The Real Cost of Being a Video Gamer

By Jennifer Prince - 2012-01-26T14:58:21Z

Photograph Courtesy of Modern Work Environment Lab

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Gaming Furniture

For a cool $40,000, you can pick up NovelQuest's Emperor 200 Workstation with leather seating, LCD monitors, an integrated PlayStation 3 and many extras. Or your game room may benefit from these:

$500: Two BoomChair Sky Lounger Gaming Chairs with built-in speakers, subwoofers and extra-large seating -- Best Buy
$40: Atlantic Game Central M Rack -- Best Buy
$60: Generation Game Tower, to organize gaming gear -- EB Games/GameStop
$40: Rock Band Double Storage Ottoman -- EB Games/GameStop

Running Tally: $14,377