Finding the perfect holiday gift for the gamer in your life can be quite the challenge. Around the holidays, the most popular game consoles are typically sold out — especially if a new one has recently hit the market. Sure, you could opt for a gift card to their favorite gaming platform, but consider switching it up this year. To help you find a Christmas gift for your favorite gamer, we’ve rounded up ten of the best Christmas gift ideas for gamers. Whether you’re shopping for a boyfriend, friend, son, or daughter, the gifts on this list are sure to please. Here’s how to pick the very best Christmas gift for the video game lover on your list.
How to Choose a Christmas Gift for a Gamer
Your first step in choosing the perfect Christmas gift is to find out what types of games your loved one likes to play. Does she like PC games or retro arcades? This information can really help you choose the best gift. If she’s into classic NES, consider a quilt with all of her favorite video games. Or, choose a beautifully illustrated coffee table book that details the golden era of arcade games.
Another way to make a big impact is to choose a Christmas-themed video game gift. Consider a video game controller Christmas ornament. Or, choose an ugly Christmas sweater adorned with video game controllers. It’s the perfect way to combine the holiday season with her favorite hobby.
Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Gamers
Make it a Christmas to remember by getting her a gift that goes along with her biggest passion. Here are ten video game presents she’s sure to appreciate:
This delicious Mario Kart™ 8 Deluxe themed platter features cookie sandwiches filled with whipped frosting and sprinkles. It also includes strawberries dipped in blue white chocolate and topped with crispies, strawberries dipped in rich semisweet chocolate and topped with pink drizzle, pineapple Super Stars, and chocolate covered bananas.
This dynamic duo is sure to impress. It combines our Rainbow Road Arrangement featuring pineapple coins and stars, strawberries dipped in semisweet chocolate, grapes, melons, and more with a set of four strawberries, each with topped with a white chocolate sentiment featuring iconic items from the Mario Kart ™ 8 Deluxe game.
Choose this wallet etched with an iconic scene from the original Super Mario Brothers NES game. It comes in your choice of 15 colors and includes an optional engraving on the inside pocket of the wallet.
The storyline of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales takes place around Christmas time, making it the perfect holiday present. It features outstanding graphics, high action, a compelling storyline, and so much more.
This sweatshirt combines all the fun of an ugly Christmas sweater with your favorite iconic video games. It comes in 15 bright and festive colors and features classic NES, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64, and Game Cube controllers.
This video game controller ornament couldn’t be more perfect for the gamer in your life. Made with handblown glass, this three-dimensional video game controller measures over three inches in width with festive glitter details.
This beautiful coffee table book features the illustrated history of video games and their legacy in our culture and technology. Featuring games from the “videogame golden age” of 1971-1984, it includes some of the most iconic games, such as Pac-Man, Asteroids, Zaxxon, and so much more.
If your video game fan isn’t into wearing ugly Christmas sweaters, then she might just love this gamer throw pillow. It features the iconic look of an ugly Christmas sweater with a video game controller for the best of both worlds.
Featuring all of her favorite classic Nintendo games, this quilt is made with 100% poly-cotton, making it super soft and silky to the touch. It’s made using a traditional double-fold binding with stitching around the edges to ensure it lasts for years to come.
This special edition Game & Watch system includes the original Super Mario Brothers game, a digital clock, and more. It’s a piece of memorabilia any video game collector would love to receive.
These gamer gifts are sure to please your loved one this holiday season. Whether she’s into retro Nintendo games or the latest PC games, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for your loved one this Christmas.