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Best Retro Gaming Gifts For 2020: Mini Consoles, Arcade Cabinets, And More Gift Ideas

If you have a nostalgic gamer on your holiday shopping list, we've rounded up 26 great retro gift ideas they're sure to love.

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Though this holiday season will be led by the PS5 and Xbox Series X, there are plenty of gamers who also like to look backwards. Nostalgia for classic consoles and arcade hits has grown in recent years with the popularity of official mini consoles and affordable home arcade cabinets. There's also a growing number of accessories that make gaming on retro consoles better than ever before. If you have a longtime gamer on your shopping list who loves retro games and arcades, we've rounded up all of the best gifts you can buy them this holiday season.

From retro consoles like the Sega Genesis Mini and the TurboGrafx-16 Mini to cool Arcade1Up cabinets and classic Nintendo merch, our gift guide for retro gamers has it all. Plus, see our complete guide to retro gaming in 2020 for more gift ideas and inspiration.

Keep in mind prices listed below indicate the products' regular prices and don't reflect any discounts you may find when you click through. With Black Friday coming up and retailers like Amazon and Best Buy discounting products regularly, it's quite possible you can snag a great gift for a loved one for even cheaper.

For more gaming gift ideas, make sure to take a peek at our gift guides for Nintendo, PlayStation, Xbox, and PC. And don't forget to visit our gift guides hub for even more ideas this holiday season.

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