The Cutest Gaming Gifts of 2013

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'Tis indeed the season for festive goodness and wanton purchases. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday barely behind us, the question needs to be posed: if you failed to do your Christmas shopping last week, what now? Never fear.

Now that we've exhausted the cheaper options, it's time to delve into the eclectic, the eccentric and the all-out weird. We're creating a series of outlandish, original and just plain crazy gift ideas suitable for, well, pretty much anyone. As long as they enjoy good things. We can't help you if your friends have bad taste. This article is all about:

Gifts for the those who love ultimate gaming cuteness

Animal Crossing: New Leaf was a bit of a smash hit in this year's line-up -- a rather remarkable thing, honestly, if you stop and think about it. After all, the game's practically a menial labor simulator. Weeding. Participation in the retail cycle. Household chores. The works. Yet, cocooned in its twee environment and fenced in by all those candy-colored bipedal animals, Animal Crossing: New Leaf succeeded in doing something no mother ever could: it made all of those activities compelling. If there's someone in your life who still rigorously checks into portable town every other day, you may find boundless gratitude if you surprise them with this armament of plushies...

For the rest of the gift guide, head over to US Gamer.

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