A Gift Guide for Gamers (by Gamers)

Gaming gear often tops the wish list of any kid (or kid at heart), but you can't just get anything for the video game enthusiast in your life. Gamers are often very specific about what they like, whether your loved one plays competitive shooters on a tricked-out PC or prefers to kick back on the couch with his or her favorite Nintendo characters. In order to prevent you from accidentally gifting a lump of digital coal, we've hand-picked the best accessories and games for every type of gamer - even if that gamer is yourself. 

Best Accessories for PC Gamers

Even if you have the most top-of-the-line gaming PC out there, you'll need good accessories to get the most out of your games. From controllers to headsets, here are some PC peripherals that will allow the gamer in your life to get completely immersed in their favorite titles.

Kingston Hyper X Cloud II

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BenQ RL2455HM

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Logitech G502 Proteus Core

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Corsair Vengeance K70

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Xbox One Wireless PC Adapter

Best Systems for PC Gamers

When it comes to buying a gaming PC, there's never been so much choice -- from compact, console-like machines that fit nicely under a TV to high-end towers that gamers can trick out to their heart's content. Regardless of which end of that spectrum your loved one falls on, here are some of our favorite gaming PC gift ideas.

Digital Storm Bolt III

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Nvidia Shield TV

Alienware Alpha

Alienware 17

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Razer Blade

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  • jakjawagon
    A 1080p monitor in 2015? Sure Ultra HD isn't quite practical yet, but 1440p is really where you should be looking.
    The HyperX Cloud II is a good choice though.