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35 Unique Gifts Ideas For Hardcore Gamers

Updated on November 20, 2020 Updated on Nov 20, 2020
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    Finding the best gifts for gamers can be hard, especially if you are not a gamer yourself. From chairs to electronics to sneakers, our gift guide has some of the best gifts to level up your gifting game.

  1. Limited Edition Controller
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    Equip yourself with the Xbox wireless controller kait diaz limited edition, featuring snow weathered armor design with cog insignia. It comes with bonus ice kait character skin. An etched trigger grip and rubberized diamond grip help you hang on during the toughest battles. Custom button mapping with the Xbox One accessories app.

  3. Super Mario Doormat
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    Every fan of the classic game about the world’s most famous plumber knows the quote, “Sorry, but your princess is in another castle,” all too well. But different from the game, this geeky doormat will never frustrate you! The mat can absorb dirt and mud of any kind without losing it’s original color intensity. No matter if you’re using it as indoor room decor, as a shoe scraper on your patio, or outside in front of your entrance door, the mat’s excellent quality guarantees that you’ll be able to use it for a long time to come.

  5. Tetris Sneakers
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    These for the players. First created in 1984, the Tetris game immediately took the world by storm – and remains one of the most recognizable games of all time. The debut of PUMA x TETRIS takes this iconic game into new realms. The future-retro RS 9.8 is updated with falling Tetriminos and reimagined with the game’s iconic colors.

  7. PacMan The Board Game
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    Rediscover this classic arcade experience with Pac-Man the board game. Play as Pac-Man or Blinky, Pinky, Inky, or Clyde in this collaborative family fun game. As Pac-Man moves around the board, he makes the classic “waka, waka, waka” sound.

  9. Arcade Light Switch
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    These classic arcade button wall plates can be used to cover any rocker-style light switches in the house. Add fun to a kids’ room, a game room, or even a bathroom. These push-button light switches will be loved by any fan of video games or antique arcade games. The buttons give you a nostalgic feeling every time you turn on or off the lights.

  11. Fortnite Monopoly
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    Fortnite fans, this edition of the Monopoly game, is inspired by the popular Fortnite video game! It’s not about what players own; it’s about how long they can survive. The Fortnite Edition board game features well-known locations as properties, and players aim to earn health point chips instead of Monopoly money to stay in the game. A great gift idea for a board game lover.

  13. Sound Bar
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    Complement their gaming experiance with this ultra-slim sound bar fits discreetly in front of your TV or on a shelf, or can be rotated for a low-profile wall mount. Setup is a breeze with a simple connection to your TV while Bluetooth lets you wirelessly stream from your mobile devices and Bluetooth-capable Alexa devices.

  15. Minecraft Creeper Wallet
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    What better way to keep your loot safe than wrapping it in a snazzy Creeper face wallet? Some may look on, green with envy, but you know your trusty billfold will keep everything safe and sound. This faux-leather, bi-fold wallet includes a money pocket, five card pockets, with additional translucent ID window pocket.

  17. Gaming Glasses
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    Gameking lens made with advanced 5 in 1 coating technology to effectively block UV400, and electromagnetic radiation, filter out high energy blue light and other harmful light imitate natural condenser, reduce glare and improve contrast, and restore true colors. Anti-Reflective (AR) coating helps virtually eliminate glare and halos and allow for more beneficial light passing through, reducing digital eye strains and optimizing visual acuity (sharper vision) with fewer distractions.

  19. Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made
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    Developing video games—the hero’s journey or fool’s errand? In Blood, Sweat, and Pixels, Jason Schreier takes readers on a fascinating odyssey behind the scenes of video game development, where the creator may be a team of 600 overworked underdogs or a solitary geek genius. Exploring the artistic challenges, technical impossibilities, marketplace demands, and Donkey Kong-sized monkey wrenches thrown into the works by corporate, Blood, Sweat, and Pixels reveal how bringing any game to completion is more than Sisyphean—it’s nothing short of miraculous.

  21. Gaming Headset Stand
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    It allows headphones to sit comfortably on its stand as it stands on your desk, table, or shelving unit. Helping you organize your desk, saving space. This universal and multifunctional headphone stand supports headphones of all sizes.

