Nintendo Gamer Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Nintendo is all about family and fun. What better way to give back to your friends and family than with some Nintendo gifts this holiday season?

Below you will find some of the best games and products for the Nintendo family of consoles.

New Nintendo 3DS Super Mario Black Edition

Price: $199.99

The 3DS has an incredible library at this point, providing on-the-go entertainment for people of all ages. This particular bundle has an attractive finish with Super Mario art across the back and bottom. It's also the New style of 3DS, which means that it's the latest and greatest from Nintendo.

Pokemon Sun & Moon

Price: $39.99

This year's Pokemon has quickly become one of the best-sellers of the generation. With all new Pokemon to collect and an entirely new world to explore, its become a favorite among fans of the franchise, and makes a great, long-lasting gift for many gamers. You'll just have to choose whether you want to buy the Sun or Moon version.

Paper Mario Color Splash

Price: $59.99

There weren't too many Wii U game releases this year, but Paper Mario Color Splash helped to make sure that 2016 wasn't a completely forgettable year. This action-adventure title has some RPG elements, and a whole lot of collectibles. It's a charming game that will provide a great experience for your giftee.

Super Mario Maker 3DS

Price: $39.99

You might have heard of Super Mario Maker for the Wii U, but did you know it came to the 3DS? This handheld port offers a ton of play value that Mario fans have been addicted to since its release. Unlike most 3DS games, it has a lot of gameplay variety, making it a solid choice for gamers of all kinds.

Pokken Tournament

Price: $59.99

Pokemon has rarely been seen on console. Pokken Tournament offers a fun style of play that pits many of the most beloved Pokemon against one another in epic battles. With a full campaign to participate in, there's a lot to enjoy here.

Fire Emblem Fates

Price: $39.99

Say hello to the most well received 3DS game of 2016. With two editions available (Conquest and Birthright) you have a choice to make. This is a game that lasts for dozens of hours. You can expect your giftee to be hooked for a long time, let's put it that way.

AmazonBasics Carrying Case for Nintendo 3DS

Price: $11.99

Every 3DS owner needs a case. Whether you decide to buy this one made by Amazon, or something from Nintendo, you can't go wrong. Just make sure you order it in a color that your giftee will love. Black is always safe.


​Price: $12.99

Amiibos have taken the world by storm. Some see them as collectible, while others simply want them to be able to play with in their favorite games. There are now more than 50 different Amiibos, all priced affordably. You can show off how much you understand your giftee by buying his or her favorite characters.

AmazonBasics Portable Power Bank

Price: $23.99

Running out of battery life is a regular concern for 3DS users, especially when traveling. This solution provides a way to refill the battery without requiring an electrical outlet. Be a hero this holiday season and give your giftee a power bank.

Nintendo eShop Gift Card

Price: $20 – $50

Sometimes it's best to let someone pick out their own games. By buying a gift card you can make sure that your giftee gets what he or she wants most. This is a safe buy that in many cases is better than buying a game altogether.