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    Gaming chairs have been rising in popularity in the past few years, with multiple branding deals turning chairs into not just furniture, but gaming accessories, adorned with color schemes to represent various gaming franchises. The latest partnership between chair manufacturers and game publishers brings X Rocker and Nintendo together in order to create a line of licensed Super Mario chairs. X Rocker will be launching two styles of gaming chairs exclusively in the UK and EU later this year, featuring Yoshi, Mario, Peach, Luigi, and Bowser rocker designs, and a larger, traditional chair with a Super Mario aesthetic. They'll be available on August 1st through certain British and European retailers: Argos, Smyths, and Exertis.

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    [Insert RGB joke here]

    I've never had one of these chairs, but I imagine them as the equivalent of bean-bags with speakers. How comfy are these things?
     
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    Going to kill all those noobs in Halo Reach in my gamer Princess Peach chair.
     
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    Now I can FEEL like Mario Kart.
     
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    they look like barber shop chairs eww
     
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    I've used one before and they're actually very hard and really uncomfortable, but most of the pain is supposed to be negated by the fact that you're supposed to just kinda rock back and forth on it all the time.

    That desk chair design looks like the worst thing on earth though
     
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    They're okay if you're a little kid who likes rocking back and forth. Nowadays, these things look like joint pain given physical colorful gamer form.
     
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    those look uncomfortable as fuck. imagine trying to game in one of the rockers you'd keep falling back! stupid stupid idea but of course it will sell millions because FUCKING MARIO!
     
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    I use a confy couch, usually.
     
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    Ages ago I had one of these made by a proper furniture company, padded like an armchair and tastefully upholstered in fabric. It was very comfortable. Looking at these flat backed chairs covered in non-breathable vinyl, probably not so much.
     
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    those chair types looks so uncomfortable.... *leans back in his noble chair hero*
     
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    Not usually worried about aesthetics but that is a hard pass from me.
     
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    cant wait to see these at every garage sale in 5 years from now, just like every other gamer chair.
     
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    I loved my rocker when I was a teenager who had a TV on the floor, and the rest of his life to worry about back problems
     
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    Peach one is cute~
     
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    I had a chair like that as a kid early 90's (was also Nintendo branded) it was extremely comfortable, but honestly I don't know if it had a negative impact on my posture, but it was never uncomfortable.

    It was this except black
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    They don't look like they provide good lumbar supportOH MY GOD I'M OLD
     
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    I rock an antique wooden desk chair. Why should I downgrade :P
     
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    Give this man a cookie :rofl2:
     
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