Gaming is becoming a real huge interest for photographers lately. The ability to transfer your photography skills over to gaming is certainly a big appeal.
So, in a nod to all the photographers who read this site, and who also gamers, we dedicate this post to you.
You have spent hours on end researching which video game system you want to buy. You have discussed it with friends, read reviews, and even spent countless hours playing each system at a friend’s house or your local electronics retailer.
Now you are ready to buy the system of your choice. You cashed your check, walked into the store, and picked out your system. Now you are on your way to the checkout counter feeling really good about your decision.
You think you are prepared. Are you? Do you have the essentials that every gamer needs? Time to grab that check list.
A GREAT TELEVISION
Nothing can ruin a great gaming experience like the wrong television. Today’s systems are much different than the ones you grew up with. Today’s systems have HDMI ports so that you can enjoy your games in high definition. So, you’ll definitely need a great gaming TV.
Real colors, fluid motion, and crisp pictures are essential to the real gaming experience. Your television should also include surround sound. Adding a sound bar can add to the experience. Your friends will be blown away when they come over at the sound coming from the screen as you play your favorite games. Want to read even more about gaming TVs? Click that link and you’ll see a lot more info.
The right gaming experience can also depend on the right place to sit. There are many options in gaming chairs. Finding the one that fits your needs and your budget is simple and a great investment.
Of course you want the most ergonomically sound chair for a comfortable experience, but if features are what you want there are chairs that can quench that thirst too. From speakers located in the seats to charging stations, you can find any chair that fits your needs.
A RELIABLE HIGH SPEED INTERNET CONNECTION
With so many online options available in today’s market you are going to need a good high speed internet connection. There are options to play your games online against friends down the street to strangers around the world.
Some gaming companies offer bonus downloadable content. If you want these rewards and more you better make sure your internet can handle it all.
Today’s gaming systems have the options to connect to streaming content online. Your video game system can become an all-in-one entertainment system. When you are not playing your favorite games, you can stream your favorite movies or tv shows through popular services such as Hulu and Netflix.
Also, you may want to try one of the latest video games before you buy it. Game Fly is a popular service that allows you to rent video games that are delivered ot your home. For a monthly fee you can try these games as long as you like. Once you’re done you simply send the game back and get a new one.
You’ve picked out your system and sure it comes with a controller, but those are usually black and very basic. You are anything but the “basic” gamer. Why not get something that screams you. Getting a controller with your favorite professional sports team, or perhaps a character from your favorite movie or game, or even your favorite super hero will let your friends know that this is your controller.
Ladies are gamers too and there are many options out there for the ladies, maybe a hot pink controller is a way to tell your boyfriend this is mine, get your own.
There are many options when deciding what to add to your gaming experience. These are just a few of the options that are essential to that experience. Since you put a lot of time and effort in deciding which system is right for you, don’t let all that hard work go to waste with mediocre gaming surroundings.
You will find with the right TV, a comfortable gaming chair, high speed internet, Netflix, and your own controller that your gaming experience is more than just that, it is an adventure.