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

Florian "www.candidguide.com"
 
Call of Duty: Game of the Year Edition - PC
Call of Duty: Game of the Year Edition - PC
"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."
Call of Duty: United Offensive Expansion Pack - PC (Deluxe)
Call of Duty: United Offensive Expansion Pack - PC (Deluxe)
"The expansion pack, just as good as the original."
Call of Duty 2 - PC
Call of Duty 2 - PC
"I actually  found the sound in this popular sequel to not be as good. Although still loud and immersive."
Medal of Honor Allied Assault War Chest - PC
Medal of Honor Allied Assault War Chest - PC
"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."
Battlefield 1942: World War II Anthology - PC
Battlefield 1942: World War II Anthology - PC
"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."
Battlefield: Vietnam - PC
Battlefield: Vietnam - PC
"The popular sequel, also has great sound like the original."
Unreal Tournament 2004
Unreal Tournament 2004
"Any sci-fi FPS has great sound, especially one involving so much fragging."
Halo: Combat Evolved - PC
Halo: Combat Evolved - PC
"Not the greatest on 7.1 but decent enough to be on the list."
Half-Life 2 - PC
Half-Life 2 - PC
"On 7.1 it is simply stunning; an amazing game in ALL aspects, sound included. Best game this year by far."
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault - PC
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault - PC
"Can drain a lot of resources from your computer, but the sound is well worth it, surpassing the sound from MOH:AA"
Far Cry - PC
Far Cry - PC
"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."
Painkiller - PC
Painkiller - PC
"Has a lot of choices for sound, I prefer Creative's EAX3, this game does well in surround to immerse you, spooky, and fun."
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth
"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."
Battlefield 2
Battlefield 2
"Although it's not much different from the Desert Combat mod for Battlefield 1942 it does have updated graphics and sound. Lots of fun."
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 - PC
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 - PC
"Another world war 2 shooter, the sound recreates the chaos and violence of war frightingly well however disapointingly only in stereo."
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic Card
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic Card
"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."
Creative Inspire P7800 7.1 Powered Surround Sound Speaker System
Creative Inspire P7800 7.1 Powered Surround Sound Speaker System
"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."
Creative Labs Gigaworks S750 7 Piece THX 7.1 Speaker System
Creative Labs Gigaworks S750 7 Piece THX 7.1 Speaker System
"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."
Logitech Z-5500 THX-Certified 5.1 Digital Surround Sound Speaker System
Logitech Z-5500 THX-Certified 5.1 Digital Surround Sound Speaker System
"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."