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AS­SAS­SIN’S CREED OD YSSEY BRO­KEN SPEAR OF LEONIDAS

Ap­ples of Eden are so 2017. This Christ­mas, the hooded hero in your life de­serves the in­her­ited fam­ily heir­loom of Kas­san­dra and Alex­ios. Note, this (ad­mit­tedly very lovely) piece of plas­tic is not guar­an­teed to be im­bued with the su­per­nat­u­ral pow­ers of Those Who Came Be­fore. Maybe just pop it on a shelf on its stand. Oh, and Spar­tan-kick­ing fam­ily mem­bers at Christ­mas lunch when you have had too much Buck’s Fizz just isn’t ad­vis­able. You might be an As­sas­sin but not ev­ery­thing is per­mit­ted. £49.99/$59.99 store.ubi.com

HIT­MAN CUFFLINKS

Most peo­ple ac­ces­sorise to be seen, to stand out in a crowd rather than blend in. Not Agent 47 though. Now you too can now hide in plain sight with these swish Hit­man cufflinks from Muster­brand. Plus, if they don’t scream sub­tle mur­derer enough on their own, you can even get a tie pin to match. You’ll be dressed to kill. £16.99/$19 muster­brand.com

DES­TINY 2 BATHROBE

Guardians need to be cosy too and noth­ing says ”I miss Cayde-6” more than this fluffy white bathrobe. Whether you’ve been raid­ing in the shower or just want to be snug and warm on a cold win­ter’s night, this sub­tle Des­tiny 2 bathrobe is ready for the job. Hunter, Ti­tan or War­lock, Cayde would surely be proud re­gard­less. £29.99/$49.99 ama­zon.com

NENDOROID TRACER

How does the Good Smile Com­pany do it? Just when you think videogame char­ac­ters can’t get any more charm­ing, Tracer comes along in Nendoroid form to melt your heart. Clas­sic skin, pulse pis­tols, al­ter­na­tive hands, ex­tra set of legs, and even dif­fer­ent hair op­tions. Plus, there’s now ten

Over­watch Nen­doroids to col­lect. £59.99/$34.96 ama­zon.com

STATE OF DECAY 2 SPE­CIAL ED ITION VINYL

Jin­gle Bells? Ru­dolph the RedNosed Rein­deer? Michael Bu­ble? Switch out the tired sounds of the fes­tive sea­son with a dou­ble vinyl col­lec­tion of mas­ter com­poser Jes­per Kyd’s synth score for the apoca­lypse.

NUKA COLA QUAN­TUM LIGHT

Who cares if it hands over ra­di­a­tion poi­son­ing with ev­ery sip, the de­li­cious pomegranate flavour of Nuka Cola Quan­tum just can’t be ig­nored. This 8” replica lamp, com­plete with pleas­ing solid bot­tle­cap, re­quires USB charge or needs bat­ter­ies so start stor­ing now for the apoca­lypse. Plus, with its pleas­ing blue glow­ing night mode, it might just be an ideal Ru­dolph re­place­ment at the front of a sleigh of rein­deer. Prob­a­bly. Don’t quote us, Santa. £23.40/$30 gear.bethesda.net

LIFE IS STRANGE 2 SPACE MIS­SION T-SHIRT

When you don’t want a game name em­bla­zoned across your chest but still want to wear your love on your sleeve, so to speak, you need to opt for some­thing a lit­tle more sub­tle. It’s time then to fol­low in the fash­ion foot­steps of Life Is Strange

2’ s Daniel Diaz, with this replica tee. Hand­ily, it’s also prob­a­bly ab­sorbent enough for the in­evitable tears. £24/$30 in­sert­co­in­cloth­ing.com There’s ten pre­vi­ously un­re­leased tracks, and it’ll pair nicely with the hip­ster turntable that’s not been played since last Christ­mas. £31/$39.99 shop.sumthing.com

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