It seems like buying presents for the gamer in your life ought to be easy. They like games, right? Unfortunately, gamers are often fiercely devoted to certain genres and titles, and buying Mario Party 6 for someone who wanted Resident Evil 4 — or vice-versa — can be like bringing a six-pack of Tequiza to a wine-tasting party. Luckily, nobody knows how to churn out third-party doodads, gadgets and little plastic status symbols like the game industry.
With the Wired News gamer gift guide, you can pick out a present or two for your gamer that will show that you not only appreciate the hobby, you respect the culture. Even if you don’t.