While some gamers will gloat about their amazing 7.1 surround sound system, others prefer not to annoy the neighbours quite so much, investing their money in a decent headset. These days, it's far from a compromise. Companies like Astro Gaming pour their hearts and souls into making these bits of kit sound ridiculously good - and, for the fashion-conscious fan, they don't look too shabby at all.
We caught up with Stan "stanimal" Press recently, and chatted a little bit about Astro Gaming, which is now making waves in Australia and New Zealand, thanks to some intense interest from fans.
The Australian range to date includes:
You can pick up Astro Gaming gear in Australia and New Zealand from a variety of retailers - if your local gaming emporium doesn't have them on shelf, then make sure to ask!