Gaming vest threatens to blow you away

Eight zones simulate the sensations of gunshots and explosions.

TMgames

Gadget thrill-seekers have a choice: They can either subject themselves to electrode torture as our colleague Michael Kanellos gleefully does at every opportunity, or they can try something like the virtual-reality "FPS Vest" instead.

There's good news if you should choose the latter because TMgames, which was only taking pre-orders last fall, is now selling the vest as part of a package that includes Call of Duty and 3rd Space Incursion bundled with it, according to Gadget Review. The force-feedback game vest, which was initially developed by a physician for medical research, has eight zones that supposedly simulate the sensations of gunshots, explosions, and "fear-inducing finger taps."

But don't expect too much. It probably doesn't approach the shock and awe of the Nerf Wii Blaster .

(Thanks for the tip, Christen)

 

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