Holiday Gift Guide

The Holiday season is upon us and after a very testing year for all of us, we could all do with some festive cheer right now. That said, the time of giving is here again. If you are looking for some cool Nintendo themed gifts for a loved one, then we hope you will certainly consider some of the following items that we have compiled for our Holiday Gift Guide 2020.

The following list includes accessories and games that can be purchased physically. Digital games are not included on this list and will be added to a separate list. Please note that the prices listed are subject to change depending on the retail outlet, country, and region. The corresponding links are not affiliated links and are only for general reference.


Miketendo64 Holiday Gift Guide 2020 – Accessories


Nintendo Switch Wireless Retro Controller Converter – NumskullNumskull Retro Converter

Price: $22.99/ £22.99 / €24.99

This handy device by Movie & Video Game Merchandise Manufacturer Numskull allows you to connect your NES Classic, SNES Classic, Nintendo Wii, and Gamecube controllers up to the Nintendo Switch. Play games on the Nintendo Entertainment – Nintendo Switch Online and Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online the way they are meant to be played with the official controller they were designed to be played on. The Nintendo Switch Wireless Retro Controller Converter can be connected wireless to the Nintendo Switch from up to 8 meters away and includes a Turbo, Capture, and Home button.

Check it out on the official Numskull website.


Nintendo Switch GoPlay Game Traveler Accessory Set – RDS Industries

GoPlay Traveler Pack

Price: $39.99/ £22.99 / €36.20

The GoPlay Game Traveler Pack for Nintendo Switch is a very useful gift item. It comes with a hard carry case and two cartridge holders capable of holding 4 game carts each. It also comes with a rubberized grip stand to give you a much more comfortable grip when using the Nintendo Switch in handheld mode. There are also two thumb button covers, a cleaning cloth, and a micro SD card case.

Check it out on the Amazon US website.


Nintendo Switch Enhanced Wireless Controller – PowerAPowerA Controllers

Price: $49.99/ £39.99 / €49.99

PowerA has been making controllers for Nintendo Consoles for a long time now but never have they looked as good as they do for the Nintendo Switch. PowerA has both Wired and Wireless controllers available with many designs based on popular Nintendo IP’s like Super Mario, Pokémon, The Legend of Zelda, and Animal Crossing. They do have other cool designs for other IP’s like Doom, Overwatch, and Cuphead. Some of PowerA’s Wired controllers have an audio jack so you can listen to the game’s audio through headphones and use voice chat. The Wireless controllers have internal batteries and are cable-free, except for when they need charging of course.

Check it out on the Amazon US website.


Miketendo64 Holiday Gift Guide 2020 – Games


Animal Crossing: New HorizonsAnimal Crossing: New Horizons


Price: $59.99/ £49.99 / €59.99

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been unofficially dubbed the Game of the Pandemic of 2020. The social simulation game has spared many from getting cabin fever during the lockdown and provided a means to still “hang out” with friends online. Craft Furniture and other items with DIY recipes, create your own island paradise and invite animal villagers to live on your island with you. There are multiple events held throughout the year to keep players coming back again and again. For the first time in the series, up to four players can play and work together on the same console in local multiplayer.

Check it out on the Amazon US website.


Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Price: $59.99/ £49.99 / €59.99

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is the prequel game to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Set 100 years before the main events of Breath of the Wild, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is a Musou (1 Vs 100) game developed by Koei Tecmo. Play as Link, Zelda, Impa, and the Champions and fight back against Calamity Ganon alone or with a friend in 2-Player Co-op.

Check it out on the Amazon US website.


Mario Kart Live: Home CircuitMario Kart Live: Home Circuit Package Shot

Price: $109.99/ £99.99 / €109.99

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit turns your living space into a race track with a remote-controlled kart. Use your Nintendo Switch as a controller and navigate the Mario Kart or Luigi Kart around your home through a circuit created by you. Race against the Koopalings in Grand Prix, Go for the best time in Time Trial, or set up your own custom race by changing the looks and effects of the AR Gates. Up to 4 people can play together with each having their own Mario Kart or Luigi Kart and their own Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch Lite console.

Check it out on the official Nintendo website.


Miketendo64 Holiday Gift Guide 2020 – Other Nintendo Gift Ideas

LEGO Super Mario Starter Course SetLEGO Super Mario

Price: $59.99/ £49.99 / €59.99

LEGO Super Mario brings the fun of Super Mario into the world of LEGO. Build your own LEGO Super Mario courses and play them with the interactive LEGO Super Mario Figure. The Adventures With Mario Starter Set comes with everything you need to begin your very own LEGO Super Mario adventure. Collect Coins, Stomp on Goombas, and reach the goal post. You can also expand on your adventure with the Expansions Sets to add new enemies, obstacles, and more.

Check it out on the official LEGO website.


GAME & WATCH – Super Mario Bros.GAME & Watch Super Mario Bros

Price: $59.99/ £49.99 / €59.99

GAME & WATCH Super Mario Bros celebrates 35 years of Super Mario Bros. with the iconic game playable on a GAME & Watch system. Play Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels, and a Super Mario version of Ball on this pocket-sized console that can also tell you the time. This little gadget may not be a next-gen console but as a collector’s item to commemorate 35 years with the world’s favorite plumber, it makes for a surprising stocking filler.

Check it out on the Amazon US website.




We hope you find our Holiday Guide 2020 useful. Again, all prices and links are for your personal reference only. Please be sure to try multiple retail outlets that may have the items listed here on sale or on discount. We wish you all a Happy Holiday and please be sure to let us know if you found this guide helpful in the comments below. Also, if you have any suggestions for other great gifts, please share them as well!

By Mike Scorpio

I am Chief Administrator for A news & reviews website for Nintendo related articles and merchandise. An intermediate gamer with over 20 years of experience spanning 4 decades and 4 generations of Nintendo Games Consoles From the NES up to the Wii U. I also manage our YouTube Channel where I post videos frequently ranging from Let's Plays, Unboxings, Let's Talk Abouts, Our Wii U Lv1 Playthrough Series and the Super Mario Maker Bros Show! and a whole lot more, we even have our own Miketendo64 Directs!

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