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TheGamer's Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide

A guide to the very best gifts for the Nintendo fan in your life.

2019 has been Nintendo’s year to shine with its dominating sales of their Nintendo Switch and new Switch Lite consoles, and there is no shortage of gifts to buy in the upcoming holiday season for a Nintendo fan!

Super Mario Decorative Ornaments

Via: twitter.com (@nintendodeal.com

Hallmark has been hard at work to make several great looking decorative ornaments for the holiday season. Princess Peach, Bowser, and Piranha Plant are also available to help make your holiday tree Super Mario themed.

Nintendo Switch Accessories

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Carrying cases, comfort grips, larger external storage, there is no shortage of accessories available and there is something for everyone. Players who often play on the go in portable mode may benefit greatly from the use of a comfort grip, making it easier to handle the small console for longer play sessions. Meanwhile external microSD cards are constantly dropping in price and providing more and more space for those data-intensive downloads.

8BitDo Controllers

Via: theverge.com

When it comes to third party controllers for the Nintendo Switch, it is hard to beat the build quality and comfort of 8BitDo products. This writer tests every Nintendo Switch game in docked mode using an 8BitDo SN30 Pro controller and considers it to be one of the best available for the console. They come in a wide range of colors and types and would be worth picking up for any Nintendo fan.

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Super Mario Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years

Via: nintendolife.com

Published by Dark Horse Books, Super Mario Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years provides all manner of insight into all seventeen games in the Super Mario series. The book also has an insightful interview with producer Takashi Tezuka and is sure to be a big hit with any Nintendo fan.

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield…

Via: gamesradar.com

It is difficult to provide a comprehensive list of which games to buy this holiday season, because 2019 has been stellar for the console and its library. There are so many high-quality titles, both from the most experienced of developers to indie organizations, that creating a list of which games to acquire is a futile task. For starters, readers can click here for a list of the best selling games for the console so far, but there are many other games to consider as well that may not have sold as many copies.

Ring Fit Adventure

Via: youtube.com (nintendo)

Despite what was said a moment ago, Ring Fit Adventure is an exception thanks to its unique design features. Unlike traditional games, Ring Fit Adventure combines physical exercise with a game that seems like a great way to get moving. The game will demand you to be active and is a great way to get some indoor exercise, which is fantastic for those facing colder days as winter makes its way to town, and can be fun and exercise for the whole family.

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