Ultimate Gamer Gift Guide: Gift ideas for every gamer and nerd on your list
It's that time of year again, already! Yep, it's time to ask: "dear unicycling baby jesus, what the heck am I going to get for the gamer on my list?"
Well, don't you worry your little head! We are here with a plethora of gift ideas for just about every type of gamer, nerd, and geeky type we could think of. With our crack team of writers providing expert Gamer Gift Guides, you'll be able to find the just right gift (or at least be inspired trying)!
Whether it's the hardcore gamer or casual type, the gadget lovers or the software junkies, the PC gamers or the console gamers, the old or young - read our gift guides and you'll have a million awesome ideas in no time.
GameSkinny's 2016 Gamer Gift Guides
First off, be sure to check out Samantha Wright's holiday shopping tips, of course before diving into our gift guides:
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- Cool winter hats to keep gamers warm
- 7 best gaming keyboards to buy this 2015 holiday season
- For the Star Wars gamer in your life
- Awesome dresses for gamers
- Holiday gaming sweaters
- Custom handmade gaming merchandise
- 7 hot games to keep you warm this holiday season
- For the Fallout fan in your life
- For the aspiring YouTuber
- For the Nintendo lover
- For the 3DS gamer
- For the Bethesda (Fallout/The Elder Scrolls) enthusiast
- For the Shooter gamer
- Ultimate gift guide for nerdy parents and their future-nerd babies
- 7 Geeky gifts for gamer moms on Mother's Day
- Gifts for fashionable gamers: Top 10 must-haves
Note: we'll be adding to this list over the next few weeks!
Still looking for more gift ideas? Check out last year's gift guides!
Gift Guides by Price Range:
Gift Guides by Platform:
- For the PC gamer
- Indie games on Steam
- For the handheld gamer
- For Nintendo fans
- For the PS4 owner
- For the Xbox One owner
Gift Guides by Fandom:
- Last minute gifts for gamers
- Hero-related gifts for the superhero in your life
- For the family
- Stocking stuffers any gamer would love
And don't forget our guide on How to Run a Gift Swap!
Need even MORE ideas?? Take a gander at our 2013 gift guides:
- Games & gear to get ya movin'
- Gifts for the girly gamer
- Gifts for the tabletop gamer with everything
- Handmade gifts for your favorite gamer
- 19 Gripping books for gamers
- 10 Family friendly games for the holidays
- 17 Sweeping game soundtracks
- 8 Tabletop accessories under $25
- 13 Great pixel games for iOS
- Deck your desk with gear aplenty
- Top 10 tabletop games under $25