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MindGames Releases Spoon Bending Game For Brainwave Reader

By Greg Anderson, January 17, 2012

I know we covered this Icelandic outfit not too long ago, but I find these games for brainwave readers and smartphones so uniquely interesting. MindGames’ newly released iPhone/iPad game, called 28 Spoons Later, puts you in the situation where you’re captured by a gentleman zombie who would like to eat a dish of brains for dinner, but will only do so with a spoon. The game is controlled by a PLX XWave headset that reads your brain’s focus level. By concentrating, you can bend the zombie’s spoons with your mind and stay alive as long as possible.
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MindGames Releases Mind Control iOS Game 28 Spoons Later

By Steve McCaskill, January 6, 2012

Icelandic developers release zombie-themed game that could help treat children with ADHD. Icelandic developer MindGames has released an iOS video game which players control using their brainwaves.

It is a zombie-themed game called 28 Spoons Later – but the developers claim a serious purpose. They say it will help psychologists and psychiatrists treat children who suffer from attention span problems.

While the technology behind the game may be complex, the premise is not. Players have been captured by a zombie who wants to eat brains for dinner, but being the gentleman that he is, he will only do so with a spoon.

The aim is to stay alive as long as possibly by using your mental focus, to bend the zombie’s spoon – Uri Geller style. Brainwaves are detected by using the PLX XWave headset, which is powered by NeuroSky’s technology.  Continue reading

MindGames’ TEDx Reykjavik video

“Jedis, not Cylons: Changing the relationship between humanity and technology”. Deepa Iyengar, co-founder and CEO at MindGames, talks about people’s relationship with technology and where it could be heading.

Mind-controlled zombie spoon-bending game 28 Spoons Later out for iOS

By Matt Sakuraoka-Gilman, 5/1/2012

Back in 2007, a bunch of US crazy starts up appeared, who were attempting to make mind-controlled games a reality.

The idea was to sell you a headset that would measure your brain waves, using them to control in-game action.

By 2008, they seem to have disappeared… or did they?
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Jedi Mind Tricks and the future of entertainment


Nordic Innovation magazine covered MindGames as part of its “Playing With Innovation” issue.

Control the game with your mind

Currently, if you want to control a game with your mind, you must be a Jedi-in-training, who learns to control what happens in the game by changing the level of your relaxation and concentration. This state of affairs is perfect as far as MindGames, an Icelandic startup, is concerned.

“When you play our games, you should not only be having fun, but also learning how to relax and concentrate when you want to – because that’s what it takes to win, in our games and in life,” says Deepa Iyengar, co-founder and CEO.
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