We’ve scoured the stores all year to find the best gifts for 18 year old boys. With over 150 gift ideas, there is something for every interest whether you are looking for Birthday or Christmas gifts for 18 year old boys.
What are best gifts for an 18 year old boy? Turning 18 is a huge milestone for teenage boys. Your teenager is finally blossoming into an adult and ready to take on the world by themselves. 18 year old boys love sports, video games, tech gadgets, music, and of course girls. Many 18 year old boys are graduating high school and preparing to start college or a job, so a gift that helps them with the transition will be greatly appreciated.
Not all 18 year old boys are the same, so we’ve created a gift guide based on different interests whether he’s an adventurer or gadget lover. An 18th Birthday happens only once, and it should be remembered with a special gift so we have included a few splurge-worthy gift ideas. With over 600 gift ideas, we’ve got a wide selection of gift ideas for every interest. Check out the best gift ideas for 18 year old guys.
For the 18 Year Old Gamer
There has never been a better time to be a gamer. These consoles, games and accessories are sure to tickle the fancy of the 18 year old gamer on your list.
Retro gaming is all the rage nowadays. Sony announced it will launch a mini PlayStation Classic in time for the holidays. It will come loaded with 20 PlayStation hits , including Final Fantasy VII, Tekken 3, and Ridge Racer Type 4 to name a few. All games will be preloaded and the system comes bundled with two wired controllers. Relive the glory days of gaming or experience it for the very first time.
Super NES ClassicAges 6+
The SNES Classic collects 21 mostly amazing games from the 90s in an adorable nostalgic console. While there may be cheaper and easier ways to play some of the greatest games of the 16-bit era, none of them feel this good. Nintendo has opted for quality over quantity with the game library. There are over a dozen genre-defining, headliner franchises like Zelda, Super Mario World, and more. The games are gorgeously emulated for HD screens. Suspend points allow you to save at any point in the game and there’s even a rewind feature. With two controllers, multiplayer is an option right out of the box. Nintendo has another holiday hit up its sleeves.
NES Classic Edition
This summer the NES Classic makes its triumphant return! Reimagined in miniature form, the NES Classic Edition features 30 of the greatest retro Nintendo games. Play classics like Super Mario Bros., Zelda, Donkey Kong and more. Now you’re playing with power! It’s the perfect gift for gamers and collectors.
All of our favorite retro consoles are getting miniaturized. Back in the day, gamers use to love playing NeoGeo games at the arcade. Now they are shrinking the SNK arcade cabinet and making it fit in the palm of your hand. The coolest part? It actually features a 3.5 inch screen. Additionally, it can also be hooked up to a television using HDMI. The mini console comes with 40 games.
Arcade 1Up Street Fighter II Arcade
Imagine building and owning your own arcade cabinet of Street Fighter II. That’s exactly what you get with this cabinet from Arcade 1Up. Relive the glory days of arcade gaming and engage in classic Street Fighter competition in the pleasure of your home for a fraction of other arcade cabinets. The best part? No quarters are required, so play on! This arcade features 3 games: Street Fighter II: Champion Edition, Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers, and Super Street Fighter II Turbo. Invite your friends over and see who’s the real champ.
Tiny Arcade Pac-Man Miniature Arcade GameAges 8+
Bring home the classic arcade action of Pac-Man with this miniature arcade game. This arcade features an authentic and faithful recreation of the original Pac-Man arcade game, complete with decals and gameplay. There’s even mini joysticks and buttons so you can play until your heart’s content without worrying about poppin’ another quarter. Perfect gift for gamers.
Nintendo SwitchAges 6+
The Nintendo Switch represents a return to form for Nintendo with its latest hybrid console. It’s a portable and home console in one. It’s an engineering marvel how it seamlessly transitions between modes and it’s a pure delight to play your favorite games at home or on the go. Battery life comes in around 3 to 6 hours, depending on the games you’re playing. The Switch is the must-have holiday hit. Supply will be limited due to high demand for the holidays so secure yours while supplies last.
New Nintendo 3DS XLAges 7+
A New Nintendo 3DS XL is joining the family. Meet the new Super NES Edition. The SNES Classic is so popular with fans so this is a perfect new edition to satisfy fans. It comes bundled with a download for Super Mario Kart. The 3DS XL plays all your favorites from Mario to Zelda to Smash Bros. and more! It even plays DS games but not in 3D. The real marvel is how Nintendo was able to bring real 3D to the 3DS without requiring any special 3D glasses. This is our top portable pick for playing games and great for a break from all the studying and homework. Who says you can’t work hard and play harder?!
New Nintendo 2DS XL
Th 2DS XL makes a great gift idea for teen boys who love portable gaming on the go. It features the clamshell design and performs well. The best part? It play DS and 3DS games – in 2D, of course. Upgrade to the 3DS XL if you’d rather experience games in a cool new dimension.
Xbox One X
Microsoft has touted the Xbox One X as the most powerful console on the planet. They’ve also said that this is not for everyone. It’s for gaming purists who want that extra horsepower to play their games with the smoothest framerates, incredible draw distances, and the highest visual fidelity. Did we mention the games look absolutely stunning on a 4K ultra HD TV. It doesn’t get any better than this! The Xbox One X is in short supply and selling out so it may be difficult to get your hands on this hot ticket item.
Xbox One S
It’s the Xbox One S. What’s not to love? Microsoft has improved just about every aspect of the system with a sleek modern look. The interface allows you to control all your entertainment through the system. The best part? The games. The Xbox One offers a great collection of games for 18 year old gamers from the latest Call Of Duty and Destiny 2 to Battlefield 5 and more.
Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle
This Target-exclusive bundle features a special Minecraft edition of the 1 TB Xbox One S. You get a Xbox One S console with Minecraft graphics, a Creeper-themed controller, Minecraft and the Redstone Skin Pack. This package also comes with a convenient stand to display your Xbox One vertically so all your friends can see this work of art in all its glory.
PlayStation 4 Pro – Red Dead Redemption 2 BundleAges 13+
Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the most-anticipated upcoming releases for the PS4. Sony has created a special bundle of the PS4 Pro with a copy of the smash-hit Red Dead Redemption 2. PS4 Pro offers the best way to experience the game with enhanced visual fidelity.
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim
While the PlayStation 4 came out a few years ago, it is still the best place to play the coolest video games. The system is slightly more powerful than the Xbox One. If he doesn’t already own the PlayStation 4, he will probably love you forever if he receives one as a gift. This year you’ll have a blast playing the new Call of Duty game and there is even an optional VR headset. Greatness has arrived!
Virtual reality is here. Designed to work with the PlayStation 4, the PlayStation VR headset allows you to experience virtual worlds and movies in 360-degrees. With the most affordable headset, Sony is bringing VR to all PlayStation gamers. With hundreds of VR titles, gamer developers and filmmakers are on board to deliver the next generation of entertainment.
The Oculus Go is the most convenient and comfortable VR headset ever made. It’s mainstream VR because it’s dead simple to use and eliminates the bulk and cables. Think of it as a self-contained version of the Gear VR. Choose from 32 or 64GB of storage. The more memory, the more entertainment you can take with you. Before using the Go, you have to pair it with an iOS or Android phone to connect it to your Wi-Fi. The biggest surprise is how easy it is to use and comfortable it is to wear. Expect around 2.5 hours of battery life with video and roughly 2 hours for games. With a low starting price point, it’s the easiest way for most people to jump into VR.
Oculus Rift Touch
While you need a superpowered computer, the Oculus Rift headset promises to bring virtual reality to PC gamers. For those who don’t have a modern system, you can get the headset bundled with a PC powerful enough to run the headset. The headset comes bundled with games and the innovative Touch controllers to get you started immersing yourself in mesmerizing new worlds.
The HTC VIVE may be more expensive than other players but it is for good reason. Simply put, the VIVE offers the most advanced VR on the market to date. It comes with a custom pair designed VR controllers and two base stations that allow tracking up to 15 sq ft for a full-scale VR experience. It’s strongest selling point is how it marries freedom of movement and intuitive controls with a capable headset. While it’s not the most comfortable of the headsets, it’s among the most user-friendly. Prepare to be immersed in amazing virtual worlds from the comfort of your home.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4Rated M
There is a new Call Of Duty game out this year and that means your teen boy is going to want it for Christmas. With its simplistic fragging gameplay, anyone can pick this game up and mow down hordes of enemies. The game introduces many big new changes. First, it’s more tactical and features a new health system. The specialists are more refined. Now there’s a team-centric 5-on-5 game and battle royale mode called Blackout. The game is rated M for intense violence and gore, so you decide whether you want your teen playing.
Call of Duty: WWII Gold EditionRated M
Many gamers have been playing Call Of Duty for years and every year it is just as fun. There is something so thrilling about playing clan wars with a bunch of friends. This year you have the option to play the main campaign online with friends, but everyone knows that the most addictive aspect is the multiplayer. This year we are getting a wide variety of maps and fun customizations. The Gold Edition features The Resistance DLC Pack I bonus content.
