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    19 Of The Best Gifts For Gamers In 2020

    For both the casual and the pro players.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. This LED light-up keyboard with a big cushy mat that'll give them the wrist support they've been looking for. Reviewers love that the keys aren't too loud but still have a satisfying clicking feeling to them.

    hand typing on keyboard
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $99.99+. Available in two models.

    2. A Nintendo Switch Lite for the person who likes to game on the go. This compact device will give them all the portable playing pleasure they want (try saying that three times fast!).

    person playing Nintendo Switch Lite
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    "With the Switch Lite, I can play games for hours without getting bored, and it can easily fit into my jacket pocket. I actually already owned the original Switch console and really loved it, but found it was a little too bulky and heavy to carry with me every day (plus my hands would get tired holding onto it)."—Sarah Aspler

    Check out Buzzfeed's full review of the Nintendo Switch Lite (#7 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $259.96+. Available in four colours.

    3. A copy of Super Mario 3D All-Stars for the Nintendo Switch that'll let them indulge in the nostalgia of their favourite childhood games. This 3-in-1 will definitely bring back some memories.

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    “This game is the blast form the past I’ve been looking for. I used to play Super Mario 64 on my Nintendo 64 for days at a time and I never thought I’d play it again! Luckily for me and every other ‘90s kid, you can now play it on your Nintendo Switch. It comes with three games, Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy. This hit me straight in the nostalgic feels and has been a great distraction from my every day.”—Sarah Aspler

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $79.

    4. A headset that has almost 35,000 (!!!) five-star reviews. The multi-platform compatible piece will make them feel like they're right in the middle of the action.

    woman looking to the side with headset on
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $38.99.

    5. And a headset stand to hang it on! It’ll both show off their fancy ear-wear and keep it at arm’s reach.

    headset on headset stand
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Also available in white.

    6. A copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons for the Nintendo Switch that’ll immerse them in a comforting world where real estate is actually affordable. The cute characters and storylines will keep them entertained for hours.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $79.96.

    7. A game bucket list scratch poster, so they can keep track of all of their playing achievements. The final poster will make a colourful addition to their gaming room.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $35.53.

    8. A pair of blue light-blocking glasses that’ll save their eyes if they’re always gaming until the wee hours of the morning.

    pair of glasses on a laptop
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.95. Available in 20 colours and 25 magnification levels from 0 to +6.

    9. An Xbox One S if you really want to spoil them this year. I think you'll be good on gifts for the next five holiday seasons with this bad boy.

    an xbox with controller on a background of games
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $379.99.

    10. An Among Us T-shirt for the person who's been obsessed with the game that took the internet by storm this year.

    Among Us imposter shirt
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    Get it from DincerTees on Etsy Canada for $30+. Available in youth sizes S—2XL, in adult sizes S—2XL, and in five colours.

    11. This two terabyte external drive that'll fit all of their games in the palm of their hands. This plug-and-play device is also really convenient, so they won't need to sacrifice precious gaming hours downloading storage software.

    rectangular hard drive on table
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $91.84. Available in three storage sizes.

    12. A copy of Blood, Sweat, and Pixels by Jason Schreier that details all the hard work that goes behind making a video game. This book will give them a newfound appreciation for all of their favourite classics.

    cover of book with three cartoon characters seemingly engineering the game
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.85. Also available for Kindle.

    13. A roll of LED strip lights that'll level up their game room decor. The lights are self-adhesive, making them easy-peasy to install.

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    They can choose from 16 different colours with the included remote control.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.99+. Available in two lengths.

    14. A gaming mouse that has five programmable buttons to customize to whatever game they're playing at the moment. Reviewers love how comfortable the ergonomic shape is.

    front view of mouse
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.99+. Also available in three other models.

    15. A Nintendo Switch accessories kit that comes with everything they need to store their games, including tempered glass screen protectors, thumb-stick grips, and silicone grip covers.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $35.

    16. A large non-slip gaming mat that'll give them the smoothest surface to glide their mouse across. Reviewers love how heavy it is so it won't slip around on their desk.

    mat with keyboard and mouse on it
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    17. This memory foam seat cushion to protect their tush from going numb after hours of playing. Reviewers love the shape for relieving pain from sensitive backs and tailbones.

    seat cushion
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $40.95. Available in five colours.

    18. This soft throw that'll keep them warm and snuggly while they play. Reviewers love that the microfibre material is warm without being too heavy.

    throw draped on a couch
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $20.99+. Available in four sizes and 21 colours.

    19. And lastly, a desk that's made especially for gaming. It has tons of hooks and compartments to organize all of their accessories.

    desk with computer, headset, and other accessories
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $159.71. Available in three colours.

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