The best games to play on 7.1/6.1/5.1 surround sound

A Listmania! list by Florian "www.candidguide.com" (Montreal, Qc)
 
Call of Duty: Game of the Year Edition - PC
1.  Call of Duty: Game of the Year Edition - PC by Activision
The list author says:
  "Non-stop action, constant firing and explosion surround you, the neighbors will complain of all the noise but who cares, this gets intense, especially with surround sound."
Used & New from: $3.49
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (353 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Call of Duty: United Offensive Expansion Pack - PC (Deluxe)
2.  Call of Duty: United Offensive Expansion Pack - PC (Deluxe) by Activision|Blizzard
The list author says:
  "The expansion pack, just as good as the original."
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Call of Duty 2 - PC
3.  Call of Duty 2 - PC by Activision
The list author says:
  "I actually  found the sound in this popular sequel to not be as good. Although still loud and immersive."
Used & New from: $1.90
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (202 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Medal of Honor Allied Assault War Chest - PC
4.  Medal of Honor Allied Assault War Chest - PC by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "A must have for any avid FPS gamer, this is a classic, as well as the two expansion packs, the music is great, giving the impression of a movie, and the overall sound is very immersive."
$8.99   Used & New from: $2.00
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Battlefield 1942: World War II Anthology - PC
5.  Battlefield 1942: World War II Anthology - PC by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "This, is incredible, pay close attention to when your getting shot at in the water, or when a bomb, or shell comes flying in your face, you then truly feel your surround sound working."
$19.99   Used & New from: $3.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Battlefield: Vietnam - PC
6.  Battlefield: Vietnam - PC by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "The popular sequel, also has great sound like the original."
$16.89   Used & New from: $1.99
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (267 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Unreal Tournament 2004
7.  Unreal Tournament 2004 by Atari
The list author says:
  "Any sci-fi FPS has great sound, especially one involving so much fragging."
$19.99   Used & New from: $1.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews)

Halo: Combat Evolved - PC
8.  Halo: Combat Evolved - PC by Microsoft
The list author says:
  "Not the greatest on 7.1 but decent enough to be on the list."
$24.15   Used & New from: $10.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (478 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Half-Life 2 - PC
9.  Half-Life 2 - PC by Vivendi Universal
The list author says:
  "On 7.1 it is simply stunning; an amazing game in ALL aspects, sound included. Best game this year by far."
Used & New from: $3.35
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (672 customer reviews)

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Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault - PC
10.  Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault - PC by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "Can drain a lot of resources from your computer, but the sound is well worth it, surpassing the sound from MOH:AA"
$5.93   Used & New from: $0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Far Cry - PC
11.  Far Cry - PC by Ubisoft
The list author says:
  "Has a few sound issues, but has pretty decent shooting effects, although most people will only talk about its amazing graphics, which are simply the best graphics of any game I have ever played."
$8.98   Used & New from: $1.50
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (388 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Painkiller - PC
12.  Painkiller - PC by Dreamcatcher Interactive
The list author says:
  "Has a lot of choices for sound, I prefer Creative's EAX3, this game does well in surround to immerse you, spooky, and fun."
$11.99   Used & New from: $0.49
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth
13.  The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "7.1 sound in an RTS game? You better believe it, and the music is incredible by the way, with real music from the movie, and voices by the actors."
Used & New from: $35.00
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Battlefield 2
14.  Battlefield 2 by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "Although it's not much different from the Desert Combat mod for Battlefield 1942 it does have updated graphics and sound. Lots of fun."
$39.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 - PC
15.  Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 - PC by Ubisoft
The list author says:
  "Another world war 2 shooter, the sound recreates the chaos and violence of war frightingly well however disapointingly only in stereo."
$8.97   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic Card
16.  Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic Card by Creative Labs
The list author says:
  "This is the one thing you must have on your computer, it's affordable, and amazing, to get full power out of a 7.1 speaker setup with lots of goodies, watch movies, play games, music, do everything."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (340 customer reviews)

Creative Inspire P7800 7.1 Powered Surround Sound Speaker System
17.  Creative Inspire P7800 7.1 Powered Surround Sound Speaker System by Creative Labs
The list author says:
  "These are my speakers, may I note that they are extremely affordable and highly worth it, although of course there is better sounding and more powerful. But this is your only 7.1 option."
Out of stock
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Creative Labs Gigaworks S750 7 Piece THX 7.1 Speaker System
18.  Creative Labs Gigaworks S750 7 Piece THX 7.1 Speaker System by Creative
The list author says:
  "These are the speakers I would get if I had the money, the best of the best. 700 watts digital 7.1 THX sound, drool. But at $400 these aren't for everybody."
Out of stock
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Logitech Z-5500 THX-Certified 5.1 Digital Surround Sound Speaker System
19.  Logitech Z-5500 THX-Certified 5.1 Digital Surround Sound Speaker System by Logitech
The list author says:
  "Not a hardcore gamer? Don't want wires all over the place, then go for these high quality 500 watt digital 5.1 speakers from Logitech. Or get the non-digital for a cheaper alternative."
Used & New from: $324.75
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (820 customer reviews)

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win 7/win8 0 Mar 23, 2014
need info 0 Mar 3, 2014
Halo Combat Evolved Helo!!! 0 Aug 27, 2013
Far Cry for PC 0 Jun 25, 2013
Can I use a 3rd party controller; Windows 8 0 Jun 8, 2013
Where are the MOH War Chest and Airborne Validation Codes? 1 Apr 15, 2013
Validation Codes? 0 Apr 15, 2013
Original Call of Duty Win7 64 1 Dec 18, 2012
battlefiel vietnam 1 Dec 10, 2012
Windows 7 Support?! 3 Dec 1, 2012
i want to sell far cry, does this game hae 5 discs? i dont have the original box, 0 Nov 27, 2012
does it work on vista? 0 Feb 20, 2012
 
   

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Last updated: 5/16/06
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