Marvel Spider-ManRated T
Imagine becoming the emodiment of Spider-Man and swinging through New York City as your friendly neighborhood superhero. That’s exactly what Insomniac has delivered with Marvel Spider-Man, exclusive to the PS4. The best part? They’ve nailed the swinging mechanics and it feels so fun to traverse through this open world. The combat feels like Arkham but in a Spidey way. The game features an intriguing, original story, plenty of villains, and more so you bet it will be action-packed and a whole lot of fun to play. Think of it as playing an interactive Spider-Man movie. How cool is that?!
Super Smash Bros. UltimateRated E10+
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate feels like a museum designed to celebrate itself. The game boasts every playable character in the series’ history plus a couple new ones for over 65 characters in its roster. Ridley will finally make his way into the game after popular demand and even Snake will be making a return. There will be a mix of old and new levels. Featuring perfect shields, a short hop, and the return of directional air dodges, it’s aiming to be a robust competitive experience. Fans can expect a faster, more technical game than ever.
Red Dead Redemption 2Rated M
Red Dead Redemption 2 is an open-world, narrative-driven experience. It’s a prequel set 12 years before the first game. There will be several different versions of the game: Standard, Special, and Ultimate and PlayStation gamers will receive exclusive bonus content not offered on Xbox. The first game featured a multiplayer mode, and this could be the key to keeping players hooked on the game in a similar vein as GTA V. With intense violence, strong language, nudity, strong sexual content, and use of drugs, you decide if he should play.
Super Mario PartyRated E
Super Mario Party is headed to Nintendo Switch. The game will feature fun mini games and new boards to keep things interesting and competitive. What’s cool? There’s an innovative new system allowing you to pair two Switches to play certain games. The game will feature online play as well as leaderboards. Get your friends together for some great party fun!
Battlefield VRated M
Set during WWII, there are a ton of changes to make Battlefield V the deepest and most immersive in the series. First, Grand Operations is the successor of the Operations game mode in the original Battlefield. The weapons will feature more predictable behavior so you can learn them easily. You can build structures, fortify, and even destroy buildings. Subclasses will be added, player progression will be much deeper, and there will even be a battle royale mode. The game contains intense violence, blood and gore, and strong language and is only intended for mature players.
Assassin’s Creed OdysseyRated M
Intended for mature audiences, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey shakes up the franchise in a major way with a new RPG shaped by your actions and choices. You can choose to play as either a male or female character through the game and the storytelling has changed. Set in ancient Greece, your role-playing journey with take you across both land and sea. Will you become the next legendary Greek hero?
Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu / EeveeRated E
Set to debut this holiday season, Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee are the first Pokemon games for Switch. Fans will instantly recognize some of their familiar worlds brought to life in 3D. The game allows you to use simple motion controls to capture Pokemon. It retains the classic battling system with a cool leveling system. Are you ready to catch ’em all?! It’s a really satisfying and immersive experience fans won’t want to miss!
FIFA 19Rated E
FIFA 19 is the best FIFA game in years. While it’s not as ambitious as in previous years, it’s the small changes that come together to create a great package. It builds on previous games and creates the ultimate realization of the FIFA experience. The pacing of the game has been slowed down to help with moment to moment gameplay. Matches are now played in the mid-field – taking your time with the ball and finding the open teammate – giving the game a tactical, methodical feel.
NBA 2K19Rated E
NBA 2K19 makes a few changes to the formula that don’t quite gel with the overall product. The microtransactions are questionable. Practically everything in the game requires virtual currency from the shoes, clothes, tattoes and more. Despite this shortcoming, it’s a genuinely entertaining basketball experience. The presentation and player animations heighten the authenticity of the game. The gameplay feels smooth thanks to a consistent 60 FPS framerate. If you don’t mind the microtransactions and grind, you’ll have a blast.
Madden NFL 19Rated E
Who wouldn’t love taking their favorite team to the Super Bowl? Madden is back and it is better than ever. The game has never felt more realistic thanks to changes with the throwing mechanics and the new Frostbite engine. Your quarterback now has the ability to control the type of throw. This means you can position the ball only where your wide receiver can catch it. Player matchups have never been more important.
Forza Horizon 4Rated E
Forza Horizon 4 delivers a completely new take on Horizon. The game will be set in beautiful Britain. Players will be competing on racetracks with dynamic seasons in a shared open-world. You can play with other people in the community. The seasons change everything and deliver new gameplay like never before. The visuals and gameplay have been taken to the next level. What’s cool? During different seasons you can open up new parts of a track. By popular demand, the game will even feature a 60 FPS mode for fluid, silky-smooth motion that will blow you away. Start your engines this October 2nd!
Grand Theft Auto VRated M
GTA V has a vast, beautiful open-world, innovative structure allowing to choose among three protagonists, hordes of side stories and more. There’s just so much fun to be had here. It’s a complicated and fascinating game that does things no open-world game has done before – putting you in the thick of cinematic heist sequences and other exhilarating missions. The missions are often incredible. It’s the pinnacle of open-world design and there’s no end to the ways you can make your own unstructured fun.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildRated E10+
The most amazing feat of Breath of the Wild is that it offers the freedom to explore its vast, beautiful world. See that place in the distance – yeah, you can go there! It blows the doors off conventions and does something new at nearly every turn being an open-world adventure. The game hands you a toolbox and let’s you go nuts. This game has a ton of side quests which are varied and rarely repetitive. It’s an absolute joy to play and a must-play for any who considers themselves a gamer.
Super Mario OdysseyRated E10+
It’s really hard not to smile while playing Super Mario Odyssey. It’s a genuinely surprising and delightful new adventure in the beloved series. It’s another brilliant redefintion of the platforming genre Mario helped popularize. Best of all, even with the story complete, it has so much more to offer. Mario Odyssey delivers on that continuation of originality and innovation. It offers best-in-class platforming action and introduces a steady stream of new and unexpected mechanics. It’s a masterpiece exclusive to Switch and another must-own for Switch users.
Mario Kart 8 DeluxeRated E
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe packs a whole lot of awesome sauce into one entertaining package. You get 48 courses, 42 diverse characters, and some neat kart parts. The graphics standout on a TV or in handheld mode. The racing is incredibly satisfying in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. The new Battle Mode is reason enough to pick up this game. This is one of the most fun multiplayer games on the Switch. Invite your friends over for some thrilling Mario Kart action.
God of WarRated M
God of War is a nonstop whirlwind of emotions and bloody action. It’s a masterful composition of exceptional interlocking parts. Its design pays off in unexpected ways in both the gameplay and storyline. Kratos has been thoughtfully reimagined. Most notably, there are a couple stellar boss fights that do a fantastic job of showcasing Kratos’s God-level strength. We expected great action from God of War and it delivers that handily, but we didn’t expect it to be a thrilling journey in which every aspect complements the others to form a masterpiece that is by far the most stirring and memorable game in the series. Its world is vibrant and thoughtfully constructed and packed to the brim with secrets to uncover. The game is centered around a tale that revolutionizes a one-note character into one of gaming’s greats. It’s a must-have for PS4 owners.
Destiny 2: ForsakenRated T
Forsaken will change the Destiny 2 experience and focus less on story in this expansion. What’s cool? It introduces Gambit, a new 4 x 4 PvE competitive mode. Given what’s happened, you’re motivated to kill everything you see. This is a game fans are going to be dying to play.
Far Cry 5Rated M
Far Cry 5 is another great game in the open-world series Ubisoft is willing to have the most fun with. It may be playing a familiar tune, but all these combat, physics, and wildlife systems mix together to create unexpected moments of tense and hilarious action. The world is packed with so much to find and so much happening at any given time. What’s great? There’s never a dull moment. While the formula remains addictive, the tasks, weapons, and supernatural dream sequences feel similar to past games. However, it’s still a blast to play with the brutal combat that’s so satisfying. It’s an open-world adventure worth seeing to completion. Co-op mode achieves a whole new level of crazy. It has all the ingredients for creating a ruckus: loads of enemies and allies, fiesty wildlife, and plenty of explosions. Amist all the insanity it manages to tell a serious story with a powerful ending.
Hitman 2Rated M
Agent 47 is back in Hitman 2, which is intended for mature audiences with intense violence, strong language, and suggestive themes. Fans can expect more of what they know and love from the series: infiltrations, sniper assassinations, and more huge, intricate levels. This time the game won’t be episodic, so you’ll get to play through the entire game. It will offer a good challenge with a variety of ways to complete missions. We love that it’s a game that rewards you for your creativity. Are you ready to think deadly?
Shadow of the Tomb RaiderRated M
Shadow of the Tomb Raider sets Lara out on a quest to stop a Mayan apocalypse. The game will feature more tombs that are deadlier than ever, more combat depth, stealth gameplay, new traversal techniques, underwater exploration and survival, and the biggest hub of any Tomb Raider. What’s not to love? Get ready for an action-packed adventure you won’t want to miss.
ASTRO Bot Rescue MissionRated E10+
If you have a Playstation VR, you have to play Astrobot. In this platformer, players step into an amusement park-like world as they guide their little robot friend around. Players must control the little guy with the PS4 controller as the levels unfold all around you. The game constantly surprises you with new perspectives and ideas that would not be possible in an ordinary platformer. It’s a charming game and the best use of VR yet.
