Buying the right gifts for gamers in your life can be quite a challenging task. Their tastes change with each new game, system, or accessory that comes out. It’s hard to know what they might value the most and also easy to get lost in the torrential sea of gaming stuff out there.
But get ready to win a round! Here you’ll find everything you’ll need for your favorite gamer, from computer accessories to novelty gifts and more. Read on to achieve the best gifts for gamers here.
65 Awesome Gamer Gift Ideas
Gaming is a way of life, so find your way to these ultimate gifts for gamers below.
This super-helpful headphone charging station will make gaming even easier and more fun for the gamer in your life. The stand will not only charge two devices at once, but it has a cool bubble display featuring the perfect multi-color LED effects. Gamers will love how practical this station is while offering some cool design to their gaming hideaway.
Gaming Night Light
Give this awesome night light to the gamer you know and watch them proudly display it in their gamer’s paradise room instantly. The 3D light displays the “Can’t Hear You I’m Gaming” message which they can change via remote control to display in 16 different colors. The light can be dimmed when the gamer in question finally needs to get some rest.
Funny Gamer Keychain
These his n’ hers gamer keychains will make the ultimate Valentine’s gift for your gamer girlfriend or boyfriend. The stainless steel keychain splits apart into two parts, one named “Player 1” and one “Player 2.” When placed together, they form a heart, and when apart, they will keep both your keys safe.
Gamer Pillow Set
This fun gaming pillow is an inexpensive way to give the coolest gifts for gamers to yours. The set includes a throw pillow cover with a slot where the remote control and the controller can hang out. The “Gamer’s Spot” pillow comes with a novelty knit hat and funny socks that will keep them company as they game.
Show the gamer in your life that you care with this high-tech gaming mouse. The high-precision mouse has adjustable DPI buttons that they can customize to their own liking. The movement of their mouse will achieve the highest sensitivity needed to beat every villain, advance to every level, and achieve gaming stardom.
Nintendo Switch Lite
This Nintendo Switch Lite is the ultimate handheld gaming device. The gamer you know will love the sleek-looking device lightweight enough to keep the game going wherever they end up going. It will make handheld play an important part of their day they can easily access whenever they want to.
Gamer Finger Chopsticks
Your favorite gamer will laugh out loud when they get their hands on these great finger chopsticks. They’ll then proceed to use them all the time while gaming. The chopsticks will allow any gamer to snack while keeping their hands clean and stain-free. The chopsticks stay on the hands all the time, so the game never has to stop.
Under Desk Mount
You can provide any gamer with this under-desk mount that will keep all their devices and gaming accessories out of the way and charge to maximum capacity. The device has three areas they can use to plug in and two areas to hang devices, headphones, or other items. 100% is the best way to game.
Retro Video Game Poster
Surprise the gamer you know with this incredible art print containing an array of retro video game controllers. A great Christmas or birthday present, the print features everything from Commodore and Atari to the latest Nintendo and Sony Playstation. They can enjoy this illustrated history of gaming every time they look at this stylish print.
Gameboy Heat Changing Coffee Mug
A guy who games will treasure this Gameboy mug that offers him a big surprise whenever he drinks a hot beverage. The ceramic mug reacts to any hot drink when poured in, which brings up a Gameboy game on the screen of the mug. The retro design and cool features will even impress the gamer who has everything.
Gaming Mouse Pad
This ultra-professional gaming mouse pad will elevate the skills of any gamer you know. The extra-large mat will offer freedom of movement when gaming, while the adjustable color combinations of the light rim will improve the atmosphere and encourage a win even faster than usual.
Glow-In-The-Dark Gaming Blanket
Whether you know an adult gamer or a teen-in-training, they’ll enjoy getting warm and toasty with this glow-in-the-dark blanket. The fleece blanket will keep any gamer comfortable during long stretches, while the multiple game controllers featured on the blanket will keep their immediate area glowing like their favorite video game.
Gamer Wall Art
This edgy sign for gamers is the best way a piece of wall decor can reflect a gamer’s attitude. The wood sign spells out the dictionary definition for “Rage-Quit,” which is gamer code for when players force themselves to quit playing a particular game out of anger caused by faulty controllers. Don’t worry…it will make sense to them.
