Picking the right gifts for gamers is a matter of supporting their habit and spurring on more game play. These gifts upgrade their experience, or bring back memories of games long past. Each will help the gamer in your life continue on with their favorite pastime.
Not only will the Meta Quest 2 allow them to experience games using virtual reality, but they will also be able to experience live concerts, movies, and special events as if they were actually there. Using backward compatibility, this headset also allows old games to be seen in a totally new way.
Personalised Gamer Name Sign
Whether they use their real name or have a tag when they’re gaming, this lamp will make an awesome addition to their space. Made from clear plastic, the name plate can be slotted into the LED base, so their tag will light up in solid or ever-changing colors.
Starting a fire is easy when it’s an 8-bit fire that never goes out. Here’s the perfect piece to put in place when there’s no fire going, but you want to give a room a look of video game awesomeness. This costs just a couple of bucks and makes a cute gift.
PlayStation 5 Console
The PlayStation 5 is the console the world has been waiting for! Offering almost instant game loading times, ray tracing for incredible lifelike shadows and reflections, 4K-TV compatibility, and haptic feedback for an immersive feedback experience, the PS5 is the ultimate gift for gamers who want play with no limits.
Minecraft Light-Up Ore
Minecraft fans will instantly recognize this cube as the Redstone Ore from the 3D world game created by Mojang. Powered by 2 AA batteries so it can be placed anywhere, this officially licensed 3” x 3” x 3” night light glows gently on one of three brightness settings.
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RGB Gaming Mouse Pad
With 11 lighting modes and 3 brightness levels, this RGB mouse pad will add color and atmosphere to their game. The super smooth surface offers superb gliding with minimal friction, while the LED lights are displayed around all four sides in either static or changing colors.
Playstation Controller Alarm Clock
If they’ve been up half the night playing their game, they’ll need an alarm clock to wake them up. And is there anything more perfect than this PlayStation controller one?
5 in 1 Bedside Lamp with Bluetooth Speaker
This bedside lamp does so much more than just glow, although it does that beautifully. With 48 possible color combinations, this dimmable light reacts to music and incorporates a Bluetooth speaker, touch sensor, MP3 player, and an alarm clock so they can wake up in style.
Do Not Disturb I'm Gaming Socks
A fun alternative to a sign on their bedroom door, these socks will let everyone know that they’re busy doing something important. The ‘Do Not Disturb, I’m Gaming’ socks can only be read when they have their feet up, because the message is printed on the soles in non-slip latex rubber.
Spending hours in one position can be truly uncomfortable, and sitting on the floor can cause pain. Make sure they’re comfortable with this executive chair. High-backed with a special pillow for support, this ergonomic chair is the perfect gift for gamers to make their sessions even better.
Padded Gaming Chair
Gamers can spend hours sitting around, playing their favorite games. Make sure they’re comfortable with this adjustable memory foam floor chair which is available in a range of colors.
Xbox Series X Console
They can bring together games from the past 4 generations of Xbox with the Xbox Series X. The fastest console so far, the Series X lets players enjoy thousands of games (and makes old games look even better), while allowing 4K gaming at up to 120 frames per second.
Blue Light Blocking Glasses
Harmful blue light from screens can cause havoc with sleep patterns, eye health, and headaches, but it’s present in the devices we use every day. Eliminate 82% of the harmful blue light with these glasses. Allowing only the beneficial light through, these glasses will also block 100% of UV rays.
Headphone Stand with 3 USB Chargers
They can keep their headphones safe and their devices charged with this neat desktop stand. Designed to hold a pair of gaming headphones, this stand also features three charging ports that will automatically recognize each device to deliver the fastest possible charging time. There are also two power outlets on the base.
Keep them snug and warm while gaming with the burrito blanket. Available in 4 sizes, from 47” to 80”, this lifelike tortilla wrap is the perfect way to keep comfy during hours of video action. Made from a high quality flannel fabric, this blanket also uses eco-friendly dyes.
I Paused My Game to Be Here Shirt
Let the relatives know how honored they should feel with this funny t-shirt. Soft and comfy in a sport gray, this tee comes printed with the words ‘I paused my game to be here’ across the front. It’s the perfect gaming gift for child and adult gamers alike.
Blade Hawks RGB Gaming Headphone Stand
Lighting adds atmosphere to any situation, and never more so than when they’re gaming. This headphone stand offers five lighting modes, which includes an RBG option and four breathing lights. Two USB ports support plug and play, while the AUX port will allow for immersive, stereo sound.