Wolfenstein II: The New ColossusRated M
Everything that worked for The New Order is dialed up for round two. With instantly likeable heroes and bone-chilling villains giving emotional context to its bloody rising against high-tech Nazis, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus has come to play. It’s really incredible how this story works considering how absurd it is. THe characters are outstandingly well written and acted. The main villain is the most memorably terrifying game villain. It’s filled with twists and turns that will make your jaw drop. The fast action and rewarding deaths making killing Nazis gruesomely satisfying. Stealth is an option but you can go guns blazing, too. It’s a fantastic single-player shooter and something to get excited about if you’re into FPS style narrative-driven games.
Soul Calibur VIRated T
Does your soul still burn? Soul Calibur VI delivers new battle mechanics that raise the bar on the fighting gameplay. There are strategic counters and diverse fighting styles to suit different players. Now experience jaw-dropping visuals with the Unreal Engine. And Geralt from The Witcher joins the fight!
Ignite your teen’s creativity with Minecraft. He’ll enjoy crafting his own little world and going on incredible adventures with friends. When nightfall comes, build shelter to keep the monsters at bay. Experience one of the best-selling and most popular games in gaming history. If you haven’t played it yet, what are you waiting for?!
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane TrilogyRated E10+
If your teen boy loves platformers and has never played Crash games, this 3-game collection is worth playing. The gameplay remains true to the original. This is classic action platforming and it will challenge you to the core like never before. The controls could have seen an upgrade along with the visuals. This remastered version is the best way to experience the original Crash games. The Switch version includes 2 bonus levels.
Overwatch: Game of the Year EditionRated T
If you haven’t had a chance to play Overwatch, now’s the best time with the release of Overwatch GOTY edition. This is a shooter than knows how to surprise. It combines a handful of ideas and combines it into something spectacular. It’s got one of the most distinct and diverse casts in recent memory. The best part? There’s no single one way to play. It’s another seminal release from Blizzard and a very rewarding game.
LEGO DC Super VillainsRated E10+
How would you like to play as the villains in a LEGO game? Forget the superheroes … LEGO DC Super Villains now lets you do just that in a sprawling open-world experience unlike any other. The game will feature over 100 villains and you can even create your own. Expect a solid story, as its co-written with DC. It’ll be insane with the bad guys trying to be good guys. Who knew being bad could feel so good?!
Just Cause 4Rated M
Love sandbox play? Then you’ll love the creative sandbox play of Just Cause 4. It’s go anywhere and do anything in this massive open-world of Solice. The new engine allows for incredible draw distances and the destruction and physics have been taken to the next level. Now there’s lightning, sandstorms, and more variety than ever. Get ready for explosive fun!
Celeste is not only one of the best platformers in years, it’s also one of the most important. It’s a surprise masterpiece. Its 2D platforming is some of the most challenging since Super Meat Boy with levels that are both challenging and rewarding when you beat them. There are enough secrets and extras to satisfy gamers. It’s best-in-class jumping is beautifully meshed with a sincere and meaningful story. Bottom line, it’s an incredible game you don’t want to miss.
Overcooked 2Rated E
Loved the first Overcooked? You ain’t seen nothing! Overcooked 2 is like a super version of Overcooked with more kitchens, chefs, recipes, and new mechanics. Now you can even throw raw ingredients and there are more dynamic levels to make things more interesting. And enjoy local or online play with your buddies. It’s one of the most fun co-op multiplayer experiences available for all major platforms. It’s all about trying to gel as a group. Get ready for multiplayer madness!
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
If you own a Nintendo Switch, the Pro controller is the best way to play your games. It’s much more ergonomic and comfortable to play extended sessions with this full-sized controller than the Joy-Cons. Controls are responsive and everything feels natural. The controller increases immersion with HD Rumble and battery life is fantastic at up to 40 hours. It’s definitely worth the price of admission – you won’t be disappointed.
Xbox Wireless Controller
So you have got your new console? The only thing worse than having to update it is not having spare controllers lying around. When friends come over, you are going to need some extra controllers for multiplayer fun. If you need an extra controller, you can’t go wrong with the official Xbox controller.
PS4 DualShock 4 Wireless Controller
A lot of people nowadays play multiplayer games online, but there is something about having friends in the same room that you don’t get online. If you want to play locally with friends, pick up another official Dualshock 4 controller. It’s Bluetooth and has a rechargeable battery, so you don’t have to worry about burning through batteries when the power runs out. Simply plug it in to the PS4 to charge it.
Nintendo Joy-Con (L/R)
One of the best things about the Nintendo Switch’s design is the Joy-Cons. Because the Joy-Cons are detachable, you simply need to remove them and you can have some multiplayer fun. You can pick up an extra pair, if you want to play 4 players in your favorite Nintendo Switch game. They come in the cutest colors so it’s even fun to collect different colors.
GameCube Controller Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Edition
Nintendo knows Super Smash Bros. fans love the GameCube controller best for playing Smash. That’s why they are re-releasing a special Super Smash Bros. Ultimate edition of the original GameCube controller. Without question it’s the best way to play Smash. The controller is super responsive and feels great to play on. Don’t forget your GameCube Controller Adapter so you can play on the Switch.
HORI Nintendo Switch Real Arcade Pro V Hayabusa Fight Stick
Looking for a legit arcade experience on Switch? Officially licensed by Nintendo, the Hori Nintendo Switch Real Arcade Pro V Hayabusa fight stick is the real deal. Hands-down, it’s the best arcade stick for the Switch. The quality feels great, it’s super responsive, and it’s awesome for playing fighting games and arcade-style games. The best part? It works for PC too. You won’t be disappointed.
Razer Wolverine Ultimate Gaming Controller
While it is designed only for serious gamers who are looking to get an edge, the Razer Wolverine controller might be the best controller ever created. Everything from the weight of the controller to the rubberized grips feels like premium quality. The coolest part? The controller can be customized on-the-fly with interchangeable thumbsticks and D-Pads, and more. You can even remap the buttons to your liking.
8Bitdo N30 2.4G Wireless Gamepad for NES Classic Edition
So you got a NES Classic but despise that short controller cord. Meet the 8Bitdo N30 Wireless Gamepad. Free yourself from wires and play comfortably from your couch. What’s cool is that these controllers are responsive with no lag and have added turbo buttons and a super handy Home button, so you don’t have to go to the console everytime you want to change the game. It’s an essential for any NES Classic owner.
SteelSeries Nimbus Gaming Controller
Take your mobile gaming experience to new highs with the SteelSeries Nimbus. With incredible battery life over 40 hours, enjoy your games the way they were meant to be played. You’ll have more control over your games than ever. Best of all, it works on Apple TV, iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad.
Logitech Driving Force G29 Racing Wheel
If you can afford it, the Thrustmaster T-GT is the definitive racing wheel for Gran Turismo Sport and other racing games for the PS4 and PC. Hands-down, this high-quality and high-performance wheel delivers the best racing experience ever. The haptic force feedback heightens your sense of immersion and makes the racing feel more realistic. Once you give it a go – you’ll never want to play a racing game with a controller again.
Gaming Hard Drive
Don’t you hate when you don’t have enough space to download that new game? Now you don’t have to delete a whole bunch of stuff just to clear space. This Western Digital hard drive adds 4TB of external hard drive space to either the Xbox One or PS4. When you plug the external drive into the USB slot, the console automatically recognizes the drive so it is super easy to install.
Sandisk SD Micro SDXC Memory Card
The Nintendo Switch only has 32GB of built-in memory, so if you plan on installing more digital games you’ll need a memory expansion card for additional storage. This 128GB card is compatible with Nintendo Switch and allows you to conveniently store all your games in one place. Also, with digital games, you don’t have to worry about lost cartridges or swapping out cartridges.
Anker PowerCore 20100 Nintendo Switch Edition
Looking to get more battery life while using your Switch on the go? Meet the Anker PowerCore 20100. It’s officially licensed by Nintendo meaning it’s safe to use with your Switch and it delivers up to 15 hours of additional playtime. Mama mia! With power delivery, you can recharge your Switch in as little as 3.5 hours and you get about 2.5 full charges. What’s great is that you can use it for your iPhone X/8 and MacBook Pro, and other devices as well.
Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro
Everybody nowadays is live streaming videogames on Twitch. When streaming, you want the best quality video to show your friends or the world all of the coolest moments. Most people are using the Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro, which works with all the modern consoles. It records high quality 1080p 60 FPS video, which means the video quality is fantastic. You can even record live commentary over the video.
Elgato Stream Deck
The Stream Deck is designed for live streaming. It’s got integration with Twitch, Twitter, Windows, Elgato products, and more. You can control your Twitch chat, post Twitter messages, change scenes, sources, and mics, record your screen, and even retroactively record the last few minutes if you have an Elgato capture card. It simplifies your life by making it easier to excecute commands while you’re live streaming a game. Best of all, it works as you’d expect. The value is pretty clear for serious streamers. What’s cool? It can even be used for video editing and folder navigation.
Optoma HD143X Projector
Playing your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One on a big screen TV is an amazing experience, but playing it on a 100-inch screen is even better. This projector from Optoma delivers full HD 1080p video. What makes it so great for games? With Enhanced Gaming On, the input lag is next to nothing at 16.4 ms, which is unheard of in a projector. Ultimately, that translates into a better gaming experience.
