Get sworn at by teenage gamers in style.
Gioteck EX-05 Stereo Headset, £39.99
What it is:
Okay, so your girlfriend is going to think you’re a bit of a knob as you kneel in front of the telly barking commands like ‘Attack marker Delta Fox 2’. But you, of course, won’t care, because you will be immersed in a death match bubble of stereo sound and online cursing thanks to your military-style EX-05 cans.
Why you need it:
There’s currently a boon of squad shooters marching the gaming parade ground and all are best enjoyed using a decent headset. The Giotek allows you to set ambient in-game noise against your squad’s communications and the torrent of four-letter abuse you get every time some zit-ridden teen frags your hide.
Make sure you employ the headset’s boom microphone when you go into battle, as its sensitive noise-cancelling will make sure your buddies hear your blind panic as you stumble into yet another lead-filled ambush.
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