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Gamer Laser Turrets

The Kronos Props Portal Turret Pays Tribute to the Iconic Puzzle Game Portal

— May 14, 2011 — Tech
What better way to enjoy the recently released Portal 2 than by checking out the Kronos Props Portal Turret? The Kronos Props Portal Turret was built by Ryan Palser and his wife Dena as a tribute to the original Portal game.

If you have never played Portal, then it will be hard to understand why the Kronos Props Portal Turret is so awesome. The turret is more or less a replica of the actual turrets featured in Portal 1. The turret has a motion sensor and can play 17 different songs including the Portal theme song. It is constructed of wood and styrofoam, so it probably won't stand up to any serious weaponry, but it's still pretty cool.
Trend Themes
1. Gamer Laser Turrets - Opportunity for creating interactive gaming experiences with laser technology in the form of laser turrets.
2. Replica Props - Growing demand for replica props from popular video games as a way for fans to express their love for the game.
3. Motion-sensor Technology in Gaming - Application of motion-sensor technology in gaming peripherals to enhance immersion and interactivity.
Industry Implications
1. Gaming Accessories - Opportunity for manufacturers to create and sell laser turrets as interactive gaming accessories.
2. Fan Merchandise - Rising market for replica props as collectibles and merchandise targeted towards video game fans.
3. Motion Control Gaming - Integration of motion-sensor technology in gaming hardware to provide a more engaging and immersive gaming experience.
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