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Console Trend Report

Discover the Most Recent Innovations in the Video Game Industry

— March 14, 2012 — Tech
From customized Xbox 360 consoles constructed from wood to the latest special edition systems, Trend Hunter's Console Trend Report tracks the cutting-edge gaming consoles from the concept stage to its production and sale.

With modern technology, gamers are able to enhance their gaming experience. Nintendo Wii and Xbox Kinect are just a few examples of how interactive gaming is the new industry standard. Boasting over one hundred examples of console market research, our report leverages the power of the crowd to provide valuable consumer insight in the form of 18 PRO Trends like Indulgent Gaming, Exhibit Tech and Adaptive Gaming.

Stay on the cutting edge of this fast-paced, competitive market. Use Trend Hunter's Console Trend Report to kick start innovation and identify new opportunities for your business.
Trend Themes
1. Customized Consoles - There's an opportunity for companies to capitalize on the demand for personalized gaming consoles with unique features and designs.
2. Interactive Gaming - As interactive gaming continues to grow in popularity, game developers should focus on creating more immersive and engaging experiences that utilize new technologies such as virtual reality and augmented reality.
3. Adaptive Gaming - The trend towards adaptive gaming presents an opportunity for game developers to create games that are accessible and enjoyable for people of all ages and abilities, including those with disabilities or special needs.
Industry Implications
1. Video Game Industry - With the fast-paced and competitive nature of the video game industry, companies must continue to innovate and adapt to stay ahead of the curve.
2. Consumer Electronics Industry - The growing trend of personalized and interactive gaming presents an opportunity for consumer electronics companies to create new products and technologies that cater to this market.
3. Healthcare Industry - The trend of adaptive gaming presents an opportunity for the healthcare industry to utilize gaming technology to aid in therapy and rehabilitation for patients with disabilities or special needs.
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