Someday, that is. Scientist David Schwarz has built a co-op game called PsyPod that has two players working together to protect a baby robot. The coolest part is that PsyPod is controlled directly by the brain via an electroencephalography headset. Schwarz wants to work on the game a little more before releasing it to the public, but he hopes that once he’s done he’ll be able to offer it for free to schools. He wants to get more students interested in neuroscience.

PsyPod brain control game

This isn’t Schwarz’s first brain-controlled game—two years ago he made a version of Pong that used brainwaves to function.

Keezy Young

Keezy Young

Keezy is a gamer, illustrator, and designer. Her background is in teaching and tutoring kids from ages 9 to 19, and she's led workshops for young women in STEM. She is also holds a certificate in teaching English. Her first memory of gaming is when her dad taught her to play the first Warcraft when she was five. You can find her at Key of Zee and on Twitter @KeezyBees.