Gaming Blue Light Glasses
These blue light glasses are a thoughtful gaming gift for your favorite digital adventurer. Whether for him or for her, the glasses help prevent strain on the eyes that come from hours and hours of screen time. They will appreciate your caring about their vision and be thankful they can play for even longer.
Personalized Retro Gamer Glass
Bring your favorite gamer to life with this super-awesome personalized gaming glass. Their name will appear, along with a retro video-game-style replica of themselves. They’ll treasure this custom item that honors the history of video games in all its former 8-bit glory. Every time they take a sip of their favorite drink, they’ll think of how cool a friend you really are.
Upgrade the gamer in your life with this impressive gaming headset. The headset has all the bells and whistles gamers love and need, from noise-canceling capability to bass surround sound and awesome LED lights that will make every game festive. A wonderful gift for a husband, the headset will top any men’s gaming wish list.
Funny Gaming T-Shirt
Gamers everywhere will appreciate the offbeat sense of humor this cotton t-shirt provides. The message reads, “A Day Without Video Games Is Like . . . Just Kidding I Have No Idea.” They’ll enjoy wearing the comfortable shirt during those long days when they never (ever) forget to play.
It’s no secret gamers can forget to eat and drink when in the middle of a gaming marathon. You can save them from thirst with this practical tumbler. The stainless steel tumbler will keep all beverages in their original state of hot or cold while stating on the outside, “I’m Gaming / Do Not Disturb.”
Gamer Comforter Set
When you’ve got boys who game (or a man who still games), you can make their day and night better with this gamer comforter set. The set has a comforter, along with two pillowcases. Both display vibrant gaming designs centering around a controller. They’ll sleep like a baby every time.
Playstation 4 Alarm Clock
Your favorite gamer may actually put down their controller to check this one out. The alarm clock is shaped like a Playstation 4 DualShock controller. They can wake up, check the time, and set an alarm for another day of intense gaming with this item. The time, date, and wake-up time are all displayed so they won’t miss a minute of tomorrow’s game.
Personalized Retro Gamer Art
This personalized gamer art will make the ideal anniversary gift if either (or both) are gamers and a couple in love. You can customize the print to feature two gamers in an 8-bit style design, along with both names also displayed. Gamer gift ideas like this print don’t come along very often, so snatch it up while you can.
Video Games Bucket List Poster
Make the walls of your favorite gamer’s home much more fun with this scratch-off poster of 100 video games. They will enjoy the surprises each time they scratch off one of 100 choices on the poster. From retro video games to the newest gaming classics, they’ll love discovering each of these games and love having such a cool piece for their wall.
Professional Computer Repair Kit
Sometimes the best gifts for gamers aren’t new games or fancy equipment, but a practical lifesaver like this professional-grade computer repair kit. The 80-in-1 kit includes every tool, device, and detail necessary to fix any problem themselves. From a battery, a loose screw, or a fan problem to the motherboard, they will be able to keep their precious system in tip-top condition.
Whenever the gamer in your life gets nostalgic over classic games like Pacman, he can reach for this gamer necktie once you add it to his clothing collection. The handmade tie will proudly geek up any outfit and display the colorful symbols of Pacman with honor. He’ll be the best-dressed retro gamer at his next convention.
Gamer Neon Sign
Bring some retro gaming neon into the gaming space of someone you care about with this awesome neon sign. The colorful sign is shaped like a game controller and will elevate their bedroom or playroom into a gamer’s delight. The design will inspire any gamer to enjoy themselves even more and win big every time.
LED Strip Lights
Elevate the play space of your favorite gamer with these LED strip lights on display. The 50-foot lights can be adjusted via remote control to loads of settings. Whether they’re in the mood for a vivacious red or a subtle blue, they can set these cool LED lights as the backdrop to the game they’re playing and keep the magic going.
Heated Hand Massager
When the gamer you know is too dedicated to the art of gaming, they’ll need this heated hand massager to keep feeling their best. The easy-to-use massager allows the gamer to slip their hand inside and let the four massage heads hit all their acupuncture points. With regular use, they will keep their hands loose, free, and ready to keep on gaming until the game is done.
This cup holster will keep the gamer in your life from experiencing their greatest fear—spilling a drink on their system. This industrial-strength cup holster is a practical gift that easily screws onto nearly any sized desk to keep a gamer beverage-free and clear from the gaming in question. They’ll thank you for this ingenious addition to their desk setup.
