Anyone shopping for gamers might be looking for some cheap stocking stuffers. The gifts below span the physical and digital worlds, and could spread a little gaming cheer this holiday season.
Amiibo – $12.99
Although these a meant for Wii U and soon 3DS owners, these little statues can serve as a little reminder of gaming’s past and present. Just about anyone can pick out Mario, Pikachu, Link or Sonic from a line-up, and love for these characters can go beyond which system someone currently sports. With other collectible statues costing hundreds of dollars, these are a cheap alternative that remain high in quality.
Check them all out here!
Loot Crate – $19.37 for one Month
For gamers that loves random pieces of nerdy memorabilia, Loot Crate is a monthly subscription that ships anything from comic books to action figures straight to your home. There are also flexible options for extending the membership, all of which include an entry to receive a much larger crate of goodies.
You can check out their options and more Loot Crate goodness here!
Indie Box – $19.99 for one Month
Another monthly service, Indie Box separates itself by offering custom collector’s editions of lesser known games and shipping them to your door. The packages all come with a painted USB cartridge for the game, old-school manual and box and smaller trinkets such as temporary tattoos. Past boxes are also available on their website, as are other, lengthier and cheaper membership options for interested gamers.
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Gamefly Membership – $15.99 for one Month
Have gamers on your list that won’t stop talking about a backlog of games they missed playing? Here’s a way to give them as many games as they can possibly play in one month with free shipping to and from a the Gamefly warehouse. There’s also a free month available to new subscribers, doubling up potential joy. With shipping usually only taking two days, a lot of gaming can be had inside this thoughtful, old-school game inducing gift.
Membership options are here
Xbox/Playstation/Nintendo Gift Cards – Starting at $5
Just let them pick their own gift! This is a flexible option as Xbox Live and Playstation Plus cards can either be free credit, or credit for their monthly online services that offer other perks and content. Even some of Nintendo’s cards can be used in 3D photo sessions with a 3DS system, so a gift giver can find no more options than in this avenue.
There’s our list of five unexpected gifts that gamers will grab plenty of fun and holiday joy out of. Anyone looking for a PC headset gift guide can head over here.