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Top 40 Game Trends in October

From In-Bed Gaming Events to Comedian Strategy Games

— October 29, 2017 — Tech
October 2017 games trends reveal more intimate gaming practices, as well as games that are endorsed by well known institutions and celebrities.

With eSports now being an industry in its own right, the mattress brand Casper wanted to get in on the action by offering an in-bed gaming event. It did so in a partnership with the eSports organization Fnatic, and allowed professional gamers an even more relaxing way to play than they are accustomed to.

In recent years, the comedian Kevin Hart has been dominating the movie industry and he can now be seen in the mobile strategy game Gold Ambush – a partnership he got involved with because of his children's love for the game.
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AR Battlefield Games
AR Battlefield Games
'The Machines' Introduces a Competitive Multiplayer Gaming Experience
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39
Collectible Advocacy Cards
Collectible Advocacy Cards
Ad Council Created Virtual, Collectible 'Love Has No Labels' Cards
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38
Car-Integrated Drone Races
Car-Integrated Drone Races
Jaguar's 'Game of Drones' Shows Off the XJL's Spacious Cabin
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37
Expressive Unisex Socks
Expressive Unisex Socks
Fortsox Introduces Dynamically Designs to Elevate Your Sock Game
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36
Multiplayer eSports Battle Games
Multiplayer eSports Battle Games
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is Entering the World of eSports
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35
Alzheimer's-Tracking VR Games
Alzheimer's-Tracking VR Games
Sea Hero Quest is a Virtual Reality Game App For Fighting Dementia
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34
Total Entertainment Streaming Boxes
Total Entertainment Streaming Boxes
The Apple TV 4K Streams Content in a Stunning Format
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33
In-Game Burger-Ordering Services
In-Game Burger-Ordering Services
Burger King's #BurgerClan Helps eSports Players Place Orders
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Comedian-Starring Strategy Games
Comedian-Starring Strategy Games
'Gold Ambush with Kevin Hart' is Set in a Medieval World
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31
App-Connected Jerseys
App-Connected Jerseys
NikeConnect Can Be Accessed Through NBA Team Jerseys
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30
Furniture-Previewing Apps
Furniture-Previewing Apps
'IKEA Place' is an Augmented Reality App for Viewing Decor
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29
Emotive Bot Toys
Emotive Bot Toys
Anki's Cozmo Fuses Robotics, AI, Game Design and More
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28
In-Bed Gaming Events
In-Bed Gaming Events
Mattress Brand Casper Partnered with eSports Organization 'Fnatic'
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Chip-Embedded Footballs
Chip-Embedded Footballs
All NFL Footballs Will Be Equipped with Data-Collecting RFID Chips
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Trailblazing Electric Trucks
Trailblazing Electric Trucks
The Fuso eCanter is the First Ever Series Production Electric Truck
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25
FPS Training Platforms
FPS Training Platforms
'Aim Lab' is a First-Person Shooter Built by Neuroscientists
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Auto-Swiping Dating App Devices
Auto-Swiping Dating App Devices
The 'Tinda Finger' Swipes Right on Over 6,000 Profiles an Hour
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Kindergarten Classroom Bots
Kindergarten Classroom Bots
'Keeko' Has the Intelligence of the Average Five Year Old
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22
Augmented Sudoku Apps
Augmented Sudoku Apps
The Magic Sudoku Helps You Navigate Particularly Difficult Puzzles
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Anime-Inspired Game Systems
Anime-Inspired Game Systems
Nintendo is Releasing a 2DS XL Designed to Look Like a Pokeball
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Auto Brand eSports Partnerships
Auto Brand eSports Partnerships
The New League of Legends BMW Partnership Targets Millennials
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Ring-Embedded Bath Bombs
Ring-Embedded Bath Bombs
Sanrio and Fragrant Jewels Created These Hello Kitty Bath Bombs
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Crowdsourced Decision-Making Apps
Crowdsourced Decision-Making Apps
'Deemr' Lets Users Provide Input on Others' Decisions
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Combative Fantasy Games
Combative Fantasy Games
Game of Thrones: Conquest Introduces a Mobile Game for Fans
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Remote Claw Games
Remote Claw Games
Taito's Crane Game is Played Online, with Toys Delivered to Winners
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Intimate Social Card Games
Intimate Social Card Games
'You Think You Know Me' Challenges Perceptions of Friendships
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14
Hearing Impaired Eyewear Attachments
Hearing Impaired Eyewear Attachments
The 'Peri' Eyeglasses Accessory Translates Noise into Light
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13
Theme Park Engineer Games
Theme Park Engineer Games
The ThinkFun Roller Coaster Challenge Logic Game is Educational
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12
Gigantic Backyard Soccer Games
Gigantic Backyard Soccer Games
The Giant Inflatable Soccer Dart Board is an Oversized Outdoor Game
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11
Smart Toothbrushing Companions
Smart Toothbrushing Companions
RoBoHon Teaches Kids to Brush Their Teeth with 'GUM Play'
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Lawn Game-Inspired Furniture
Lawn Game-Inspired Furniture
Poppin Furniture Created a Table That Doubles as a Game of Cornhole
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9
Sports Material Joystick Covers
Sports Material Joystick Covers
The 'JoyTops' Incorporate Stylish Customization onto Joysticks
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8
Anime-Inspired Terrariums
Anime-Inspired Terrariums
These Pokémon Terrariums Encourage Collectors to Catch Them All
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Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunts
Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunts
Verizon's Virtual Hunt Will Reward 256 Players with an iPhone 8
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Modular Video Walls
Modular Video Walls
LEDskin is a Compact, Portable Component Making Up Big Screens in Multiples
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5
Celebratory Beer Cups
Celebratory Beer Cups
Bud Light's Light-Up Beer Glass Celebrates NFL Team Touchdowns
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4
Unconstrained Virtual Sports Cars
Unconstrained Virtual Sports Cars
The Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo Imagines Tomorrow's Sports Car
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3
Inclusive Card Game Redesigns
Inclusive Card Game Redesigns
Mattel's Uno Cards Now Feature Color Icons for Colorblind Players
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2
Aerobatic Paper Planes
Aerobatic Paper Planes
This Bluetooth Paper Plane Can Perform Acrobatic Aerial Stunts
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1
Athlete Vision Training Glasses
Athlete Vision Training Glasses
The Swivel Vision Athletic Training Goggles Put Focus on the Game
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