Epson Home Cinema 2100 1080p 3LCD Projector
Most of us play PlayStation 4 or Xbox One on an HDTV. There is nothing wrong with that. However, playing Call Of Duty on a 1080P projector designed for gaming is an experience like no other. It’s the closest to being on the battlefield. What makes this projector so special? With a 25 ms response time, it has almost no lag.
GAEMS Personal Gaming Environment
If you plan on taking your PS4 or Xbox One to your dorm room, this “suitcase” is a great way to bring the fun along. There aren’t too many cases like this. The coolest part? It’s not only a case, but it has a built in 19-inch display and speakers. While you still have to plug in everything, it’s a great option for gaming on the go.
HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset
If you play online multiplayer games, you need a quality headset. With a lightweight aluminum design and a detachable microphone, the Cloud X II is the headset every gamer wants. Why? Even after playing first person shooters all day long, this is the most comfortable headset ever. Because of its aluminum design, the headphones are extremely lightweight, living up to their name.
FPS Freek Thumbsticks
Here is an inexpensive gift for the gamer in your life. These raised thumbsticks for your controllers make it easier to stay on target, leading to more accuracy. They work especially well for first person shooters.
AmazonBasics Dual Charging Station for Xbox One
Are you tired of burning through batteries on your Xbox One controller? This charger allows you to charge 2 Xbox controllers so you never have to worry about batteries again. Along with the charger, it comes with 2 battery packs. Finally, there is an environmentally friendly way to game.
Y Team PS4 Controller Charger
Nothing is more annoying than having dead controllers. Designed for the PS4, this charging cradle makes it easy to charge 2 controllers at the same time. The best part? It plugs into the wall so your console doesn’t have to be on. Just put your controllers on the cradle and your controllers will be ready to go when you want to play.
PowerA Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Charging Dock
The only way to charge Nintendo Switch Joycons is to attach them to the system. This can get annoying especially if you have more than 2 joycons. This charging dock allows you to charge 4 Joy-cons at once so you always have a pair ready to go. The best part? You don’t have to take a break when the batteries die.
PowerA Joy-Con & Pro Controller Charging Dock – Nintendo Switch
Looking to charge your Switch Pro Controller and Joy-Cons? This charging dock from Power A allows you to conveniently charge your Pro controller and Joy-Cons. An indicator tells you when they are fully charged. The best part? You can charge both controllers at the same time. It also doubles as a handy storage unit so everything is neatly organized.
Collective Minds PSVR Charge & Display Stand
So you got a new PSVR headset? This is the perfect accessory to complement your new VR headset. Not only does it serve as a display, but it also conveniently docks and charges your PSVR headset, two Dual Shocks, and two Move controllers. Charging is rapid and an indicator shows you when it has been fully charged.
HORI Compact Playstand
While the Nintendo Switch has a built in stand that allows you to play in tabletop mode, there are a couple problems with it. The angle that the Switch is placed at isn’t comfortable for everybody. This little contraption elevates your Switch, allowing you to place it in 3 different angles. The best part? Because it raises the Switch, you can charge it at the same time. When you are done, it folds away compactly.
Nintendo Switch Deluxe Travel Case
If you have a Nintendo Switch and plan to travel with it, you need a case. Available in several different Nintendo themed designs, this case has everything you need to carry the basics inside. It allows you to place the Switch inside with the Joy-Cons attached. There is a thick pocket flap that covers the Switch screen. There is even space for 8 games
PowerA Everywhere Messenger Bag
While it won’t fit in your pocket, the Nintendo Switch is really portable. The Switch itself is pretty easy to lug around in any bag, but what if you want to take everything with you including all your accessories, cords, and games. This large shoulder bag is designed to carry everything inside including the Switch Dock. Finally, you can travel anywhere with it.
Xbox One Media Remote
Forget using your Xbox controller to control your media. Take charge of your entertainment experience with the Xbox One Media Remote. It’s intuitive to use for controlling your Blu-ray movies and conveniently operates from up to 30-feet away. The best part? You don’t have to keep turning on your Xbox controller anymore! It’s a great remote combining form and function.
Zettaguard HDMI Switcher Hub Port
For those don’t have enough of HDMI ports to hook up their media equipment, this HDMI switch solves the problem. You can hook up to 4 devices to the switch and the Kinivo switch takes care of the rest automatically switching to the active input.
Cable Management Sleeve
Don’t you just hate all those unsightly cluttered cables behind the TV? This easy to use cable sleeve from Joto allows you to bring order to the chaos. They conveniently wrap as many as eight to ten cables and make everything look a whole lot cleaner. And a cleaner look is much better indeed.
Devoko Ergonomic Gaming Chair
Every gamer needs a good quality gaming chair. If you are going to spend a lot of your time playing games, you want to find a gaming chair that gives you great lumbar support and looks cool. With a stylish black and red design, the Devoko is modestly priced and had adjustable neck and lumbar pillows. The coolest part? The chair reclines all the way back up.
Merax Gaming Chair
If you don’t want to break the bank on a DXRacer this Merax Gaming Chair is the next best thing. It looks super stylish and provides excellent all day comfort thanks to its brilliant ergonomics. It’s a great value and comparable to a DXRacer chair.
DXRacer Gaming Chair
The DXRacer chairs are the hottest new gaming chairs. They are all over Twitch. It’s actually manufactured by a company that designs racing seats, which is why it looks so cool. These chairs are pretty comfy and force you to sit correctly. The pillows provide great back and neck support. In the late hours, the reclinability feature is pretty rad as it allows you to go completely horizontal.
AmazonBasics Low-Back Computer Chair
If you’re looking for a no-frills computer chair for your teen boy, this AmazonBasics chair delivers the goods. It supports a maximum weight of 250 pounds and provides all day comfort. The chair swivels and allows for ease of mobility thanks to its built-in wheels.
TCL 55R617 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV
What better gift could you get for your gamer than a massive 55-inch 4K TV? Not only is this a 4K TV with stunning image quality, but it also packs in a Roku box into the system. Your games will look extraordinary on this TV. Hook up an Xbox One X and you’re in for a visual treat. Plus, stream your favorite shows. There’s always something good to watch.
Hover X+ Ultimate Gamer’s LapDesk
The Hover X+ is like the ultimate command center for gamers. In fact, it was designed by gamers for gamers. It’s perfect for using 17 inch laptops with ample space for a mousepad and even a dock to hold your tablet or smartphone. The set includes a mousepad and built-in ventilation to keep your gaming sessions going strong. It’s a match made in heaven for gaming laptops.
Atlantic Gaming Desk Pro
Are you in market for a gaming desk for your 18 year old son? This Atlantic Gaming Desk Pro delivers a minimalist and stylish design that fits in well with most décor. It’s the perfect addition to his gaming room. The desk has a spacious surface with ample storage space for your gaming accessories. It accommodates up to a 32-inch LCD monitor.
FlexiSpot Adjustable Standing Desk Riser
The FlexiSpot Standing Desk is one of the most versatile desks around. Sitting at a desk all day can be exhausting. But this desk allows you to stand and play all day without all that pressure on your back. You’ll be able to play longer Call of Duty sessions with friends. And if you want to use it as a regular desk, you can do that, too. Making the transition is easy.
Xbox Gift Card
Not sure which game to get your Xbox gamer? This $50 Xbox gift card is a top choice if you’re stuck on what gift to get for him. He can redeem it for games, movies, TV, music, apps, and more. The cards are simple to use and it’s something he’ll love.
PlayStation Store Gift Card
Not sure what to get your PS4 gamer? The PlayStation Store Gift Card is your savior. It gives him $50 worth of store credit to spend on games, entertainment, add-on content and more on the PlayStation store. The card can be used for PS4 and PS3.
Nintendo eShop Gift Card
Run out of ideas for your Nintendo gamer or not sure which game to get him? Consider the Nintendo eShop Card which can be used for a range of Nintendo systems from Nintendo Switch to 3DS to Wii U. Choose a value from $10 to $70 and you’re ready to gift. It’s essentially digital cash to use on games, downloadable content, and other goodies available through Nintendo’s eShop. What’s not to love? Now he can choose the perfect game.
Xbox LIVE Gold Membership
For gamers that have an Xbox One, a prepaid subscription to Xbox Live is a no brainer. If you want to play online with friends, you need the subscription. The coolest part? Microsoft gives members free games every month.
PlayStation Plus Membership
If you don’t know what to get your PlayStation gamer, get them the PlayStation Plus subscription. It allows gamers to play online and gives users discounts, exclusive features, and more. The best part? Every month, members of the service get free games.
Nintendo Switch Online Service
Want to play your favorite Switch games online? Launching this September, the Nintendo Switch Online service allows you to play your games online for 12 months. In addition to allowing you to play online with friends, you also get access to classic NES games with online play. Lastly, you benefit from cloud backup for your save data.
Xbox Game Pass, 6-Month Subscription
With Xbox Game Pass, your teen can get his game on with hundreds of games to play on Xbox One. This digital code gives you an all-access pass for 6 months. The best part? Play some of the latest games like Sea of Thieves, State of Decay 2, Crackdown 3, Forza, and more! It’s an unbeatable value for the price of a single game.
