Best LEGO® gifts for gamers

Best gifts for gamers

Finding the best gift for gamers can seem like a mission, especially if they are someone who already has everything. So, what kind of gift can you get for a gamer?

We have a variety of LEGO® sets inspired by video games, retro consoles and characters that they will love. With a touch of nostalgia, plenty of hidden references and hours of fun, here are some of the best LEGO gifts for gamers.

LEGO® Super Mario 64™ Question Mark Block

Pay tribute to the classic Super Mario 64™ video game in LEGO® style with this brick-built version of the ? Block for display and interactive play.

Any Super Mario™ fan will love building this 2,064-piece set. Inside the ? Block is Princess Peach’s Castle and 3 more levels with plenty of surprises to discover. Build and display or use the interactive figure from a LEGO® Super Mario™ Starter Course to play your way through this collectible LEGO set.

Together with the 4 detailed levels within the ? Block, it also comes with 10 LEGO® Super Mario™ characters including Mario, Yoshi, Princess Peach, Chain Chomp and more. This set is perfect if you’re looking for a fun and interactive gift for an adult Super Mario™ fan or gamer.

Piranha Plant

Take on an iconic Super Mario™ enemy — the Piranha Plant! This 540-piece LEGO® building set lets gamers venture into the nostalgic world of Super Mario and assemble a brick-built version of the famous enemy encountered across the franchise.

Fans can immerse themselves in a building challenge as they capture unique details. The Piranha Plant’s different parts can be posed in a variety of ways, letting gamers move the head, mouth, stalk and leaves. Whether it’s for a beginner or an advanced builder, instructions in the LEGO Builder app can help all skill levels enjoy this fun project.

Once assembled, the creation can be displayed in a buildable pipe as an eye-catching decoration in the home or the office. This exciting set is a fun and nostalgic addition to any Super Mario fan’s collection.

The Mighty Bowser™

Gamers can recreate the iconic king of the Koopas at home with this LEGO® Super Mario™ The Mighty Bowser™ buildable figure. This 2,807-piece set features a fully posable character with lots of authentic details to delight fans, plus a display stand.

With a button to control his head and neck movements, a fireball launcher, plus posable arms and fingers, Super Mario fans will have loads of options for both play and display.

The finished model can be displayed on the brick-built battle platform, complete with two towers to knock over, a hidden POW Block, and an action tag for digital reactions from an interactive figure (interactive figures not included, Starter Course 71403, 71360 or 71387 required).

This impressive set is a great gift for gamers and adult fans of the Super Mario™ series.

LEGO® Nintendo Entertainment System™

Recreate classic Super Mario Bros.™ gameplay with this cool LEGO® Nintendo Entertainment System™.

Whether they played the console back in the day, or love the retro consoles, there are plenty of authentic details within the LEGO® NES™, making it the perfect display piece. The set comes with a buildable NES, with a functioning opening slot for the buildable Game Pak, and a controller.

It also comes with a retro TV featuring a Mario figure on the scrolling screen. If you have the LEGO® Mario™ figure from the LEGO® Super Mario™ Starter Course set, there is a slot on the TV for the figure which will make him react to enemies, obstacles and power-ups on the TV screen.

This set is a great gift for gamers and adult fans of the Super Mario™ series looking to bring back fond memories of the Nintendo Entertainment System.

LEGO® Super Mario™ Starter Courses

Bring the fun of Super Mario™ to life with LEGO® Super Mario™ sets. To get started, you will need one of the three starter courses. Choose from: Adventures with Mario Starter Course, Adventures with Luigi Starter Course or Adventures with Peach Starter Course.

Each starter course comes with an interactive figure with a colour sensor that shows their reactions via an LCD screen, and a speaker that can play recognisable sounds and music from the iconic video games.

Each of the starter courses includes various challenges and level designs that you can play through using the interactive figure, making a great gift for young fans of the Super Mario™ video games.

LEGO® Mario™

Enjoy hours of creative, competitive fun with the Adventures with Mario Starter Course. The 231-piece playset includes an interactive LEGO® Mario™ figure which responds to action tags in LEGO Super Mario set elements. These trigger a variety of different reactions from LEGO Mario, building even more immersive fun.

The starter course also combines with other LEGO® Super Mario™ expansion sets, so kids can create fun new challenges and levels to explore.

With multiple ways to play, it’s a great gift for kids aged 6+ to get creative and flex their building skills. They can go head-to-head with their friends and family while trying to beat each other's highest coin count, or even add another starter course to team up for 2-player fun.

