Gaming Deals For The Holidays

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It's the most wonderful time of the year. A time for giving and receiving. A time of choosing gifts that we desperately hope people will like. Bet you still haven't worn that jumper you got last year, have you? So in an effort to help you save money, and get your loved-ones things that won't languish at the bottom of a closet for the next year, here's our guide to some of the best gaming deals for the holidays.

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Console

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Xbox Series S $299.99

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Here we are, a year later, and the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X are still pretty hard to find. But the Xbox Series S is well worth looking at. Coming in at $200 cheaper than the Series X, it offers considerably better value for money. And while it may not have a disc drive, thanks to the amazing Game Pass service, you can have access to over 100 games at any time. Definitely not one to be overlooked. Currently being offered by Microsoft with a Fortnite and Rocket League bundle included.

Gaming Headsets

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GSP 602 Gaming Headset $143

An excellent gaming headset that won't break the bank. It's compatible with both this-gen and last-gen consoles, as well as PC and Mac.

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Meta Quest 2 VR $299

Ok, so this one doesn't have any particularly strong discounts going for it. But if you want the best VR headset experience on the market, the Meta Quest 2 (the artist formerly known as Oculus Quest 2) is tough to beat. You can play completely wirelessly, or use a Link Cable and run games through your PC if they require a bit of extra power.

Gaming Chairs

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Atrix Premium Gaming Chair $119.99

Reduced from $199.99 at Gamestop, this is one of the cheapest gaming chair deals we've seen lately. Featuring a steel frame, full lumbar support and memory foam cushions, as well as a 155-degree recline, and flexible armrests.

Secretlab OMEGA 2020 Series: $359

Secretlab's chairs are considered among the very best in the business. The 2020 models have some pretty healthy discounts available right now. Our pick is the Omega Stealth, but there is a large range to choose from. It comes with both a memory foam headrest and memory foam lumbar support. The headrest has a layer of gel to help keep your head cool. It also offers 4D armrests which can be moved into the perfect position.

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Game Music

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Death Stranding - Original Video Game Score 3XLP $45

The game might not be to everyone's tastes, but the music is fantastic, ranging from orchestral, to pop, to synth. Well worth it for any discerning fan of game soundtracks.

Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Original Video Game Soundtrack 2XLP Soundtrack $35.00

Spider-Man: Miles Morales was one of the first games to make the leap onto the new generation of video games. Mondo and Hollywood Records have collaborated to produce this beautiful double vinyl. The cover art is beautiful. And as well the score by John Paesano, there are original songs by Lecrae and Jaden Smith.

Gaming Merch

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Super Mario 64 Question Mark Block $169.99

Fans of the classic N64 Super Mario game will instantly know and love this Lego set. It contains over 2000 individual pieces, making it a Lego enthusiast's dream.

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R2-D2 Tamagotchi $19.99

If you're looking for a stocking filler, then maybe an R2D2 Tamagotchi game will fit the bill. It doesn't need a whole lot of explaining. It's a Tamagotchi. It's R2-D2. It's twenty bucks on Amazon.

Artcade Extended Edition $44.99

If you know someone who loves arcade games, then this is a great coffee-table book for them. 356 pages of art and accompanying written content, covering the 40 years or so of arcade artwork created by Tim Nicholls.