Digital world is a huge part of our lives these days, therefore gaming has become wuite a hobby for millions of people. If you are a gamer yourself o are looking for a fun present for one, then this is the right article. Here you will find perfect gifts for gamer friends.
We have compiled a list of fun and interesting gift ideas that a gamer most likely would enjoy. Many of these are gaming accessories, while some are simply offering a different way of gaming.
Hope you find a cool gift!
A Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch has been one of the most wanted game consoles for some years now. It is suitable for gamers of all ages and levels, including beginners. The controllers of the Switch come off and even four people can enjoy some games together through one console.
The console is lightweight, portable and the controllers come in quite a few different colors. It is awesome for people who travel or have opportunities to play outside of their homes, and also for anyone who would enjoy classic and popular games like Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart and Animal Crossing.
A fun gaming hat and socks set
Another fun gift idea for gamers could be clothing with something funny about gaming. For example, this gaming clothes set that consists of matching socks and a hat. It says not to disturb said gamer because he is busy gaming right now.
This gift would be perfect for anyone who is not ashamed of being a gamer. These gifts are supposed to be worn with pride, because it is so fun to play different kinds of games. Besides, these clothes are very subtle and not obnoxious to wear – they’d be perfect for anyone with simple style.
Fun keyboard caps
If you are looking to gift a gamer who uses a mechanical keyboard something unique, custom keycaps are definitely a great way to make their gaming keyboard more awesome. Keyboard caps can be replaced and bring a whole new vibe for the setup.
The custom possibilities of the keycaps range from everyone’s favourite pokemon to the preferred game of the receiver like, for example, League of Legends. Before ordering the caps, it is best to check the specific keyboard that the gamer uses, so the cap would undoubtedly fit.
Gamer tag LED lamp
Night lamps are a fantastic way to upgrade one’s gaming setup. Plus having a sign with something personal like your gamer tag is surely special. It looks cool, therefore it also serves as an amazing interior decor for your room in general.
This gamer tag light up lamp is personalised with your chosen name written in one of 16 available fonts. The LED base has seven different colors built-in, so you can select your favorite one or the one that most matches your setup.
Fun socks for gamers
Another cool gift idea for a fellow gamer ar some fun game related socks. The brand Zee Socks has a huge range of fun and colorful socks that will take the receiver’s outfit to the next level. And it’s even more fun to have socks in a design that is meaningful to you.
In the photo we have chosen two kinds of socks – Pacman Game Socks, because they are classic and Poker socks, because they look super cool. While gaming, it is important to be comfortable and cozy. Then why not be stylish as well, right?
GameBoy heat changing mug
Every gamer also needs their own coffee or tea mug. While gaming for such long hours, you need to drink something, better if it’s something warm. So if your gamer also has his favorite warm beverage of choice, gift him a mug that will be fun to look at. This GamerBoy mug is a very cool gift, some might even say it is retro already.
Game Boy is a fun game that was played a lot in the beginning of 2000’s. This mug is a fun way to see this game come alive when the hot drink is poured. With heat, the picture changes and your GameBoy comes alive – it shows the screen turned on, all bright and working. What a cool concept!
Check out our article where we have compiled cool mugs – Funny coffee mugs – great gift for friends.
In between gaming the headphones are usually just put anywhere there is space. But there is a better way to organize your desk and keep your headphones safe by using a headphone stand.
It has a weighted anti-slip base with 3 USB ports to connect with the headphones and maybe a mouse or keyboard too. The base can also light up with your own unique chosen color palette, and it reacts to Windows notifications and in-game alerts.
The most important two features a gaming headset must have are quality sound and a built-in microphone that can cancel background noise. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 wireless gaming headset covers both and has won many awards as the best gaming headset.
The headset uses an Arctis 2.4G wireless connection that provides up to 12 meters of interference-free range. It has the option of changing the balance of the game and chat audio without leaving your game. Last but not least it also comes in both white and black color.
To check out more popular brands and headset models, check out the article Best gaming headset brands.
Hexagon LED lights
Another perfect way to upgrade someone’s gaming area is to gift them hexagon lights. These light panels can be arranged in any way you like creating fun geometric patterns that are custom fit to the room. They are quite known in the gaming community so they are one of the perfect gifts for gamer friends.
The lights are operated with a remote control and the panels can display multiple colors at the same time. There are also presets available with different speed, mode and timer functions. These lights will look awesome in the dark while you are gaming!
Gaming posters of characters
Given the fact that there are countless different games and even more specific characters from these games people love, a gaming poster is a great gift idea. Take into account your gamer’s favorite game and maybe even their all time favorite character. Frame it so it can become a cool decor for their gaming room.
This website has a variety of posters based on well-known games like Fallout, League of Legends, Doom and many more. For this gift, you just have to know the favourite game or character of the receiver and hunt down that poster
Neck massage cushion
As we all know, sitting in a chair and gaming for long hours is quite bad for one’s back. That is why a neck massage pillow is such a great gift for really passionate gamers. It is a gift that is useful and also will make them feel better, especially in the long run.
It relaxes and soothes the neck with rotating kneading. The cushion can be used not only on the neck but also on the back, waist and legs. The best part is that it can be strapped to a gaming chair, so you can enjoy a massage while playing.
Classic Steam gift card
The last but certainly not least gift idea is for those gamers who use Steam. Steam gift cards are a great way to let the gamers choose themselves which game they wish to buy.
The gift card amount ranges from 5 to 100 euros, and they can be sent through Steam or a physical gift card can be redeemed. Additionally, if you are friends on the Steam platform, you can look through the wishlist of the gift receiver and purchase for them a particular game from that list.
For other interesting gift ideas, check out our articles such as Gifts for your brother.