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20 Holiday Gift Ideas For Gamers in 2015

Holiday Gift Ideas For Gamers
Need gift-giving inspiration? We share 20 awesome Holiday gift ideas for gamers. Explore our list of the best gift ideas in gaming this Christmas.

The Holiday season is definitely a great time of year for gamers. Not only do many of the most anticipated video games and gaming consoles get released, but the gift giving makes it easier to acquire these hot games and consoles. Video games, gaming consoles, and accessories are expensive, so why wouldn’t a gamer add these items to their Holiday gift wishlist. After all, these gaming items make for a great gift!

To help those shopping for gifts for gamers, we have compiled a list of the 20 bestselling video games, consoles, and accessories, that are sure to be on every gamers wishlist this year. That is, if they have not already bought the item.

For gifters, always make sure you know which console they have (e.g. Xbox One, PlayStation 4) before buying video games. This is important as the games for one device won’t work on the other device.

20 Christmas Gift Ideas for Gamers

  • HALO
    ;b;Halo 5 Guardians Master Chief Helmet T-Shirt;/b;;/br;;ul;;li;100% Cotton;/li;;li;Officially Licensed;/li;;/ul;
    $19.88  from Walmart US
  • NA
    Weight: 0.23 lbs...
    $81.99  from Quill.com
  • Nintendo
    The ultimate evolution of Super Mario Bros. is here! The Mario experience of your dreams has arrived and is bursting with creativity. including yours! Play a near-limitless number of intensely creative Super Mario levels from players around the world. It's easy enough to create your own levels with the Wii U GamePad controller that it may feel like you're simply sketching out your ideas on paper, but you can now bring enemies and objects into a playable course in ways you could only dream of before. What was impossible in traditional Mario games is now impossibly fun, so let your imagination run wild! Product InformationSoftware Main Type: GameSoftware Sub Type: Role Playing GameSoftware Name: Super Mario MakerESRB Rating: E (Everyone) Network Compatible: YesPlatform Supported: Wii U
    $66.61  from Walmart US
  • Ubisoft
    WELCOME TO THE FAMILY - London, 1868. The Industrial Revolution fattens the purses of the privileged while the working class struggles to survive - until two Assassins rise to lead the world's first organized crime family. Conquer the streets of London. Bring the ruling class to their knees. Make history in a visceral adventure unlike any game you've played before.
    $55.99  from Best Buy
  • MICROSOFT ESD CDS ECONSIGN
    With Xbox Live Gold, you're part of the world's premier gaming community. Play with friends on the most advanced multiplayer network, get free games, and receive exclusive discounts. Experience games like Halo and Minecraft on a network powered by hundreds of thousands of servers that maximize performance and reduce lag. Get free games every month, worth up to $700 a year. With millions of gamers worldwide, and so many games to play, now's a great time to go Gold.
    $59.99  from Best Buy
  •  
    Introducing the new Xbox One S. Play the greatest games lineup, including Xbox 360 classics, on a 40% smaller console. Experience richer, more luminous colors in games and video with High Dynamic Range. Stream 4K video on Netflix and Amazon Video, and watch UHD Blu-ray movies in stunning 4K Ultra HD. Then get the enhanced comfort and feel of the new Xbox Wireless Controller, featuring textured grip and Bluetooth. Experience the enhanced comfort and feel of the redesigned white Microsoft Xbox One Wireless Controller. It features a sleek, streamlined design and textured grips. Enjoy custom button mapping and up to twice the wireless range. Plug in any compatible headset with the 3.5mm stereo headset jack. With added Bluetooth technology, you can also play your favorite games on Windows 10 computers and tablets. Typing on the Xbox One is made easier with the Type Pad, a full Qwerty keyboard attachment for the Xbox One wireless controller. The Type Pad is a wireless USB keyboard attachment that pairs wirelessly with the Xbox One via the included dongle. It is compatible with any game or application that supports Bluetooth keyboards. It's small and compact design fits sleekly with the controller's natural design, allowing for accurate and quick texting with both thumbs during game play. The Type Pad is powered by the controller, no additional batteries are needed. The key pad also features a special analog nub for quick menu navigation as well as dedicated shortcuts . The easy to read keys work great in light while a special phosphorescent material allows the keys glow green in the dark. The type pad is the ideal way to send game invite messages, enter text into fields while web browsing or communicate with fans during your next live stream. Get up to 25 hours of play time with your Xbox One wireless controllers with two custom batteries included with the black Xbox One Modular Charge Station from Nyko. The drop-in sled design allows for rapid recharging of your controllers while still maintaining a low profile. This comfortable over-the-ear stereo headset delivers rich sound, and lets you control the balance of game and chat audio without taking your hands off your controller. All the fun of customizable LEDs with the comfortable feel of your favorite first party controller. The Light Grip for the Xbox One is a full color light up skin and grip accessory for Microsoft's Xbox One Controller. Easy to use, this accessory requires no batteries and includes up to 17 different combinations of light colors and patterns to choose from. Your favorite entertainment is at your fingertips with the Xbox One Media Remote. It puts you in control of Blu-ray movies, streaming video, and apps, and works with Kinect to control power and volume on your TV or receiver. Featuring backlit buttons that light up automatically, and direct access to the OneGuide, this simple, powerful remote is designed to help you watch and switch instantly. Bundle includes: Xbox One S 2TB Console Xbox One S console Microsoft Xbox Wireless Controller Console stand HDMI cable AC Power cable 14-day Xbox Live Gold Trial Microsoft Xbox Wireless Controller - White (1) Nyko Type Pad for Xbox One Nyko Modular Charge Station for Xbox One Microsoft Stereo Headset for Xbox One Nyko Light Grip for Xbox One Microsoft Xbox One Media Remote
