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They're really playing mind games

Engineers at NeuroSky Inc. have big plans for brain wave-reading toys and video games. They say the simple Darth Vader game -- a relatively crude biofeedback device cloaked in gimmicky garb -- portends the coming of more sophisticated devices that could revolutionize the way people play.

Technology from NeuroSky and other startups could make video games more mentally stimulating and realistic. It could even enable players to control video game characters or avatars in virtual worlds with nothing but their thoughts.

Adding biofeedback to "Tiger Woods PGA Tour," for instance, could mean that only those players who muster Zen-like concentration could nail a putt. In the popular first-person shooter "Grand Theft Auto," players who become nervous or frightened would have worse aim than those who remain relaxed and focused.

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Chexd3878d ago

In the popular first-person shooter "Grand Theft Auto,"

"snigger"

but seriously not sure i like this idea :S

SmokeyMcBear3878d ago

what does "snigger" mean.. is that kinda like wigger but for spanish people.. haha.. i think you are looking for *snicker*.. not trying be a grammer nazi, just looks kinda wrong and can be interpreted badly.

techie3878d ago

No he means snigger...as in giggle or laugh quietly to oneself, or to snicker - in the UK we use snigger, I've never actually heard snicker used in that context (it's a chocolate bar)

Chexd3877d ago

sorry for any confusion, Deep summed it up the best...and yeah over here a snicker is a chocolate bar lol :)

Pheneus3878d ago

when they post news stories. This is the third tim in the last week the same article or material from the same article has been approved.