10 Gifts for the Gamer in Your Life

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about what to get our loved ones. If one of those people just so happens to love video games, this list we compiled will help you find just the right gift for ’em! From collectibles to apparel to gadgets, we’ve got it all covered.

Pip-Boy Construction Kit

Jump even further into the world of  Fallout 76 this winter with this Pip-Boy 2000 Construction Kit. Complete with a collectible vegan leather case and over 150 parts you put together yourself, the wearable Pip-Boy is the perfect combination project and prop. You can catch it on ThinkGeek for $149.99.

Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia

If your loved one is looking to further their knowledge of the expansive Legend of Zelda universe, this encyclopedia could make for the perfect gift! It has 320 pages of content, including historical information about the franchise, concept art, and extensive information about the games’ items and enemies. If you’re willing to spring for the deluxe edition, it’s designed to look like the golden cartridge of the original Zelda game! The original retails for $19.99, or you can get  the deluxe edition for $43.51.

Super Mario Bros. Pajama Pants

Cozy up in the cold weather with some pajama pants featuring everyone’s favorite plumbers! Not only will they be comfy (they’re 100% cotton), but they also feature some iconic characters and items from the games that we all know and love, like the Goombas, Lakitu, coins, mushrooms, and more. They’re a BoxLunch exclusive running for $24.90.

Venom Snake Hoodie

A great gift for any Metal Gear fan, this unisex hoodie from Insert Coin Clothing is a fun homage to Phantom Pain‘s protagonist. Complete with a red sleeve and a Diamond Dogs patch, it represents one of our favorite Snakes in style. The hoodie runs for $56.25 on the Insert Coin website.

Fortnite Monopoly

Add a twist to game night with this special Fortnite version of Monopoly. Not only is the game themed with Fortnite locations, character skins in place of game pieces, and health instead of money, but this edition revamps the beloved classic with PvP battles and the storm. Last one standing wins—Battle Royale style. Grab it on Walmart’s website for $15.88.

Overwatch LEGO Sets

Looking to combine some favorite hobbies from the past and present? Now you can with the new Overwatch LEGO sets! The current sets include characters, such as D.va and Reinhardt, Hanzo and Genji, and Widowmaker and Tracer, and locations from the game, like Dorado and Watchpoint: Gibraltar. These sets are perfect for any age, and range in price from $14.99 to $89.99.

Big Daddy Plush

I’m sure the last thing we all thought when we saw the Big Daddies in Bioshock was, “Man, those are cute!” However, Irrational has proved us wrong with this adorable plush of the game’s most iconic antagonists. The plush even stands at 17″ tall, so he’s about as sturdy as his in-game counterpart. Catch him on Irrational Games’ website for $29.99.

PlayStation Backpack

With the PlayStation Classic out now, the console’s nostalgia is in full swing. What better way to help a loved one show off their love for it than with this awesome backpack, which is designed to look like the original PlayStation console. The bag is durable, made of faux-leather, and full of details that recreate the PS1 perfectly. It’s on sale on the PlayStation Gear Store now for $30.73 (£23.99 on the website).

Poké Ball Waffle Maker

Let’s be real, we all want to be the very best, so why not be the very best at making waffles, too? This Poké Ball waffle maker is a fun gift for the Pokémon master in your life who loves breakfast too. Grab it on ThinkGeek for $34.99.

Skyrim Mousepad

What’s perfect for a gamer who loves Skyrim? A mousepad that’s as big as their favorite in-game world. This oversize mousepad measures 80 x 35 cm, and depicts one of the game’s many gorgeous mountain ranges. It’s on sale at Merchandise Monkey for $38.42 (£29.99 on the website).

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