Gifts for Gamers: Gear, Merch, Memberships, and More

Jean Bentley

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Have a gamer in your life you need to shop for? We’ve got you covered with our gamer-centric gift guide. And while there are plenty of novelty gifts here that are perfect for decorating your home office, we focused on accessories and gear that will make any gamer’s life easier or more comfortable, from a big bundle of Nintendo Switch accessories to ergonomic chairs and beyond. Check out our suggestions below.

SADES Newest SA902 7.1 Channel Virtual Surround Sound USB Gaming Headset

Price: $26.99

There are plenty of gaming headsets on the market, but this one has a 4.3-star rating with more than 2500 user reviews — so you know that people actually like it. Immersive 360-degree sound plus comfy leather-wrapped ear cushions means it’s built to last, and the sensitive omni-directional mic minimizes background noise for clear communications. It’s compatible with PC desktop computers and Windows 7, 9, 10, or Vista. We like the attractive black and blue color scheme, but there are plenty of other design options to choose from as well.

Paladone PlayStation Icons Light

Price: $34.99

Help your favorite gamer make their home office a little more fun with this light, which features the PlayStation icons in a three-mode light-up display. Use standard lighting or special effect color phasing for a cool look, or switch on the music creative mode and it’ll pulse with the beat. Use USB or battery power with the 12-inch by four-inch display.

Paladone Nintendo NES Cartridge Coasters

Price: $9.96

Take your game room theme even further with these NES cartridge coasters featuring your favorite throwback games (Super Mario Bros., Metroid, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, and more).

Xbox Game Pass: 6 Month Membership

Price: $59.99

Eliminate the guesswork with this gift card, which provides a digital code for a six-month game pass membership. You’ll get access to more than 100 Xbox One and Xbox 360 games for one low price, as long as you have broadband internet access and a compatible Xbox One console or a Windows PC with Windows 10 that meets the correct specs. Games include Sea of Thieves, State of Decay 2, and Crackdown 3 the day they’re released, plus a wide variety of different genres (from blockbusters to indie titles).

OIVO Accessories Bundle Kit for Nintendo Switch

Price: $38.99

Get 20 different Nintendo Switch accessories in this bundle, which comes with a charging dock, carrying case, Playstand, case cover, screen protector glass, games case, Joycon cover, Joycon grips, Joycon steering wheel, and thumb caps. The charging dock can charge up to four Joycons and one pro controller at once.

COZOO Desktop Gaming Headset Holder Hanger with 3 USB Charger and 2 Outlets

Price: $29.99

This headset holder is a great example of something you might not buy for yourself but would be great to receive as a gift. It comes with three USB charging ports and two outlets, so in addition to the primary function (a place to hang your headset), you’ll also be able to conveniently charge all your devices. It’s got a durable fire-resistant outer shell for safety, plus an included five-foot integrated power cord.

COZOO Under Desk Headset Holder Mount with 3 Port USB Charging Station and iWatch Stand

Price: $26.99

A more discreet option to hang your headphones is this under-desk contraption, which also comes with three built-in USB ports and a hook perfect for your smart watch or another headset. It comes with the same fire-resistant construction, and the smart charger automatically detects the fastest possible charge speed.

My Arcade Retro Machine Playable Mini Arcade

Price: $17

This tiny arcade-style gaming device isn’t just an adorable desk tchotchke — it is less than six inches tall but comes packed with 200 retro-style games (puzzles, racing, sports, and more) that you can play on its 2.5 inch color display. It operates using three AA batteries, and includes a speaker and volume control.

amorus LED Gaming Mouse Pad

Price: $26.99

Mouse pads are kind of boring, sure, but not this LED light-up mat — it comes with 11 lighting modes and three brightness levels to make your gaming setup extra colorful. It’s perfectly sized to provide plenty of space for your mouse to move around, and no driver or software is required to set it up — just plug it into your USB port, turn the two switches to your desired setting (one for lighting and one for brightness), and you’re good to go.

VIKTOR JURGEN Neck Massage Pillow with Heat

Price: $39.99

With plenty of people working out of their home offices this year, a neck and foot massage pillow with a heating function is perfect for gamers and non-gamers alike. The powerful 3D rotating nodes offer a deep-kneading shiatsu massage, and the ergonomic design fits behind your neck, shoulders, lower and upper back, abdomen, calf, and thigh areas. It comes with AC adapter and car adapter, so it’s also useful for long road trips.

Hbada Gaming Racing Chair

Price: $144.49

Be kind to your back with this ergonomic gaming chair with slick racing-like design, ergonomic high back, removable headrest, and lumbar support. The large seating area (27.5″ wide and deep) provides extra comfort, and it can recline up to 155 degrees.

BestOffice PC Gaming Chair

Price: $92.08

For a slightly cheaper but still highly rated option, this gamer-friendly chair is easily adjustable (height, headrest, padded flip-up arms, and more), has a thick, wide, padded seat, and can be assembled in less than 15 minutes.

THE CREW FURNITURE Classic Video Rocker

Price: $35

There’s no assembly required with this floor-level rocking chair, which makes it an easy option for gaming, watching TV, or just hanging out. The faux leather vinyl wipes clean with a damp cloth, and it’s available in bold racing stripes or solid colors.

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