LEGO® Luigi™

The Adventures with Luigi Starter Course is a great starter set to introduce kids to the world of LEGO® Super Mario™. Along with the interactive LEGO® Luigi™ figure, this 280-piece set includes spinning, seesawing and flying challenges for solo play, or connect another interactive figure for 2-player social play (other interactive figures not included, Starter Course 71403, 71360 or 71387 required).

The playset also includes a Pink Yoshi to interact with, Boom Boom and a Bone Goomba to defeat, and a ? Block that offers extra rewards. Build one course, navigate the challenges and then kids can rebuild and play again. The Starter Course is a great gift for kids on their birthday or the holidays.

LEGO® Super Mario™ expansion sets

If they already have a LEGO® Super Mario™ Starter Course, there are plenty of expansion sets and character packs available so they can combine and customise their existing levels. 

The expansion sets include even more obstacles and characters for exciting new adventures and plenty of ways to collect more digital coins. 

There are plenty of ways to customise LEGO® Super Mario™ levels with our amazing selection of expansion sets, making them fantastic gifts for fans.

Peach’s Castle Expansion Set

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Dorrie's Sunken Shipwreck Adventure Expansion Set

Dive into an aquatic adventure with the LEGO® Super Mario™ Dorrie’s Sunken Shipwreck Adventure Expansion Set!

This 500-piece playset invites underwater exploration with familiar characters from the Super Mario™ franchise. Young gamers can go on deep sea adventures with interactive LEGO® Mario™, LEGO® Luigi™ or LEGO® Peach™ (sold separately). The interactive figures can ride on Dorrie and search the sunken shipwreck for hidden treasure. (Note: The 71360, 71387 or 71403 Starter Course is required for interactive play.)

The excitement doesn’t end there! Fans can uncover surprises, reveal a hidden Key Block, then open the treasure chest and discover what’s inside. This versatile set comes with 4 LEGO Super Mario character figures: Dorrie, a Cheep Cheep, Cheep Chomp and Blooper.

The scene looks great on display, and is designed for solo or social play for kids aged 7 and upwards.

LEGO® Atari® 2600

Designed especially for adults, the LEGO® Atari® 2600 building set is a true homage to classic gaming, and features a replica console, game cartridges and a joystick.

Relive the glory days of gaming with three of the most beloved Atari® games - Asteroids™, Adventure and Centipede™ - with the three included game cartridges. Each cartridge fits into the vintage-style console and can be stored safely in the cartridge holder. The set features artwork inspired by the original Atari® designs, with an added touch of the LEGO set creativity, making it a one-of-a-kind collector's item.

There’s even a hidden vignette of a 1980s scene for you to bring to life, featuring nostalgic details like a boom box, a retro phone and roller skates. 

Whether you're shopping for a seasoned gamer or a lover of all things retro, this set is the perfect way to capture the magic of gaming's golden age.

LEGO® Animal Crossing™ sets

Inspired by the famous video game series, our LEGO® Animal Crossing™ sets are perfect for kids who know and love the characters. Fans of the game can explore different sceneries and loved locations across the Animal Crossing world, from Nook’s Cranny to Kapp’n’s Island Boat Tour.

LEGO® Animal Crossing™: Nook's Cranny & Rosie's House

Bring Animal Crossing™ to life and have tea with Tom Nook, a raccoon and Rosie, a cat.

Fans of the video game series can build a miniature model of Tom Nook’s iconic store and Rosie’s adorable house, both filled with features from the game fans know and love.

Nook’s Cranny is complete with all the details, like a DIY recipe card, flower seeds, fish bait and tools. Then, venture into Rosie’s house, where moveable objects like furniture, cupcakes and a teapot await.

Kids can recreate the charming atmosphere of Animal Crossing and let their imaginations roam with endless play possibilities.

LEGO® Sonic the Hedgehog™ sets

We all know the world’s most famous hedgehog, whether it’s from the iconic video games or the movies. But now you can bring Sonic the Hedgehog™ into the real world, creating action-packed adventures with characters in real time.

There’s endless possibilities for fun with LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog sets – perfect for Sonic fans of all ages.

LEGO® Sonic the Hedgehog™: Knuckles' Guardian Mech

Fans of the Blue Blur will have a blast building this LEGO® Sonic the Hedgehog™ Knuckles’ Guardian Mech set.

