If you have a young child or teenager, there is a decent chance they like to play video games. Whether it is participating in online matches with friends or enjoying an in-depth single player campaign story alone on their Thuka uniquely styled bed. The exciting world of video games seems to be going from strength to strength.
In fact, back in 2020 it was estimated there are just below 3 billion video game players worldwide. With the apparent success and undeniable reach of the industry; it is not surprising in the slightest that video games will eventually make it into your bedroom.
A hotly debated topic amongst many gamers is exactly where you should locate your gaming setup. Some say you are better off setting up your gaming masterpiece in the living room or even in the spare unoccupied room. However, there seems to be one clear winner. That of course being the bedroom.
Many gamers chose to turn their bedroom into a gaming paradise because of the incredible practicality and undeniable comfort offered. There is nothing quite like rolling out of your mid sleeper bed and getting straight into gaming.
In this blog, we will cover how to turn a bedroom into a gaming room, all of the relevant gaming and bed brands to take note of and why you should do this.
Identify The Ideal Bed
When thinking of gaming in your bedroom, the bed might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But the bed will be the centrepiece of your masterpiece. Not to mention you might be gaming whilst on your bed so you will require maximum comfort.
While certain beds are not a wise choice, such as a luxury daybed, bunk beds or even a single Limelight bed, there are some beds which are better than others.
For example, high sleeper beds are particularly popular in this regard. This is in large part due to the fact high sleeper beds offer elegant space underneath the bed to set a gaming console. When considering high sleepers however, you will want to pay particular attention to the style and size of the bed. Kids high sleepers can be much smaller in stature and definitely not as stylish as most gamers will desire.
In truth, most types of beds can be turned into gaming beds. From deluxe king size to cheap single beds, with the right attention; they will be the centrepiece of your gaming paradise in no time.
Gaming Chairs and Desk
During the concept of your gaming bedroom haven; you will need to decide if you are going to lie on your bed gaming or at a desk and chair. Admittedly, gaming on desk and chairs has seen a significant rise over the last few years.
Some gamers might cite sheer size as being the most important feature of any gaming desk setup. Others might suggest that the practicality or overall quality is more important.
At the UK Bedstore, we stock luxurious gaming chairs and desks. The two main brands we stock are Birlea and Flair Furnishings. It does not matter if you are a gaming novice or a veteran; you can not go wrong with gaming equipment from Birlea and Flair Furnishings. Rest assured these desks and chairs will have you spending them all important hours gaming with friends and family all night long.
Other Furniture In Your Gaming Room
Whilst on the topic of furniture, you might want to think about what other furniture will populate your gaming room. You might want a stylish coffee table to rest your coffee or can of energy drink during the longer and more gruelling gaming sessions. Or you might use a sleek bedside cabinet to store the remaining of your physical video game cases.
At UK Bedstore, we have many unique and diverse brands offering exceptional bedroom furniture. One of which includes Serene Furnishings. Serene Furnishings offer fantastic headboards, but probably of more interest to gamers, are their deluxe coffee tables.
Perfect Your Sound
Gaming is not just purely a visual medium, you will need to perfect the sound in your room to maximise your gaming experience.
You might choose to invest in a high power surround sound kit which can allow you to fully immerse yourself in the experience. While you might be thinking that sound systems produce the potentially annoying problem of finding a place to store them, most modern day kits are actually very small allowing for ease of use and providing an elegant storage solution.
Any dedicated gamer will inform you that you can not just have a box standard system however. In order to fully engage yourself into the gaming fantasy you will want to invest in a powerful and high quality system.
Optimise Your Room For Your Gaming Experience
You will probably have heard the term optimise before, however, you might not have heard it in regards to optimising your bedroom. However to improve the experience of gaming in your bedroom, we employ you to do just that.
If your gaming set up only has one screen, you might want to consider investing in another. This allows for significantly better performance and better overall vision of the game. If you invest in the previously mentioned surround system, ensure they are strategically placed to get the most out of their sound. Establish a local point to hold your control so you can never lose, damage or have any other mishap.
There are many ways to optimise your bedroom for gaming. We employ you to try as many ways of optimising as possible as this allows for the best chance of your success.
Contact Us For Your Child’s Bedroom Needs
If you are looking to revamp your child’s bedroom or simply building a new room from scratch, please contact us. Not only do we offer some of the previously mentioned Flair and Birlea gaming products; we also offer fantastically stylish children’s beds.