DIY Tetris Shelves
These shelves look like a Tetris game is underway, and the best part is you make them yourself. They will definitely be appreciated by anyone that loves Tetris, which let’s face it is just about everyone. They can actually hold stuff too!
Those that like their gaming to be in the real world and not on a TV will appreciate these D20 bookends featuring the dice used in D&D. They’ll be a constant reminder of the fun had while playing the game, and just plain look cool for the uninitiated.
80 in 1 Professional Computer Repair Tool Kit
The trouble with technology is that it can – and will – go wrong. Help them to help themselves before going to the repair shop with this Professional Computer Repair Tool Kit. With all the tools needed for those fiddly jobs, this kit includes 80 tools and screwdriver heads designed for laptops and PCs.
Build Your Own Pinball Game
They can kick it old school with this amazing build-your-own pinball machine. Supplied flat packed, this kit comes with all the sturdy cardboard parts and components for a real, working machine that they can actually play. Suitable for ages 13+, they can customize it with ramps, obstacles, and even graphics.
Playing games is serious business, and it can get so tense that even the palms of their hands get sweaty. Gamer Goo is a specially made antiperspirant that comes in six awesome ‘flavors’, and has been formulated to tackle wet hands, without having to worry about a sticky keyboard and mouse.
Neck Massage Shiatsu Pillow
Spending hours battling monsters and building worlds can really take its toll on the body, and aching muscles are part and parcel of the hobby. Give them a way to relieve those pains with this shiatsu massage pillow. Using heat and rotating nodes, this pillow is great for working those pains away.
The Ultimate History of Video Games
If they live and breathe gaming, this book will feed their interest even more, while giving them a break from the screen. ‘The Ultimate History of Video Games’ takes readers back to the days of Atari and Pac-Man, through to the million dollar industry they know and love today.
8-Bit Hearts Headboard
Keep a perpetual life meter on your headboard with these 8-bit hearts. It’s a fun way to decorate your bed, one of the pieces of furniture that never seems to get a design upgrade. 8-bit just has a charm to it that you can’t really put words to.
Playstation Icons Light
PlayStation fans will instantly recognize the symbols on this unique and quirky lamp as the ones used on the PS controllers. They can choose to have the lights static or color changing, and can even set it so that it reacts to music and flashes to the beat.
Arozzi Arena Gaming Desk
This gaming desk is wide enough to have three monitors on, allowing them to see every angle of the game and enhancing their experience; whether it’s for fun or filming.
Nintendo Super Mario Bros Lamp
This dimmable lamp is so much fun, and will add a cute glow to the games room, bedroom, or den. Suitable for kids and adults alike, the shade features an all-round Super Mario Bros. design, while the base is made to resemble an actual NES controller
Nyko Sound Pad
Make live streams or recordings much more interesting with fun sound effects which can be achieved by using this rechargeable controller attachment for the PlayStation 4.
RockDove Memory Foam Slippers
Comfort is key when it comes to playing games, and these slippers will keep his feet warm and comfy without feeling constricted. With a waffle knit upper that lets feet breathe, these slippers are machine washable to keep things fresh, and feature memory foam insoles to mold to his shape.
Razer Firefly Chroma Hard Gaming Mousepad
Every PC gamer out there will explain that having the right equipment is vital to getting the best results and this mouse pad promises to provide a great balance between control and speed.
Sweet and Salty Snacks Gift Box
Killing dragons, building empires, and navigating dangerous fantastical worlds can bring on quite the hunger, so why not give them a stash of sweet and salty snacks to keep them fuelled? With 52 snacks included, this box contains delicious favorites like granola bars, Laffy Taffy, Cheetos, and Cracker Jacks.
Paladone Gameboy Heat Changing Coffee Mug
Fans of retro gaming will love taking their morning coffee in this Nintendo Gameboy mug. When cold, the 10oz ceramic mug displays a blank screen, but fill it up with hot tea, coffee, or cocoa and a game will miraculously ‘load’ onto the iconic screen.
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia
There’s so much more to the Zelda franchise than is shown on the video game. This gorgeous book contains information that even the most hardcore fan wouldn’t have known.
Handheld Retro Game Console Phone Case
While mobile phones these days are moving on in terms of technology, some people might miss the simplicity of the past and this phone case helps them remember the old handheld consoles.
