Top 10 Gifts for Gamers

If gaming isn’t your pastime of choice, it can be challenging to make sure your gifts for the gamer in your life are on point. Twitch Partners Mathieu Ganache and his brother Bobby who run the La Gamacherie channel (and are Staples associates to boot) offer up their expert opinion on the must-gives this 2021 holiday season.

Hyperx Cloud II Wireless Gaming Headset

An amazing gaming headset, it features 7.1 surround sound, allowing any gamer to know exactly where their adversaries might be. It is compatible with PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series and Nintendo Switch. The best part? The battery can last over a full day of non-stop play.

ASUS ROG Gladius II Aura Sync USB Wired Optical Ergonomic Gaming Mouse

A great mouse with a great optical sensor, 12000 Dots per inch makes all movement very precise. All buttons are also programmable, allowing the user to set macros on any of the seven options, (four on top and three on the thumb side).  

Corsair K60 RGB PRO Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Most gamers are looking for mechanical keyboards today and this is a great choice. It can register the ‘click’ from all strokes, which is important in any fast-paced game, plus, this keyboard is built to last— membrane keyboards will often break under the deft hands of a gamer.

LG 31.5'' UltraGear FHD Gaming Monitor with NVIDIA G-SYNC - 32GN500-B

Mathieu relies on this monitor’s 165hz frame rate with a Nvidia Gsync that helps make his gameplay incredibly fluid and stable. To take full advantage of the 165hx Frame, he also suggests using a display port cable

DXRacer RW 106 Racing Series Gaming Chair

This chair is sturdy and fully adjustable (height, armrests, etc.) to ensure the user’s comfort for long gaming or streaming sessions. Also, you might just set a Guinness World Record in it. Bobby did when he spent almost 45 hours sitting on a DX Racer to set the world record for the longest World of Warcraft marathon! 

Xbox Series S 

Much more accessible than the Xbox Series X, this version still lets users play all the next gen Xbox games, for a fraction of the price. This model is also backwards compatible which lets you play thousands of games from the previous three generations of Xbox.

Nintendo Switch

This has been the best-selling console since its release in 2017. The current Switch line-up features over 6,000 games with hundreds of great titles to come before the end of the year. 


This is a perfect, powerful PC. The Ryzen 9 processor allows for gaming and streaming at the same time without any power issues, while the graphics card allows real-time ray tracing for amazing reflections and lighting effects. Finally, the on-board PCI-e m.2 hard drive makes it super fast.

By Staples Canada

November 22, 2021