Gaming Coasters Set
When your favorite gamer has it all, give them something new and unusual they’d never think of . . . this gaming coaster set. The retro set of six tin coasters each replicates a neon-style Playstation controller symbol. This gamer can throw a party for their gaming buddies and keep it 100 all the way down to the drinks.
Girl Gamer Funny T-Shirt
Gamer girls are coming into their own and can proudly display their affiliation with this fun t-shirt. The cotton t-shirt can be worn during gaming marathons and she can let the world know, “Yes, I’m A Gamer Girl / Try To Keep Up.” She’ll be ready to take on players galore with confidence and style.
Gaming Bunk Bed With Desk
Get the little gamer in your life their very own sleep and game combination for their bedroom. This impressive bunk bed and desk combo is gaming-themed and has room enough for an entire gaming console system below with a twin bed above. The ultimate bunk bed will keep the little guy or gal entertained day and night.
Gamer Birthday Candle
Celebrate a gamer’s birthday with this incredible gamer birthday candle. The festivities will never be better than when you bring a birthday cake to the gaming birthday boy or girl with this game-controller candle on top. They’ll blow out this awesome candle while wishing for more games, more additions to their system, and more wins, of course.
Video Game Slippers
Keep their game strong in all walks of life when you put these offbeat video game slippers on the feet of the gamer you care about. The fleece slippers are super comfortable, while the memory foam will ensure a comfy state of mind for any gamer’s schedule. The pop art-style retro controller design will inspire them to get every high score imaginable.
Funny Gaming Door Sign
Sometimes, gamers just need their privacy, so give them some with this hilarious and useful sign. The wooden sign hangs on a door or any wall and looks like a handheld video game. The sign reads “Can I Just Finish This Game” and will let any and all guests know to keep out or keep quiet until this game is finished.
Lumbar Support Pillow
This thoughtful lumbar support pillow will let your favorite gamer know how much you care about their bodily health. The well-constructed pillow is crafted from memory foam and will keep their lower back supported while allowing their body to breathe. After about nine hours of straight gaming, they’ll appreciate it.
Cat Ear Gaming Headphones
Just because the girl gamer you know is serious about gaming doesn’t mean she doesn’t want to look cute in these cat ear gaming headphones. The pink headphones with cat ears on top will provide the sharpest sound while showing off a custom light display to suit her mood.
Player 1 Player 2 Shirt Set
If the gamer you know is a dad, he’ll enjoy this heartfelt way to honor his fatherhood and his love of gaming at the same time. The father and son or father and daughter shirt set have a black t-shirt for dad saying “Player 1” and a red onesie for baby saying “Player 2.” Off they go to win big as the best team ever.
PacMan Ghost Table Lamp
This ghost table lamp will add some retro gaming good times to any space where the gamer in your life plays. The lamp is a replica of the legendary Pacman ghosts and can be adjusted to 16 different colors. The ghost lamp will even change color along with music, so the gamer party atmosphere will be set and ready to go.
This pocket pillow is an awesome way to play games on a mobile device while the device is placed inside the pillow’s clear lining. Gamers can play without worrying about the stability of their device and even stream all the games they want to play. Their device will be safe (and comfortable) in the pocket pillow.
Gamer Pillow Cover
Gaming home accessories can be overwhelmingly manly, so when you want to bring some gaming elegance to your favorite lady gamer’s home, give her this pillow cover and watch her smile. She will appreciate this pink pillow cover featuring a game controller drawn in delicate fuschia lines. The pillow cover will match her sense of style and honor her love of gaming.
Vibrating Seat Massager
Soothe the overworked muscles of the gamer you know with this helpful vibrating seat massager. Once placed over any gaming-style chair, this massager will use its many modes of massage and speeds to relieve all the tension that a dedication to gaming can build up in the muscles. A convenient remote control will allow them to adjust the healing as needed.
Chocolate Game Controller Gift
What better way is there to celebrate an anniversary or Valentine’s Day for your special gamer than by giving them this delectable game controller made entirely out of chocolate? The cool look of the controller will taste even better as they take bite after bite out of the chocolate gift. They won’t forget this one for a very long time.
Xbox Rechargeable Battery Packs
Make sure the gamer in your life never experiences a dead battery again with this super-powered charging station. The charger works for up to 4 pieces at the same time and can achieve a full charge in 3 hours. They will be all charged up and ready to conquer the universe again and again.