  23. Mario Fridge Magnets
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    Create and personalize your very own Super Mario levels with this Super Mario Bros. set of fridge magnet based on the NES classic and legendary video game. Mario and Luigi, mushrooms, turtles, flowers, coins, and even level details such as brick platforms and sewer tunnels, so you can create your new levels! It features 80 fascinating characters and icons from the original game.

  25. Gift Card
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    Enjoy PlayStation content with convenient PlayStation Store Cash Cards, which lets you purchase downloadable games, game add-ons, full-length movies, TV shows, and even PlayStation Plus subscriptions. Buy one for yourself or as a gift card for someone else! The perfect gift for the Playstation addict.

  27. Cravebox
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    When they have no time for a meal, this 60 count care package includes a mix of sweet, salty, savory, and healthy snacks to keep them in the game. Best essential brands of chips, cookies, candies, bars, popcorn, crackers. The best variety on Amazon as it includes all of your favorites individually wrapped snacks and goodies. It’s the ultimate, classic, deluxe, best, biggest, value sampler snacks box – bulk, bundle, variety fun pack. Large for a great low price – what a good deal. Wholesale quantity amount of snacks and treats to enjoy!

  29. HDMI Splitter
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    Just plug and play. This HDMI switch is easy to set up and operate. No external power supply needed, just connect your HDMI devices to enjoy! A simple press of a button to swap signal within one second, and the LED light tells you which port is active.

  31. Birdrock Gaming Chair
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    Sometimes they are sitting for hours gaming, so they need a comfy seat. Designed with high quality chopped memory foam and soft plush fabric, this chair will give them a comfortable seat on any floor. The memory foam conforms to your body, giving you a perfect seat. Easily adjust the floor into 14 different positions allowing you to lay the chair flat to take a nap, lounge to watch your favorite movie or use at 90 degrees to play board games.

  33. Old School Game Puzzle
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    Photographer Jim Golden has an eye for striking imagery. His passion has been strategically funneled into this magnificent jigsaw puzzle. Comprised of 1,000 pieces, it features a large, retro collection of video gaming consoles, controllers, and cartridges. Made from recycled chipboard in the USA.

  35. Gaming Controller Charger Stand
  36. gifts-for-gamers-standSleek and compact, this dual PlayStation 4 controller charger provides an easy and quick way to charge. Ideal for saving your place to store your PS4 wireless controllers in the charger when you’re not playing
    With two built-in micro USB adapter ports, it allows you to store and charge up 2 PS4 controllers simultaneously securely. One controller just needs 2 hours. 4 hours for two controllers.

  37. Legends of Zelda Light
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    Gamers will light up at the site of this The Legend of Zelda Triforce 3D Light! The iconic symbol will softly light any room and runs on 2 AA batteries. 

  39. CoolerBoy Fridge Magnet
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    Like an Old School Arcade right in your home! If you’re a connoisseur of retro video games, look no further! This fridge set is the best way to decorate your kitchen, laundry room, or office! The whiteboard takes any space and makes it into a gaming space! 

  41. Game Controller Mug
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    This controller mug is an ideal drinking vessel for any coffee-fueled gaming fanatic. As long as there’s coffee in this game controller mug, you still have a chance to beat that level! The stakes are high, and the adrenaline is rushing; savor every drop before your lifelines run out. Get ready for your next big gaming marathon with this fun video game mug. A great gaming gift for the coffee lover.

  43. Key Rack
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    Turn your hallway into an adventure zone. Leaving the house without keys can be dangerous – with cold nights and overpriced locksmiths lurking around every corner. But don’t worry! This keyboard with the famous quote, “It’s dangerous to go alone? Take this,” ensures that you’ll never have to experience those dangers again.

  45. Gaming Mouse Pad
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    With a superbly smooth surface and anti-slip natural rubber base, this mouse mat is designed to assist and enhance the performance of your mouse. The ideal choice for gaming the large size surface ensures full movement and accurate positioning for moving the mouse quickly and smoothly. Made from natural rubber, the base can be firmly attached to the desktop and prevent the mat from slipping.

