Valentine Gifts for Gamers and Geeks

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.

Gamer Gifts
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.

Gaming Candy
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)

Mario Plushie
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)

More amazing gift ideas on the next page.
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Gifts for the Geek Girl
If you're one of the lucky, lucky guys to have hooked up with a girl who shares your love of gadgets, you owe it to her to get her a gift that's as unique as her species.

Beating Heart Plushie
If you really want to give your heart away this Valentine's day, make sure it's this beating heart plushie. A regular heart is just plain lame.

Available at: Think Geek
Awesomeness Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Recommended For: Girls that would see the humor in this.
Price: $14.99 USD for a limited time (plus shipping)

Girl's Guide to Dating a Geek
The thing about being a geek is that girls just don't get us. Thank goodness someone came up with a handy guide to dating us unique individuals.

Available at: Think Geek
Awesomeness Rating: 4 out of 5
Recommended For: Non-geek girls.
Price: $13.99 USD for a limited time (plus shipping)

Unusual Valentine Pendants
Is the girl in your life a goth? Then these are the only heart-shaped gifts you should consider unless you want your eyes clawed out.

Available at: Etsy
Awesomeness Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Recommended For: Emo girls.
Price: $4.50 USD (plus shipping)

Geek Panties
Women's underwear that says "Warranty Void if Removed". 'Nuff said!

Available at: Think Geek
Awesomeness Rating: 5 out of 5
Recommended For: All girls!
Price: $7.99 USD (plus shipping)

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Other Awesome Gifts
Not found that perfect gift yet? Here's more —

Gold Microprocessor Necklace
It's geeky and and it's blingy. Every geek who considers himself hardcore should own one of these.

Available at: Fractalspin
Awesomeness Rating: 5 out of 5
Recommended For: Hardcore geeks (Male)
Price: $50 USD (plus shipping)

Geeky Chat Pillows
If you met your Valentine online through chat, then these pillows are just right for you.

Available at: Throwboy
Awesomeness Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Recommended For: Chatters (Male & Female)
Price: $29 USD (plus shipping)

Mix Tape USB
The classic mix tape makes a come-back in a form that's a lot more usable in this day and age. You can use the USB drive included to store all your favorite love tracks and list them out on the awesome USB tape cover. Old school and brilliant!

Available at: Suck.uk
Awesomeness Rating: 5 out of 5
Recommended For: Everyone (Male & Female)
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Published Date: Feb 10, 2010 12:58 pm | Updated Date: Feb 10, 2010 12:58 pm