EA Access 12-Month Subscription
Love EA games? Get a 12-month all-access pass to EA’s library of games with EA Access. PLay everything from Madden to FIFA to Battlefield and more! There are over 50 games to experience on EA’s service. What’s cool? You even can try out new games before they’re released and you benefit from special member discounts! PLay the best of EA for less. Makes a great gift for Xbox gamers.
Steam Gift Card
Is he a huge PC gamer? Steam is one of the most popular destinations for gamers. Choose from $20 to $100 in value for your gift. He can redeem it on thousands of top games on the Steam platform. This is compatible with PC, Mac, and SteamOS. Get him something you know he’ll love. Some of the current top hits include Call of Duty WWII, Playerunkown’s Battlegrounds, Destiny 2, Wolfenstein II, and more. Get your game on!
CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR GXiVR8060A5 Gaming PC
This CyberPowerPC is a great gaming PC under a grand. While it doesn’t have the latest graphics card, the GTX 1060 will support most games with medium to high settings. The i5 processor is speedy fast to run your games and applications like PhotoShop and video editing software. The processor can be upgraded to a faster i7 and a GTX 1080 if you want to max out performance. The PC has a cool glass panel with red LED lighting inside so you can see the internals of the PC.
Corsair CS-9000011-NA ONE PRO Compact Gaming Desktop PC
Given this is Corsair’s first complete PC, they went straight for the enthusiast and high-end gamer. Although it doesn’t support RGB lighting, the overall design looks clean and modern. The build quality on the One Pro is outstanding. Don’t be fooled by it’s size – this bad boy packs some serious power to run all your favorite games on high to ultra settings. Sweeet!
Acer Predator Helios 300
The Helios 300 is the best gaming laptop in its price range. Rocking either a 7th Gen or 8th Gen processor and a GTX 1060 with 16GB of DDR4 RAM, the Acer Predator 300 is a gamer’s dream machine. Experience ultra-fast frame rates for the smoothest gameplay. This system is even powerful enough to power VR systems like the VIVE and Oculus Rift. The system sports a 15.6″ 1080P IPS display with brilliant color and fast performance. A backlit RGB keyboard adds extra flair. The best part? It delivers desktop-like performance in one cool looking gaming laptop. Are you ready to step up your game to the next level?
Razer Blade 15
The Razer Blade 15 is the best gaming laptop, delivering high-end graphics performance. Not only does it deliver great performance, but it also has great build quality and looks fantastic. Rocking an 8th gen i7 processor, GTX 1070 Max-Q, and 16GB RAM, it can easily handle your favorite games on high/ultra settings. Expect around 5-6 hours of battery life, which is pretty decent for a beast like this. Combining excellent visual and audio performance with beautiful aesthetics, the Blade 15 is the best in its class of thin and light gaming laptops.
MSI GS65 Stealth Thin
The MSI GS65 can compete head-to-head with the Razer Blade 15 but is only held back by build quality. It delivers incredible gaming performance in the thinnest and lightest laptop in its class. It packs an i7, GTX 1060/1070, and 16/32GB DDR4 RAM, depending on your configuration. Battery life comes in at 5 hours and it stays relatively cool. The speakers are decent but pale in comparison to the Blade 15.
Dell Gaming Laptop G5587-5859BLK-PUS G5
For budget-conscious gamers, there is the Dell G-Series. For the price point, this laptop comes with beefy specs including a GTX 1060 graphics card and an eight gen Intel processor. With a fairly slim profile and weighing 6 pounds, it’s pretty portable too. The colored backlit keyboard makes it look stylish. While the screen isn’t the best, this laptop will handle just about any game you throw at it with medium to high settings. In its price point, that is pretty much unheard of.
MSI GV62 8RD-200 Gaming Laptop
If you’re looking for an affordable thin and light gaming laptop, you can’t go wrong with the GV62 8RD-200. You get what you pay for here with an 8th Gen Intel Processor, GTX 1050 Ti and 8 GB DDR4 RAM. MSI is a trusted name in gaming, earning the PC Reader’s Choice award for 2 years running. The good news? It can play many of today’s games with medium settings and the cooling system generally keeps it well cooled.
ASUS VG278Q 144 HZ Gaming Monitor
The ASUS VG278Q offers the performance gamers need for the best gaming experience. With a blazing fast response time of 1ms, everything looks silky smooth and looks fluid. It delivers a lag-free experience with brilliant color and details. One thing is for certain – you can’t blame your monitor if you lose!
BenQ ZOWIE 27-inch HD Gaming Monitor
Do you play first-person shooters competitively? Regular LCD HDTVs are not really designed for the fast action of videogames. Available in both 24-inch and 27-inch sizes, this BenQ monitor gives you close to zero input lag with a 1ms response time. Hook it up a PS4, Xbox One, or PC and in fast games like first-person shooters, you never miss your target.
EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW Gaming Graphics Card
If you want to achieve those ultimate settings on your games – you’ll need a powerful graphics card like the GeForce GTX 1080. This is one of the best graphics cards out on the market with 8GB GDDR5X of memory. This bad boy is blazing fast and delivers the power you need to run your games at the best settings. Go ahead and throw any game you like at it. You’ll be beyond impressed at what this delivers.
Razer DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse
Whether you’re using it for regular use or eSports, the DeathAdder is one of the best mice around. It feels comfortable in your hand and delivers the precision and accuracy you need in FPS games. The amazing thing is you can move quickly and it still keeps up even during intense battles. Chroma lighting adds some beautiful eye-candy as icing on the cake.
Logitech G502 Gaming Mouse
The Logitech G502 combines sleek looks with solid performance. While this is a wired mouse, this is how a gaming mouse should perform. Aside from the incredible build quality and lag-free performance, this mouse boasts the Pixart PMW3366 sensor, which can track every mouse move. With adjustable sensitivity settings, you can customize the mouse exactly how you want it. The laws of gaming have been forever shattered.
SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mouse Pad
The SteelSeries QcK is an inexpensive gaming mouse pad that delivers optimal performance. It’s the same pad pro gamers trust. The smooth surface allows your mouse to easily glide along its surface without obstruction and without scratching your desk’s surface. It’s the best of both worlds.
Razer Firefly Chroma Lighted Gaming Mouse Pad
The Razer Firefly Chroma is one of the most beautiful gaming mouse pads around. It illuminates with 16.8 different color options to dazzle your eyeballs and create a striking look. In addition to looking super cool, the Firefly Chroma is a serviceable gaming mouse pad that does it’s job well and doesn’t get in the way.
Redragon K552 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Click-Clack! If you are a gamer, you need a gaming keyboard, but it’s hard to get an affordable one. The Kumara is the best budget priced gaming keyboard. This mechanical keyboard uses the Otemu Blue switches, which gives you a great tactile feel with each press of the key. While you won’t find Macros here, you do get red backlit keys, which keep things looking sleek.
Corsair’s K70 RGB MK.2 Gaming Keyboard is one of the best keyboards for gamers. It features that cool RGB lighting and delivers the responsive performance you need for your games. It’s a durable keyboard that doesn’t disappoint. When speed makes the difference between life and death in games, you’ll know you made a great choice.
CORSAIR K55 RGB Gaming Keyboard
Corsair has finally created an affordable full-sized gaming keyboard for everybody with the Corsair K55 RGB. It has a membrane keyboard, which means you won’t get the clickety clack that you get with a mechanical keyboard. The best part? You get all of the features that you expect to have in a pricey keyboard including the ability to set macros, a wrist rest, and dynamic lighting controls.
Razer Ornata Chroma Keyboard
The Ornata Chroma from Razer is one of the top gaming keyboards. You’ve never felt anything like the amazing mecha-membrane keyboard on the Ornata. It’s fast and responsive just how gamers like. The built-in wristwrest adds to your overall comfort when using this keyboard. You’ll be impressed by the performance and love the RGB lights.
Logitech C920 Webcam
The Logitech C920 is one of the best-selling webcams. This flagship webcam records excellent 1080p video and it’s super easy to use. It’s compatible with both desktops or laptops. The best part? It even works with Skype so you can stay connected with friends and family.
Bose Companion 2 Series III Speakers
If you are looking to replace the speakers that came with your computer, these small desktop speakers from Bose do a surprisingly good job at filling the room with crisp sound. With no subwoofer, they don’t take up a lot of space. They use Bose’s TrueSpace technology, which means that you won’t get sound distortion at higher levels. Finally, you can rock your favorite game without the annoying cracking.
Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System
If you’re looking for a good 5.1 surround sound system, the Logitech Z906 doesn’t disappoint. This speaker set delivers rich, THX-quality sound with a good touch of bass that’s impressive. With 1000 watts of power, you can fill up your entire room with booming sound that has stunning clarity. These are perfect for the living room or game room.
Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 THX Computer Speakers
This 200-watt 2.1 system from Klipsch is also THX certified for great sound quality. It’s compatible with a wide variety of devices from laptops and tablets, to smartphones and more. These bad boys pack some killer punch and deliver good value and sound for the money. Now you can do your homework while listening to your favorite tunes.
Logitech Z623 200 Watt Home Speaker System
The Logitech Z623 delivers great bang for the buck with this 2.1 speaker set. This speaker set is THX certified and delivers 400 watts of power. The set is compatible with laptops, desktops, iPods, game systems, and more. Best of all, they are easy to setup and deliver clear sound quality with minimal distortion. Prepare to be blown away!
