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Top 35 Gaming Trends in September

From Queer Dating Simulators to Tailored Gamer Backpacks

— September 28, 2017 — Tech
The September 2017 gaming trends are evidence that gaming is serious business, as if anyone needed any more evidence of that. With the gaming industry thriving, professional gamers making millions of dollars, and even traditional sports leagues investing in their virtual equivalents (as is the case with NBA teams building an NBA 2K e-sports league,) gaming is clearly more than just a goofy pastime today.

The seriousness of gaming is reflected in the various pieces of hardware included in the September 2017 gaming trends. From headphones to mice to keyboards, gaming peripherals are increasingly focused on providing users with the best possible performance, both in terms of ergonomic comfort and precision use.

Games themselves are geared toward more hardcore gamers as well. 'Assassin's Festival,' the mashup game merging 'Assassin's Creed' and 'Final Fantasy,' is specifically appealing to serious fans of the two franchises.
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8-Bit Game Collections
8-Bit Game Collections
UFO 50 Includes 50 Titles Inspired by Retro Gaming Origins
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Adventure Game Mashups
Adventure Game Mashups
'Assassin's Festival' Combines 'Assassin's Creed' and 'Final Fantasy'
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33
Randomized Gaming Subscriptions
Randomized Gaming Subscriptions
Ubercrate Delivers 10 Random Games to Members Every Month
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32
Pup-Petting Games
Pup-Petting Games
'Pet the Pup at the Party' is a Game That Addresses Social Anxiety
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31
Expansive Gaming Networks
Expansive Gaming Networks
The 'Gizer' Global Gaming Network Connects Gamers and Hosts Together
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30
Upgradable Gaming Laptops
Upgradable Gaming Laptops
The HP Omen X Laptop Provides Impressive Speed for Avid Gamers
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29
Women's Basketball Video Games
Women's Basketball Video Games
WNBA Teams Will Appear in NBA Live 18
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28
Safe Delivery Simulators
Safe Delivery Simulators
UPS is Now Using a VR Driving Simulator to Train New Drivers
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27
Comfortable Performance Headphones
Comfortable Performance Headphones
HyperX's Cloud Alpha Headphones are Designed for Lengthy Gaming
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26
Racing-Themed Game Consoles
Racing-Themed Game Consoles
Sony Will Release a Gran Turismo-Themed Playstation 4
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25
Voice-Controlled Vacuums
Voice-Controlled Vacuums
LG's Hom-Bot Turbo+ Now Includes a Built-In Google Assistant
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24
Rehabilitative Card Games
Rehabilitative Card Games
Rehab Gaming USA Helps Families and Couples Boost Relationships
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23
Game Console QSR Contests
Game Console QSR Contests
Taco Bell & Xbox are Giving Away the First-Ever 'Xbox One X'
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Queer Dating Simulators
Queer Dating Simulators
'Dream Daddy' is a Hugely Popular Dating Sim Game
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21
RPG-Inspired Pizzas
RPG-Inspired Pizzas
The Dominos Final Fantasy XIV Chocobo Chow Specialty Pizza is Celebratory
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Retro Video Game Computers
Retro Video Game Computers
The Love Hulten Datorbox Gaming PC is Elegant and Functional
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Mixed-Reality Mobile Games
Mixed-Reality Mobile Games
Brave Explorers Brings IRL Gamescapes to Life With its Mobile App
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18
Digital Crossover Board Games
Digital Crossover Board Games
The Uncharted: Monopoly Board Game Expands the Franchise
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High-Speed Dashboard Cameras
High-Speed Dashboard Cameras
The 'Waylens' Horizon Camera was Built for the Adrenaline Junkie
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16
Design-Focused Game Collections
Design-Focused Game Collections
'Method of Action' Helps Designers Hone Their Skills
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15
Liquid-Cooled Gamer PCs
Liquid-Cooled Gamer PCs
The Alienware Area 51 X299 Can be Fitted with Intel Core i9 Processors
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Streamlined Gamer Peripherals
Streamlined Gamer Peripherals
The Razer Mercury Gaming Accessories are Stylishly Chic
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13
Streamlined Ergonomic Keyboard Kits
Streamlined Ergonomic Keyboard Kits
The Razer Turret Keyboard and Mouse Kit is for Avid Gamers
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12
Curved Entertainment Smartphones
Curved Entertainment Smartphones
The Alienware Atlanta 01 Smartphone Works for VR and Much More
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11
Video Game Character-Promoted Gels
Video Game Character-Promoted Gels
Yanagiya’s J-Gel Campaign Features Guile from Street Fighter
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10
Updated Retro Game Controllers
Updated Retro Game Controllers
The Retro Fighters Nintendo 64 Controller Updates the Design
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9
Universal Customizable Controllers
Universal Customizable Controllers
The 'ALL Controller' is Compatible with All of Your Devices
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8
Custom Control Gaming Mouses
Custom Control Gaming Mouses
The Elecom Dux MMO Mouse Packs 19 Programmable Buttons
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7
Chromatic Eye Test Games
Chromatic Eye Test Games
iGame's Free Eye Test Assesses Color Recognition
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6
Retro Video Game Controllers
Retro Video Game Controllers
The NES 30 Arcade Stick Controller Works on the Nintendo Switch
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5
Tiny Nostalgic Gaming Consoles
Tiny Nostalgic Gaming Consoles
The Bittboy is a Handheld Device That Provides Retro Entertainment
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4
Maze Game Phone Cases
Maze Game Phone Cases
This Retro Maze Case Offers Entertainment Should Your iPhone Ever Die
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3
Tailored Gamer Backpacks
Tailored Gamer Backpacks
The Mobile Edge 'CORE' Gaming Backpack Packs All Gamer Essentials
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2
Gamified AR Workouts
Gamified AR Workouts
ARX Turns One's Exercise Routine into a Challenging Game
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1
Themed Adult-Only Hotels
Themed Adult-Only Hotels
'Grand Portals Nous' Features Five Uniquely Themed Rooms
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