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10 of the best holiday gift ideas for gamers

Yes, even for the pros.


Beck Diaz

Dot Recs

Posted on Dec 14, 2021   Updated on Dec 15, 2021, 8:25 am CST

The holiday season is quickly approaching and gamers everywhere are counting down the days till the big 2-4. While the gaming world can be scary and unfamiliar for someone uninvested, finding a great gaming gift actually isn’t that challenging. 

If you have a gamer in your life but don’t understand the gaming world, or just need some guidance on finding the best holiday gifts for gamers this year, this is the list for you.

Best Gift Ideas For Gamers

1) Best Gaming Laptop For Gamers: 2021 Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop

ACER predator helios

To some extent, a gamer is only as good as their laptop. If their hardware is slow and prone to crashing, you can be sure they’re not getting the full gaming experience. Give the gift of exceptional gaming with one of the best gaming laptops of the year. 

With an i7 8-core intel processor, 15.6″ HD LED-backlit IPS Display, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics system, they’ll be sailing through their virtual world with ease. 

Price: $1,802.99

2) Game comfortably and in style: X Rocker Eclipse Floor Rocker Gaming Chair

Eclipse rocker gaming chair

Newsflash: a high-quality gaming experience needs more than just a good game. You need a competent gaming system, some great control add-ons, and, maybe even most importantly, a great gaming chair. 

This eclipse floor rocker has all the bells and whistles a gamer would need. With speakers inserted close to the head, foldable size for when not in use, and a rocking design designed for the most comfortable gaming positions, your gamer will be in top-chair heaven. 

Price: $102

3) Best PC for new gamers: : CyberpowerPC Gamer Master Gaming PC

Cyberpower PC gamer

This PC comes highly rated by critics and gamers alike. It requires little-to-no setup straight out of the box and stays quiet during play. Powered by AMD’s Ryzen CPU and accompanying AM4 architecture, the Ryzen 3 CPU is the core to the series with fast processing speeds and up to 4 cores / 8 threads for effortless multitasking. 

Price: $999.99

4) Best gift for gamers who like to fix things themselves: 80 IN 1 Professional Computer Repair Tool Kit

80 piece professional comupter tool kit

This 80-in-1 computer repair kit may seem like a strange gift, but if your gamer is a serious tech-head who likes to tinker with their hardware, we promise it’ll be perfect. This kit will let them customize their tech, upgrade their hardware, and fix any problems that might arise with ease. 

Price: $26.99

5) Best headset for gamers looking to communicate in style: VersionTECH G2000 Gaming Headset

Vision tech headset

A good gaming headset can completely transform the gaming experience. With a vivid sound field, an LED light display, 120 degree rotating microphone, and ventilated ear cushions, this headset is the all-in-one your gamer needs. 

Price: $35.99

6) Best upgrade streaming gamers won’t think of: PC Gaming Headset Headphone Hook Holder

Headset hook

A gamer’s paradise can get easily destroyed. Wires, loose games, controls, and other bells and whistles get thrown around and suddenly, the once utopic space becomes a war zone of tech. This hook holder will bring your gamer one step closer to their organized gaming paradise. They’ll never lose their headset and we bet that they’ll constantly thank you for this simple hack. 

Price: $12.99

7) Best gifts for PC gamers tech neck: Neck Massage Pillow

Neck massage pillow

Only serious gamers can understand the troubles of tech neck. Formally defined as neck pain that comes from excessive poor posture from using an electronic device, tech neck is almost unavoidable for those putting in significant gaming hours. Finally, there’s a solution that will make this one of the best gift ideas for gamers.

This neck massage pillow can alleviate some of the stress brought on by tech neck. With powerful 3D rotating massage nodes and a gentle heating function that soothes, gamers everywhere will consider this their prized possession after a long day of having fun. 

Price: $48.95 

8) Best gaming gift to add flair to the gaming chair: X Rocker RGB Prism Pedestal

X Rocker prism pedestal

As far as rockers go, this prism pedestal rocker is one of the best options for gamers who like to be elevated as they play. This chair has headrest speakers and a subwoofer to provide serious quality audio. A strip of customizable LED lights run the length of the chair for added flair, and the base provides a sturdy ergonomic swivel design. 

Price: $313.99

9) Best gift for gamers needing accurate response: Wireless Lightweight Gaming Mouse

Wireless gaming mouse

For the best gift ideas for gamers, we’ve got a solution. Add a bit of flair in the simplest way with this wireless gaming mouse. With a clean white helix design, this mouse is the cherry on top of an already stylish gamers collection. 

Its hollow, perforated shell provides the most extreme gaming experience, and its customizable backlit feature only sends the gamer further into immersion. 

Price: $20.99

10) Best gift for PC users needing a new keyboard: Razer Huntsman Elite Gaming Keyboard

Huntsman elite gaming keyboard

Not only does this gaming keyboard feature an insanely cool light-up display, but it includes something more. It actually improves the gamer’s experience as well. Designed with Razer Linear Optical switch technology, it uses optical beam-based actuation to register keypresses at the speed of light.

For those worried about durability, don’t be. This keyboard is constructed with high-quality aluminum and covered with a matte frame for increased structural integrity. With a two-year warranty, the lifespan of this gaming keyboard is out of this world. 

Price: $129.99

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*First Published: Dec 14, 2021, 9:14 am CST