NETGEAR Nighthawk X4S
If you’re playing online competitively you know you need a gaming router you can count on. It needs to deliver fast performance with no lag. Anything slower can ruin your experience and lead to untimely deaths. Thankfully, the Nighthawk X4s delivers the goods. With a 1.7 GHz processor, you get the performance you expect without compromises. Plus, this router is optimized for streaming quality video to all your devices.
NETGEAR CM500 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem
Why make the cable guys rich? If you get cable and pay monthly for the modem – STOP! Get your own modem and don’t pay more than you need to. This Netgear Cable Modem is compatible with the latest standards and works with most major cable providers. It delivers blazing fast speeds and you can cut that monthly bill now. What are you waiting for?
Tree New Bee Cooling Pad
If you’re gaming on a laptop for extended periods, your laptop can get very hot internally. That heat can lead to problems down the road. A cooling pad such as this one works for most 15.6 to 17-inch laptops and keeps it running much cooler with four built-in fans. A cooler laptop can also mean less crashes.
Hover X+ – Ultimate Gamer’s LapDesk
Who wouldn’t want to play your favorite games on the sofa? The only problem? You’ll probably burn your legs. Made out of bamboo, the Hover X+ lap desk allows you to hold your gaming laptop on your lap. It has a built in mouse pad that works great with any mouse. The ventilation is designed to keep any gaming laptop cool.
The Dorm Room
Dorm rooms are pretty boring. These gifts are perfect from livening up a dingy dorm room.
Philips Hue 60W LED Smart Bulb
Step up to smart lighting in your home with Phillips Hue. These white and color lights work with your smart assistant devices, such as Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and more. You can have them adjust the lighting in your room to millions of shades to set the perfect ambiance. This package includes one bulb. A 4-pack is also available if you’d like to upgrade multiple lights.
Philips Hue White A19 60W Dimmable LED Smart Bulb Starter Kit
Now you can control the lighting in your home with your smart device or voice via Alexa or Google Assistant. This set comes with two white Philips Hue bulbs and a Hue Bridge capable of controlling as many as 50 lights. Isn’t it great … the modern conveniences of technology.
LE 16.4ft LED Flexible Light Strip
This light strip from LE is perfect for upgrading the lighting in your room. They are flexible and feature daylight white lights. It’s the perfect way to spruce up the look of your room and installation is super easy with the cuttable and linkable design. Don’t forget you’ll need an AC adapter to complete the setup.
Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus Dimmable LED Smart Light
This Philips Hue LightStrip Plus is a fantastic lighting solution for your son’s room. You can set just the perfect atmosphere with millions of color choices. You can even have Alexa dim these lights as they have a dimmable function. The set includes an 80-inch strip of dimmable smart lights.
MagicLight Bluetooth Smart LED Light Bulb
Wake up to the MagicLight. MagicLight can even be set to shut off at sunset or at a specified time. MagicLight delivers more than 16 million color options to set the perfect ambiance. This light can even be coordinated with music. And everything is controlled via your smart device. How cool is that?
Nanoleaf Aurora Rhythm Smarter Kit
Want to create an eye-pleasing audio-visual lightshow in your room? The Nanolead Aurora Rhythm Smarter Kit allows you to do just that. This set comes with 15 color-changing LED panels and they’re easy to mount. What’s cool? Not only do they look cool, but they sync with your music to change colors. Your friends will think you’re so cool.
Luminoodle Bias Lighting for TV with Color
Want to add cool bias lighting to your TV? This bias lighting from Luminoodle delivers beautiful results and works on TVs as large as 60-inches. The strip measures 78-inches and features fifteen color choices with ten brightness levels and three fade modes. Now watching movies in the dark will be more pleasing to the eyes.
Mighty Bright XtraFlex2 LED Book Light
This book light can come in handy when your roommates need to catch a little shuteye but you have got a final exam coming up. The book light will provides enough light to cover two pages of a textbook. The flexible shaft allows you to position it just right.
Personalized Star Map Print
There are a ton of stars in the sky and they never line up exactly the same way. Now you can get a snapshot of how the sun, stars, and planets were aligned on the night that he was born with this custom star map. Simply include the date, time, and location of the event. You can even add a custom quote. The star map is printed on 100% cotton based paper. He is going to want to frame and hang this thoughtful gift up on the wall.
Heritage Sports Banner
Is your 18 year old a huge sports fan that loves his team more than anything in the world? This sports banner is the perfect gift for the sports fan in your life whether they love the NBA, MLB, NCAA, or NFL.
Umbra Hangit Photo Display
Is he the creative type? Then he may love this HangIt Photo Display from Umbra. He can create a fun collage of his favorite photographs and artwork. It’s a super fun and easy way to decorate your room and make it personal – reflecting your beautiful life.
Umbra Trigon Metal Bulletin Board
Cork boards are so boring and plain. I love how modern this bulletin board look. It is perfect for pinning up important notes, photos, reminders, or business cards in your room. I love that it is magnetic but you can also use tacs because of the slits in the surface. It’s just a great way to keep things organized without looking tacky.
Quartet Dry Erase Board / Cork Board
This is a fancy magnetic dry erase board with cork board segment. The board has a two tone frame and is great for keeping track of the ongoings of your life. The dry erase surface erases easily with the included marker with eraser tip. The accessories allow for hanging things and the cork board is great for pinning your favorite photos, artwork, and more.
At-A-Glance Monthly Planner
As a freshman in college, you have events, appointments, and meetings to attend. It’s your story. But how do you keep track of it all? This At-A-Glance Monthly Planner helps you stay organized and meet your commitments. This planner covers January 2019 to March 2020 and comes in a nice compact size that easily fits in your backpack.
2019 Call of Duty Wall Calendar
Get him a wall calendar. If he is a big fan of Call of Duty he’ll naturally want this cool looking Call of Duty Calendar. On every month, it contains cool character poses from Black Ops III. If he’s not into gaming, there are a ton of different calendars to choose from based on his interests.
Trends Call of Duty Skull Poster
Posters are a super easy and cheap gift. Get him one with her favorite video game. If she loves Call Of Duty, he will love this huge 24″ X 36″ poster and never want to take it down.
Fortnite Poster 24×36 inches
Does he eat, drink, and play Fortnite? When all of his friends come over, he will loving showing off this colorful 24 X 36 inch poster. With people parachuting in, the poster recreates a scene from the game. With the words “Fortnite Battle Royal”, it’s printed on beautiful poster paper.
Keep Out Gamer at Play Video Game Poster
Practically every gamer would love a fun poster such as this. It says “Keep Out Gamer At Play”. On the surface, gaming may look simple, but check out what it actually involves. That is no easy feat to defeat some of the toughest bosses. The poster kindly tells incoming people to not disturb and leave food and drink at the door. Ha! Ha! So much fun. It’s the perfect gift for your gamer.
KEEP OUT Gamer At Play ENTER Tin Sign
About a foot high, this tin sign must be put on every teen gamer’s bedroom door. You don’t want someone to accidentally walk in on you when you are fragging enemies and calling each other a bunch of Noobs.
Labhanshi 90 x 90 inch Elephant Mandala
Looking for a cool décor tapestry for to enhance the look of your son’s dorm room? This Elephant Mandala Traditional Cotton Tapestry feautres an elegant design sure to make it more inviting. It looks amazing in person and would look perfect on the wall or as a bed or couch cover.
Malden Friends Frame
If he is your best friend, you don’t have to spend a lot to give him a meaningful gift. Find the cutest 4X6 photo of you and him and stick it inside this gorgeous glass frame. It couldn’t be easier to stick the picture inside because there is a pocket on the back. The outer frame is made out of glassed and looks classy with the word “Friends” sprinkled all over it. It’s a gift that he will always remember when he looks at the photo.
MCS Shadow Box Frame
Does he have beautiful keepsakes that he wants to share with everybody? With a gorgeous black frame, this gorgeous shadowbox gives an extra dimension to whatever is displayed inside. It’s perfect for displaying concert tickets, pictures, or anything else with special meaning.
NIX Advance 8-inch Digital Photo Frame
Want a fun and creative way to display your favorite photos? The NIX Advance is the perfect way to display high quality photos in your dorm room. You’ll never feel apart from your family. You can view the pictures as a slideshow or individually. This digital photo frame can also playback HD video so you can share your adventures and memories with friends and roommates.
Genesis 6-Inch Clip-On Fan
This mini 6-inch fan is not your average fan. It features two different speeds for pushing air around. The coolest part? While it can sit on any table top on its base, it comes with a clip that allows it to be placed anywhere. It will cool you down when you are playing some intense gaming sessions.
TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp
This is one of the best desk lamps. It features seven brightness levels, convenient touch controls, and a versatile gooseneck design. It’s perfect for studying, reading, or just lighting your dorm work area. It’s well built and you’d have a hard time finding a better deal on lighting. It even has a neat memory function and saves on energy costs.
Catalina Desk Lamp With Organizer
A lamp that is also an organizer? This stylish LED Desk Lamp is perfect for providing lighting in her room while fitting in nicely with most décor. The coolest part? It’s also an organizer. You can fill it with stationary or even bedside cosmetics. How’s that for multitasking? There’s even a handy plug for charging all her devices.
