Gift Guide for the Mobile Gamer


Feb 28, 2016

Getting the perfect gift for the mobile gamer in your life is not easy. Big gifts are out of the question. So how do you complement someone who is always on the go? Our gift guide is full of must-have items for mobile gamers and a few unique ideas you can't go wrong with.

8Bitdo SF30 Pro Controller - $49.99

Game on the go with the SF30 Pro Controller. For the SF30, 8Bitdo took the classic SNES controller and updated it for the modern era. Compatible with Windows, Nintendo Switch, Raspberry Pi, Android, Retron5 and so much more. This gift is sure to bring joy to any Mobile Gamer.

Anker SoundBuds Curve Wireless Headphones - $35.99
A great stocking stuffer any mobile gamer would enjoy. Bluetooth connectivity, 12.5-hour battery, loud, clear sound, and just enough bass to keep the beat going.

Gen USB Charge Cable for Nintendo 3DS/DSI/DSIXL - $4.67

With more than 80 million units out in the wild, it's a fair bet that your Mobile Gamer loved games on a Nintendo 3DS. This USB charge cable lets you plug the Nintendo 3DS into any charger that accepts USB, greatly expanding the longevity and battery lifetime of your Nintendo 3DS.

Anker PowerCore 20000mAh Portable Charger - $39.99

With a super-high capacity, quick charge, an 18-month warranty and enough power to charge the iPhone 7 seven times, the Anker PowerCore does seem to have it all. Apple Geniuses everywhere will appreciate the extra juice, and you'll be happy with one less gift to think about.

Samsung Gear VR - $127.90
VR isn't just for the home anymore! Transport yourself to new worlds with the Samsung Gear VR. This device lets you use a compatible Samsung mobile device as a screen for full-length VR gameplay. This bundle includes an intuitive controller that comes in the box to drop, point, select and drag with a wave of your wrist.

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Post your best recommendations for a gift for this archetype, with each recommended item as a separate response to this forum thread. Every response counts as a single entry to win a $25 Amazon gift card for this archetype. Please be sure to include the name of the gift item with link, why the archetype would like it, an image (if available), and how much it costs.

Before posting, please review the thread for potential duplicates (which won’t count!) and to check proper formatting. The Community Gift Guide 2017 Entries must be posted by November 13th, 2017 to qualify for entry. Good luck, and we’re looking forward to seeing all the awesome recommendations!