10 Best Gifts for Gamers that Aren’t Games

What can you give a gamer without breaking the bank or if you don’t know much about the games industry? 

Gaming culture encompasses so much! So, if you have a gamer in your life and are looking for a gift to give, don’t worry about buying them a video game, pc components, or a console. In fact, these aren’t always the best choice. Not only can these be expensive, but giving them a game for the wrong system or a title they aren’t interested in will end with disappointment.

If you want to gift them something they can unwrap and be surprised by and won’t cause confusion, then the following list is for you.

GoldenEye 64 James Bond Replica Watch

GoldenEye 64 is legendary. Based on the James Bond movie of the same name, this Nintendo 64 game became an instant hit, featuring unique graphics and exceptional shooting mechanics for the era. The best part of all was the in-game multi-purpose watch that displayed your objectives and current health. This replica watch features graphics from the video game, stainless steel construction, smooth arm functioning, and accurate timekeeping.

Final Fantasy Save Bookmark

The reader on your gift list will treasure this Final Fantasy Save Bookmark. Inspired by the original Final Fantasy save screen, this bookmark asks the thoughtful question, “Would you like to save your progress?” Perfect! This high-quality print bookmark is double-sided and laminated so that it will be durable over the years.

Xbox Light and Playstation Light

Is the person on your gift list Team Green or Team Blue? Not sure what we mean? Team Green means you are primarily an Xbox player, while Team Blue is Playstation. Hey, no need to fight over which console is better, but if they have a preference, you can get them a decorative light to show which console they support. The Xbox version appears in white with the signature “X” logo, and the Playstation light features the four symbols that make up the Playstation brand and are featured on the four primary face buttons of the controller.

100 Video Games Bucket List Scratch Poster

There are bucket lists for everything, and with the ever-evolving world of gaming, there are at least 100 titles that every gamer should play at least once. This poster features 100 video games that, after completing each title, you scratch off the film to reveal a graphic for the game. The gamer in your life will love showing this one off to all of their friends, and it can be a point of pride to show how committed they are to gaming.

Personalized Glowing Life Bar Pin

Low on health? Have a love of cyberpunk? This personalized glowing life bar pin is the perfect gift for people that want to have a bit of fun with their wardrobe. When shopping for this life bar pin, you can select how much life will appear and the name of the person you are giving the gift to. Plus, it glows green in the dark!

CraveBox Care Package

Food is a good way to give yourself a positive modifier in many games. In real life, snacks serve the same purpose, keeping gamers energized and focused during those long, uninterrupted gaming sessions. The CraveBox Care Package comes with an assortment of 60 sweet and salty snacks, including cookies, granola bars, chips, and candy. Let them taste their favorite snack foods while discovering some new ones!

THE COMFY Original | Oversized Microfiber & Sherpa Wearable Blanket

It’s starting to get cold out, and you need a quick and easy way to snuggle up on the couch. There are few things worse than having cold hands when reaction time matters when using a controller. The COMFY Original, as featured on Shark Tank, is a one size fits all wearable blanket to keep warm without getting sweaty. There are lots of colors to pick from, too!

RepliCade Insert Coin Keychain

The RepliCade Insert Coin Keychain matches the look and style of a traditional arcade insert-coin slot, with dark plastic and clear-red color. Plus, it lights up when you push the button. The keychain stands at 2 inches and is made of diecast metal, so you always have a piece of 90s retro history! No, you cannot insert a coin.

Blood, Sweat, and Pixels

Blood, Sweat, and Pixels takes you into the world of video game development from the mind of Jason Schreier, one of the most respected investigative journalists in the game industry today. Gain insight into the difficulties that can come during game development, why games fail and succeed, and some recent notable examples to show why things can go wrong. 

Health Products

Some gifts can also be a message that, as a gamer, you still need to prioritize your health. Whether that be with meal replacements, blood sugar regulation, or even energy levels, supplements can be a great addition to any gamer’s kit. Quality of Life, New Chapter, and Dr. Mercola are a few brands that may be ideal for your closest friend or family member’s individual needs. Check them out and find the one that you think is best!