The toy features two iconic Sonic characters, Knuckles and Rouge, alongside a buildable mech equipped with dual blasters, a glider and the Master Emerald. Kids can assemble this action-packed set and watch the world of Sonic come to life. Whether it’s stealing and recovering the iconic Master Emerald, or creating their own imaginative storylines, the possibilities are endless.

The set also integrates with other LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog™ playsets, letting gamers expand the world further for even more creative role play.

LEGO® Minecraft® sets

You’ve experienced the pixelated world of Minecraft® through a screen. Now, you can bring mining adventures into the real world with our fantastic range of LEGO® Minecraft® toys.

From recreating iconic buildings to meeting heroes and battling hostile mobs, there are endless ways to play with these Minecraft gift ideas for gamers.

LEGO® Minecraft®: The Nether Portal Ambush

Jump straight into action with the LEGO® Minecraft®: The Nether Portal Ambush! Minecraft fans aged 8 and upwards can immerse themselves in an action-packed battle scene as the Orc-warrior character ventures into the Nether portal.

The set features all of the iconic Nether mob figures from the game, including 2 magma cubes, a moveable hoglin with a finger-controlled ramming head, and even a Minecraft ghast that gamers can operate to shoot discs from its mouth. Whether building solo or constructing collaboratively, the set is a great gift to encourage creativity and hands-on play.

Whether you’re gifting a seasoned Minecraft fan or introducing someone to the franchise for the first time, The Nether Portal Ambush set is the perfect present to offer a truly immersive building experience.

LEGO® Minecraft®: The Frog House

Fans of the game’s iconic frogs will love building this house filled with Minecraft® details. The project is made up of 400 pieces, containing recognisable features from the game: a bed, a craft table, a furnace and food items, plus a farm and a lake section. There’s also a removable roof feature for hands-on play once assembled.

Kids can unlock various playing scenarios with iconic Minecraft characters, including a Swamp Explorer, a zombie, a slime and, of course, frogs! Open up a world of creativity for fans with this fun and unique project – a thoughtful gift for anyone who loves to spend time in the Minecraft world.

LEGO® Minecraft®: The Devourer Showdown

Are you prepared for the first-ever LEGO® Minecraft Legends® set?

This role-play action toy is an ideal gift for Minecraft® fans. The set depicts the game’s arguably most gruesome boss: The Devourer. Kids can move the creature's long arms, fire vomit ‘missiles’ from its mouth and launch mucus elements from its backpack.

The set includes a Minecraft Ranger Hero figure complete with iconic elements like a flag, a cape and a diamond sword. Fans can place the hero on top of a Big Beak bird from the game and seek help from a skeleton and a cobblestone golem to fight the boss.

The first ever LEGO Minecraft Devourer toy is sure to excite dedicated fans of the game and new players alike.

PAC-MAN Arcade

The LEGO® PAC-MAN Arcade is a nostalgic building set that will take you back to the iconic 1980s maze-chase video game. It includes everything you need to build the PAC-MAN Arcade cabinet and a display case with rotatable PAC-MAN, BLINKY and CLYDE figures, plus a 1980s arcade scene with a gaming minifigure.

The cabinet has a 4-way joystick, an illuminating coin slot, an adjustable game score display and a mechanical maze that simulates the classic chase between the game characters. The PAC-MAN Arcade cabinet (non-functional gaming system) measures over 32 cm high, 25 cm wide and 17 cm deep.

This is an ideal gift for adult fans of retro video games, immersing them in a world of nostalgia as they relive the excitement of playing PAC-MAN in the arcade.

LEGO® 2K Drive

Welcome to the ultimate LEGO® driving experience.

The LEGO 2K Drive video game puts you in the driver’s seat for the open-world adventure of your dreams, racing around vibrant Bricklandia in a variety of cool and customisable vehicles. Simply assemble your chosen vehicle in the Garage, then off you go!

Take on rival racers to win the coveted Sky Trophy in Story mode, join in single race or Cup Series tournaments, and mix things up with wildly fun minigames. Whether driving solo or taking part in multiplayer adventures, there’s a limitless world of colourful characters and quests to explore.

Suitable for players aged 7 and upwards, this exhilarating LEGO game can be as easy-going or as challenging as you like.

We have plenty of unique and cool gifts for gamers to build, play with or display in their home. All of these gaming-inspired sets will make a fantastic Christmas, holiday or birthday gift. And be sure to celebrate MAR10 Day with us on March 10th!

For those craving some digital game immersion, discover the new and exciting LEGO® Fortnite® game, where a world of building and creativity awaits you. Gather resources, build structures and explore the open world with friends – brick by brick.

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