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Gaming's new 'sensory reality'

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Computer graphics already provide stunning visuals and now designers are trying to make the feeling of playing games as realistic as possible.

This includes simulating what it feels like to be sliced with a sword or to have cockroaches crawling on your arm.

Designers Hirouki Kajimoto and Kanako Matsuo spoke to the BBC's Rajesh Mirchandani about this latest innovation at the 2008 SIGGRAPH Conference & Exhibition in Los Angeles.

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