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Top 5 Video Games to Play with D-BOX’s Haptic Adaptive Gaming Mode

March 23, 2023

With the recent opening of pre-orders for Cooler Master’s Motion 1 gaming chair, gamers around the world officially have the opportunity to take their gaming experience to the next level!


Powered by D-BOX haptic technology, Motion 1 allows users to be immersed in their games like never before thanks to a unique combination of movements, vibrations and textures created to be perfectly synchronized and as realistic as possible. To do this, D-BOX works in conjunction with the biggest gaming studios to process telemetry data straight from the game’s engine!

However, even though not all games have been coded by D-BOX, gamers everywhere can still experience any game they want with haptic feedback thanks to Adaptive Gaming Mode! Adaptive Gaming Mode is a software that sends feedback to your chair based on user input and controls, meaning that you can experience a haptic gaming experience composed of the same movements, and vibrations mentioned above for literally any game that exists.

To help you decide which immersive adventure to try first, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 games to play with Adaptive Gaming Mode. Keep reading to see if your favourite is on the list!

1. Elite Dangerous

In Elite Dangerous, players embark on a solo, open-world adventure with nothing to their names other than a spaceship and a minute amount of currency. They must then do whatever they can to both survive and thrive in an ever-changing, every-man-for-themselves kind of galaxy!

When it comes to accumulating the skills and resources necessary to advance in the game, nothing is off the table—players can do seemingly innocent tasks such as trade with others and explore other planets, or they can partake in a more dangerous style of gameplay by participating in mass piracy and planned assassinations.

Elite Dangerous makes our list of the top 5 games to play with Adaptive Gaming mode primarily because of the haptic feedback associated with the weightlessness of space. Adaptive Feedback Mode allows you to feel your spaceships move and rotate in all directions and allows you to feel every moment of your life-or-death battles with feedback such as laser recoils and thruster boosts, which truly adds a virtual reality component to an already immersive gaming experience.


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2. Doom Eternal

Like the other games in the Doom family, players in Doom Eternal must take on the role of the Doom Slayer—the only one capable of defeating the countless creatures in the army from Hell, who have taken other the world.

Along the way the Doom Slayer must constantly confront enemies big and small to earn items critical to their journey such as health, armor and ammo. In a world where everything wants to kill you, the Doom Slayer must be strong!

Adaptive Gaming Mode allows Doom Eternal players to customize their own preferred haptic feedback, meaning that they’re able to map out different weapon recoils with the mode’s grouping feature. This game also makes our list of the top 5 to play with Adaptive Gaming Mode as it’s filled with tons of fast-paced action and movements, making the game’s haptic feedback ever-present!


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3. Jedi Fallen Order

In Jedi Fallen Order, players act as one of the only Jedi left in the universe after the events of Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith. With the hope of the galaxy on your shoulders, you must train to become stronger, you must take down those who try to mess with your plan to rebuild the Jedi Order and you must master The Force!

This game requires players to be aware of their surroundings, to engage in strategic combats and to think critically in order to solve any mysteries or issues that may come their way, all while staying ahead of your enemy.

Adaptive Gaming Mode enhances the experience of Jedi Fallen Order as it allows players to literally feel The Force they’re trying to master, as The Force can push and pull against you and your enemies. The vibrations provided by Adaptive Gaming Mode also match the classic sound of the lightsaber, and the multiple terrains in the game allow you to feel a wide variety of haptic movements, and textures—which is why it makes our list of the top 5 games to try with it!


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4. Shadow of the Tomb Raider

In Shadow of the Tomb Raider—the final game in the Tomb Raider series—players must save the world from a Mayan apocalypse and train their way to becoming the ultimate tomb raider that Lara Croft was always meant to be.

Not only does the fate of the world lie on the shoulders of players, but they must also survive in one of the most unforgiving environments: the jungle, which is filled with crevasses, predators and deadly insects.

This Tomb Raider game makes our list of the top games to try with Adaptive Gaming Mode because of the vast range of possible feedback!

Players will be able to feel the thrill of combat and of hunting, thanks to sensations such as feeling the pull of a bow and its subsequent release. They’ll also be able to be even more immersed in the puzzles that lie inside the many tombs as haptic feedback will help them become one with the platforms that need to be solved!


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5. Rayman Legends

No list of top games to play would be complete without a classic Rayman, which is why we recommend giving Rayman Legends a try with Adaptive Gaming Mode!

After being suddenly sucked into a plethora of mythical worlds depicted in paintings that Rayman, Globox and Teensies come across, players must run, jump, and move their way through each environment to uncover the secret in each world—and to safely bring themselves as well as their new knowledge back home.

Rayman Legends is a fun game to play with Adaptive Gaming Mode due in part to its simplicity: no detailed feedback setup is required; simple profiles work best. It’s also a game in which players are constantly on the move in any and all directions, creating for amusing, side-scrolling immersive haptic feedback!



Get ready to level up your gaming experience with haptic feedback

No matter if you’re a gamer who prefers action games, combat games, puzzle games or anything in between, playing with D-BOX’s Adaptive Gaming Mode will bring your gaming experience to the next level!

Realistic haptic feedback will make you feel as though you’re physically part of the game as opposed to simply an observer and will transport you right into the heart of the action with movements, vibrations and textures that respond to the input that you control on your controller or keyboard. Adaptive Gaming Mode puts you in charge of your experience—just the way it should be!

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