PC Games - Gift Guide

Gift Ideas for the PC Gamer in Your Life.

Finding the perfect gift is never an easy thing but the PC Games Gift Guide is here to help. With the PC Games Gift Guide, we have consolidated all of the best PC games from the most popular genre and themes. Also included are listings of some the best PC gaming hardware such as gaming mice, PC gamepads, gaming monitors and more. The PC Games Holiday Gift Guide is a great place to start if you're looking for gifts for the gamers in your life.

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Must Have Games 2015

Fallout 4 Screenshot
Fallout 4 Screenshot. © Bethesda Softworks

The Must Have Games list for 2015 includes ten of the most popular and highly anticipated games that have been released in 2015 and are top on many gamers wish lists. This includes the latest and greatest titles from popular series such as Fallout, Call of Duty, Battlefield, StarCraft and more.

For more great ideas make sure to check out the Top PC Games of 2015.

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Top 25 Real Time Strategy Games

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void. © Blizzard Entertainment

Real Time Strategy games offer a unique mix of action and strategic gameplay that's not found in your run of the mill action game. Games in this genre can be identified by a number of features including resource gathering/collection, base building, exploration, unit creation and warfare. The Top Real Time Strategy game list includes more than 20 of the all time great RTS games released for the PC and include titles from all different themes and settings.

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Top 15 First Person Shooters

BioShock Infinite
BioShock Infinite. © 2K Games

First Person Shooters are far and away the most popular genre in PC gaming with dozens, if not hundreds, of titles released every year. Many of the best-selling video game franchises are all first person shooters and include blockbusters such as Call of Duty and Battlefield series of games. Popular themes of first-person shooters include Modern Military, Sci-Fi and World War II based shooters.

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Top Multiplayer First Person Shooters

Top Multiplayer First Person Shooters
Top Multiplayer First Person Shooters.

First person shooters are far and away the most popular genre in PC gaming with most including both a single player story campaign and a variety of multiplayer game modes. In ranking first person shooters, many lists out there take into account both the single and multiplayer game modes. This list of Top Multiplayer First Person Shooters is dedicated to those games that excel as a multiplayer first person shooter only.

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Top Star Wars Games

Star Wars Logo
Star Wars Logo. © LucasFilm

With the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, having something for the gamer and Star Wars fan in your life this year is a must. The Top Star Wars games list includes ten of the best Star Wars games that have ever been released for the PC. If you're looking for even more Star Wars based games have a look at the games where you can play as the most famous villain, Darth Vader.

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Top World War II Shooters

Call of Duty 2
Call of Duty 2. © Activision

Many of the most popular video game franchises got their start as World War II based shooters. The list of Top World War II Shooters includes twenty of the best and most popular PC games set during World War II and recreate nearly every major battle and theater of operation.

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Top World War II Real Time Strategy Games

Company of Heroes 2 Screenshot
Company of Heroes 2 Screenshot. © THQ

The World War II theme is so popular that it deserves specific theme and genre lists. Much like the list of Top World War II Shooters, nearly every battle and conflict during World War II has been recreated in one of the real-time strategy games. The list includes more than 15 real time strategy games all set during World War II, perfect for the history and gaming buff in your life.

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Top Survival Horror Games

Dead Space 2
Dead Space 2. © Electronic Arts

Everyone likes a good fright now and then, right? The list of Top Survival Horror video games includes some of the most thrilling and terror filled games available and are not for the faint of heart. The list details 20 games released over the past few years that include games that put players in a situation where they are up against seemingly insurmountable odds to survive.

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Top Zombie Games

Top Zombie PC Games
Top Zombie PC Games.

Zombies are everywhere, thanks in part to the popularity of The Walking Dead. Many of the games in the list of Top Zombie Games could also be considered part survival horror as well. The list itself contains twenty of the most popular and best zombie based games that should satisfy most fans of The Walking Dead while they wait until the next season starts.

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Top Gaming Mice

Logitech G502 Proteus Core
Logitech G502 Proteus Core Gaming Mouse. © Logitech

The mouse is arguably the most important PC Gaming peripheral and having a gaming specific one with variable speed settings and response times is something that serious PC gamers look for. The list of Top 10 Gaming mice includes ten great picks that should meet the requirements of most gamers.

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Top Gaming Monitors

ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q Gaming Monitor. © ASUS

Having a high-resolution display for your video games is essential to getting the most out of your gaming experience. The list of Top High-End Gaming monitors includes some of the best monitors on the market that are specifically geared towards gaming with fast response times, high HD or better resolutions and ultra high refresh rates thanks to Nvidia's G-Sync

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Top PC Gamepads & Controllers

While many PC gamers swear by the mouse and keyboard for their gaming peripherals, there are some who love to use the familiar console-style gamepads and controllers. The list of Top PC Gamepads and Game Controllers details ten of the best controllers that are compatible with most PC games that support controllers.