  47. Apple Watch Stand
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    View your Apple Watch display through a blast from the past. The nostalgic apple watch stands lines up perfectly to seem as though it is the display of a classic handheld game console. Simply place your Apple Watch on the stand to charge your watch. Keep this stand near your bed to allow the use of key functions such as alarm clocks and message.

  49. Guinness World Records: Gamer’s Edition 2019
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    The Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition 2019 is the global authority on all things videogames. It will introduce you to some of the most amazing gamers on the planet. Inside the 12th edition of the world’s best-selling videogames annual you’ll be able to delve into your favorite games like never before – from returning favorites like FIFA, Overwatch, Call of Duty, Minecraft, Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda, to all-new instant classics such as Fortnite and Dragon Ball FighterZ, and NieR: Automata.

  51. Game Capture
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    You continuously evolve your content. Stream and record your finest gaming moments with HD60 S, and leverage the ultimate foundation to demonstrate what you’re truly capable of. With a slick exterior, streamlined curves, and striking LED status strip, HD60 S outperforms in appearance alone. But the real power lies within. Stunning 1080p60 quality leaves no doubt that you’re serious about your craft, while a state-of-the-art, reversible USB-C connector gets you hooked up in a snap. 

  53. Mushroom Cookie Jar
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    Level up and get this Super Mario Mushroom cookie jar! Featuring the classic red and white mushroom, this cookie container is just the place to store your sweet treats. Bring your favorite video game out of the TV screen and into your home with this. A great gift for bakers!

  55. Couchmaster
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    The Couchmaster CYCON is the best solution for using your mouse and keyboard while gaming or surfing the net from your PC or console. Level up their gaming experience in comfort! It even has a pocket for your energy drink! 

  57. Fallout Dogmeat Tiki Mug
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    Tiki cups are the latest bar craze, and this Fallout tiki cup keeps the trend fun. Sporting a pair of welding goggles, this tiki mug is fashioned to look like Fallout’s Dogmeat! With this Dogmeat embodied tiki cup, you will have a loyal drinking buddy from now on!

  59. Game Console Patent Wall Art
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    Vintage set of iconic Nintendo NES & 64 video game console patents artwork reinterpreted to capture the spirit of innovation, technology, engineering, and handcrafted to infuse the classic, vintage feel and personal touch. The set of 4 vintage blueprint posters prints is bound to impress and rival collectibles of any arcade, smart device, online gaming fan, club, or history buff.

  61. Mario Lamp
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    Brighten up your room with this super fun and stylish NES Console Lamp! The lampshade features a classic Mario level, and the lamp is attached to an NES controller. Use this nightlight as a desk lamp on the nightstand by your bed. It’s a perfect way to illuminate your man cave, bedroom, baby nursery, toddler’s playroom, or themed home theater.

  63. AFK (Away From Keyboard) T-Shirt
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    When you have to be “AFK” or “Away From Keyboard” for a second, why type it when you can sport it across your chest in person. A tribute to the throwback days of online chat rooms or current day multiplayer gaming. A must-have for all PC gamers.

  65. Nintendo Switch
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    Get the gaming system that lets you play the games you want, wherever you are. However, you like it. Introducing Nintendo Switch, the new home video game system from Nintendo. In addition to providing single and multiplayer thrills at home, the Nintendo Switch system can be taken on the go so players can enjoy a full home console experience anytime, anywhere. Now they can get their Mario Kart to fix on the go.

  67. NES Cartridge Coasters
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    Impress your friends with these vintage coasters that feature some of the NES’s most iconic games, including Metroid, Donkey Kong, and The Legend of Zelda. A great way to have fun and break the ice at parties. A great accompaniment for your drink and unique memorabilia to add to your collection of old school Nintendo items.

  69. Oculus VR Headset
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    Simply set up the device with your Oculus mobile app, and Oculus Quest has everything you need to explore VR, right out of the box. The insight tracking system instantly reflects your movements in VR without the need for any external accessories. Oculus Quest works with your environment so that you can play standing or sitting, in spaces big or small.