We all have that someone in our life who is known as the ‘gamer’ in our friends or family list. We love the bones of them, agreed! But it can be a little nerve-wracking to guess what on earth (or whichever Galaxy or Universe they are currently fighting their computer-based battles) to buy them as a gift that they would not just toss away but a treasure, just like they value their game characters and ammos.
With that in mind, we have done a deep dive into the gaming world and come up with a list of 25 Awesome Gift Ideas for Gamers. These fantastic gifting options will take the strain away from you and deliver things that are hot in the gift department and definitely on the top of your gamer friend’s wishlist.
So sit back and get ready to pick the best gift for gamers in an easy peasy way with our special curated list.
1. “I Paused My Game to Be Here” | Funny Video Gamer T-Shirt for Men & Women
No one knows or understands the pain of being dragged away from their latest crusade or intergalactic mission to ‘come downstairs for dinner’ better than a gamer. They ultimately may do it reluctantly but with this humorous T-Shirt, they can at least arrive at the dinner table with their own ‘good-humored protest’. Save on the huffing and puffing and get with the game plan, this ‘Funny Video Gamer humor T-Shirt’ is priceless in keeping the peace.
2. GAMER – Do Not Disturb I’m Gaming Socks
Sticking with the idea that gamers hate to be interrupted, we have these ‘Do Not Disturb, I’m Gaming’ socks that your gaming buddy will simply love. Whilst gaming, the professional (or usual) position is ‘legs up’ showing the underside of the feet, so with the ‘Do Not Disturb’ legend printed on them, everyone will get the message and leave them to their ‘mission’. Also great for keeping the feet warm. Technology is amazing but socks will never go out of fashion.
3. Blue Light Blocking Glasses | Anti-Fatigue Computer Monitor Gaming Glasses
It’s not only the gamer’s trigger finger that can become tired. Too much “screen time” can lead to eyes becoming irritated and exhausted. The team here at perfectgift4.com always advises taking breaks and limiting screen time but this next gift idea is genius as they cut down the risk of tired eyes and the associated headache. These gaming glasses will ensure your gamer friend can enjoy their gaming experience while still looking suave and sophisticated. We think they look like Tony Stark’s glasses and so will your gamer friend.
4. Travel Laptop Backpack Water Resistant Anti-Theft Bag with USB Charging Port and Lock
Even though it is often the gamer’s worst nightmare, sometimes they have to venture out from the digital world into the analog world of reality. This Travel Laptop Backpack with Anti Theft Security and a USB Charging port and lock will ensure that whenever they arrive at their destination, the entire gaming kit will be safe and ready to plug and play. They will thank you and confer you with ‘Hero status’ in their world.
5. Homewish Gamer Throw Blanket (White and Black)
With this great gift idea, the gamer in your life will stay warm and calm, thanks to the soft flannel fleece material with ‘gaming remote controls’ printed on the fabric. They will be in seventh heaven with their game-themed ‘blankie’ and will be grateful to you for being so thoughtful as to gift them this item. Because happiness is a warm gamer.
6. Couple Gifts 2 PCS Keychain for Gamer Husband Wife | Boyfriend Girlfriend | Best Friends
For your significant other or if your friend has a significant other, this is a great romantic gamer gift. A keyring that shows their love of gaming but also their devotion to one another. Player one and Player two, aww bless them both. Of course, the arguments will start when they have to decide who exactly is player one and two. Soooo competitive.
7. Raccoon Coffee Mug Warmer Waterproof (With 3 Temperature Setting)
During gaming marathons, it’s important to stay fed and hydrated for optimum brain power and quick reflexes. It’s also practical to think about how many cups of coffee or hot chocolate go untouched and wasted because they go cold. With this impressive piece of kit, you can wave goodbye to cold drinks as this unit maintains the temperature of the hot beverage and will even heat up the drink should it go cold. With temperature control settings, this ingenious gift is something no gamer should be without.
