It is that time of the year when you celebrate with your partner and shower them with gifts and gestures of appreciation. As we are all gamers here, we have compiled a list of all the gaming goodies that your partner will appreciate this Valentine’s Day. These gifts range from games, accessories, hardware upgrades to last-minute gift cards and much more. Here is everything can purchase for your partner for Valentines 2023.
Games to buy for your partner on Valentines
For this special occasion, we at IGN India have already curated a list of games that you can purchase for your partner for Valentine’s Day. These are some of the best titles that have landed over the past few years, and they come from some of the biggest gaming franchises out there. Your gaming partner will surely have their heart set on one of them.
If your partner games on the PlayStation then titles such as Naughty Dog’s Uncharted Legacy of Thieves Collection, Santa Monica Studio’s latest title, God of War: Ragnarök, Insomniac Games’ Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Batman: Arkham Collection from Rocksteady are some of the best games that you can purchase to gift.
God Of War Ragnarök
Kratos and his son are back for their journey across The Nine Realms with new foes on the horizon.
If your partner is an Xbox gamer, then titles such as Gears 5 from The Coalition, It Takes Two from Hazelight Studios, Halo: The Master Chief Collection from 343 Industries and Forza Horizon 5 from Playground Games are some of the best games. Your partner will be overjoyed receiving any of these titles as a gift.
Play the latest chapter in the epic Gears storyline as Kait Diaz in the title developed by The Coalition.
For the PC players out there, Red Dead Redemption 2 from Rockstar is a no brainer. Beyond this, you can give Half Life: Alyx from Valve, Microsoft Flight Simulator from Microsoft and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 from Activision to your partner. These are all great titles for the PC platform and your gamer partner wouldn’t mind adding any of these titles to their collection
Red Dead Redemption 2 PC
Rockstar’s masterstroke with the prequel to the RDR series, join Arthur Morgan and gang in their adventures through this title.
Lastly, there are multiple titles you can look to buy for your partner with a Nintendo Switch. The list of Switch games includes Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Splatoon 3, and Pokemon Legends: Arceus from Game Freak.
Pokemon Legends: Arceus
Take part in a new adventure from Game Freak in the Hisui region, as you attempt to catch, tame and battle new Pokemon.
Gaming and Pop Culture Accessories to Buy for your Gamer Valentine
If games are not what you are looking for, then accessories or other gaming goodies could be your best bet. These goodies range from mugs, comic books and gaming headsets to console skins and so much more. Through these gifts, your gamer partner will surely be able to level up their gaming setup. Check out some of our best picks below:
Accessories and Build Sets
The PlayStation DS4 Silver Controller Mug will be a nice addition for the morning coffees and Razer Kraken Kitty edition headphones will add some style to your partner’s audio setup. If you wish to spend some quality time with your gamer Valentine, then building the “Lego Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett The Mandalorian’s N-1 Starfighter 75325” together could be a fun activity.
Lego Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett The Mandalorian’s N-1 Starfighter 75325 Building Kit
With 412 pieces in total, this is not something to be missed out by Star Wars fans.
Comics and Customisation
If your partner is a fan of DC Universe, then they wouldn’t mind being gifted the “All Star Superman: The Deluxe Edition” comics. If you wish that your partner sports your gift everywhere they go, then the Casio Pca-Man Watch might just be the right pick for you. Other suitable gifts for your partner with the Sony PlayStation 5 include the dbrand Darkplate 2.0 to customize the look of their gaming console.
All Star Superman: The Deluxe Edition Comic Book
Grab Grant Morrison’s iconic take on the Man of Steel, during the character’s final few days.
Mobile Gaming Controllers and Skins
If your gamer Valentine takes care of all their gaming needs through their smartphone, then these might be some of the best picks for them. They will surely appreciate the Razer Kishi V2 Mobile Gaming Controller. If not that, then you can help your partner’s smartphone look even smarter through “Robot Camo” styled dbrand cases, skins and more.
Razer Kishi V2 Mobile Gaming Controller
Unleash your skills against mobile competitors with this Razer gamepad.
Games to play with your Valentine
If you were thinking of buying a game that you want to play with your partner, then these games are some of the most recommended choices. It Takes Two comes and Don’t Starve Together are two of the best picks for you and your partner to create some new memories together.
It Takes Two: Nintendo Switch
It Takes Two is the Game of the Year for 2021 where a couple goes on a unique adventure while trying to resolve their internal issues.
Then Stardew Valley comes to mind when thinking about games you can play with your partner as it is a casual title where you can raise a farm with your partner. Minecraft is also a great pick to play with a partner as the two of you can let your creativity blend to make something unique. A Way Out is also a smart choice as your partner and you can try escaping from a prison together.
A Way Out: PlayStation 4
You and your partner can experience a prison escape together through this cooperative gameplay experience.
Console and PC Hardware to get for your partner
Now bear in mind, these gifts are on the more expensive side of things, but buying your partner one of these will surely have them overjoyed. In terms of consoles, you can think about either purchasing Microsoft Xbox Series S, or the Nintendo Switch, both are great choices for console gamers.
Xbox Series S
Introducing the Xbox Series S, the smallest, sleekest Xbox console ever. Experience the speed and performance of a next-gen all-digital console at an accessible price point. Seamlessly move between multiple games in a flash with Quick Resume. At the heart of Series S is the Xbox Velocity Architecture, which pairs a custom-SSD with integrated software for faster, streamlined gameplay with significantly reduced load times.
By chance if your gamer partner wishes to play PC games on the go, then the Steam Deck will be throughly enjoyed by them. If you are looking for PC hardware, then the Intel Core i7 12700 processor or the Sapphire Pulse AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT graphics card are hard to miss.