Published on November 12th, 2020 | by minshewnetworks0
25 Best Gifts for Gamers in 2020
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While gift giving may usually be difficult, gift giving to gamers opens an almost limitless box of toys. Whether you’re a Fortnite, WOW, Counterstrike, or online slots and table games kind of gamer, there is probably an awesome gadget, new release, or piece of equipment that would make your gaming heart very happy. We’ve done the friends and family of gamers a favour, and made a list of the 25 latest video games, best accessories, and coolest gear of 2020. Let’s take a look.
1. ASTRO A50 gaming headset
A wireless headset for PC, Mac, and PS4 designed for serious gamers with loud bass and adrenaline pumping trebles, this headset offers high quality acoustics, ergonomics and durability. Coming with its own docking station, and featuring a 5GHz wireless transmitter for clear, low-latency communication, and simple pairing and charging. This is any professional gamer’s dream.
2. Redragon S101 wired gaming keyboard and mouse combo
Your dad’s old keyboard isn’t going to cut it. This combo set was launched by Redragon, their motto being to “launch the best product in each price segment,” making this a high quality, affordable set worth easily double its price. The mouse has a contoured ergonomic design and adjustable sensitivity. The RPG backlight keyboard has 7 different lighting modes and effects, and 4 backlight brightness levels, and its splash proof! At only £33.99, this is definitely on our Christmas list.
3. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 ACTIVISION
Fully remastered into one epic HD collection, for only £34.99, you’ll want to revisit one, we mean two, of the most iconic skateboarding games ever made. There’s not much else we need to say about this classic, playable on both PS4 and XBox. But to those who grew up with it (first released in 1999), the soundtrack, game control and combo system will have muscle memory kick right in to give you the chance to relive the glory days.
4. Switch Lite Nintendo
A compact and lightweight addition to the Nintendo Switch collection for gamers on the go at $199.00. The perfect fit handheld gaming device for hours of fun wherever you are (sporting a great battery life, too).
5. PlayStation Now 12 month subscription
If playstation is your console of choice, the 12 month subscription of £49.99 is well worth it. This is a great gift to avoid any awkward, “Thanks, but I already have this game” encounters. With a wide range of games available to either stream or download, this is a safe and rewarding gift.
6. Razer DeathAdder Elite
Legendary DeathAdder continues to delight with this ultra lightweight ergonomic design. With a speedflex cable, high performance precision and consistent aim, adjustable lighting, and six programmable buttons for enhanced utility, this gaming mouse will do the gaming job just fine.
7. Razer Kishi android controller
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Designed for direct connection to smartphones, this is one of the coolest gifts in our 2020 books. With clickable analog thumbsticks and latency free gameplay, the ease with which it connects to most android phones makes it a practical and well spent £82.79!
8. Bose Frames Audio Sunglasses
Stylish? Check. Built in speakers to stream music, listen to podcasts, and trash talk your opponents? Check.
9. Super Mario 3D All-Stars Nintendo
Three of Mario’s greatest adventures with updated HD graphics, Joy-Con controls, and a music player featuring epic soundtracks for £44? Hoo hoo! Just what I needed!
10. Netgear nighthawk S8000
Modern design, silent operation, a 3 year warranty, and gaming and streaming versatility, um, we’ll take it. Experience uninterrupted gaming and streaming with this Advanced 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch.
11. Atlantic gaming desk
Perfectly designed for all your gaming gear. This sleek charcoal coloured carbon fiber and steel gaming desk offers ample space for your laptop, monitor, keyboard and other equipment, and has speaker and controller stands, built-in wire-management, an under-desk holder, a cup holder, headphone hook, and a charging stand for your mobile devices.
12. Ficmax swivel gaming chair
Get the experience of being in the driver’s seat next time you play Gran Turismo with this fully ergonomic racing seat design. Hosting a fully retractable footrest for better circulation and lumbar massage support to minimize lower back pain, this is a wellspent £179.99 for any gamer.
13. Untitled Goose Game: “Lovely Edition”
Available on Nintendo Switch and PS4, this collector’s edition includes an illustrated booklet and fold out map of the town, a perfect and thoughtful gift for fans of the chaos of one lone goose.
14. COZOO Gaming Headset Stand
Gaming headsets are pretty expensive, so seeing them lie on the floor after an all-night gaming session is pretty heartbreaking. A headset stand is a practical solution, but this one offers even more. With a double power hub, three USB jacks, and two power outlets you can charge your headphones, smartphone, and smartwatch at the same time, at full speed. How’s that for good housekeeping.
15. Nintendo Entertainment System classic edition
Throwing it back to the 80’s, Nintendo re-released the NES System, and with Mario Bros. and Final Fantasy included, these sets offer a good dose of nostalgia.
16. Laser x gaming set
Gone are the days of water guns and bb guns. This is an awesome way to play simulated shooting games. It’s safe, offers a futuristic laser gun shooting experience and will get you off the computer and into the action of things.
17. PowerA MOGA XP5-A Plus bluetooth controller
For £69.79 you can take your mobile gaming experience to the next level, enjoying the precision of controller inputs for mobile gameplay vs. touchscreen. This controller has a clip to hold your smartphone while you play any XBox game on the go.
18. X Rocker Pro H3 Audio Gaming Chair
The crème de la crème of gaming chairs, this all purpose leather lounging gaming chair has it all – speakers, audio force modulation technology, and ported power subwoofers.. It also includes vibration motors that sync with your audio’s bass tones to create a powerful full-body sensation to keep you entertained for hours. Compatible with Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Wii, MP3s, DVDs and most other gaming systems.
19.Razer Naga Chroma
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With adjustable lighting, 19 fully programmable buttons (12 thumb) and a one-size-fits-all ergonomic form, this gaming mouse is a great gift for any gamer.
20. Gaiam restore hand therapy kit
After a couple of hours of clicking away your hands are going to tense up. This massage tool is specifically designed to improve blood circulation in the hands and fingers and comes with an exercise book to teach you the most effective way to use it in between gaming sessions to keep your hands healthy and in peak gaming condition.
21. RESPAWN by 5
5 Gum now offers a mental boosting gum that combines green tea extract and B vitamins for a performance enhancing treat, in cool mint, pomegranate watermelon, or tropical punch flavour.
22. Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality Headset
The future is here. This is the best headset in the emerging gaming world, affordable for home gamers. This wireless VR headset offers clear, realistic graphics and real time responsiveness, and can be linked to your pc.
23. Nintendo Patent Posters
The perfect artwork for a gamers den, these high quality, detailed, framable prints come in a set of 4 8×10 prints for under £20.
24. Monopoly: Fornite Edition
Combining the best of both gaming worlds, this game puts a spin on classic monopoly, giving young gamers with a Fortnite addiction a reason to get off their computers and into the living room for some oldschool board game fun.
25. Gaming gift cards
When in doubt, gift cards are always a trustworthy option. With £10 – £80 quantities for every console, you can’t go wrong in terms of choosing a game your giftee may already have. As most video games cost between £40 – £50, we recommend the £40 cards for a happy gamer.
There you have it
The coolest gaming gear of 2020.