8. I Paused My Game To Be Here – Stainless Steel Tumbler for Boys Girls Gamers
We’ve covered the hot beverages so here we have the gift idea for the cold drinks. The world of online gaming can be a chatty one with gamers having plenty to say about their most recent high score. So it’s vital to keep the throat lubricated with a cold beverage. This Insulated stainless steel tumbler will keep your gamer friend hydrated and able to command their online forces. A brilliant product and one that they will surely love.
9. Gaming Massage Chair
The days of gamers sitting cross-legged on the floor in front of a wooden-sided TV are long gone. With the advent of wall-hung plasma screen TVs and desktop computer systems, another revolution took place, the gaming chair. It’s important to maintain a good posture whilst sitting at a computer so this gaming chair will ensure that your gaming buddy has all the support they need for their back and neck. The only other support they’ll need from you are shouts of support.
10. Game Controller Neon Sign for Bedroom Wall Decor
Gamers are very discerning consumers and their presence in the online world of fashionable lighting and digital effects is legendary. They care almost as much about their gaming environment as they do about their gaming avatar. This cool and classy neon sign for their ‘Man Cave’, ‘Woman cave’ or bedroom will adorn their wall with gleaming elan. The Neon bulb is in the shape of a game controller and will create the perfect gaming vibe stylishly and effortlessly. An utterly cool piece of kit for the ultimate gamers’ den.
11. Retro Video Game Poster
A great gift idea to adorn the wall of any gamer. Highlighting the most famous and influential handheld game controllers from nineteen-seventy-five to twenty-twenty. Gaming and gamers have come a long way in the past forty-odd years but every modern gamer will love this nod to the past and even if they are too young to remember all of the controllers they will get a kick out of having them hanging on their wall.
12. Gamer Rug (Game Controller Rugs for Living Room Decor)
We all know that gamers love their surroundings to be cool, modern, and cozy. This Gamer rug with Game Controller symbols embossed on it is a piece of fashionable cool that will also add a touch of warmth to their gaming environment. This gift idea will complement their taste and ensure they remember you whenever they feel the luxurious comfort of this high-quality rug when they park their tired feet on it. Gamer’s feet get tired too, you know.
13. Game On! Video Game History from Pong and Pac-Man to Mario, Minecraft, and More!
Along with their love for gaming, gamers are also a curious lot, making them interested in the history and folklore behind the evolution of their beloved lifestyle. (because that’s exactly what it is. A lifestyle choice.) This comprehensive history book of the birth of video games in the ’70s through to the more up-to-date gaming phenomena will keep your gamer friend enthralled with facts and figures and historical truths that they can astound their friends with. Their knowledge of everything gaming will be legendary. (Even more than the legend of Zelda!)
14. Start Your Video Game Career: Proven Advice on Jobs, Education, Interviews, and More for Starting and Succeeding in the Video Game Industry
Gaming is not just an entertainment option or pastime anymore. The availability of jobs in this Boom business is fast becoming a number one global business. This gift idea really shows that you know and understand your gamer friend. With everything from advice about where to look and what to do if they really want to go to the next level and make a career out of their favorite pastime to how to learn the skills they’ll need and who to speak to about their dream career. An invaluable learning tool that they’ll love you for gifting them.
15. Ready Player One (Special Edition DVD)
When it’s time to take a break from the small screen and watch a big-screen movie, this movie ticks all the boxes for the gamers out there. Stephen Spielberg’s wonderful gamer-focused film with tons of references from the gaming world over the past forty years. This gift idea will be another that they will return to over and over again and love more every time.
16. Acer Nitro 23.8 Inches Full HD Gaming Monitor
Okay, there is no getting around the “elephant in the room.” Gaming requires the best pixel experience and computing power, so the next gift items we are going to nominate are on the slightly more expensive side but they still won’t break the bank. With this Acer gaming monitor, it will give them the clarity and the speedy frame rate to keep up with their fast-paced adventures in games. A little more money but this really is a gift that will make things larger than life for your gamer buddies.
17. Wireless Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Combo
This wireless keyboard with a mouse is a must-have for gamers. Ten different lighting effects and a mute button are a package that any gamer would respect. When gaming it’s often about the mood as well as the graphics. Your gamer friend will love the transformative effect that this light-up keyboard will have on the feel of their room and the confidence in their gameplay. You’ll score BIG with this gift idea.
