Monday, November 29th, 2021

Best Nintendo Gifts: Holiday Gift Guide 2021

The holiday season is approaching. That’s when you start getting gifts for your family and friends. If you’re on the list of Nintendo fans this year, check it out. We have collected a lot of wonderful gifts that are perfect for Nintendo fans of all ages. From popular Switch games and accessories to LEGO Super Mario-themed sets, this year it’s easy to buy the perfect gift.

Top 3 Nintendo Essentials

If there’s something many Nintendo fans are looking for this year, it’s the brand new Nintendo Switch OLED. With a bigger, more vibrant display, they are so sought after that anyone who can get it will surely be pleased. Apart from that, the Nintendo Switch Lite is a great portable option and you can’t mistake Metroid Dread (Samus’s proper 2D adventure for the first time in about 20 years).


Nintendo Switch-OLED model

Unfortunately, it’s almost impossible to find an inventory for this model. With a 7-inch OLED display, 64 GB of onboard storage, and a redesigned dock, this is the definitive version of Nintendo’s popular hybrid console.

Nintendo Switch Lite


Nintendo switch Light

For those looking for a better portable experience, Nintendo Switch Lite offers it. It features a compact and lightweight design and extended battery life, making it ideal for playing on the go.

Metroid dread


Metroid Fear

The long-awaited conclusion to the story of Metroid is finally here almost 20 years later. A journey to the planet ZDR to face Samus’ greatest threat to date.

Best Nintendo Switch Game Gift

Nintendo Switch wouldn’t be that many without its great collection of games. This year, The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword HD and WarioWare: Get It Together! Enjoy 2021’s biggest hits with friends and family, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Animal Crossing: New Horizon.

The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword HD


The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword HD

Experience this timeless Wii Classic again with updated controls and remastered visuals.

Best Nintendo Switch Carrying Case Gift

All Nintendo Switch owners need a good carrying case to protect everything while on the go. From a large hard shell case to a small zippered pouch, we’ve collected some great options to satisfy all gamers.

IVoler Carrying Storage Case for Nintendo Switch / Switch OLED Models


IVoler Carrying Storage Case for Nintendo Switch / Switch OLED model

This hard shell case protects all your essentials with Nintendo Switch, docks, Joy-Con controllers, Pro controllers, and up to 18 gaming spaces.

Nintendo Switch carrying case and screen protector


Nintendo Switch Carrying Case and Screen protector

Protect your Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch OLED model with this zippered travel case. It also includes screen protectors for both models to keep your display safe.

Fintie Impact Resistant Carry Case for Nintendo Switch


Fintie Impact Resistant Carry Case for Nintendo switch

Protect your Nintendo Switch in style with this impact-resistant zippered case. Featuring a variety of designs, this is a perfect gift for switch owners.

Best LEGO Super Mario Gifts

Experience the Mushroom Kingdom in a slightly new way with the interactive LEGO Super Mario set. Featuring iconic characters and locations throughout the Mario series, these should be Nintendo fan hits on this year’s shopping list.

Lego Super Mario 64 Question Mark Block


Lego Super Mario 64 Question Mark block

With iconic locations such as Peach Castle, Bomb Soldier Battlefield, Cool, Cool Mountain, and Lethal Lava Land, this Lego set is perfect for anyone who grew up playing Super Mario 64.

The best Nintendo collectable gifts, etc.

If you’re not sure what to do with Nintendo fans in your life, consider getting a collector’s item they can proudly show off, or a themed table game featuring your favorite franchise characters.

Kirby 10 inch plush toy


Kirby 10 inch Plush Doll

Everyone loves this little round pink puff ball. Perfect for Nintendo fans of all ages, this 10-inch Kirby plush toy is perfect for a shelf display or snuggling up on the sofa.

Best Nintendo Switch Controller and Accessory Gift

Make sure your Nintendo Switch owners on your shopping list are ready to play their games with a new glossy controller or storage solution so they can carry all their favorite games with them.

The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword HD Edition Joy-Con


The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword HD Edition Joy-con

This Joy-Con controller pair is perfect for fans of The Legend of Zelda (or anyone who wants to add a sweet new design to their collection). Joy-Con on the right has a Master Sword theme, while on the left is inspired by Link’s Hyrian Shield.

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