Gadgets and Accessories Every Serious Gamer Should Have

While it is possible to play any number of computer games with just the basic setup for your PC or gaming system, that takes a good part of the fun out of the experience. There are certain gadgets and accessories that every serious gamer should have simply because they add to the experience in one way or another. Think of it like aftermarket mods on a classic automobile. While the car itself is a classic worthy of being noticed, some of those mods like LED underbody lights and striping will turn literally every head as you cruise down the street. That’s what some of these gadgets and accessories will do for your gaming system, proving that you are a serious gamer, a force to be reckoned with!

1. Gaming Keyboard

If you were to compare one gaming keyboard over another, there are key features you want to look for. One is the ergonomic design so that you don’t tire of playing simply because of the pain in your fingers and hands. You will also want a gaming keyboard with dependable and fast wireless connectivity, and perhaps one that is well-lit so that you can see to get positioned in a darkened room.

2. Bluetooth Wireless Headphones

Then there are Bluetooth wireless headphones. These are designed to filter out any ambient noises in the background while providing audiophile sound for your gaming enjoyment. With today’s games featuring some of the most popular music on the charts, you will want a set of headphones that gives you studio-quality sound. That is an absolute must!

3. Battery Backup Tower

No matter where you live, you are probably going to be exposed to power outages at various times of the year. In the southern states, it’s usually due to tropical systems coming in during the summer months and in the northern states, you can usually expect ice and snow to bring down power lines. With a battery backup tower, you can continue powering your gaming system or PC until the grid comes back online again.

4. HDMI Splitter

Do you have more than one system you play your games on? Some gamers have an Xbox and a PC, for example. With an HDMI splitter, you can keep both systems hooked up to the monitor and with the flick of a switch. you can go back and forth between systems as the mood strikes.

5. Backlight Kit

This is typically installed on the back of your monitor so that it doesn’t directly interfere with your line of sight when gaming. However, it does provide just enough light so that you can see what you are doing and will also help to keep lights dim enough in a room where your significant other or roommate is trying to catch a few winks.

6. Gooseneck Monitor Mount

Now here is an amazing accessory/gadget that every serious gamer should have on hand! How often have you thought of a play you should have made while trying to drift off to the land of Nod? You quickly jump up and boot up that game to make your way to the next level with the play you thought of while laying in bed. That gooseneck monitor can be positioned in such a way as to allow you to play even when laying prone in a bed. How cool is that?

These are just a few of the gadgets now trending for serious gamers. Which of these are next on your list of ‘must haves’ to invest in? All of them, you say? Well, that makes sense if you are truly a serious gamer!

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