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It's the most wonderful time of the year—GameRevolution's Holiday Gift Guide time! This year, we've got great gift suggestions for the gamer and tech enthusiast in your life, no matter what console they're into, and at every price range.
In this list, you'll find everything a PC gamer could want, need, or hope for.
(Buy Now) – EA and DICE have always owned the PC space with impressive visuals, dynamic vehicular combat gameplay, and a healthy fanbase that will follow the franchise wherever it goes. Battlefield 4’s campaign takes players to Russia and China, but what’ll really impress is the game’s enhanced destruction.
Players can trigger massive explosions that change the landscape and alter the way players can navigate maps or complete objectives. One map’s collapsing skyscraper will create a peninsula in the bay separating two sides, for example. On a powerful PC, Battlefield 4 won’t fail to surprise and excite.
The Elder Scrolls Anthology
(Buy Now)– Do you have a gamer in your life that you’d like to never see again? Then get him every Elder Scrolls game ever made and watch the hours fly by without his company. Bethesda’s fantasy role-playing game allows the player to take up the sword and become the epic hero or heroine legend spoke of.
Anthology collects all five Elder Scrolls games including Arena, Daggerfall, Morrowind, Oblivion, and Skyrim, including many game add-ons and downloadable content to further extend the experience.
ROCCAT Ryos MK Glow
If the PC gamer in your life has been pounding away on a keyboard that looks like it came with an Apple II E, give them the gift of full-blow finger upgrade. The Roccat Ryos Glow will light up their digits (and letters too).
Roccat also offers unmatched customizability, meaning the gamer who likes to get handy in more ways than one will appreciate both gaming comfort and personalization. The Ryos Glow also comes with high-quality Cherry MX key switches which means this keyboard will last.
Samsung Solid-State HDD
(Buy Now)– PC enthusiasts want speed and precision and a solid-state drive from Samsung will deliver that in spades. From loading games faster to booting an operating system in the blink of an eye, an SSD can make even the most dated machine feel new again.
SSD drives run on flash memory, replacing the spinning disc of your average hard drive. Knowing which drive you need for your machine and what size will ultimately determine how much you spend, and therefore love, your gamer, but even a smaller SSD under 200 GB will make games like Battlefield 4 sing.
Steam Wallet Card
(Buy Now)– The holidays mean spending time together and creating lasting family memories, but it’s also a time for insane discounts and everything you’ve wanted all year long at low, low prices. That’s where Steam’s holiday-season sales come in.
While the date might not be set in stone, gamers everywhere anticipate Steam’s next big sale so they can add countless games at bargain bin prices. Make up for all the games you didn’t get him or her this year by giving them a Steam gift card. could buy as many as 10-15 different experiences, ranging from indie games to the latest AAA blockbusters.
ROCCAT Savu Mouse
First in comfort and reliability, Roccat’s Savu mouse has impressed us time after time for being simple to use and ready to master every weapon in your arsenal. No matter what game you’re playing, hand cramps will bring anyone down so comfort is key.
Roccat’s custom Easy-Shift buttons will also let you map important functions making the Savu more like a right-hand man than a simple gaming mouse. Savu also has a 4000 DPI sensor so accuracy will always be on your side.