If You Play Video Games, You Will Love These Items

My toxic trait is spending way too many hours a day scrolling through trendy gamer gear looking for the perfect new accessory to take home. In 2022, you can find pretty much any accessory you want to fit your gaming niche. I’m sure you’ve seen TikToks of all kinds of matching desk setups! Thankfully, Amazon keeps me from breaking the bank with budget options of my favorite wish list items.

From edgy-looking pro controllers and RGB keyboards to cat ear headphones and Kawaii desk mats, this list has a little bit of something for every aesthetic. My advice: if your heart longs for it, but it now before they stop selling it! You won’t regret it, especially for these budget-friendly prices.

You will love our editor’s curated product picks! FYI: We are an Amazon affiliate partner and may get a share of the sale of your purchase (at no cost to you).

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No Gamer Setup is Complete without Hexagon Lights

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Do you know why gamers love these so much? They’ve already spent thousands on their PC and hundreds on streaming equipment – they don’t want to drop another big chunk of money on an overpriced hedge wall, sound proofing panels or one-of-a-kind art. These lights make a trendy, budget-friendly background for streamers and anyone else who enjoys the futuristic looking design!

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If You’re Starting a Twitch Channel, Definitely Grab This Little Mood Light

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You’ve got the white ring lights, the backdrop and the headset ready to go, but your streaming setup still needs that final touch. Add this mood light for a hint of colorful, dynamic lighting! I swear, it will make your face really stand out among so many gamer faces. No need to worry about cables either, as this little guy is battery operated. Definitely a must-have for a cute desk look too!

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This Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is GORGEOUS

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RGB mechanical keyboards can be so pricey! I’m amazed how budget-friendly this beauty is. If you’re interested in modding, reviewer Hunter S. DiCicco gets right to the specs you need: “This is a great hotswap 60% option for getting into the hobby of mechanical keyboards. I’ve been modding mine heavily and it looks, feels and sounds exactly as I had imagined my 60% keyboard when I first decided I wanted one. The lighting effects are superb. Definitely invest in some switches with transparent top housings to let that beautiful light shine through. It comes with Outemu Reds, which are pretty good if you like linear switches, and they do have transparent top housings.” You can also buy it as is and enjoy one of four sleek designs!

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You Know You Want This Pink Cat Ear Headset! 😍

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There are so many reasons why you should buy this headset, but the most important reason is because you like how it makes you feel. If you love how feminine and fierce you feel while you wear it, get it! The ears are detachable, which is nice if you ever want to take a break from the cat girl look. Buyers really like this product for its unexpectedly great mic/sound quality.

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The Cutest Joy-Con Thumb Grips for Your Switch

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I’m obsessed with all things Kawaii, so you know I love these little joy-con caps! They look super cute and they’ll protect your joysticks from scratches. Reviewer Lucky Geckos says they’re easy to put back on, even if you accidentally pop them off: “If you’re playing a slightly more active game like super smash or Mario Kart, you may accidentally pop one of the caps off 😅 But over all the times I’ve used them for the past month, that’s only happened one time. And it’s easy to just put it back on anyway, so it’s all good! Highly recommend, especially if you have the ACNH switch! Makes it look like the frog is in the grass and the axolotl is in the water hahaha. Super adorable and durable! Worth it!”

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I’m Obsessed with This Adorable Desk Mat

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If you love animal ears on all of your accessories, you have to get this desk mat! It’s so precious, it makes me want to cry. 😭 The pink and blue design is really going to pop on white or light pink desks. Use it as a mouse pad, a grippy surface for Kirby collectibles and a coaster for your afternoon Ramune!

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These Galactic Quest 2 Accessory Shells are Out of This World

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If you’ve sold your soul to the VR gods, you’re going to fall in love with these decorative covers. They’re made with silicone, which will protect your headset from scratches and splashes. Will they protect the crown jewel of your gaming setup from fall damage? No. Will they make you look like a god while playing Beat Saber? ABSOLUTELY.

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This See-Through Controller Passes the Drip Check

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You really get the best of both worlds with this one: fun lights and a comfortable, functional design. It’s got extra shortcut buttons on the back, a nice long battery life and a low-latency connection. As a lady with tiny hands, not all controllers are easy for me to use, but I’ve been really happy with this one. Apparently at least 7,000 other people love this controller too! Compared to the pro controller, users seem to like this one better – check out the reviews if you don’t believe me!

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New to Gaming? Get Started with This RGB Gaming Bundle!

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I really wish I had bought this when I first got started myself. What a relief it would have been to get a headset, keyboard and mouse for only $40! It comes in black, pink or white, so you can start planning out your desk aesthetic now.

