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8 of the Coolest Gadgets from Videogames

Ron Whitaker | 20 May 2015 16:30
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When you think about videogames, you often think of the weapons you use, whether that's guns, swords, or what have you. But what about all the really neat gadgets that you use to make your way through those games? Whether they let you see through walls, manipulate time, or hide in plain sight, these eight gadgets are not only useful, they're a huge part of why the games they are in are so great.

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The Codec (Metal Gear Solid series)

The Codec is a communications system that works by manipulating the small bones in the ear. The advantage is that you don't need a handset or microphone - you just look like you're talking to yourself. If the user was wired with nanomachines, he could even eliminate speaking out loud completely. The Codec can also send photos taken with a digital camera, as well as having some video communication capability. As a bonus, it had an alert sound that is probably used as a text message alert by a large number of MGS fans.

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