Lightahead LED Fantasy Jellyfish Lamp
Lava lamps are always a cool gift, but this Jelly Fish lamp is so much cooler. It has always been fascinating to watch jelly fish swim in the sea. Imagine you could bottle them up and stick them in a lamp! Lighthead has somehow found a way to mimic the appearance and movement of Jellyfish artificially. The best part? It is just as mesmerizing.
Game Room Neon Light Sign
Bare walls are boring. Neon signs are no longer only for just reserved for the Vegas strip and your local diner. The hottest new piece of home decor is a neon sign. Neon signs are super trendy right now and you can find all different types to put in your room. We love this glowing blue one that says Game Room, but there are so many signs to choose from.
The Original My Cinema Lightbox
This lightbox is such a neat addition to any teen guy’s room. You simply slide in the included letters in the rails to put in any fun phrases or inspiring quotes on it. It runs either on batteries or can be plugged in using USB.
Darice Silver Metal Marquee Letter
This lighted monogrammed letter is so fun. I love the rustic style. You can get different letters to spell your name out or a word like “Noob.” It even lights up and you can set a timer to make it go off.
LumiLux Motion Sensor Toilet Light
You probably didn’t know this but the bathroom is a very dangerous place. It’s probably even more dangerous when it is dark. When you got to go, you got to go even it is dark and you are half asleep. Meet the LumiLux. This nightlight clips to your toilet bowl and when motion is detected, it turns on with a stunning light show. There is nothing better than a lighted potty.
All Season Down Alternative Comforter
When you go sleep in a dorm you need bedding, really good quality bedding. This all season duvet cover is fluffy, smooth, and soft. With fabric that feels like you are sleeping on pillowy clouds, it’s the type of cover you see in the movies. You will want to stay in bed all day.
AmazonBasics 5-Piece Bed-In-A-Bag
Getting new bedding for you room can transform your room. If you are looking to give your room a grownup look, these bed in a bag sets make it easy to get matching bedding at an affordable price. Each set come with a flat sheet, comforter, fitted sheet, sham, and pillow case. They might not make you feel like a princess inside, but this set is great for teenage boys or for dorm rooms.
NFL Plush Raschel Throw Blanket
There is nothing like waking up with a warm comfortable blanket with your favorite NFL team on it. This NFL blanket is super soft and plush and looks so good that you might even want to hang it on a wall.
Bedsure Sherpa Throw Blanket
Soft and cozy throws are the perfect winter accessory for snuggling on the couch and watching a football game or Netflix. Made of 100% microfiber, this fuzzy Sherpa blanket keeps every inch of your body warm and it is the softest blanket you have ever felt. It’s feels like lying on a cloud in a cartoon.
YnM Weighted Blanket
Do you want to sleep like a baby? Recently weighted blanket have become extremely popular. They are supposed to reduce stress and improve sleep. This one from YnM is very affordable compared to other brands. By applying weighted pressure to the body at night, it can help calm and relax the body. The result is that you can sleep faster and get a good night’s sleep. It’s like getting a never-ending hug all night long.
Personalized bedding can make a great gift for the teen guy that wants to give her room a personal touch. We all take photos to preserve memories. It doesn’t get more personal than a blanket filled with a collage of pictures of him. You can choose the material and even design. It’s a gift that he will never forget.
Sunbeam Microplush Heated Throw
When the winter chill hits you want to make sure you have the gear to stay warm and cozy. There’s nothing better than being under a warm comfy blanket when it’s chilly in the room. The microplush material is so soft and feels luxurious to the touch. What’s great is these blankets are machine washable and safe for the dryer.
Sleep Innovations Memory Foam Mattress Topper
A memory foam mattress topper is probably the best gift you could get for a college student. Don’t get the stuff filled with high density egg crate type foam which loses its shape over time. You want something with real memory foam like this mattress topper. Even if your mattress is terrible, you will have the most comfortable bed in college. The only problem? Everyone will want to sleep in it.
Snuggle-Pedic Memory Foam Pillow
Nobody likes neck pain. Everybody sleeps in a different way but one of the best ways to improve your position is with a high quality pillow. Memory foam pillows provide great comfort for the neck. Made of bamboo and polyester, this pillow has just the right amount of firmness to provide neck and shoulder support. The best part? You will have your best sleep of your life.
Aller-Ease Cotton Body Pillow
A long body pillow looks super cute on any bed. Body pillows are great because you can lay your whole body on the pillow especially if you like sleeping on your side. Made of 100% cotton and about 4.5 feet long, this one is perfect for resting your entire body on.
YINGGG Poop Emoji Pillow
Emojis are ingrained in pop culture – you see them on your phones, on social media, and practically everywhere. Every teen is familiar with emojis and there’s one here for every type of personality. They’re so soft, cute, and full of fun. Which one will you choose?
Mellanni Bed Sheet Set
Most of us spend a lot of our day in bed. There is nothing better the snuggling in bed with comfortable bed sheets. Made out of 100 percent polyester, these microfiber bed sheets come in over 30 colors so you can find the set that matches her room decor. The sheets are soft and have a silky feel to them. Each set contains 1 flat sheet, 1 fitted sheet, and one pillowcase.
Spalding NBA Indoor Hoop
What teen wouldn’t love playing hoops in his dorm? It’s the perfect way to work on his eye-hand coordination or shooting skills. Take on a roommate or friends and show ’em your mad skills. This package contains a mini backboard and mini rubber ball. It’s perfect for fun any time of the day.
Lifetime Double Shot Deluxe Basketball Arcade Game
Who wouldn’t want this arcade basketball game in their room? Bring the fun of the arcade home into your bedroom with this arcade system that includes 6 balls. With 2 rims and an infrared scoring system, it’s perfect for head-to-head competitive play. Finally you can settle who really has the best jump shot. Swish!
Franklin Sports Table Tennis to Go
This super cool compact set turns any table into an impromptu ping pong table. The set features a retractable net, two paddles, and 2 balls. 18 year old guys will love using this in their college dorms. It’s a great way to take a break from college.
Playcraft Sport Bank Shot 40-Inch Pool Table
Although a full-size pool table would cost thousands, you can still have more affordable fun with this 40-inch pool table. It’s perfectly sized for your dorm room. Just place it on top of a tabletop and you’re ready for some fun with friends. It’s a complete set with two cues, rack, billiard balls, and more. Let the fun and games begin!
Kick Foosball Table Conquest
What teenage boy wouldn’t love a foosball table? Show off your wrist power with this tabletop sized foosball table from Sport Squad that pits 13 players against each other. Get a bunch of friends together for a Foosball tournament. There is nothing more fun than playing foosball with your friends.
AmazonBasics Foldable Storage Cubes
Nothing fancy here! Just about everybody could use cube organizers. Available in different colors, this inexpensive 6 pack of 11 inch cube organizers is perfect for stashing away extra clothes, craft supplies, and books that are lying around. When you are not using them, they are collapsible. Made of a durable fabric, they are much sturdier than comparatively priced ones at your local home goods store.
DecoBros Desk Supplies Organizer Caddy
Want to get your desk tidy and organized? This mesh caddy desk organizer combines form, style and function. There’s plenty of storage area for all your supplies with five separate compartments plus additional storage. Set this on your desk for a stylish and functional organization tool.
Remote Control Holder Organizer
Ever lose your remote control? Never lose it again with this handy organizer. It is nicely designed with five compartments and swiveling action for easy access. Store all your remote controls in here to stay organized. It’s perfect for the coffee table or tabletop surface.
STERILITE 27 Qt/26 L Stacking Drawer, 4-Pack
These transparent modular storage drawers allow for different configurations thanks to the modular design. They can be stacked and allow for easy organization and access. This pack include four medium-sized drawers. Happy organizing!
Songmics Faux Leather Storage Ottoman
If you are looking to add seating to your cramped dorm room, this Ottoman Bench is a practical solution. Not only is its footprint small, but it also doubles as storage so you can store all sorts of things inside. The bench comes in four stylish colors to fit in with your decor and feels quite sturdy and comfy to boot.
There is nothing more essential than having a nightstand next to your bed. It holds your clock, photo frames, books, and everything you need to go to bed. If you don’t have room for a standard nightstand, this floating shelf is a great alternative. Clamping onto the side of your bed frame, it can support up the 15 pounds.
STEELMASTER Travel Book Safe
The next time you go traveling, pack this travel book safe with you. It’s a great place to store passports, money, and other valuables. The safe is concealed by what looks like a world travel book. The best part? It really looks like a book on the shelf. The safe can be locked. Two keys are contained in this set.
SONGMICS Black Jewelry Box 6 Watch Organizer Storage Case
Here’s a nice gift for your 18 year old teen boy. This men’s storage case is a great gift that looks elegantly fashionable and delivers great functionality. It’s perfect for storing sunglasses, watches, keys, cufflinks, coins, and more. The quality exceeds expectations at this price.
SONGMICS 3-Tier Storage Cube Organizer
This stylish 3-tier storage cube is perfect for your dorm. It has a six cube design for storing various things. It has a stylish black finish that fits in well with any décor. The cube allows for many different setups, making it a very versatile solution. It’s easy to assemble, well built, and reasonably priced.
