Gamers get some of the best toys out there. They get the headsets, the neat merchandise, they even have chairs made specifically for them. Chairs! It might be somewhat difficult to shop for Gamers, but this list should help you out. Here are 12 Gifts for Gamers.
1. X ROCKER 51259 PRO H3 4.1 AUDIO GAMING CHAIR, WIRELESS
Believe it or not, some gamers take their seats very seriously. Some consider it a major investment in their gaming lifestyles. This item, available from Amazon for $180, has a Bluetooth compatibility with many modern gaming devices and Blu-Ray players. Thanks to the built-in speakers, whoever sits in it is in for an immersive experience. This is one of the best gifts for gamers!
2. READY PLAYER ONE
Ever wanted to live in a video game? This book is the closest thing you’ll ever get. (For now, at least.) This book, written by Ernest Cline, is not only a massive love letter to video games, but to 80’s and 90’s pop culture in general. Any gamer who hasn’t read this yet is definitely missing out on good read. You can get this from Amazon Prime for less than $10.
3. GAMER SOCKS
Think of this one as lazy advertisement for being a Gamer. When people are trying to bother you during your gaming time, just show them your feet. That should be a clear enough message. Additionally, your feet will be cozy and warm. Always a plus. Available for $15, plus shipping and handling, from Etsy.
4. BLUE SNOWBALL USB MICROPHONE
This is a good gaming gift for those that are thinking of posting video game streams. It doesn’t look like much, but it does have clear sound quality, and it’s compatible with both PC’s and MacBooks. This item is available from Amazon for $68.
5. ASTRO GAMING A50 WIRELESS DOLBY GAMING HEADSET
Like the chairs, Gamers can be very serious about their headsets. The ASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless Dolby Gaming Headset, (quite the mouthful), is compatible with the Playstation 4, PC, and Mac computers. It has a precision microphone, 7.1 Dolby surround sound, and its own charging station. A great gaming gift for those in the market for new headphones. This item is available from Amazon for $300.
6. PLAY STATION 4
One of the biggest gaming consoles on the market, (until the Playstation 5 comes out), the PS4 would be an exceptional gaming gift to someone who’s only starting out as a gamer, or only has an XBOX One or a computer. When purchasing one though, you might want to buy a game to go with it, or a gift card for the Playstation Network. This console is available for $300 from Best Buy. A great console for those looking for a powerful gaming device.
7. MASTER SPARTAN METAL POSTER
Master Chief is one of the most recognizable characters in gaming. What gamer wouldn’t want an awesome metal poster of a gaming icon hanging on their wall? This poster actually comes in three different sizes, the medium size costing $44, the largest costing $89, and the extra large, which is comprised out of four posters making one image, costs $149. Courtesy of Displate.
8. XBOX ONE
While the PS4 is more of a powerhouse, the XBOX is more of a jack-of-all trades console. Gaming, online streaming services, chatting with friends. This console has got it all. A great gaming gift for those that don’t have one, or like with the PS4, are just starting out gaming. Remember, it would be a nice if you bought a game with the console, or a gift card. This item is available for $280 from Best Buy.
9. CLASSIC CONSOLE USB CONTROLLERS
Some gamers have a fixation with classic or retro games. A good gaming gift for them would be the USB controllers for the Atari, Gamecube, Genesis, N64, etc. The classic controllers are a geeky badge that gamers wear proudly. They’ll love getting any and all of them. Available for $20 from ThinkGeek. This is definitely one of the greatest gifts for gamers!
10. NINTENDO SWITCH
Nintendo’s latest home console that’s taken the world by storm. The reason? You can take it with you on the go! Home-console games you can take with you on a flight, a long car ride, or even on the way to your friend’s house down the street. While there are many bundles to choose from, the bare package costs only $300 from Best Buy.
11. SECOND IS THE BEST T-SHIRT
Fans of Mario Kart know all too well the awesome and dreadful power of the Blue Shell. Wear this T-shirt, and you” no doubt dredge up painful memories and glorious victories from your friends and enemies alike. Available from Bustedtees for $25, you can some Mario style to your ensemble.
12. STEAM GIFT CARD
Steam is the biggest store of online games PC users have. The gift cards may be a basic gamer gift, but they are worth the money you spend on them. And any gamer that receives one is probably going to blow through it in the first hour.