3 Amazing Gaming Headsets

Gamers know the importance of a gaming headset! From best gaming headsets to cheap gaming headsets and wireless gaming headsets; we bring you three amazing gaming headsets that you will love using! Read on the article to find out about them.

Things to consider while choosing a gaming headset:

Frequency response range. Your ears can receive a maximum range of 20Hz-20 KHz.

Mic quality.

Build quality.

Connection types.

Batter life.

Storage options.

Personal preferences.

Best gaming headset-

Kingston HyperX Cloud IIKingston HyperX Cloud II

It’s frequency response range: 15-25KHz.
It’s connection type: USB, 3.5mm.
It’s driver size: 53mm.
It’s cable length: 1m + 2m extension.
It’s mic: A detachable back electrets condenser.

This is a very affordable yet amazing headset. It has a good sound, comfort and construction. Also comes with a detachable mic, which is good during a breakage. The mic offers great sound quality without any scratches when you adjust it. Construction quality is amazing with brushed steel, memory foam and a stitched headband. Very comfortable to hold it when not in use. Connections can be made via sound card or via USB using the provided inline remote and 2m extension cable. The best part is that it comes with extras such as a travel bag and an airplane adapter.

Cheap gaming headset-

SteelSeries Siberia RAW Prism

SteelSeries Siberia RAW Prism - Gaming HeadsetIt’s frequency response range – 20Hz – 20KHz
It’s connection type – USB
It’s driver size – 40mm
It’s cable length – 1.5m
It’s mic – Discrete Omni-directional mic

RAW Prism headset is simple and offers a great sound quality. It is majorly plastic based. It has a customizable RGB lighting which can be configured with a SteelSeries engine 3 software to emit 16.8 million colors’ from your ears. It is well cushioned and has a simple stereo output. It’s connection type is only USB. The best part is that it’s the cheapest amongst good headsets in the market.

Best wireless headset-

SteelSeries H WirelessGaming Headset

It’s frequency response range – 20Hz – 20KHz
It’s Driver size – 40mm
It’s Battery life – 20 hours
Wireless range – 12m/40ft
Mic – A Retractable unidirectional mic

It offers good quality sound and high comfort levels, most importantly it takes away the fuss and the usual setbacks associated with going wireless.

Do you own any of these headsets? Let us know about your personal experience.

How to Kickstart your Career as a Game Designer

Creating games is not just about an Idea. As a game designer, you must be specialized in making and delivering games. It’s more about what the designer does to put the game together, from the prototype to the final outcome. We will brief you about how to kickstart your career as a Game Designer.

Career as Game DesignerHow do you start?
If you wish to design games, start by making games. A game designer should concentrate always on making games. Your first ten games will probably suck (it’s not your fault), but don’t let that de-motivate you! Keep making them.

Things you should know –
Game designing is a field which requires a very wide range of knowledge. Dig up the Internet and learn as much as you can. Watch useful videos on the YouTube and enhance your skills. Bookmark and follow good gaming related blogs. There are some important things you should have knowledge about in order to become a better designer.

Things you should study – 
The most frequently asked questions, what do you need to study? What are the qualifications required? Do you need a university degree? We say, it comes in pretty handy for you, if you hold a professional degree. Few topics require you to know in-depth knowledge about gaming. There are few good universities that offer specific game design courses, concentrating on some amazing topics. Find a good college and assess the course portfolio and decide accordingly. Gaming is more about practical knowledge than about theory. See if the institute focuses more on practical knowledge.

You should know to Code
You don’t need to be a professional coder, but must be able to at least know the basics of the coding language. Coding will come in pretty handy for you, helping you achieve far more. Coding is a precious skill in the gaming industry.

You should know to Draw –
Art is something that game designers cannot ignore. A game designer must be able to sketch or visualize ideas. Did you know?
“Shigeru Miyamoto, the greatest designers of all time, started his career as an artist.”

Play Games –
You should play A LOT. Play everything you can, try as much things as you can. Always dissect the games you play, try to understand how they work, and deconstruct them.

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