Elevate your favorite gamer’s style with this rainbow gaming keyboard for their system. The 61-keyboard will help jettison their keyboard abilities into the most professional gaming levels. Its wireless display and lightweight quality will keep them loving this multi-colored keyboard for a long time to come.
Gamer Heartbeat Hoodie
Give a gamer an awesome hoodie that celebrates the art of the game and you’ll have a friend for life. This gamer hoodie is one such gift with its comfortable fit and its graphic game controller and EKG display that proudly shows off the heartbeat of a gamer.
Funny Gamer Hamper
When you’ve run out of high-tech gaming gifts for the one you love, get them this awesome-looking laundry hamper. Bring the world of gaming to their everyday life and their laundry at the same time. The tall storage basket reads “Do Not Disturb / I’m Gaming” and will serve them well as a closet organizer, wastebasket, or hamper.
The gamer you know won’t believe their eyes when you give them this hangry snack kit tailor-made for the gaming community. They can dig into the kit and find a retro video game, two gaming gum/mint tins, and a gamer beverage, in addition to 16 snacks to keep their bellies satisfied during long stretches at the gaming helm.
Ergonomic Armrest Pads
Just when you think your gamer has the most comfortable setup, you can turn it up a notch with these helpful ergonomic armrest pads. The set of pads is crafted from memory foam and has gel inserts to provide the most contoured comfort available while the game continues (and continues).
Gamer Cosmetic Bag
The lady in your life who games wants gaming-themed accessories just as much as the guys do. This girl-friendly makeup bag is the perfect place for her makeup, small items, and other accessories needed throughout the day. The game controller design reads “Gamer’s Survival Kit” and won’t let her down when she needs her special things close by.
Girl Gamer Room Decor
When there’s a girl gamer in your life, you want her to be able to celebrate who she is. She can do just that with this girl gamer room decor. The wood sign works on a door or a wall and confidently shows off that she’s a “Girl Gamer,” along with gaming accessory designs (and hearts for good measure).
Gamer Wearable Blanket
Your favorite gamer will put on this wearable blanket hoodie and never take it off when they start gaming in total comfort. The oversized hoodie will recreate the feeling of being wrapped in a sherpa blanket and allow them the ease of playing their games at the same time. They will love the feel of a good few hours’ worth of gaming with this blanket keeping them warm and toasty.
Stackable Night Light
Create the look of Tetris stackable shapes with this cool-looking piece of home decor with gamers in mind. They can play with their favorite combination of shapes and adjust the color patterns as well. This night light will be the perfect addition to any gamer’s room during game time or sleep time.
Controller Plush Pillow
Whether the gamer you know is a kid, a teen, or an adult, they’ll get super excited at the sight of this 3D game controller-shaped pillow. The all-in-one pillow can be used as a distinct piece of room decor, while it can also help support them as they sit up on their couch or bed to play video games.
Help bring some healing into the life and onto the body of the gamer you care about with this powerful massage gun. The handheld massager uses deep tissue percussion pressure to alleviate pain, stiffness, and any discomfort that arises from overuse. Their hands, arms, legs, back, neck, and more will feel worlds better after a session with this massage gun.
Floor Gaming Chair
When gamers want to enact their craft from floor level, you can make it easier on their bodies with this awesome floor gaming chair. The swivel chair sits close to the floor while offering the best support possible for a gaming marathon. The chair even rotates 360 degrees for all points-access to gaming.
LED Laser Star Projector
Turn the ordinary play space of your favorite gamer into a celestial wonderland with this magical LED laser star projector. The compact, lightweight projector will easily cast a sky’s worth of green stars against a blue nebula cloud. Once the stage is set, they can be ready to conquer the gaming universe.
When you know a gamer who also loves to cook, you can do double duty with this vibrant gamer apron. They can wear this comfortable apron and act as professionally as they want to in the kitchen. The apron is loaded with gaming-themed designs that will let everyone know #1, other than cooking.
XBox One Cooling Stand
Gamers need to stay healthy, but so do their systems so give your gamer this vertical charging and cooling stand for their Xbox One. The stand will charge the system and two controllers while keeping everyone cool with two fans. They can also store games on the compact tech accessory that is perfect for any dedicated gamer’s life.
