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The Best Holiday Gifts for Nintendo Fans in 2020

The Best Holiday Gifts for Nintendo Fans in 2020

By Thomas Kenzaki

If you’ve got a big Nintendo fan in your life to shop for this holiday season, you’ll be happy to know that there are lots of great new games and toys that came out this year. Pick up something fun from our 2020 Nintendo holiday gift guide to give to that special someone for Christmas.

Nintendo Switch - Animal Crossing Edition

Released earlier this year, the Animal Crossing Edition Nintendo Switch sold out almost immediately. It was recently re-released and is now available at many retailers in Canada. This custom designed Switch looks great with its turquoise Joy-Con controllers and stylish dock. (Amazon.ca | The Source)

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Join Tom Nook and friends in this latest Animal Crossing game from Nintendo. Design your own custom island, catch some fish and bugs, or try to become rich playing the turnip market. Animal Crossing: New Horizons became THE quarantine hit game and continues to be a top seller for Nintendo this holiday season. (Amazon.ca | Best Buy)

Super Mario 3D All-Stars

What’s old is new again! Nintendo has arguably one of the most nostalgic back catalogues of any video game publisher out there. With this new limited-time physical release you don’t just get 1 classic Super Mario game, but instead you get 3! Relive your younger years with Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy. (Amazon.ca | Best Buy)

Ring Fit Adventure

Building on the legacy of the Wii Fit, Nintendo has released a new game+device combo which aims to help you get in shape and have fun doing it. Use the innovative new Ring-Con and Leg Strap accessories to jog, sprint, and high-knee through a long form adventure or just random minigames. (Amazon.ca | Best Buy)

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

Who hasn’t dreamed of bringing the fun racing action of Mario Kart to real life? With Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, you can finally do that. Race actual remote control cars around your home using your Switch as the controller. You’ll see a live video feed from your vehicle on screen along with augmented reality objects, obstacles, and other racers from the Mario Kart game series. (Amazon.ca | Best Buy)

LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Mario Starter Course

LEGO and Nintendo finally teamed up to release a mash-up series of LEGO sets based on Super Mario. The starter course gives you everything you need to get going, including an interactive electronic Mario, Bowser Jr., and enough pieces to build a basic course to play through. (Amazon.ca | Chapters Indigo)

LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System

Nintendo fans more interested in a display set instead of a play set will love the new Nintendo Entertainment System LEGO set. It’s 2,646 pieces of nostalgic video gamer bliss that will look great in any gaming room. (LEGO Store)

Monopoly Super Mario Celebration Edition Board Game

This fun twist on the classic game of Monopoly features 6 classic token pieces, a Question Block with sound effects that can change a player's luck, and Toad houses and Princess Peach's castles instead of houses and hotels. It’s the must own version of Monopoly for the gamer in your life. (Amazon.ca | Walmart)

Jenga: Super Mario Edition Game

What could make Jenga more exciting? Combining it with Super Mario of course! Featuring artwork, themes, and characters from the popular Super Mario video games. Spin, stack and collect coins while trying not to let the tower fall in a race to the top! (Amazon.ca | Chapters Indigo)

Super Mario Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years

A gift that even non-readers will love! This beautifully designed hardcover encyclopedia series gives you everything you need to know from the first 30 years of Super Mario. The limited edition comes with an embossed Question Mark Block case and inside the cover will be a randomly selected cover featuring a Super Mushroom, Fire Flower, Super Star, or 1-Up Mushroom. (Amazon.ca | Chapters Indigo)

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