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Would you play a game with headphones on if it advised you to?

View Poll Results: Would you play a game with headphones on if it advised you to?
Yes, of course! I want the most immersive gaming experience possible. 18 40.00%
One step ahead; I always play games with headphones on! 9 20.00%
Depends on the game, but not likely... 15 33.33%
Doesn't matter / don't care. I always mute game music and sound FX. 3 6.67%
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09-18-2011, 10:52 PM
#1
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Would you play a game with headphones on if it advised you to?

If a game told you that it was experienced better using headphones, how likely would you be to put them on?

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Last edited by conlan; 09-18-2011 at 10:57 PM.
09-18-2011, 10:55 PM
#2
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If it were a better experience, then why not?

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09-18-2011, 11:08 PM
#3
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I'm usually too lazy to get them anyways.
But if I know the music is good/immersive (ie Oddy Smog) I'll put them on.
09-18-2011, 11:29 PM
#4
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I usually play with all sounds off..in case others are trying to talk to me.. lol

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09-19-2011, 12:37 AM
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There should be another option:
"Probably, but depends on the game."



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09-19-2011, 01:12 AM
#6
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When the game specifically tells me to, it usually means that the creators put a lot of effort into the music/sound, so I will most likely listen. Developers haven't really abused that yet.

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09-19-2011, 01:15 AM
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I do for Sword and Sworcery. Other than that, no other game has told me to use headphones. I still do, if the game has music that the iPhone's speakers can't do justice to.

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09-19-2011, 01:50 AM
#8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Baron Cappuccino View Post
I do for Sword and Sworcery. Other than that, no other game has told me to use headphones. I still do, if the game has music that the iPhone's speakers can't do justice to.
You don't own Dead Space? Canabalt? The list goes on. I usually just use the iPod's speakers, but if the game explicitly tells me to use headphones for the best gaming experience, I'll definitely do it.

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09-19-2011, 02:03 AM
#9
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I usually play games with my headphones on,because the sound is a lot better and I can hear everything. Some have incredible music though and I love listening to the beat and b-a-s-s bass. I played S&S with my phone hooked up to my surround sound it was Awesome thats all I have to say.

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09-19-2011, 02:26 AM
#10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by backtothis View Post
You don't own Dead Space? Canabalt? The list goes on. I usually just use the iPod's speakers, but if the game explicitly tells me to use headphones for the best gaming experience, I'll definitely do it.
Yeah, especially Dead Space! All in all I think it depends on the type of game or devs recommendation.

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