Gaming Gifts for Boys

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I have two boys who are gaming fanatics. Every Christmas and birthday I look for gaming toys and gifts that they will love. Find below a tried and tested list of gaming gift ideas that my sons actually liked and used!

I've included items they use while they're gaming such as gaming chairs, headphones, controllers and a desk.

There are also many gaming themed toys, books and games to gently persuade them away from their screens at times.

In addition, find ideas for a gaming themed bedroom.

Gaming Chair


Both my boys received gaming chairs for their birthday and as they sit on them everyday for every gaming session, they are their most used gaming gift.

Gaming chairs are also useful for comfortable seating when watching TV, listening to music, reading and relaxing. Many gaming chairs offer full back support and a head rest for comfort.

The chair featured is adjustable and  wipes clean for easy cleaning.

LEGO Minecraft The Mushroom House

If you're looking for a gift to get them away from their screens for a little while and they love Minecraft, you can't go wrong with Minecraft legos.

This  Minecraft-themed set is suitable lego fans aged 8 years and above.

With 272 pieces, kids can have lots of fun building the set.

Iconic Minecraft characters Alex, Mooshroom and a Spider Jockey are included

There are lots of opportunities for imaginative play after building. Kids can lift off the roof and walls to access the house interior. Outside, there’s a mooshroom to milk and a skeleton spider jockey to battle. This set is sure to keep kids entertained for hours.

Gaming Headphones


Another one of the most used gaming gifts I've given my sons over the years is a set of gaming headphones.

Both my boys talk to friends online and a pair of headphones with a microphone are great for this.

Look for comfortable padded headphones which are adjustable so they fit well.

Headphones are also great for hearing every detail of the sound in their games (like enemy footsteps or the click of a weapon in the distance).

They cancel out environmental noise so they are also great to use when playing video games with friends.

Gaming Posters

My youngest son was thrilled when I bought 3 gaming posts, framed them with inexpensive frames and hung them in his room.

They look great and are perfect for any boy who want a gaming theme to their bedroom.

The gaming posters featured measure 8" by 10". You'll need to buy frames separately if  you want to frame them.

LED Gamepad shaped Neon sign Light


Another great item to have in a boy's gaming bedroom is a gaming themed light. There are quite a few out there!

The game pad shaped Neon light looks super cool.

It’s powered by USB and is easy to set up.

It’s compatible with a power bank / phone charger / computer or other USB socket. Additionally, it uses a low voltage LED energy tube.

The light is easy to hang on a wall. It’s also very lightweight.

Uno Minecraft



Uno is a classic and fun game the whole family can play. It's a firm family favorite in our house.

The Minecraft version featured is the same as basic UNO but features Minecraft characters and includes the special creeper rule card.

Draw this card and the other players have to draw three more cards from the pile.

It's also great to take camping, on vacation and play on the go.

Gaming sign


Every time I ask my eldest to do anything, the response I get is  "Can I just finish this game"

Therefore when I saw this sign, I had to get it for his bedroom.

It can be hung on a door handle or on a wall.

The dimension sizes are approximately 7.8" by 3.9".

Minecraft Boys' Creeper Hoodie

With energy bills rising this winter, gifts to keep gamers warm will always be useful. If he's a Minecraft fan, consider getting a Minecraft hoodie.  The Minecraft creeper hoodies comes in a range of different sizes suitable for young kids to teenagers.

gaming t shirt


This is a humorous t shirt for anybody who does a lot of gaming.

There are kids and adults sizes so you can get one for every serious gamer you know.

The t shirt is made of 90% cotton and 10% polyester and is comfortable to wear.

Monopoly Gamer Editions

Another way to get them away from their screens is to encourage them to play a gaming themed board game. My boys love playing classic monopoly so I'm sure they would love one of the many gaming themed monopoly board games. The best one to get them will depend on which is their favorite video game. There are Fornite, Super Mario and Roblox themed editions.

Another way to get them away from their screens is to encourage them to play a gaming themed board game. My boys love playing classic monopoly so I'm sure they would love one of the many gaming themed monopoly board games. The best one to get them will depend on which is their favorite video game. There are Fornite, Super Mario and Roblox themed editions.

The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Minecrafters: An A - Z Book of Tips and Tricks the Official Guides Don't Teach You

Another gift ideas for Minecraft fans it the Encyclopedia for Minecrafts. It's great way to get kids to read!