18. Edifier G4 TE Surround Sound Noise Cancelling Gaming Headset
Gaming isn’t just about the graphics, it is also very much about the sounds. These Gaming headphones with surround sound and a noise-canceling microphone are of top quality. This headset will ensure that the lucky gamer that wears them will hear everything in crystal clear tones and will also be heard by their teammates or enemies, thanks to the detachable microphone. The detachable mic also means that it can be used as everyday headphones also. Your gamer friend or family member will look stylish whilst being at the top of their game.
19. PC Gaming Headset & Stand (with Adjustable & Rotating Arm Clamp)
To go along with the last gift idea product (Surround sound headphones with mic.) our next gift idea is a very useful Headphone Holder Hook that will keep the gamer’s headgear safe and tidy because technology comes at a price but no one wants to keep having to replace it. There is a place for everything and everything in its place, is what my old Granny used to say. Mind you she also said that she was a spy but I’ll go with her on this one. Keep everything tidy with a simple but effective hook for their headphones.
20. NETGEAR WiFi Range Extender EX3700
In the twenty-first century, we only need three things. Food, Water, and Wi-Fi. Okay, that’s not quite right but imagine a gamer’s life if their Wi-Fi keeps dropping out because the signal is just not up to it. With this gift idea, you could make the gamer in your life literally cry with joy as with this piece of kit they can boost their existing Wi-Fi signal and make sure they don’t miss a moment of their gaming activities. And that, my friend, is a priceless gift.
21. Personalised Gamer Tag sign
A gamer tag is a highly desired and crafted item that conveys that A LOT of thought went into buying it. It’s about credibility and kudos, representing a mark of appreciation for their gaming abilities. Give your gamer friend or family member an ego boost with this personalized gamer tag light. This gift idea will light up not only their bedroom, man cave, or game room but also will light up their faces with smiles of joy and adulation.
22. Personalised Color Changing LED Gamer Tag Light
If I had owned this when I was a kid, I honestly think my head would have exploded. In fact, if I owned this now my head would be KABLOOEY! This gift idea is what every gamer wants, their name up in lights. It’s not a vanity thing, it’s all about the cute and trendy color-changing lights…..nope, It’s indeed about the name up in lights. Who will be the Gamesmaster and who will clinch the High Score?
23. Animal Crossing Town/Island Name Coaster
Gamers are an accepting bunch of people and they love fellow gamers, even if it’s a game that they don’t really appreciate themselves. Gamers will get respect, no matter what! With these ‘Animal Crossing’ game Personalised Coasters they will be respected all over the internet as the game is almost universally loved. The kitsch value alone is worth a thousand smiles. Every time they place their drink down on the coaster they’ll think of you.
24. Personalised Gamer Water Bottle, Lunch Bag, School Sets
This gift set idea is a double whammy. For the younger gamer in your life that is still studying you can present them with a way to have their packed lunch and drink in a personalized carry case and drinks bottle. Both printed with their name and the words ‘Born to Game, forced to go to school.’ Ensure that their ‘street cred’ is on point with this stylish and heartfelt gift idea which they will use every day, all year round. An investment in this gift will pay dividends in getting rid of hunger pangs and them being too cool for school.
25. Personalised Gaming Snacks Jar Sticker
Amidst a gaming battle, the last thing your gamer buddy wants is the feeling of a rumbling stomach. This personalized snacks jar with the gamer’s name emblazoned on it will deter the ‘snack thieves’ and give your healthy (or unhealthy) treat jar a gaming facelift. This thoughtful gift idea will ensure that they stay hunger-free and in top form to score high in whichever game they are currently playing. A real quality gift idea, straight from the heart.
We hope you found inspiration and information from our roundup of 25 Awesome Gift Ideas for Gamers. Each of the items on the list can be a perfect gift for the gamer in your life, so choose with confidence and say goodbye to any doubts….It would definitely be a GAME OVER for them once they receive these goodies.
If you have any thoughts on our Gamers Gift ideas or think we missed on featuring anything cool, then please let us know in the comments section.