Gifts for Classic Gaming Fans

Hey there video game fans! I’ve got some awesome finds for you!

As I’m sure you all know, us gaming fans can be quite a difficult breed to shop for. Most of us only have a love for very well defined niches, characters and games. Because of this, it can be very hard to find quality gifts for gamers. Worry not though, for today I have compiled a list of my absolute favorite game related gifts! Check them all out and enjoy!

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Schylling Pac-Man LampTallSmallButton

Who doesn’t love Pac-Man? He’s one of my personal favorite characters and a huge part of gaming history. This ghost munching lamp comes paired with a remote and tons of settings, including the ability to play game sounds and dimmable brightness controls. The lamp also measures 6.5″ x 7.5″, for all of you looking for something a bit larger. Check it out all you maze running ghost gobblers.

Mini Arcade Loaded with 200 GamesTallSmallButton

Measuring in at 7″ tall and 3.5″ x 3.5″ at the base, this tiny machine is the perfect office time waster. It comes with 200 sure to please games and an amazingly cool and nostalgic design. Reviews for this little arcade cabinet say its pretty awesome. Considering how inexpensive it is as well, its sure to be an amazing gift that someone will cherish for many years to come.

Stackable Tetris Night-LightTallSmallButton

It doesn’t matter how you stack these awesome little Tetris blocks, they’ll all light up for an awesomely retro night-light. Each individual square here measures about 1.6″, so individual pieces here are of varying sizes. With the ability to stack this light however you wish though, it should fit just about anywhere you like! Just don’t expect any of these real blocks to disappear when you get a Tetris!

10″ Super Mario Bowser PlushTallSmallButton

Who doesn’t love this big cuddly menace to Mario and Luigi? Sure, he’s kidnapped the princess countless times and is constantly trying to hurl fireballs and all manner of other evils at our Italian heroes (Lava, giant bullets, his own children), but that doesn’t mean he’s undeserving of love! This particular plush baddie stands 10″ tall and is ready to keep you company on those chilly nights, especially if you happen to be a plumbers main squeeze!

Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop CultureTallSmallButton

If you happen to be shopping for an older, nostalgic gamer, this would be a great option for you. It tells the story of Doom, its creation and its creators, John Carmack and John Romero. If you already know the story, you know its filled with tons of highs, lows, trials and tribulations from the very dawn of modern computer gaming. For any Doom fan, this is an absolute must for your bookshelf. Pick it up before the demonic hoards consume us all!

Super Nintendo Classic MiniTallSmallButton

This is a classic re-issuing of an amazing console from the masters of gaming, Nintendo! Older gamers and younger gamers alike should love this amazing little machine and its 21 pre-installed games. (All of them absolute classics I might ad. I grew up with the originals and they’re amazing!) This is the absolute perfect gift for any Nintendo fanatic!

Vintage Logo Sega ShirtTallSmallButton

Who doesn’t need a t-shirt?! They are the absolute best gifts because simply, everybody needs them! You can’t go wrong if you know your recipients particular gaming tastes. This particular shirt comes in an awesome ringer style and its emblazoned with the Sega logo, not to mention its that awesome classic Sega blue color. Check this tee out, or something similar, for a sure to please gaming gift.

SEGA Genesis Ultimate Portable Game Player DeluxeTallSmallButton

Speaking of Sega, how about an awesome handheld console, loaded with 85 of the Sega Genesis’ finest games?! There are some absolute classics on here too, including Mortal Kombat 1, 2 & 3, tons of Sonic games, the Genesis Golden Axe games and many more! This is an absolute perfect gift for all those nostalgic, Sega loving jet setters out there!

Novelty Nintendo Mario Cartridge Bi-Fold WalletTallSmallButton

This is a little piece of functional nostalgia that is sure to impress fellow gamers whenever your picking up some classics at your local game store. Not only does it look exactly like an original NES Mario Bros. cartridge, but it also holds all your money and bank cards! Cool right! Not a bad way to flash your love of Nintendo in the most practical way possible!

Legend of Zelda Heat Changing Ceramic Coffee MugTallSmallButton

This mug captures the magic of Legend of Zelda’s Hyrule in a beautiful heat changing mug. Just pour in your favorite hot beverage to reveal the awesome stained glass scenes! Whoever did the art for this mug did a fantastic job too. It reminds me of old school European stein mugs. This is obviously a must for any office dwelling Zelda fan!

Alright everyone! That does it for this gaming gift list! I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did making it! I personally have a few of these items and really love them. (Mini arcade & the Tetris light)

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