Rehabilitating Stroke Victims With Video Games

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There are many therapies used for rehabilitating stroke patients such as constraint-induced movement therapy, mental practice and more. Now it looks like we are about to see another, quite different approach. Doctor Debbie Rand from Tel Aviv University has been looking into interactive video games as a new therapy for helping stroke victims with their recovery.

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Daily Deal: Bundle a Linksys Router with a Video Game and Save $40

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At first, I thought this special bundle deal was a bit odd, but when you stop to think about it, it really makes a lot of sense. When you’re playing on Xbox Live or PlayStation Network, you want a fast, lag-free online gaming experience. Of course you want to have a great router to go with your new video game!

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The Keychain-Sized iMpulse Bluetooth Game Controller (Video)

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We’ve seen plenty of Bluetooth controllers for mobile devices, but none are quite as tiny as the iMpulse. Don’t let that small size fool you, because this miniscule controller looks like it could be really big on fun.

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Retro Game Dock for iPad

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Yes, we already know about the iCade, but what about the nostalgic value of curling up with your favorite NES title from the 80s? The newest creation is called the GameDock and it effectively lets you convert your iPhone, iPad or iPad touch into a retro video game console

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SMKCycle: Play Mario Kart To Fight Diabetes (Video)

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Many hardcore gamers around the world could be medical miracles as they are still alive even after years of doing nothing but eating pizza and playing video games. Either you can continue your daily routine and end up being a memory, or you can check out the SMKCycle, which will allow you to do some exercise and at the same time enjoy the intense experience of playing Mario Kart. So, you will be happy that you are playing a video game and your mom will be happy to see that you are finally burning some calories.

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CueLight makes regular billiards look like a digital video game

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The CueLight makes your game of billiards a little more interesting. It sets up a digital projector above the table and it adds a series of visual effects to the game. For instance, each of the balls can be made to look like they are floating on water, complete with realistic ripples and waves when they move around on the table.

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OutRun AR brings arcade racing experience to real world

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The cabinet is outfitted with a series of cameras and then the computer algorithm interprets the road that it sees in front of it, rendering that with the same 8-bit gaming graphics as the classic racing game. If there’s a right turn coming up on the golf cart path, you’ll see a right turn in the game in real time. You also still get the pretty blonde in your virtual passenger seat.

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