Most gamers are familiar with AAA releases -- the cinematographic FPS games, the enormous RPG titles, the thrilling horror productions and so on. There is, however, an alternative industry in gaming.
No, I am not referring to independent productions.
Some fans and developers use video games for various purposes other than entertainment. They conduct experiments with gaming.
Today we will look at five bizarre experiments involving video games. They range from using games to test how far the human body can withstand punishment, to scientists using a new technology to stream a game directly to a person's brain.
Welcome to a side of gaming you perhaps did not know existed.