    $684.99  from Curacao
  • Xbox One
    Xbox One EX6-00001 Xbox One Wireless Controller
    $59.88  from BrandsMart USA
  •  
    Embark on a new Yoshi adventure in a world made from yarn, cloth and textiles. Explore the world by using yarn to weave wool patterns and warp pipes to reach new areas, and gleefully unravel its secrets and puzzles by pulling yarn walls apart. Add a little color to Yoshi's life with a spectrum of yarn balls. Then team up with a friend to have a ball together in this wild and woolly world.
    $39.99  from Curacao
  • Microsoft
    With a Windows Store gift card, you can buy apps, games, music, movies, TV and more on Windows PCs, tablets and phones. Get a Windows Store gift card for apps, games and entertainment on Windows and Xbox. Buy popular apps and games on Windows and Xbox Rent or buy the latest movies and TV shows Stream and download millions of songs from the music catalog Great as a gift, allowance, or credit card alternative no fees or expiration dates Works with Windows PCs, tablets and phones, and Xbox* Available in $10, $15, $20, $25, $50, and $100 denominations NO EXPIRATION DATE OR SERVICE FEES *Works with Windows 10 PCs, tablets and phones, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Xbox One and Xbox 360 (Xbox Live required) . Not redeemable on earlier versions. Music: Only for purchase of tracks, albums and music pass on Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 PCs and tablets, or music pass on Xbox One (Xbox Live required) . TO REDEEM CODE: 1. Go to microsoft.com/redeem 2. Enter code 3. Start shopping Once redeemed to your U.S. Microsoft account, the full code value will be applied and may be used for eligible purchases (exclusions apply) made directly at select Microsoft digital stores. Eligible purchases and prices vary by region, device, and over time. Geography limitations, country and balance restrictions, taxes, and Internet connection fees may apply. Paid subscriptions required for some content. You must be 13+. Except as required by law, codes cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash and are not reloadable or refundable. To create a new Microsoft account or to read full terms and conditions (which may change without notice) , go to microsoft.com/cardterms. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Cards and codes issued by and /"/ Microsoft Corp, a Washington Corporation, and/or its affiliates. Microsoft Corporation - One Microsoft Way - Redmond, WA 98052-6399 USA
    $59.42  from Walmart US
  • Nintendo
    Jump into your favorite games with immersive 3D
    $199.99  from Best Buy
  • SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT OF AMERICA
    Until Dawn - PlayStation 4
    $59.99  from Kmart
  • Sony
    Built-in speaker; light bar; built-in audio jack; includes Cinch Sack
    $79.99  from Best Buy
  • LEGO
    Rated E10+ for 10 Years and Older. When a mysterious and powerful vortex suddenly appears in various LEGO worlds, different characters from DC Comics, Lord of the Rings and the LEGO Movie are swept away. To save their friends, Batman, Gandalf and Wyldstyle bravely jump into the vortex to rescue their friends and fight to save all of LEGO humanity. Let your creativity be your guide as you build the LEGO Gateway to adventure, journeying through unexpected worlds and teaming-up with unlikely allies on the quest to defeat the evil Lord Vortech. Play with characters you never thought you could see in a LEGO game together, using vehicles and weapons you never thought possible. LEGO Bad Cop driving the DeLorean Time Machine why not?! The Ninjago Masters of Spinjitsu fighting alongside Wonder Woman yes, please! Get ready to break the rules, because the only rule with LEGO Dimensions is that there are no rules. An Extreme Cross-Over. For the first time in any LEGO videogame, characters from a mix of the best brands in the universe join forces and battle in worlds outside of their own. A Dark Knight, a Wizard, and a Master Builder traveling together down the Yellow Brick Road are just the beginning Keep Expanding. By purchasing additional expansion packs, you can grow your collection with a variety of your favorite brands to create even more crazy combinations. More is Better. Bring up to 7 characters, vehicles and weapons into the game all at once by dropping them on the LEGO Gateway for the most exciting and action-filled game around. Play Alone or with a Friend. Let your imagination guide your solo journey or have a friend join the adventure with co-operative, drop-in/out play. The Starter Pack Will Last. One LEGO Toy Pad and the videogame found in the initial Starter Pack will offer continued compatibility with future Expansion Packs for years to come. No compatibility chart necessary - everything you buy today or expand with tomorrow will continue to work. The LEG
    $89.95  from HSN
  • PlayStation 4
    PlayStation 4 014633733808 Madden NFL 16 For PlayStation 4
    $59.88  from BrandsMart USA
  • Ubisoft
    Jump off the couch and bust a move
    $39.99  from Best Buy

Are you a gamer? What are some of the video games, consoles, and accessories you have on your Holiday wishlist this year? Share your favorites with our readers in the comments section below.

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