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Top 30 Gaming Trends in October

From Updated Game Modes to Haptic Feedback Headphones

— October 27, 2018 — Tech
The October 2018 gaming innovations feature the gambit of retro console revivals and streamer-focused gaming peripherals. Developed by Razer, the introduction of the Kiyo webcam and Ifrit showcase a new focus on the video game streamer. The Ifrit essentially functions as a gaming headset, but the low profile nature ensures the players face is always in view and unobstructed by chunky ear cups and bulk microphones. Designed to work alongside the headset, the Kiyo webcam captures Full HD 30fps resolution and comes with a built-in ring light to ensure clear and perfectly lit content.

Also featured on this list is a new nostalgic game console, this time focusing on the iconic Sony PlayStation. Complete with 20 classic games, this retro console is also 45% smaller than the original unit and features an HDMI port for connectivity with modern TVs.

Finally, the October 2018 gaming list also includes an incredibly progressive indie game entitled 'the earth is a better person than me.' This indie title explores aspects of sexuality, self-worth, and personal thoughts, all while presenting itself with a distinct and eye-catching aesthetic.
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Activity
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Limited-Edition Grease-Proof Controllers
Limited-Edition Grease-Proof Controllers
New Xbox Controllers Let Players Game with Dirty Fingers
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29
Interference-Free Gaming Routers
Interference-Free Gaming Routers
The Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR700 Allows for Seamless Connectivity
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28
Miniature 90s Gaming Consoles
Miniature 90s Gaming Consoles
The PlayStation Classic Comes Preloaded with 20 Classic Games
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27
Iconic Sci-Fi VR Experiences
Iconic Sci-Fi VR Experiences
Star Wars: Vader Immortal Will be a Premier VR Star Wars Experience
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26
Mobile Science-Themed RVs
Mobile Science-Themed RVs
Purple Me Green Offers STEM Toys and Educational Classes
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25
Self-Exploring Indie Games
Self-Exploring Indie Games
'the earth is a better person than me' is a Progressive Visual Novel
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24
Multifaceted Gaming Remote Controls
Multifaceted Gaming Remote Controls
The 'Cloud Remote for PS4' Can Also Control Your TV
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23
Triple Hard Drive PCs
Triple Hard Drive PCs
The Alienware Area 51 R2 Desktop Gaming Computer is Ready for Action
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22
Haptic Feedback Headphones
Haptic Feedback Headphones
The Razer Nari Ultimate Headphones Pull Users Into the Game
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21
VR Health Apps
VR Health Apps
VRHealth Has Partnered with Oculus to Improve Health and Wellness in Users
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20
Childcare Indie Games
Childcare Indie Games
'Think of the Children' Tasks Players with Caring for Rambunctious Kids
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19
Mainstream VR Console Bundles
Mainstream VR Console Bundles
The New PlayStation VR Bundles Come Packed with Equipment and Games
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18
Mobile Console Speaker Docks
Mobile Console Speaker Docks
The YesOJO Speaker Dock Keeps the Console Cool and Functional
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17
Superhero Gaming Consoles
Superhero Gaming Consoles
The Marvel Spider-Man PlayStation 4 Pro Console is Limited-Edition
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16
Celebratory eSports Bars
Celebratory eSports Bars
a Fnatic eSports Pop-Up Bar Will Open in Madrid to Celebrate the EU LCS
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15
Low-Profile Gaming Earbuds
Low-Profile Gaming Earbuds
The Razer Ifrit is Focused on the Videogame Streaming Community
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14
Retro Replica Gaming Consoles
Retro Replica Gaming Consoles
The Sega Mega Drive Mini Console will Launch in 2019
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13
In-Game Cosmetic Pets
In-Game Cosmetic Pets
Fortnite Pets Add an Extra Adorable Aspect to the Wildly Popular Game
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12
Video Game Streamer Cameras
Video Game Streamer Cameras
The Razer Kiyo Webcam Enhances Your Look and Experience
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11
Ultra-Performance Gaming PCs
Ultra-Performance Gaming PCs
The Acer Predator Orion 9000 Gaming Computer Retails for Over $7,000
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10
Mobile Console Satchel Bags
Mobile Console Satchel Bags
The Villager Supplies '3 Up' Nintendo Switch Bag is Multifunctional
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9
Digital Monster Gamer Consoles
Digital Monster Gamer Consoles
The Pokémon Let’s Go Limited Edition Switch Console is Chromatic
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8
Snatch-and-Grab Game Modes
Snatch-and-Grab Game Modes
The New Fortnite Getaway Mode Has Players Complete a Heist
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7
All-in-One Wireless VR Headsets
All-in-One Wireless VR Headsets
The Oculus Quest Headset Offers 360-Degrees of Immersion
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6
Rugged Gamer Smartphones
Rugged Gamer Smartphones
The DOOGEE S70 Smartphone is Ready for Indoor and Outdoor Use
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5
Board Game Livestreams
Board Game Livestreams
Big Potato Games is Sharing Tabletop Gaming on Twitch
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4
Modernized Retro Game Controllers
Modernized Retro Game Controllers
The Nintendo Switch Wireless NES Controller is Nostalgic
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3
Competitive Puzzle Games
Competitive Puzzle Games
OnePlus' 'Crackables' is an Intense Puzzle Game with a Distinct Prize
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2
Specialized PC Gamer Packs
Specialized PC Gamer Packs
The Razer Rogue Backpack withstands the Elements for Optimal Durability
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1
Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunts
Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunts
Verizon Runs a Snapchat Contest, Relying on AR and Geolocation
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