Last minute gift ideas for gamers

There's still some deals to be had on Xbox One and PS4 games

It's Christmas Eve. So you're like me and you waited until the very last possible moment to do your holiday shopping. Well, the good news is you're not totally screwed. If you can navigate the chaotic parking lot and don't mind the bustling crowds, there's still plenty of affordable gifts (and even some discounts to be had). Below are some last minute gift ideas for the gamer in your family.

Note: We didn't include Amazon or any other online-only retailers due to shipping. These are all things you can purchase in the store, if still in stock.

Xbox One, PS4, Wii U Games

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – $39.99 (GameStop, Best Buy)

Grand Theft Auto V – $39.99 (GameStop, Best Buy)

Destiny: The Taken King – $39.99 (GameStop, Best Buy)

Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One only) – $49.99 (GameStop, Target)

Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox One only) – $39.99 (GameStop)

Batman: Arkham Knight – $29.99 (Best Buy)

Mortal Kombat X – $29.99 (Best Buy)

Fallout 4 – $59.99 (any major retailer)

Buy one, get second 30% off on Wii U, 3DS games (Toys 'R' Us)

Gift Cards

Steam Gift Card – $20 or $50 value (any major retailer)

PlayStation Store Gift Card – $20 or $50 value (any major retailer)

PlayStation Plus 1-Year Membership – $49.99 (any major retailer)

Xbox LIVE Gold 3-Month Membership – $24.99 (any major retailer)


If you don't mind splurging a bit, most console bundles can still be had for their special holiday pricing.

PS4 500GB Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Bundle w/ free copy of Destiny – $349.99 (Target)

Xbox One Console BundlesAll $50 cheaper (GameStop)

Save $25 on Wii U hardware (Target)

Toys & Collectibles

Monopoly: Fallout Collector's Edition – $39.99 (GameStop)

Pop! Funko Collectible Figurines – $7.99 to $11.99 (any major retailer)

Tons of Minecraft crap (GameStop)