Atlantic Onyx 65 DVD/Games Tower
Looking for extra storage for your movies and games? This Atlantic DVD/Games Tower houses 65 movies and games in a stylish design that fits in with just about any décor. It has a small footprint so it can work in a dorm or your room at home. It can be used free-standing or wall-mounted and no assembly is required. It’s durable for years of use.
DecoBros Supreme Over The Door 11 Hook Organizer Rack
Looking for extra storage for your dorm room? This 11-hook organizer fits over the door transforming it into additional storage for coats, scarves, and other articles of clothing. It’s a stylish, functional, and affordable solution.
Simple Houseware Garment Rack
Every teenage guy needs a clothing rack. Most of us don’t have enough of room in our closet to hang up all of our clothes. This one not only looks great, but it’s a fun way to display the clothing you are going to be wearing throughout the week.
Wonder Hanger Platinum
Downsizing your closet got a little easier! All of us dream of having a big closet, but most of us have live with what we have, which is not much. If you have a lot of lightweight tees and skirts, these Wonder Hangers can free up a lot more closet space. Each Wonder Hanger can hold up to 10 pieces of clothing in a pyramid fashion. It’s great for keeping your clothes organized and wrinkle free. You can get them in either plastic or metal.
Do you have shoes and clothes lying all over your room? Made of cotton canvas, these hanging closet shelves are a great way to get organized. With the cedar wood system, it is very sturdy and won’t fall apart when you load the shelves with heavy sweaters or shoes.
Do you look in your closet and wonder where the heck all the shoes go? Now you have plenty of room for all of your shoes with this attractive shoe rack that can hold up to 9 pairs of shoes. Not only that, but you can also use them to store other things. The best part? You can even stack to units on top of each other.
ClosetMaid Stackable Shoe Rack
This 24-inch stackable organizer is perfect for storing and organizing your shoes or clothing. It’s easy to assemble and can be placed inside the closet or in the room. If you need additional storage, you can stack about three or four of them.
Urban Mom Hanging Laundry Hamper
Nobody loves laundry day but it’s just one of those thing we have to do. If you don’t have a lot of space in your room, this hanging laundry bag can free up so much of space. Made out of cotton canvas, it comes with two stainless steels hooks that are used to hang it over a door. The best part? There is a zip on the underneath that allows you to dump out the contents more quickly.
Mesh Pop-Up Laundry Hamper
Here’s a laundry hamper that actually looks great in any dorm room. Made of heavy duty mesh construction, it holds about 2 to 3 loads of dirty laundry. It’s completely collapsible so it is easy to travel with. The coolest part? It has handles on it so it is easy to tote around and carry your clothes to the laundry.
Misslo Hanging Shower Organizer
Made out of 100% nylon, this hanging shower tote is perfect for hanging in the shower to keep your toiletries organized. The mesh pockets are roomy enough to hold large items and drain easily.
Kings Free Standing Floor Mirror
Every guy wants to know what he looks like before he leaves the house to make sure they look litty and spiffy. This inexpensive floor mirror would be perfect for any teenage guy’s room.
Live Succulent Plant Gift
Get him a succulent! Even if he kills plants by just looking at them, a succulent makes a great gift. Because these plants are often raised in areas with very little water, they are very low maintenance. It’s a great way to brighten his room. The best part? Even if he forgets to water them, the plants will still look happy.
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair
Everybody needs a comfy spot in their room to read and play games. Supporting up to 225 pounds, this saucer chair from Urban Shop is a great way to add additional seating to your room without taking up too much room. The best part? It can easily folded away when not in use and can easily be moved around.
Chill Sack Bean Bag Chair
There is nothing like chilling out on a massive 5-foot bean bag chair in your dorm room. Unlike normal beanbag chairs, this one is filled with memory foam. With memory foam inside, this one beautifully conforms to your body when you are playing video games, watching movies, or reading. It’s easy to position yourself just right. The only problem? Your roommate may want to sleep on it.
Sofia + Sam Memory Foam Lap Desk
There is hardly any place to do your work in college dorms. You can use this laptop desk anywhere even on your bed or sofa. With memory foam, it is very comfortable even with a 15-inch laptop on top of it. There is even room for a mouse pad and USB light – meaning you can work in the wee hours of the night.
Rest My Sole
Looking to add extra comfort to your work space? This foot cushion delivers the comfort you need to make your work area more comfortable than ever. It’s the perfect size and holds up well over time. The padding actually keeps its shape after removing your feet. It’s a great gift he’ll love using daily.
TCL 28-Inch 720p Roku Smart TV
Honestly, you don’t need a TV larger than 28 inches for the dorm. For the dorm room, this inexpensive 28-inch HDTV with built-in Roku from TCL is perfect. It’s one of the best performing TVs in its price tier. It delivers an excellent 1080P crisp image with great color and contrast along with a wide viewing angles. With three HDMI ports, it’s perfect as a monitor or even for playing video games.
Enesco 4-inch “Whatever” Desk Clock
Is your 18 year always late to class? Does he never come on time to dates? Does he love sleeping in? Then this clock is a clever and fun gift that fits his personality. What’s the time? Whatever o’clock!
Gifts for 18 Year Old Geeks
Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges – AR Headset
Live out your wildest Star Wars fantasies with Star Wars Jedi Challenges AR experience. This is a mainstream AR experience that allows you to battle against the evil forces from the Star Wars universe. The cool thing is you can actually see the enemy in your own room, making it feel all too real. Will you be able to overcome the forces of evil and restore peace in the galaxy? In addition to the battle mode, there is also a virtual chess type game as well as a real-time strategy game to add depth to the experience. May the Force be with you!
Star Wars: The Black Series Darth Vader Force FX LightsaberAges 14+
Unleash your inner Jedi with the Star Wars: The Black Series Force FX Lightsaber. Made of annodized aluminum with a light-up feature and real metal hilt, it’s a super cool looking collector’s item. It can be showcased for friends and family to see with the included transparent display stand. What’s cool? It features authentic light effects and movie-accurate sound effects that fans know and love.
LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon 75192Ages 16+
The Lego Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon is the largest LEGO set in the entire world. With 7,541 pieces in the Ultimate Collector’s Series, this one is rated for expert builders. The final build looks absolutely incredible and the build quality is solid. Not only is it the biggest set – but it is arguably the most detailed in history. The set includes 10 minifigs. Four figures can fit into the cockpit. The level of detailing here is insanely good. He’ll want to showcase this masterpiece to all his friends.
Marvel Legends Infinity GauntletAges 18+
Take your cosplay experience to the next level with the Marvel Avengers Marvel Legends Series Infinity Gauntlet inspired by the movie. Designed for adults with incredible attention to detail, the gauntlet features movie-accurate detailing, cool lights and sounds, and articulated fingers. Go ahead control the fate of the universe, geek out, and impress your friends with this awesome comic-inspired gear.
If you have watched the film Avengers: Infinity War, you are probably would like to know more about the Infinity Gauntlet. If you are a comic book fan and you haven’t read the Infinity Gantlet, you might want to check it out. While the comic book is quite different from the movie, it gives you a different perspective on Thanos.
Monopoly: FortniteAges 13+
Inspired by the Fortnite videogame, Monopoly Fortnite infuses new fun into the classic board game. The game features loot, storm, and property cards. Fortnite fans will recognize places like Tilted Towers, Dusty Divot, and Tomato Town among others. Hit tokens will be used in place of the money and players will have to avoid the storm to be the last one standing. It’s a fun new twist on the classic game that will appeal to Fortnite fans.
Marvel Legends Series Black Panther Electronic HelmetAges 18+
Inspired by the Black Panther movie, the Marvel Legends Series Black Panther Electronic Helmet is designed for adults. Take your cosplay to the next level with incredible attention to detail, Vibranium light effects, and lenses that flip up and down. Protect the nation of Wakanda at all costs. He’ll love geeking out with this premium role-play item.
Funko Marvel Collector Corps Box Subscription
Does he love Marvel and Funko? If so, the Funko Marvel Collector Corps subscription box is the perfect gift for him. It comes with a new Marvel character, 4-7 collectibles, including an exclusive Vinyl Pop in every box shipped out every 2 months. Themes change with every box and these boxes are carefully curated by die-hard fans for fans. For some months you may even get a surprise t-shirt.
LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron 42083Ages 16+
The LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron is an awesome new set for advanced builders. If you thought the Porsche 911 was insanely detailed, you’ve seen nothing yet. This model features amazing attention to detail with working engine cylinders, paddle shifters, and steering. The overall build quality is very solid. It features lines that convincingly mimic the design of its real-world supercar counterpart. The designers did an excellent job of combining various Technic panels, beams, and hoses to emulate the Bugatti’s body. The model is sturdy and it can be picked up with one hand, but it’s quite a heavy beast. Highlights of this model include the iconic Bugatti grille, custom wheels with Bugatti logo, and the tail end of the car which simply looks incredible. There’s also a tasteful use of system brick to achieve a few design elements of the Bugatti. The interior has a nice color scheme and a fairly interesting build for seats and surrounding areas. The doors swing open and the steering wheel operates front-wheel steering. The front and back ends are equipped with working suspension. With the gears engaged, a push of the model causes the pistons to move in and out. Using the included key, you can even raise or lower the spoiler. Overall, it offers an impressive build, and we recommend it for any Technic or Bugatti fans.