Game Informer's Holiday Buying Guide 2020
The holiday season is upon us, and so begins the time-honored tradition of hinting to your friends, family, and partners about the gifts you’d like to receive. We’re here to help, with a curated list of some of our favorite stuff from across the worlds of toys, collectibles, tech, tabletop games, active gear, and home decor. Feel free to casually leave this article sitting open on your computer, with certain picks enthusiastically circled. Good luck!
Toys & Collectibles
Pokémon Jumbo Eevee Mega Construx
Stubbins Plush Game Characters
Moon Spinner Brainteaser
Star Wars Darth Nihilus Figure
Lego Nintendo Entertainment System
Relive the glory days with this gorgeous building-block homage to the system that started it all. Enjoy controller buttons to tap, a cartridge to insert, and even a TV that can manually scroll through some old-school Mario action.
BYO Plane Launcher Kit
Geode Rock Puzzle
Marvel Six-inch Gamerverse Avengers
Marvel Legends Deadpool Interactive Head
The merc with a mouth has a lot to say, and good luck stopping him with this talking, moving, disembodied head. Aided by a free app, Deadpool will insult your buddies, play stupid pranks, and act as an unreliable alarm clock, just like you always wanted.
Ultimate Armored Lost Predator
Gremlins Countdown Calendar
Castlevania Series 2 Action Figures
Halo Infinite Nerf MA40 Motorized Dart Blaster
We may have to wait until 2021 for the new Halo game, but you can feel like Master Chief this holiday with this Nerf rifle. The attached clip feeds 10 foamy darts (included) into the chamber, so the aliens (or your siblings) don’t stand a chance.
Final Fantasy VII Polygon Figures
DC Multiverse Wave 3 Figures
Spider-Man Miles Morales
The Princess Bride Adventure Book Game
WarLock Dungeon Tiles
These awesome 3D tilesets are a perfect choice for dedicated RPG dungeon crawlers looking to up their game. Modular pieces and connecting clips allow you to create custom room setups for big encounters; the doors even open and close! Take your pick between dungeons, towns, and an array of expansions.
Tellstones: King’s Gambit
Pandemic Legacy Season 0
The celebrated board-game series goes back to the beginning, telling a Cold War spy tale about the early days of a deadly Soviet pathogen that might one day wreak havoc. Legacy elements mean that each game session changes the rules and adds components, all while telling a suspense-laden conspiracy story.
Small World of Warcraft
Harry Potter: House Cup Competition
CardKingPro Immense Dice Bag
FlashForge Adventurer 3 3D Printer
Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop
Starting at $1499
Astro A20 Wireless Gaming Headset
mClassic Graphics Card
The mClassic adds an additional external graphics card to upgrade the output of your favorite video game console. By plugging the tiny dongle into an HDMI port, you can upscale games to 1440p resolution, improve image sharpening and depth of field, and add anti-aliasing. We love using this on the Switch, where you can even select what kind of upscaling you want (with separate settings for modern and retro upscaling), all with no lag.
Arkade Blaster Motion Controller For PC, Android, iOS
Pixel Buds Wireless Earbuds
Samsung 49-Inch Odyssey G9 Curved Gaming Monitor
Keymander 2 Keyboard/Mouse Adapter For Consoles
Love playing console games, but hate the controls? The Keymander 2 not only lets you integrate customized keyboard and mouse play on console, but also supports crossover controller support, using the gamepad from one console to play on a different one. It’s magic!
Sonos Arc Cinematic Soundbar
LG 65-Inch CX OLED TV
MSI Trident Series 3 Compact PC
Starting at $879
Star Wars Washable Rugs
Starting at $109
PlayStation Icons Light
Globe 5-Piece Whiskey Decanter
Ooni Koda 16 Portable Gas-Fired Outdoor Pizza Oven
If you’re still making pizzas in your KITCHEN oven then you’re missing out on pizza perfection. Ooni’s wood, coal, and gas-fueled pizza ovenS would make a great addition to any backyard. We’re fans of the Ooni Koda 16, which reaches temperatures up to 932°F and is perfect for cooking authentic Neapolitan-style pizza. Go ahead AND toss your oven out now.
Steampunk Tabletop RPG Metal Prints
Starting at $44.99
The World-Eater Art Print
Cyberpunk 2077 Magnetic Wall Art
Starting at $44.99
Dedsec Face Mask
Lumos Ultra Lightup Bike Helmet
PUMA x Mario Sneakers
Apple Watch Series 6
Beyond some beautiful aesthetic options, Apple’s new wearable touts its blood oxygen sensor as a key wellness indicator, as well as an always-on altimeter, sleep tracking, new workout options, and overall higher processing power for faster app launches without sacrificing battery life.
Starting at $399
Ghost of Tsushima Katana Hoodie
LudoCherry Tabletop Themed Skirts and Shirts
Starting at $60.00
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