Pixel Pals are the perfect stocking stuffer

As a lover of all things gaming, and retro titles in general, the offer to take a look at Peta Pixels was just too appealing.

These light-up figurines are full of pixelated glory and feature video game icons from both past and present. In my initial sample, I was sent three of the mini-characters, two of which I can talk about now, and one you'll have to wait on — but you're going to love it. The first two in the series are some of our all-time favorites, Mario and Mega Man.

Each figure stands about six-inches tall and runs on two (included) AAA batteries. A quick flick of the on/off switch in the rear lights up each faux-pixel and really makes the characters look amazing. These aren't the type of toys you're going to want to keep in the box.

Peta Pixels available exclusively at GameStop and for a mere $15. You can get yours starting November 25.

I really can't think of a better budget gift for gamers — or yourself.

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