All you obsessive gamers out there – are you missing out on some gaming funk only because you don’t have the latest gaming furniture? Gaming chairs are an absolute must if you intend to take your gaming experience to an all new level of comfort and interest as the scenario today is way ahead of the joystick era and requires users to involve their entire bodies by manipulating controls and pedals with both hands and feet.
Check out this entire batch of 10 geeky, hi-tech gaming chairs that will pump up your adrenaline level and make you a master of all those digitally loaded games available today.
Not For Wimps
Not For Wimps is a sleek looking airline seat gaming chair designed by leading manufacturers of aircraft interiors from the UK, Contour Aerospace and Factorydesign. It will make long flights interesting where users can engage in mind blowing gaming rather than going to sleep. This futuristic airplane seat is hooked to a gaming station with a state-of-the-art monitor suspended in front. It even has speakers built into the seat. To top it off, it is also a docking station for other devices that passengers may wish to use. This futuristic airline gaming seat is sure to give you a rich gaming experience even at 35,000 feet high in the air.
Ultimate Game Chair
The Ultimate Game Chair is a superb gaming recliner that ardent gamers are sure to drool over. It is power packed with hi-tech features combined with unique style and comfort. It has head-mounted 3D stereo speakers, split controllers on both arms in addition to 12 vibration motors and adjustable volume control, plus a backrest that folds away and remote control and beverage holders. This beauty even doubles up as a massage chair with multiple massage chair settings. It supports other gaming accessories like steering wheels and gaming consoles like iPods, PS2, Xbox and Gamecube.
Subwoofer-Powered SlouchPod InteractiveXT Gaming Chair
The SlouchPod InteractiveXT Gaming Ch2air is a cool and trendy bean bag-like chair, very comfortable with several geeky features including a digital control panel for game consoles, TV/DVD, MP3 player, computer and stereo in addition to two 5Watt RMS speakers and one 10Watt RMS subwoofer. You get to pick from six cool colors – classic black, cream, red, lilac, pink and white.
Mini Cooper gaming chair
Mini Cooper Gaming Chair is a nerdy and multifunctional piece of furniture aesthetically designed by David Gawthorpe, right from the front end of a Mini Cooper. You can stow away the chair under the hood and the foot pedals can slide under the grille. It comes with exciting features like a cool vibration pad under the seat, Xbox 360, strobe and laser lights, a mini fridge and a remote-controlled smoke machine.
This is one terrific looking chair specially designed for kids in the age group of 7-12 years, keeping in mind health benefits through physical movement and exercise. Kids tend to move along with onscreen motion and Gamerox lets them do just that. This improves blood circulation, posture, balance, co-ordination and spatial awareness. It comes with cool features like pivot and pitch facility which allows smooth pitch, yaw and roll movement along XYZ axes. The cushioned seat provides upright sitting that aids in muscle training and development of posture. It has anti-skid cushion feet that keep the chair base stationary while the player moves around. It also has a tip back prevention that stops players from falling off backwards.
Gyroxus gaming chair
Gyroxus is a techno-crazy full body motion simulating gaming chair that makes you feel like a part of the virtual gaming experience, be it racing, sports or combat. It has smooth gliding controls that allow full body movement for players of all ages and sizes. It is compatible with Xbox, PC and PS3, with support for keyboard and game controllers. It comes with six seat back height settings and four foot leg rests for comfort.
D-Box GPH-120 gaming seat
D-Box GPH-120 gaming seat is an amazing combination of home theater reclining chair and PC gaming chair. Available at a whopping price of $2,999, it has some cool technical specifications like two embedded motion controllers that give 2Gs of real-time acceleration through roll, heave and pitch movements as specified by the D-Box engineered Motion Code. In addition, it has a USB Motion interface that connects Blu-ray disc player, and gaming PC or DVD to the chair. It is compatible with Nitro Stunt Racing – GameSeed, GRID – Codemasters, Crysis Warhead-Crytek, iRacing, Microsoft Flight Simulator X, rFactor – Image Space, Live For Speed, Battlefield 2 – Electronic Arts and X Plane 9 – Laminar Research. Though it may sound pricey, the D-Box GPH-100 gaming chair costs much less than a complete D-Box system.
X-Dream Gyroxus PS3 gaming chair
X-Dream Gyroxus is just the thing you’re looking for if you want to live and feel the virtual gaming scenario. It is a full motion gaming chair with a PS3 controller in the front which can be replaced with an Xbox 360. With this chair, you can turn, dive, fly, climb and practically live the game. It has adjustable seat back height and a comfortable leg rest.
The Futuristic Workstation is a space age workstation that has health benefits and increases productivity while working, blogging and gaming. It has a sleek and ergonomic design that lets the user move freely. This workstation comes packed with cool features like Matrox TripleHead capability, intelligent memory function which moves any display closer to the user’s eyes if needed and returns it back to its original position, a keyboard attachment that lets the user move the keyboard in 3D, working area with a shadow and glare free environment, sub-woofer integrated into the seat back and a powerful sound system. It is ideal for general users as well as those with loss of function.
Playseat F1 Red Bull seat
Talk of speed thrills and the name that should pop into your mind is the Playseat F1 Red Bull seat. Designed specifically as a race game simulator that gives a real motor racing experience, the seat has been created to look like those of the gorgeous Red Bull Formula One cars. It is compatible with Xbox 360, PC, Playstation2, Playstation3 and Wii. It has rich leather upholstery and works with many pedal sets and steering wheels.