Gaming Novelty Socks
Give the lady gamer you know this cute pair of gaming socks for her collection. The pink socks mimic the men’s counterparts that feature game controllers on each sole, along with the words “Do Not Disturb / Gaming In Progress.” She’ll get a kick out of wearing these while she’s kicking the boy players right out of the game.
Retro Mini Arcade
This super unique retro mini arcade will bring something new (and old) into the life of the gamer you love. The nearly 6-inch miniature arcade is built in the style of the old video games, so it brings a huge nostalgic factor with it. Fun also comes along since they can play the pre-load, battery-powered game anywhere they go.
Oculus VR Headset
Give your favorite gamer a gift like no other with this unprecedented Oculus VR headset. They won’t waste a moment before getting into the virtual reality tech and exploring the massive Quest library of content and fun experiences. You want to check in on them to make sure they remember to come back to this reality again!
Gamer Girl Coloring Book
Get the female gamer you know this incredibly entertaining coloring book for gamer girls. She can get into the arty habit of coloring to stay calm between gaming adventures and enjoy the eddy quotes and topics this book offers. It may become her favorite way to focus and stay relaxed, the gamer’s way.
You can help improve the desk setup of the gamer in your life with this helpful gaming desk. The unique desk offers a large space for all their paraphernalia, has an LED light display to keep things exciting, and even offers practical features like a cup holder and headphones rack. They’ll have all they need and more to be even more successful in the gaming world.
Game Over Coffee Mug
This may be the coolest coffee mug ever for gamers. They will love drinking any beverage in this ceramic mug that has a set of grippers, each shaped and designed like one portion of a game controller. The mug itself says “Game Over” in 8-bit style, so they will be sure to enjoy having the best mug around for miles.
Wireless Charging Station
Gamers go through battery life like no one else, so keep them thoroughly charged up and ready with this useful wireless charging station. The charging station is space-friendly and charges up to four devices at the same time. They can use this while they game, in between games, or when they’re thinking of gaming on a mobile device for a change.
Gamer Gifts FAQs
Do Adults Play Video Games?
By the middle of 2020, there were almost 3.1 billion video game consumers worldwide.
With roughly 8 billion people in the world, this means almost 40% of the world’s population play video games. The majority of those gamers play on their mobile devices instead of the traditional way of playing video games on a computer or console.
How Do I Find a Great Gift for a Gamer for a Reasonable Price?
In addition to the usual roster of expensive gaming gifts, you can find reasonably priced gamer gifts that won’t break the bank, which your gamer buddy will appreciate. You could give them a backup mouse, a mousepad with a fun design, or a practical hard drive or power bank they can use for extra storage. Any kind of gamer novelty items are also fun and don’t cost that much, like a funny sign, t-shirt, or socks they can use while gaming.
What Do You Get a Gamer Man?
Luckily, there is no shortage of gaming accessories for you to get a man who games. With headsets, LED light displays, specialized keyboards, or a comfy gaming chair, he will be set for any adventures his games bring him. You can also get him a shirt, hat, hoodie, or socks that celebrate his love of gaming or any kind of home decor that accomplishes the same thing.
What Do You Get a Gamer Girl?
Gamer girls like and need the same type of accessories as their male counterparts do. For the ladies, you may just want to look into a different color or design, like a lumbar pillow shaped like a heart or a pink & purple gaming chair that suits her style. You can also choose t-shirts, hoodies, or home accessories that she will love keeping around to show off her love of gaming.
What Are Some Good Gifts to Give Gamers for Christmas?
Whether the latest Xbox, Sony Playstation, or Nintendo is out, giving your favorite gamer an upgrade to his or her current system or improving it with the newest accessories is a wonderful way to treat them to a terrific Christmas. You can also diversify their controllers currently in use or add to their game collection with a new and exciting game that they will love playing after the holidays are done.
What Is the Best Gift for a Gamer That Isn’t a Video Game or a Video Game Console?
There are so many options when it comes to gifts for gamers that will impress and delight them, which don’t include the actual gaming equipment or accessories. You can buy them extra storage for their vast collection of online games or even give them their favorite video game soundtrack on vinyl. A gaming pass is a great way to open up their gaming horizons, while a girl gamer might love a new trend called gaming makeup which is traditional makeup with a gaming theme.