Gift Guide: Custom Controllers and Controller Skins

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When it comes to the holidays, buying gifts for friends and family is always the most difficult thing that you can do. When it comes to your console gamers, many of them already have all of those Triple-A titles or brand new consoles, so what are you to get them?

Well, you let them customize.

Whether you're looking for an affordable gift or a luxury gift, here are some stylish customized controllers and controller skins to choose from.

Charmed PS4 Controller Skin

Rating: 5/5

Price: $9.99

Buy it on: DecalGirl

The Charmed PS4 controller skin is a very colorful and tasteful skin for your Playstation 4 controller. The triangular design and gradient is colorful without being obnoxious. It's nice, stylish and cheap enough to not burn a hole through your wallet, but look cool at an affordable price.

Webslinger PS4 Controller Skin

Price: $9.99

Rating: 5/5

Buy it on: DecalGirl

The Webslinger PS4 controller skin is the perfect skin for those Spider-man fans in your inner circle. The skin has a very clean look and the color scheme keeps to the super-hero theme. 

N7 Carbon Custom Controller

Price: $119.98

Rating: 4/5

Buy it on: Controller Chaos

One of the pricier items on this list, this N7 Carbon Custom Controller is super cool, despite the price. And with Mass Effect: Andromeda getting a slew of new information and hype, this custom controller is perfect for any Mass Effect fan jonesing to get their hands on anything ME.

Arkham Knight Custom Controller

Price: $119.98

Rating: None

Buy it on: Controller Chaos

Another custom controller, the Arkham Knight custom controller has a Batman theme. The design and color scheme is nice and subtle, while also being pretty cool and faithful to the Arkham series of Batman games. 

Starry Night Controller Skin

Price: $9.99

Rating: 5/5

Buy it on: DecalGirl

If you have a gaming art fan as a friend or just know someone who enjoys a nice Van Gogh, then this Starry Night controller skin is a nice pick. The skin takes the famous painting of the same name and sticks it onto your controller.

Creeper Custom Controller

Price: $89.98

Rating: None Yet

Buy it on: Controller Chaos

One of the cheaper custom controllers on this list, the Creeper Custom Controller is a nice gift for those who enjoy Minecraft, or maybe they just enjoy the color green. The design is comprised of a bunch of green pixels that actually go easy on the eyes.

X-Wing Custom Controller

Price: $119.98

Rating: None Yet

Buy it on: Controller Chaos

If you have a Star Wars fan on your list, then this custom controller might be what you want to gift them. The theme of the controller is based off the rebels of the titular series and the design itself is nice and grungy (just like those beat up old X-wings). 

Tetrads Controller Skin

Price: $9.98

Rating: 5/5

Buy it on: DecalGirl

Looking for a gift for a retro or Tetris fan? Then this controller skin might be what you're looking for. The skin features Tetris blocks falling like in the game, with a black background providing a nice contrast that doesn't distract you from the real action: the game you're playing!

Journeying Inward Controller Skin

Price: $9.98

Rating: 5/5

Buy it on: DecalGirl

One of the few non-referential items on the list, this controller skin is something that I found to be very appealing to the eyes, without needing to fill in a niche. This skin is something that you could buy for almost any gamer.

Red Burst Controller Skin

Price: $9.98

Rating: 5/5

Buy it on: Decal Girl

The simplest controller skin on this list, the Red Burst controller skin doesn't have a complex design or custom art. Instead, it's just something that looks good. The colors of the skin are vibrant yet soft, and the skin makes the controller stand out without needing an intricate design.

And there you have it! Ten very cool controller skins for your favorite gamer, all assured to bring a smile to their face this holiday season. 

Published Nov. 13th 2016

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