These headphones are great. Listening to music in them, it's crystal clear and you can hear every individual layer of sound. I have yet to game with these but if these sound so good with music I could imagine they'd sound just as good gaming. The material feels pretty good, bad thing is they don't twist or fold and they tend to let out a lot of sound on the outside or the headphones, and if you turn them loud enough they basically became mini speakers (and you don't have to get very loud to get this effect). But I'd imagine most people would be gaming alone in these anyway, and for $50 bucks this is pretty good value considering what you get.