Gaming Room Ideas- Having a dedicated area to engage in your gaming sessions is a must for any gamer. You need to focus on the screen and avoid distractions to excel. Regardless of the space available, you can still make a separate space to set up your gaming rig in a cool way.
We have gathered some impressive gaming room ideas to inspire you but first, let us have a look at a few factors to consider when doing the décor.
Things to Consider When Doing Gaming Room Décor
- How much space is available to be designated as your gaming room?
- Does the space have electricity sockets for the ambient lighting?
- Select a good quality entertainment centre wall unit
- Soundproof the room to not disturb others
- Install a home theatre system for an ethereal experience
- Should you go for a personal or an inviting gaming room?
- Have appropriate and comfortable seating
Now that you have figured out the solutions for the above factors, let’s dive in straight to our top 30 gaming room décor ideas divided into four categories for your ease!
Gaming Room Ideas for Adults
1. Immersive Experience with Sound System
Create an immersive environment for your gaming room by installing a large screen and pairing them up with a powerful sound system to take your gaming experience to next level.
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2. Home Office cum Gaming Zone
Have a clean desk ready to mount your work PC and your video gaming consoles right next to it. You can take breaks from your work to play and freshen up your mood. Also, keep the décor bright with neat décor elements like the paintings shown in the picture above. Moreover, invest in a chair that is comfortable as you would have to spend a lot of time here.
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3. Bar Station
A gaming room does not mean playing virtual games. You can have an epic gaming zone with table tennis, foosball and other arcade games that you can enjoy with your friends. Moreover, you can build a bar station for not only décor but also so you can host cool parties where you and your friends can play together.
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4. Neat and Organized
You can utilize the space of your living room to double as a gaming area. Here you can relax after a long day and play video games while sitting in the comfort of your own couch. However, we do recommend you install a spacious wall unit to keep your game collection organized fashion to not mess with the rest of the living room furniture.
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5. Multiple Monitors
Hardware is the focal point of any dedicated gamers’ space. So invest in a proper desk solution to house your gaming stations, monitors and speakers. Moreover, you can create a whole vibe by using RGB lighting on walls.
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6. Mini Fridge
Furniture with interesting design goes a long way towards elevating your gaming area, especially when you’re only planning to invest in the basics.
A mini-fridge that complements the room is a practical addition, enabling you to keep refreshments handy so you don’t have to run to the kitchen every time you need a soda fix.
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7. Old Computer Room into Gaming Room
You do not need to invest in heavy-duty hardware to decorate your gaming room. Just use an old computer to house your monitors, joysticks, keyboard, sound system etc.
Moreover, you can keep using those old office blinds to shut the sunlight out.
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Gaming Room Ideas for Kids & Teens
8. Teenage Dream
When you are a teenager, all you get is a room to yourself as a personal space. Therefore, you can get creative and transform your bedroom into a cool battle station by using dark colours as a theme, with RGB lighting, a high-end gaming rig and a hardcore gaming chair.
The subtle pink backlight with blue can easily make the following concepts ideal gaming room for girls.
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9. Kid’s Friendly Basement
The space in your basement is great for using it as a gaming room for your kids. The noise gets muffled plus, the rest of the house does not get disturbed with the kids rampaging in the basement. To make the place kids’ friendly, include the games your child enjoys the most and let the wall be a graffiti-safe zone for your kid.
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10. Action Figure Décor
A great way to decorate your kid’s gaming room is to create a whole action figure display to add more playfulness to the space.
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11. Gaming Accessory Décor
When you are low on space and have multiple gaming stations, remote controls, joysticks and shooting guns, do not throw them away. Instead, place them in a glass display unit as the focal point of your battle station.
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12. All Red Setup
Choosing red as an accent colour for your gaming room colour scheme and pairing it with black furniture can instantly set the whole badass boy gaming room vibe across the room.
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13. Star Wars Inspired
Decorating your gaming zone with props from Star Wars and adding two light sabers as wall décor can take the whole star wars inspired look to next level.
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14. Batman Inspired
Having a Batman-theme gaming décor is easy. Just paste batman posters on the wall, have a batman mask and an action figure as décor right next to your gaming station and you are good.
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Gaming Room Ideas for Couples
15. Decent Living Room
Placing your Xbox, PS4 or PS5 right in your living room is one of the best ways to bond you’re your spouse over a video game. You do not need any fancy décor for it. Just invest in a wall-mount gaming console and a screen to not mess with the rest of your living room décor.
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16. Cozy Apartment Game Room
If you and your bae live in a studio apartment. You can buy a sofa cum bed and a tv stand with shelves to place your gaming console, and you are good to go.
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17. Black and White
Black and white colour scheme can never go out of style, even for a gaming room. If you already have a black sofa set in your gaming living room, then just add a plush rug and a coffee table and let the gaming session begin.
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18. Pops of Colour
If you have a neutral colour scheme going on in your gaming room, add a bright-coloured bean bag to add a pop of colour. Having bean bags is one of the best game room seating ideas.
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19. Repurposed Cabinets
You can always use an old chest of drawers or vintage cabinets to store your game collection and consoles. No need to invest in expensive gaming stations, just look for a repurposed storage unit at home or find one in a yard sale.
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20. Home Theatre System
Invest in those big relaxing recliner chairs you see in cinema rooms, with drink holders, placed right in front of your big tv screen. Basically set up a home theatre system dedicated to your gaming purposes only.
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21. Focus Wall
You can have an accent wall in your gaming room to highlight the big tv screen. Moreover, you can match throw pillows and rugs to match the theme of a modern game room.
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Gaming Room Ideas for a Small Room
22. For The Sneaker Heads
Blue lighting in a small room can make the space appear more inviting. Like the crammed-up space above, you can use your collection of cool sneakers as a gaming room wall décor, which can double as a shoe rack in your small gaming room.
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23. Studio Apartment
Living in a studio apartment? How about you dedicate the entire space to your gaming hobby? You can opt for a convertible bed and multifunctional storage shelves to keep gaming collectables.
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24. Dorm Room Gaming Room
If you are a teenager living in a dorm room, this movie-themed wall art décor for your multi-screened gaming room covers all the essentials.
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25. All White Game Room
White makes spaces appear bigger. Moreover, adding a white computer desk can make the gaming room have a simple design and appear neat and less cramped.
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26. Less is More
When the space is limited, why not use a 4K projector as a screen in your gaming room so that there is generous space for you to seat your friends.
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27. Wall Panels
You can add an edge to your boring gaming room by using 3D geometric wall panels. This will make the entire space eye-catching.
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28. Minimalistic Furniture
Look how this minimalistic gaming room with bed has made space for your gaming station and chair. The green ambient lighting and superhero collectibles also add to the gaming room décor.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What should I put in a gaming room?
Gaming Chairs, gaming accessories, peripherals and speakers are a must in any gaming room.
Q. How do you turn a normal room into a gaming room?
Just by adding cool lighting and a gaming console with bean bags, a sofa or whatever comfortable seating you can find, you can turn any normal room into a gaming room.
Q. How do you decorate a gaming room on a budget?
You can buy storage units from yard sales, use old repurpose furniture and do the DIY wall art yourself to decorate your game room on a budget.