The holidays are upon us, so now is the perfect time to start hunting for some great gifts for the video game players in your life. You are likely to know of some gamers from the younger generation who enjoy all of the fantastic gaming experiences that the world provides. You will find that there are a wide variety of gifts that would be excellent additions to the gaming setup of any young player. Fortunately, we have rounded up some of the best gifts you can get for the younger video game fans in your life that will have them jumping up and down in excitement when they open them up.
You would be hard pressed to find a kid who will not light up when they unwrap a new console. The Nintendo Switch is a perfect candidate to bring this joy to a child you know this holiday season thanks to its vast library of entertaining and age appropriate games, portability that will keep the young ones busy during long car rides, and a variety of other features that make this console an excellent gift when buying for younger gamers.
Pokemon is one of the most beloved entertainment franchises in the world by children, so it would be hard to go wrong by getting a young gamer you know one of the two newest entries in the series. Pokemon Sword and Shield give players plenty of new things to experience while delivering plenty of the things that make kids go crazy over Pokemon. It is never a bad time to help inspire the next generation of trainers.
Now, you are likely to know someone of the younger generation who is a fan of Fortnite. The title has become a cultural icon especially among kids. Your kids have probably asked you to buy them some of many cosmetic items that Fortnite offers players to customize their characters. However, if you would rather give your kids all of the currency they will need for any in-game purchase then consider getting them a gift card for Fortnite V-Bucks. This gift would allow them to buy whatever items they wanted without you having to have your credit card information stored on their device. No longer will you have to worry about our children going on a spending spree without your permission.
Is your kid or another child you are buying gifts for a Fortnite and PlayStation fan? If so, this PlayStation bundle is a perfect choice for you to go with for your gift to them. You will be getting them a PlayStation 4 Slim console with the exclusive Neo Versa cosmetic item bundle that will give new players a cool set of items to trick their character out with.
Is your Fortnite kid an Xbox fan instead? If that is the case, this Xbox One Dark vertex Bundle is the best route you could go. You will be getting them an exclusive dark purple Xbox One S console with the Dark Vertex cosmetic item bundle that will be having your child look like the coolest player in the lobby.
It can be hard to know exactly what the young gamers in your life want when you are not super aware of the video game world. If this sounds like you, your best bet would be to give them gift cards to the various stores of each platform. Giving a gift card as a present will allow your loved ones to pick out exactly what they want when they want to without you worrying about if you got them the right gift or not.
Legos are a great activity for parents to spend time with their kids while allowing kids to interact with a physical version of their favorite video game characters. These benefits are why the Lego Overwatch Roadhog and Junkrat set would be a great gift for the young gamer in your life. Countless hours of fun could be had creating your own wacky adventures for the crazy duo of Junkrat and Roadhog.
Are you looking for a game that can keep a group of kids entertained for hours on end? Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the title for you! The popular party/fighting game will let your kid and their friends see who is the best player in plenty of entertaining ways that lets up to four player get in on the fun at one time. Not to mention, it is the most family friendly fighting game on the market when it comes to content.
Kids love to dance, and Just Dance 2020 is the perfect way to encourage the love of dancing when playing video games. The newest entry in the high-profile franchise includes a treasure trove of songs from plenty of kid friendly franchises that will have your whole family smiling and showing off their best moves in what could be hours of fun without any trouble. It is also a great excuse to get your kids active under the guise of playing a video game
Video games are a perfect medium to help young gamers develop their problem solving and creative skills. Super Mario Maker 2 is an ideal game when it comes to allowing kids hone these skills in a entertaining manner. There will be nothing better than seeing the joy on your child's face when they come to show you all of their awesome creations they were able to bring to life thanks to easy to use world of Super Mario Maker 2.
Would you like for some more video game gift ideas for the holidays? If so, be sure to check out the handy guides we have below:
- The Best Holiday Gifts for Mature Gamers
- The Best Holiday Gifts for PC Gamers
- The Best Holiday Gifts for PlayStation Lovers
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