Gaming is about to get real- like, seriously real. You'd be forgiven for thinking this latest bit of tech comes straight out of The Hunger Games. Blood Sport does exactly what it says on the Xbox. In a quest to get people donating more blood, hooked-up gamers would lose actual blood when shot. The fluid would then be donated to banks.
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This genius/whacked gadget is expected to launch in March 2015 alongside the hyped "Battlefield Hardline" shooting game. It's hoped that Blood Sport will be a hit at multiplayer events, "where players would compete to see who can lose the least blood." So, no beer-drinking buddy is hooking you up to an IV machine in his basement; rather this game is monitored in proper settings with properly trained medical staff - or, at least that is the intention.
How it works: The controller vibrates when a player is shot, alerting a circuit board to draw a specified amount of blood. Squeamishness aside, the beauty of Blood Sport is that it can interface with any game system that comes with vibrating controllers.