As we get closer to Christmas, many retailers are looking to up the ante with deep discounts on a number of great gift ideas. That includes Amazon, as they're rolling out a new series of deals this week!
With Amazon's 12 Days of Deals, the retail giant is offering discounts on dozens of items in a different department each day. The deals began on Sunday in their home improvement department, and it continues today with big discounts for that special gamer in your life. Until midnight Pacific, you can get discounts on a number of games and equipment.
I've gone through and selected a few highlights from today's deals, and some items are up to 60% off! These deals can be limited, so act fast.
Deals in computer gaming
Know anyone who needs a big upgrade on their computer gaming hardware? Today, Amazon has discounted everything from towers and laptops to keyboards, mice and headsets.
One of Amazon's daily deals includes $200 off the ASUS FX504 gaming laptop. It sports a 15.6" full HD display, 8th generation Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 8GB of DDR4 and a 256GB SSD. Normally $999.99, get yours today for $799.99 - a 20% discount!
Need faster performance and more coverage from your router? Today, you can get an ASUS dual-band gigabit Wi-Fi gaming router, model AC3100, for 30% off it's normal price. It's equipped with the latest in tech and includes eight LAN ports. It's normally $269.99, but only $189.99 today.
This massive gaming monitor has custom lighting effects and vivid, detailed color reproduction delivering sharp, rich graphics. Get the Dell Alienware 34" curved monitor today for $679.99, 15% off its normal price of $799.99.
This gaming keyboard has it all. The CORSAIR K70 mechanical gaming keyboard has an aircraft-grade anodized brushed aluminum frame, along with dynamic multi-color RGB backlighting with unlimited color customization and control. It typically sells for $159.99 but take 28% off today and get one for $114.99!
The Acer Predator Cestus 500 RGB gaming mouse has a fully customizable ambidextrous and ergonomic design, programmable buttons and on-board memory. This one is also customizable with up to eight different lighting patterns. It's 43% off today and costs only $34.32 (reg. $59).
Today, get a great deal on a gaming headset that's 50% off! The Acer Predator Galea 300 gaming headset includes True Harmony technology and a retractable omni-direction microphone. Normally $99.99, it's only $49.99 today.
Check out other deals on gaming laptops, components and accessories by clicking here!
Deals in console gaming
You can also save big on console games and accessories today. Again, act fast because some of these deals won't last long.
Get a Fosmon Xbox One/One X/One S dual slot controller charger for $17.49. With this dock, say goodbye to regular AA batteries because this one comes with two 1000mAh rechargeable battery packs. Grab this deal while it's 31% off! (charging dock only; controllers not included)
Use this stand to save space, which safely positions the Xbox One X vertically. It locks onto the console for extra security, and will make make a great gift for the low price of $9.49 - a 37% discount!
You can also get discounts on certain Xbox One and PlayStation 4 games released by Bandai Namco, such as "My Hero One's Justice" compatible with Xbox One for $49.99 (reg. $59.99).
Check out other deals in Amazon's gaming department
These are just a few of the deals being offered today, so be sure to check out Amazon's 12 Days of Deals landing page for updates. Remember, discounts on gaming items will only be today, as a new department will be featured tomorrow. Check back for news on those discounts in Amazon's toy department!
Practical and boring tech gifts people will use time and time again
Tech doesn't always need all the flash and glitz to make it incredibly useful. Many times, it's about convenience, ease of use and how it impacts our lives.