You’ve probably seen this type of chairs in malls and designated gaming areas. They sure look interesting and unusual. They seem comfortable but are they really and would it be a good ideas to get something like this for your home? The fact that they lack any sort of typical base or legs is odd but how does it impact the user’s sitting position and overall comfort? And what else do they have to offer besides a quirky aesthetic? We’re about to find out as today we’re taking a look at some floor video gaming chairs in the hopes to offer you some useful information.
Although it’s mainly a chair designed for gaming, a lot of the features that make it special also turn it into a nice chair for watching movies, reading and lounging. It’s a large chair, intentionally designed this way in order to incorporate a variety of special features. It’s made with breathable foam mesh material and has a padded headrest which makes it comfortable and suitable for prolonged usage. Of course, that’s not all. The chair has two built-in speakers near the headrest, a subwoofer and a side panel which allows you to connect your headphones and to adjust the volume and the bass.
Not all floor gaming chairs are the same. While some are packed full with all sort of tech features and accessories, some are quite simple. This one for example is more slender and smaller than your average gaming rocker. It’s also more versatile and meant to serve as a multipurpose piece of furniture for lounge areas, gaming rooms and other casual spaces. It’s ergonomic and has a sturdy wood frame with polyurethane foam and faux leather vinyl upholstery. You can choose between two different designs, one a bit more bold and colorful and one that’s monochromatic. The chair’s dimensions are 16” W x 24” D x 32” H.
If you want a gaming chair will all the bells and whistles, you should look for something like this. It’s a floor gaming chair suitable for various types of casual activities such as watching movies, reading, listening to music and of course playing video games on consoles, PCs and other systems. It has four forward-facing speakers and built-in subwoofers in the open space inside the chair. Additionally, vibration motors sync with the bass tones to create a feeling of immersion. The control panel on the side allows you to control the volume and the bass as well as to connect an external audio source or headphones. As far as the design is concerned, this is an ergonomic chair with soft padded upholstery, a headrest as well as armrests which keep you comfortable for hours.
Another great chair designed to offer an immersive experience when watching movies or playing video games is this one. From a design point of view it’s fairly simple, with a typical curved base that allows to rock back and forth, armrests and a padded headrest. On the side of the base there’s a control panel that allows the user to plug in a set of headphones or another device using the input and output jacks or to adjust the volume and the bass. The chair has wireless audio transmission, two speakers and a subwoofer.
It's also foldable in case you want to store it.View Deal
In addition to being very comfortable, this gaming rocker also has an attractive design and a fairly compact construction. The seat is 21.1” W x 11.8” H and the overall shape is designed to suit the user’s silhouette and to be ergonomic. There are two forward-facing speakers and a subwoofer built into the chair which are designed to amplify the gaming or movie-watching experience. Additionally, you can play audio wirelessly by connecting your phone to the chair via bluetooth. The control panel has input and output jacks for connecting your audio source.
Considering that a lot of floor gaming chairs have more or less the same technical specifications, it’s smart to also take into consideration other aspects such as the shape, size and the overall look. This one stands out. It has a fairly slender construction compared to other models which can give you a slight advantage in some cases. Also, the most notable detail from a design perspective would have to be the black and white checkered pattern which creates two points of interest. Also, the speakers are visible on the outer sections of the backrest, the same as the control panel at the bottom. There’s also a 4” subwoofer built into the chair.
Also, the chair is foldable in case you want to store it or more easily hide it underneath a desk when you don't need it.View Deal
If you’re looking for a chair with a more typical design for a gaming accessory, the black and red combination could give you that look. This particular chair also has a few other details that make it stand out such as the shape of the backrest, the two holes and the color pattern. Like a lot of other models, it has built-in speakers, a subwoofer and allows bluetooth devices to be connected. A cool additional feature is the vibration motor which syncs with the audio’s bass in order to create a tactile sensation and to offer a more immersive experience.
If you prefer a simpler design without all the red details and other gaming aesthetic elements, perhaps you’d prefer a look similar to this one. This chair has a fairly simple and standard design and includes armrests for added support and comfort. It has an ergonomic shape that allows you to sit for hours and enjoy your favorite video games or to watch movies, to read or to listen to music and relax. It uses AFM audio force modulation technology to create vibrations in order to offer a more immersive experience and it’s compatible with most gaming devices and systems as well as TVs, audio players and so on.
In case you like the main concept behind floor gaming chairs but you’re not interested in any of the technical details such as the built-in speakers or the control panel, you might be better off with something like this. This is a padded chair designed to sit directly on the floor, with a simple and ergonomic shape and a backrest that can be easily adjusted in 14 different positions so you always sit comfortably whether you’re reading, lounging, playing games or even taking a nap. It’s filled with chopped memory foam and has plush upholstery available in several different colors.
On a similar note, if you want a gaming chair but you’re not really fond of the whole rocking base that sits on the floor, perhaps one with a swivel base would be better suited for your needs. There are some really cool models out there with all sorts of features. This one for example has a retractable footrest which allows you to turn it into a lounger for those moments when you want to put your feet up and watch a movie or a video and just relax. It’s comfortable and great for long gaming sessions but you could also use it as a regular office desk in case some of the features are useful in your case. The chair has an ergonomic design with an adjustable lumbar cushion and also a USB electric massager, thickened armrests and a high backrest. It measures 27.5” W x 27.1” D x 48.4” – 51.2” H.