Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and knowing us geeks, we're pretty bad when it comes to romantic gift ideas. If that isn't bad enough, the women in our lives know that gifts that are considered normal by regular folk are usually termed as 'lame' by us.
This Valentine's day you don't have to cringe and buy that cuddly teddy or the overrated (and over-priced) candy for the love of your life, thanks to our awesome gift ideas.
That's not all, maybe you can pass this article to your girlfriend to ensure you don't end up with another boring tie or cologne this year as well.
All geeks love games, whether they like to admit or not. And with the lack of gaming merchandise available in India, any little gaming trinket we guys can get our hands on can mean the world to us. Here are a few gifts for the gamer in your life.
Nothing says I love you like cute old-school gaming characters and hardware that you can eat!
Available at: Fractalspin
Awesomeness Rating: 5 out of 5
Recommended For: Oldschool gamers (Male & Female)
Price: $1 to $4 USD (plus shipping)
Video Game Controller Soap
Bathing with a game controller may be a choice fetish for gamers and even a bit uncomfortable, but that doesn't make it any less wicked!
Available at: Etsy
Awesomeness Rating: 4 out of 5
Recommended For: Hardcore gamers (Male & Female)
Price: $3.50 to $30 USD (plus shipping)
If you have to get a plushie for your girl, please don't kill your soul and make it a teddy bear or a puppy. Get her a Mario and watch her friends envy her for having the most unique doll of them all. Or not.
Available at: Play-Asia
Awesomeness Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Recommended For: Girls
Price: $12.90 USD (plus shipping, free shipping option available)
Achievement Unlocked Tee
Girls, if you want your Valentine's buddies to be envious of his achievement of having you in his life. You must get him this tee-shirt.
Available at: Angry Robot Wear
Awesomeness Rating: 3 out of 5
Recommended For: Xbox360 gamers (Male)
Price: $18.99 to $38.99 USD (plus shipping)
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