It can be tricky finding the perfect Valentine’s Day Gifts for your loved one, but thinking outside the box a little will help you come up with the perfect gift for your loved one. Are you with a gamer? Every geek who gets misty-eyed when the days of 8-bit and 16-bit gaming would love a retro games console for Valentine’s Day. Right now you can easily find a load of these marvellous antiques of the golden age of video games at low prices.
Sure, if you want one in a mint box and without scuffs on the console, you’re going to have to pay more, but if you just want a functional console and a few games, you are able to find cool Valentine’s Day gifts for your geek at a very reasonable cost. Plus, if you get a console with two controllers, you could even see it as a joint gift to the pair of you as a couple!
Just check out which console they were a fan of in years gone by, be it the Sega Master System, the Sega Mega Drive (aka the Sega Genesis to those of you in the US), the classic Nintendo Entertainment System (the joy that was the NES) or the SNES, or whatever, and you are sure to be able to find a bargain.
Many video games stores carry vintage consoles and games titles at low prices, or you can find them at huge sites such as Amazon and eBay. Just make sure that each console comes with all of the relevant connectors and leads to ensure you and your pet geek can get straight into some serious old-school gaming fun with their Valentine’s Day gifts.
Games titles to go with these gifts are also a factor to consider. Old favourites such as Sonic The Hedgehog, Street Fighter, Super Mario Bros and so on are a pretty safe bet for retro gaming fun, and they are available at bargain prices right now for you to take advantage of. It’s all a case of thinking about something fun that your partner will get a great deal of use out of, not to mention the opportunity for you to get in on the action too!
There are also emulators, classic games packages for new consoles and handheld devices featuring classic games to think about too. The choice is wide enough to suite every gaming taste and fancy. Whatever you’re after, retro video games and consoles make great Valentine’s Day gifts for those who like some fun with their romance.