Your guide to the ultimate recliner. TAKE A SEAT

No Super Bowl is complete without endless pregame tongue-tingling snacks and, of course, hours spent sprawled in the comfort of your favorite viewing chair. Whether your team triumphs or stumbles, having the best seat in the house can make the game unforgettable — and it can’t hurt the rest of the year either. Pick one of these super seats and you won’t go wrong.

By Mark Henricks

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Say the game is going badly for your squad. You’re getting tense. Then you turn on your $1,995 Panasonic Swede-Atsu Wave Massage Lounger and activate one of its eight massage modes. If the combination of Swedish, shiatsu, kneading, rolling, tapping, and compression massage doesn’t do the trick, there’s still a chance for a last-minute victory.





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If you want a chair that’s just a chair — but also unmistakably your chair — settle into La-Z-Boy’s new Octavia. You can choose from eight custom designs and more than 500 fabrics and leathers to make sure your recliner won’t be mistaken for someone else’s. Octavia starts at $599 in fabric and $1,199 in leather.












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Berkline’s Dreamseats surround you with leather decorated with official team colors and logos. The $1,295 recliners — available for any National Football League team — feature cup holders as well as mechanisms that allow chairs to be placed within three inches of the wall.

For a more visceral experience, Berkline home-theater products can be equipped with a silent subwoofer that vibrates when activated by the low-frequency sounds in video games, action movies, and special television broadcasts — including the Super Bowl. For $1,600, Berkline’s top-of-the-line home-­theater recliner includes this ButtKicker technology, a removable storage tray, and a power-recline mechanism.



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Finally, for a recliner that saves its best for after the game, check out Sybaris x2 from Armed Chair. This $5,999 United Kingdom import incorporates an electric-powered motion simulation system that rocks and rolls the occupant — at up to 100 motions a second and with an acceleration of up to 2 g’s — in sync with what you see on-screen. Sybaris jams with PlayStation and Xbox and more than 500 movie titles, including virtually all mainstream films of the last five years.