts Games
Connected Darts Games
The Guz2 Electronic Dartboard Can Sync to Mobile Devices
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35
Mechanized Membrane Keyboards
Mechanized Membrane Keyboards
This Razer Gaming Keyboard Offers a Blend Of Crisp and Soft Typing
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34
Interactive Golfing Videos
Interactive Golfing Videos
The 'Call the Shots' Video Lets Users Control Paul McGinley's Strategy
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33
Gorilla Meme Video Games
Gorilla Meme Video Games
'Harambe vs. Capcom' is a Fighter Game Featuring the Late Primate
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32
Hybrid Aerospace Toys
Hybrid Aerospace Toys
This Rocket Builder Toy Comes to Life in Mickey's Magical Math World App
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31
Voice-Controlled Video Games
Voice-Controlled Video Games
This Innovative Video Game is Controlled By Children's Speech
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30
Infant Health VR Games
Infant Health VR Games
The LIFE Game for Saving Lives Educates Kenyans on Medical Emergencies
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29
Customizable Gaming Controllers
Customizable Gaming Controllers
This Wireless Gaming Controller Comes With Programmable Paddles
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28
Arcade-Style Basketball Games
Arcade-Style Basketball Games
'3on3 Freestyle' is a Cartoon Video Game for Casual Basketball Fans
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27
Paper Airplane Apps
Paper Airplane Apps
Google's Paper Planes App Uses Android Tech to Bring People Closer Together
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26
Collaborative Story Apps
Collaborative Story Apps
The 'TaleAStory' Lets Users Create their Own Tale One Line at a Time
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25
Artificially Intelligent E-Sports Coaches
Artificially Intelligent E-Sports Coaches
Mobalytics Offers Data Analytics for Competitive Gamers
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24
Gamer-Targeted Peripherals
Gamer-Targeted Peripherals
The Logitech G Prodigy Series Gaming Peripherals are Ready for Action
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23
Stealthy Gaming Laptops
Stealthy Gaming Laptops
The Upgraded Razer Blade Stealth Offers Increased Storage and Battery Life
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22
Space-Saving Arcade Games
Space-Saving Arcade Games
The VPcabs Vertigo Upright Virtual Pinball Game is Classically Inspired
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21
College eSports Arenas
College eSports Arenas
UC Irvine will Open the First Ever College eSports Arena
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20
Palm-Sized Retro Consoles
Palm-Sized Retro Consoles
This DIY SNES Console was Created by YouTuber lyberty5
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19
Retro Racing Mobile Games
Retro Racing Mobile Games
The Super Mario Run Rebrands the Nintendo Universe for Smartphones
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18
Hunger-Fighting Video Games
Hunger-Fighting Video Games
'PacMan Vs. Hunger' Uses a Classic Game to Support a Good Cause
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17
eSports Restaurant Cafes
eSports Restaurant Cafes
'Storia' by Square Enix is a Destination for Viewing Video Game Contests
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16
Retro-Fitted Gaming Consoles
Retro-Fitted Gaming Consoles
This USB Gaming Console Brings Modern Conveniences to Retro Gaming
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15
Children's Language Games
Children's Language Games
Ligumi Play Teaches Children Languages with Augmented Reality Toys
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14
Connected Children's Wearables
Connected Children's Wearables
The Brillar Smart Watch is Great for Both Kids and Parents
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13
Curved Gaming Laptops
Curved Gaming Laptops
The Acer Predator 21 X Game Laptop Features a Sculpted Screen Design
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12
Remote Control Bumper Cars
Remote Control Bumper Cars
The 'Galaxy Zega' Toys Pit Miniature Tanks Against One Another
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11
Motion-Capturing Shirts
Motion-Capturing Shirts
The Xenoma Eskin Long Sleeve Relays Body Gestures Into Health Monitoring
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10
Educational Cryptography Games
Educational Cryptography Games
PocketBlock Teaches Adolescents About the Details of Cryptography
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9
Wearable Gaming Platforms
Wearable Gaming Platforms
The SuperSuit Takes Laser Tag Gear to New, Smart and Heroic Heights
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8
Single-Handed Gaming Keypads
Single-Handed Gaming Keypads
The 'aLLreLi' Mechanical Gaming Keypad Allows for Total Customization
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7
Tiny Arcade Consoles
Tiny Arcade Consoles
Adafruit Built the World's Smallest Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator
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6
Gamified AR Climbing Walls
Gamified AR Climbing Walls
'Augmented Climbing Wall' Lets Climbers Use Their Limbs as Pong Paddles
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5
Reclining Leather Gaming Chairs
Reclining Leather Gaming Chairs
The Bauhutte Video Game Chair LOC-01-BK is Ultra-Low to the Floor
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4
Wearable VR Computers
Wearable VR Computers
The MSI VR One Virtual Reality Backpack System Provides 90-Minutes of Use
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3
Playable Arcade Game Buildings
Playable Arcade Game Buildings
This Building's Facade was Turned into a Playable Tetris Monitor
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2
Online Gaming Workout Bikes
Online Gaming Workout Bikes
Zwift Provides a Cycling Workout with a Video Game Twist
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1
Transforming Gamer Mouses
Transforming Gamer Mouses
The Scarab Mouse Unfolds into a Video Game Controller
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