Holiday 2019 Gift Guide: Best Stocking Stuffers for the Gamer in Your Life

The Best Stocking Stuffers for the 2019 Holiday Season

This year gamers are going to get spoiled with gifts under the Christmas tree, whether it’s a new game or a new gaming system. But you can’t forget the stockings! Sometimes I look forward to what is in the stocking more than what’s under the tree. But stocking stuffers are always a challenge. With this list however, you’ll be able to stuff any gamer’s stocking with something special.

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A clever gamer t-shirt is always a classic. And anyone can appreciate it. Luckily, there are TONS available from most retailers (Amazon, Walmart, EB Games, Hot Topic. etc). Show them you have a sense of humor with a shirt that says “Game Over” or one that features their favorite franchise. You’ll even find shirts that sum up the era and console that someone started their gaming journey on, like the Atari, NES, SNES or Sega Genesis. Just make sure to get the size right.

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Thumb Grips

Those long gaming sessions can really take a toll on your fingers, especially the thumbs. Thumb grips easily applied to the controller of one’s choice allows for more comfort and grip for anyone using it. It is a simple, yet effective add-on and something that every gamer needs but might not think of. Some of the best brands to check out include Biogenik, Kontrol Freak and Satisfye Gaming.

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Grips for the Nintendo Switch

Although this is very specific to the Nintendo Switch, it’s an important one. Playing the Switch in portable mode can cramp a gamer’s hands. Well, there are third party grips that attach to the Switch to not only make it more comfortable, but it also makes it feel like you’re holding a controller while playing. If you have a Switch gamers in your house, or life, take a look for a grip kit for them, they will thank you immensely. You’ll want to check out the grips from Satisfye Gaming, Skull & Co, RDS Industries, PDP, and PowerA for starters.