Summed up, the encyclopaedia reveals expert tricks of the trade for gamers. It covers everything you need to know about mining, farming, building, villagers, the Nether, and more. Kids can quickly learn hundreds of new tricks and tips.

Have to hand while playing the game or read it before bed.

The book is illustrated in full color without making it easier to tempt kids to dive in.

Gamers Book of World Records

This is a great book to have around the home as kids are attracted to pick it up, dive into a page and read.

It features color pages on the characters kids love  including Super Mario, Pikachu, Spider-Man, Crash Bandicoot and many more. Find facts on the best players, the most popular equipment and the biggest in game events.   There's also a 14-page Fortnite section that covers all aspects of the game.

Gaming Socks


I always put socks in my kid's stockings at Christmas. I try and give them items they will need as well as those they want. Gaming themed socks make giving these practical items more fun!

The socks featured are super comfortable and can be worn while playing his favorite video game.

As soon as he starts gaming, he can put his feet up and show the message "do not disturb".

Perfect for a birthday gift, Christmas gift or socking filler.

LED Strip Lights

LED strip lights look amazing behind a computer screen or in a young gamer's bedroom.

The LED strip lights featured are easy to hang, some kids may be able to do it themselves!

You can adjust the brightness and color of the lights. There are different lighting modes including jump, fade and flahs.

The included remote control makes it easy to adjust the lighting whenever they want!

Occulus Quest 2



Occulus Quest is an amazing virtual reality headset.

There are some fantatic games you can buy to play on this. My boys have fun playing table tennis and crazy golf in particular.

Some other fun things to do includes exploring different places you've never been to before with Google Earth. Or experience the thrill of a rollercoaster ride.

Bear in mind that you will need to link the Occulus Quest headset with an adult's Facebook account to use it.

Gaming Desk


A desk is a great gift for boys. As well as being a perfect dedicated gaming desk, they can use it for homework or to draw.

The desk featured has some nifty features including a hook for gaming headphones (to keep them tidy).

The desk has a durable & easy to clean carbon fiber texture surface.

Headphone Stand with Charger

If your boys are like mine, they leave their gaming heaphones on the floor ready for the next person who enters his room to tread on.

This headphone stand not only keeps his headphones off the floor, it charges them as well.

The stand also has 3 USB ports where he can charge his phone and other devices.

Pokemon Super Deluxe Handbook


If he loves Pokemon and Pokemon hunting he will be delighted to receive the Pokemon Super Deluxe Essential Handbook.

It has 496 color pages and it is jam packed full of info on over 875 Pokémon.

It'll keep Pokemon fans entertained for hours.

Nerf Fortnite TS-1 Blaster



My sons love nerf guns. If he loves Fornite and Nerf guns, he's going to love this blaster.

The TS blaster is inspired by the blaster used in the Fortnite video game but the gun is fun to use, even if he is not a Fortnite player.

It comes with 12 official nerf darts.

Nerf Minecraft Pillager’s crossbow


If he's a Minecraft fan, get hime playing outdoors with the Nerf Minecraft Pillager’s crossbow.

It’s based on the crossbow from the Minecraft video game.

Blast foam darts by pulling the primer lever to draw back the crossbow’s string.

You can load 3 barrels at one time. Then blast the foam darts one at a time.

Xbox Wireless Controller

If his gaming console is and XBox, help him get hold of the latest XBox wireless controller in pulse red (other colors are available).

Designed for enhanced comfort during gameplay and with 40 hours of battery life.

It's features include a hybrid d-pad, textured grips on the triggers and a share button.
It includes wireless and bluetooth technology for wireless gaming on supported consoles and Window 10 PCs. ​​


Still Stuck - What about a voucher?

There are lots of gaming vouchers you can buy. They include:

  • A voucher for Steam. Steam is aleading online platforms where pc gamers can download games, so a gift card will be highly appreciated.
  • A gift card for PS4 gamers, Xbox gamers, and Nintendo gamers.

Give a Gaming Voucher as part of a Puzzle...


A voucher is nice to give and receive but it can be a bit boring!

Why not make the recipient work a little for their reward.

You hide the voucher in the puzzle. Kids have to solve the maze to get their gift.

It's a fun way to give and it will draw kids away from their screens and video games for a little while in an attempt to solve the puzzle.

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