5 Best Gifts for Gamers This Holiday Season | 2018

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The Best Gifts for Gamers This Holiday Season

Gamers can be tough to shop for, especially if they are the type who just buy everything themselves. Luckily for you, we've compiled a quick list of the best gifts for gamers that are just as practical as they are fun.

Whether it's your boyfriend, girlfriend, or even your kid, if you're ready to shower the gaming lover in your life with the perfect gift, then keep on reading for a few of our best ideas.

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Extended Gaming Mouse Pad

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There's nothing worse than playing a competitive match of Overwatch and suddenly running out of mouse space. So make sure that your person has enough space for their mouse for all their games with an extended gaming mouse that holds their keyboard and mouse. Trust us. They'll thank you for it later.

You can even personalize their gift by finding an extended mouse pad with their favorite character on it like this one.

Gaming Headset

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A gaming headset with a microphone attached goes a long way when it comes to gaming. Even if your person has a set, you can poke around and ask them how long they've had it or if they're looking to upgrade anytime soon. Regardless, a nice gaming headset is always a great gift to receive.

A Proper Mouse

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Don't let your PC gamer go without a great gaming mouse that is fully programmable. Again, this is a product that you can either be a high-end or low-end purchase, but if there's one thing you shouldn't skip out on, it's your mouse.

Mechanical Keyboard

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Okay, we lied. You can't skip out on a keyboard either, especially if your person plays mostly on their PC. Luckily, there are some great keyboard options out there that are fully programmable, fast, and let's not forget clicky.

And if you're looking for a personalized recommendation, I've been using this guy for some time and I must say, I am in love. The pink color doesn't hurt much either.

Extra Console Controllers

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You can never have too many controllers. Whether your person loves playing the Nintendo Switch, the PS4, or even the Xbox One, there are plenty of extra console controllers you can try buying, especially since there are so many varieties out there that they might need. Just maybe make sure that your person doesn't already have that particular controller.

Games

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We all saw this one coming, didn't we? Even if your person has everything, if they really love gaming, there's probably something else out there.

Also if you want to make the purchase a little more personal and make it something that you can both enjoy together, here are a few games that are great for multiplayer:

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