Retro Gaming Gift Guide September 2023

We can't quite believe we're already saying this, but the holiday season is fast approaching once again! If you're wanting to get ahead of the game and pick up the perfect retro gaming gift or two, you're in the right place.

Below, you'll find a selection of new retro-related goodies that have launched recently or that are now available to pre-order, updated for September 2023, followed by a guide of staple gifts that are always sure to go down a treat with any retro-loving gamer in your life.

So, if you're looking for some retro gift inspiration, unique gaming treats, or just the best presents for gamers, keep on reading!

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⭐️ NEW! - Retro Gifts Available To Order Now ⭐️

Let's kick things off with a selection of new products that have either launched over the past few weeks, or are just now up for pre-order and launching in the coming months. We're talking new game releases inspired by the classics, retro merch and collectables, and more!

Hardware » Retro Consoles

Hardware » Retro Classics

Hardware » Arcade

Games » Switch Games

Games » Evercade Games

Games » PS4 Games

Games » Atari 2600 Games

Games » PS5 Games

Accessories » Switch Controllers

Accessories » Controllers

Accessories » Accessories

Clothing » Shoes





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The Very Best Retro Gaming Gifts

As well as all of the new goodies above, there are some gifts that'll simply never go out of style. Feel free to browse through our picks of the best retro gaming gifts below to find some inspiration – we're sure you'll spot something that will make the perfect present.

Retro Consoles

Want to get your hands on some of the best retro systems out there? Look no further:

Home Arcade

Retro Gaming Books

Statues & Figures

Board Games

Nintendo Switch eShop Vouchers & Xbox Game Pass Subscriptions

It's important to remember that even today's modern consoles are home to countless retro titles thanks to their digital storefronts. If you or the person you're buying for is lucky enough to own a Switch or an Xbox, we have our very own vouchers that would make for a perfect treat.

Available from our sister sites, these Switch eShop vouchers will allow you to add funds to your account so that you can browse Nintendo's eShop for all the best retro games. Likewise, an Xbox Game Pass subscription also gives you access to lots of classic hits (keep an eye out for any discounts, which will be shown below if available):

Switch eShop Credit

Xbox Game Pass

Nintendo Switch Online Subscriptions

Likewise, a Nintendo Switch Online subscription gives Switch owners even more options. A standard subscription grants access to a library of classic NES and SNES games, while picking up the more expensive Expansion Pack option also adds on classic Nintendo 64, Game Boy Advance and SEGA Mega Drive games:

Standard Membership

Membership + Expansion Pack