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A Heavy Duty Switch Case for On-the-go

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If you take your Switch on the road, to school or to work regularly, you really need protective case for it. God forbid it falls out of your bag while you’re hurrying to catch the trolley! 😱 Made with a scratch-resistant back, shock absorbing materials and extra cushioned corners, this beast will outperform the standard nylon carying cases by a long shot. The best part? This case is dockable, so you never need to remove it!

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Get Mario, Batman or Marvel Joy-Con Caps for $6 a Pair!

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It’s a good time to be a gamer. You’ve got your pick of the the latest and greatest custom accessories, including these awesome joystick thumb grips! This collection has over 20 different styles available, including characters from the MCU, Pokemon and the classic Mario games!

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This Switch Pro Controller is 🔥

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Buckle up, buttercup – it’s time for a badass upgrade. This eye-catching controller will get you in the mood for Dark Souls, Doom and Super Smash Bros., and it’s got all the specs you want for precision gameplay. Buyer Alex says it was exactly what he was looking for: “We were looking for an upgrade from the joy-cons for some more serious Switch action on Splatoon and Mario Kart and this was definitely the upgrade we were looking for! The ergonomic design is great. Excellent weight in your hand. The alphabet buttons light up and the Red Dragon design looks beautiful.”

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A Bright Pink Headphone Stand for Your Soft Girl Desk

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Push those Sailor Moon collectibles aside and make way for this beauty! She’s not as simple and delicate as she seems. With a built-in USB charging station, mouse bungee and weighted base, she’s got everything you need to get through a flawless game sesh. The neat RGB outline is just the cherry on top!

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This Laptop Stand Comes with RGB Lights!

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We really don’t talk about gaming laptops enough. I only just got a full tower setup going myself, but I’ve been using gaming laptops for years and they never let me down (except for once with GTA 5 when it was new). If you prefer the laptop style or you’re saving up for that hefty RTX 4090, why not enjoy some RGB with the rest of us? You deserve it!

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A Buttery Smooth Keyboard and Mouse Set with All the Right Vibes

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If you love the look of that 60% keyboard above but you want a full keyboard, look no further. This non-mechanical keyboard comes with black or white keys and seven different lighting modes, so you can really customize the look. It’s extra quiet, which is definitely a great find if you hate the clickety-clack of mechanical keyboards.

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Bored of the Basic Switch Dock? Check Out This Charging Stand!

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This 64-bit aesthetic charging station is a great find for retro game lovers. It gives me that 90s mall arcade vibe (RIP, Boomers). Unlike the standard dock, you can also play while the Switch is in and charging. Use it as a stand for tabletop mode!

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Overpower the Competition with These Turbo Enabled Joy-Cons

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If you want all of the perks of a Switch pro controller in handheld mode, this is the product for you. Buyer Jacq says these extra grippy joy-cons really changed the whole gaming experience for the better: “They’re nice, thick joy-cons that make the Switch feel more like a ‘Pro’ type of console in handheld mode. I do most of my gaming in handheld anyway, so it’s nice to up the quality of the handheld joy-cons, while still having the ability to have a wireless controller if I need one. In addition – that means you can have a turbo on your handheld switch! I love using turbo in a lot of my games, but especially Animal Crossing. It makes crafting and diving so much easier! It’s really a quality of life adjustment. Skilled games where response times are crucial make the beefy size of the controllers another useful add-on as well.”

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Your E-Girl Alter Ego Needs This Moody Black Headset Stand

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If you’re more of an Evil Dead or Resident Evil kind of gamer girl, you can flex your gritty alt vibe with this dark headset stand. It’s the same exact product as the pink one above, but in black to match your outfit (or your soul).

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The Fortnite Loot Llama Plush Sees All

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You can’t tell me this isn’t the perfect desk accessory. Who else are you going to share your 3am thoughts with? Think of it as a good luck charm for your next match. Side note: the customer questions section is gold, high recommend reading.

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A Protective, Shock-Aborbing Switch Case for Your Baby Gamers

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Gamer parents, rejoice! You can now entrust your 6-year-old to play Minecraft without risking the death of the beloved family gaming device. It’s made with shock-absorbing TPU materials and anti-scratch/anti-slip surfaces for easy holding. It even comes with a little kickstand for tabletop use. Don’t forget to add a screen protector. Note: This case is designed for OLED models only!

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Show Off Your Favorite Controllers with This Stylish Stand

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Available in the usual black, white or pink, this controller stand does pretty much what it says it will do. Use it to stack your Switch, Xbox or PlayStation controllers, as well as your headset and iPhone! Personally, I would add a string of battery powered string lights or a little garland to spice things up.

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This Headset Display is So Extra, in the Best Way

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If you’ve scrolled this far, you’re probably the person who watches all the “here’s my gaming setup” videos and you’re thirsty for bigger, better ideas. Well, it doesn’t get any bigger and brighter than this product! You and this flashy RGB stand were made for each other and you know it. If this glow stick of an accessory calls to you, don’t be shy!

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