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Gift ideas for the gamer who already has everything

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Nov 20, 2020, 6:36 PM EST (Updated)

The problem with getting a gift for a gamer is that they probably, well, already have whatever video game you were thinking about buying. That's where SYFY WIRE and PayPal come in. We don't know yet what the 2020 holiday season will be like, but one thing is for certain: Staying connected with your loved ones is essential, and as we find new ways to stay connected — virtually — we'll find new ways to show our love.

We at SYFY WIRE and PayPal are here to empower you to find new ways to make this holiday season one to remember. So we've collected an assortment of video game-related books and display items that would be the perfect addition to any gamer's home. Whether they're looking for behind-the-scenes art from The Legend of Zelda or want to decorate their home with Halo's coolest spaceships, here are 17 gifts for the gamer in your life.

The World of Tom Clancy's The Division Ltd. Ed.

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You don't need to be a skilled operative in order to get at all the secrets of Tom Clancy's The Division. This book, which comes with extras like a cloth poster and gallery-quality lithograph, is full of insights about the post-pandemic world of the hit game series.

The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy (Slipcased Edition)

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The Final Fantasy series wouldn't be nearly so iconic without the lavish illustrations that really brought the adventure to life in a way that pixels couldn't quite capture. The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy compiles artist Yoshitaka Amano's signature illustrations for the first 10 Final Fantasy games in one deluxe, gorgeous package containing three hardcover books.

The Art of Anthem HC

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Bioware's hit multiplayer RPG Anthem follows the heroic exosuit-wearing Freelancers as they work to defend humanity from the threats that lurk outside their city’s walls and protect the Anthem of Creation from the villainous Monitor. And in The Art of Anthem, players can further explore the care that went into creating this beautiful world, including behind-the-scenes looks at four years of game production, original concept art, and exclusive commentary from developers.

The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia Deluxe Edition HC

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The Legend of Zelda is one of the most iconic and storied video game franchises out there, so there's plenty to learn about the series' history. This deluxe edition of The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia — which is designed to look like the cartridge for the original NES game — has everything you need to know about Hyrule's rich lore, complete with concept art, interviews with the series producer, and plenty more.

The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts HC

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Three decades of Legend of Zelda history come alive in this hardcover book. The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts features more than 400 pages of character illustrations, sprites, rare promotional artwork, and much, much more.

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia HC

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Make sense of The Legend of Zelda's admittedly confusing timeline with this hardcover book that's the ultimate guide to the fiction of this iconic series. The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia also contains interviews with the games' creators and an exclusive comic from The Legend of Zelda manga's creator Akira Himekawa.

The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia HC

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The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia is the perfect gift for any Hyrule historian looking to delve deeper into Link’s grand adventures. This massive, 138-page treasure trove of character histories, concept art, world maps, languages, and so much more is an exhaustive compendium of everything from the first 30 years of The Legend of Zelda.

Halo 5: Covenant Banshee Ship Replica

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Heavily armed, agile, and produced in immense numbers, the Banshee is the most ubiquitous aircraft in known space. Classified by the UNSC as the Type-54 Ground Support Aircraft, the latest production model is used by innumerable Sangheili factions, warlords, and mercenaries on dozens of worlds. The T-54 Banshee is armed with twin-linked rapid-fire plasma cannons and a devastating fuel rod cannon for use against armored vehicles and fortifications.

Halo: Covenant Truth and Reconciliation Ship Replica

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This Covenant battlecruiser played a major part in the first Halo game, and now you can have a highly detailed, 7-inch replica of the Truth and Reconciliation on your shelves.

Halo: UNSC Vulture Limited Edition Ship Replica

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Hailing from the Halo Wars game series, the Vulture is the United Nations Space Command's premier aerial combat vehicle in the fight against the Covenant. Deploy this limited-edition 6-inch replica in your home today.

Halo 5: UNSC Prowler Ship Replica

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Some Halo players like to barge in guns-a-blazing, but there's a time and a place for stealth. For The UNSC Prowler, a stealth ship seen in Halo 5 Guardians, is a sneaky vehicle indeed, but you can find this 6-inch replica in your home.

The Art of the Last of Us Part 2 Deluxe Edition HC

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The Last of Us Part II was one of 2020's most acclaimed — and harrowing — video games, and you can go even deeper into Ellie's story of revenge, discovery, and maybe a little redemption as she journeys through the zombie post-apocalypse with this deluxe hardcover book that features tons of art and details from the making of the game.

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword - Link Figure

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In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, protagonist Link, hero of Skyloft, must traverse the sealed temple and the gates of time. His encounters with dragons, pirates, and fantastic creatures create an adventure that has thrilled millions of fans. Packaged in deluxe color gatefold collector packaging.

Art of Mana HC

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The art of a quarter-century's worth of games in the beloved Mana series comes together in this hardcover book featuring more than 400 illustrations and designs — printed in English for the first time. Dive into the creation and history of every character detail, world design, and more.

The World of Cyberpunk 2077 HC

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Get an inside look at the dystopian world of the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 video game in this 200-page book that offers an in-depth look at the history, characters, and lore behind the Free State of California. Does Keanu Reeves have this adorning his bookshelves? We'll never tell.

The Witcher 3 - Wild Hunt: Regis Vampire Deluxe Figure

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Regis, a 400-year-old vampire and barber-surgeon who aids Geralt in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, comes to life in this 10.5-inch hand-painted figure. The figure features interchangeable parts, allowing you to swap out his head and army to switch him from human to vampire form.

The Witcher 3 - Wild Hunt: Geralt Grandmaster Feline Figure

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Geralt of Riva is ready for action in this 10.75-inch figure, which showcases the monster-slayer in his Grandmaster Feline armor, crossbow and sword in hand. Whether you're looking for protection from the many monsters Geralt is ready to take on or just like that stunning blue color, he makes the perfect addition to any collection.

 

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