Sega Genesis Mini
They’ll be able to relive their childhood gaming days with this sleek Sega Genesis Mini, a perfectly compact unit which comes with 2 wired controllers and is preloaded with 42 classic games.
Video Games Collection Puzzle
If they can be peeled away from their screens for long enough, they’ll be able to put together this 1000 piece jigsaw which comes together to show a collection of video games.
If they’ve been a fan of gaming for years, they’ll probably have fond memories of the Game Boy. Give them the gift of nostalgia with this cute watch.
RESPAWN Gaming Chair
They’ll never be uncomfortable while gaming again. With molded form, this ergonomic chair can be positioned to find that perfect position; it can even rotate 360 degrees.
Pipe Foam Can and Bottle Cooler
Made from insulated foam, this cooler looks exactly like the warp pipes found in the Super Mario games; it fits most can sizes so it doesn’t matter what the drink of choice is.
GameBoy Flip Lighter
Give them a way to light candles and more without having to resort to matches with this awesome retro lighter. Made from metal, this flip top lighter features a fabulous Nintendo Gameboy design laser engraved in gold, and is refillable using standard lighter fluid.
Super NES Classic
Just like the 90’s console, only smaller, this SNES classic edition comes with 21 games preloaded so the fun can start as soon as the machine is plugged in.
Gaming requires a lot of wires and cables which can look untidy and be dangerous. This CableBox organizer hides those cords and keeps them out of harms way.
Blue Light Blocking Computer Glasses
Screens give off blue light and scientists say that this light can affect sleep. Counter that light with these orange glasses; they can play their game and still get a restful night.
Make Your Own Trading Cards Kit
Trading Cards are big business in the world of gaming, but with this kit, they can design and create their own customized set. Containing 36 cards with space for pictures, stats, and information, these cards can be created using the 12 gel pens included, and wrapped in the authentic foil bags.
Fallout: The Vault Dweller's Official Cookbook
Get them away from the games console and into the kitchen with this Fallout themed cookbook; while it’s still video game based, at least they’ll be doing something productive.
NES Entertainment Flask
No one will ever suspect that this inconspicuous game cartridge is actually a flask. There are so many designs, all of which have a hilarious label on.
Blood, Sweat, and Pixels
When playing a video game, little thought is given to the hard work put into creating a game. This book explains the process and just how difficult it can be.
Nintendo Classically Trained Shirt
Kids these days have learned to play on all-singing and all-dancing consoles, but the real gamers have served their apprenticeships on old school machines. This fun t-shirt is great for the adult player who was ‘classically trained’ on a now retro Nintendo Entertainment System.
Monopoly: Fortnite Edition Board Game
Monopoly is a classic game which everyone has played at least once. This version has been given a makeover though as it’s the Fortnite edition, perfect for gamers.
Nintendo NES Cartridge Coasters
A great way to save furniture and add a classic vibe to the home, this set of coasters makes a great gift for gamers that will spark more than a little nostalgia. The eight double-sided mats feature some of the most iconic Nintendo games ever, including Donkey Kong, and the Legend of Zelda.
PacMan Ghost Light Table Lamp
Whether they played Pacman at the arcade or they just know of the classic game, this USB powered Ghost table lamp will be the perfect addition to a gamer’s room.
Super Mario Bros 3 Raccoon Mario Collectible Lighted Figure
Perfect for their gaming den, this collectible light is a figure of Mario but in his raccoon costume; and the best part is that it’s in pixels, ideal for those who game.
Pokemon Pokeball Molded Coffee Mug
Forget trying to catch Pokémon in the Pokeball, it’s much more fun to drink coffee from. This mug will quickly become their go to when they need a caffeine hit.
Space Invaders Coin Purse
This coin purse features one of those pesky aliens from the video game Space Invaders. So not only does it serve as a great place to hold your extra coins, it also conjures up nostalgic memories of gaming’s early days.
Lion in Headphones Shirt
He can let everyone know he’s the king of his game when he’s wearing this fabulous lion t-shirt. Available in black, cranberry, or indigo, this tee depicts a handsome lion wearing a pair of headphones, and will take him from games room to gran’s house without having to change.
Fortnite Four Llamas T-Shirt
Fortnite has become an overnight sensation, almost everyone has heard of it. This tee is made from lightweight jersey and will make a perfect gift for any fan of the game.