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This year's Game Awards winners will delight any gamer on your shopping list (Photo: Amazon and Walmart)

So God of War: Ragnarok swept the Game Awards, to the surprise of absolutely no one at all — although Elden Ring taking home Game of the Year was a shocker! Whether you watched the show or you're just catching up this now, you don't want to miss are the sales going on for both Game Awards nominees and winners. After all, you need to get going on holiday gift shopping.

Quick Overview
  • Elden Ring for PlayStation 5

    $53$60Save $7
  • God of War Ragnarök Launch Edition for PlayStation 5

    $70
  • Bayonetta 3 for Nintendo Switch

    $49$60Save $11
  • Kirby and the Forgotten Land for Nintendo Switch

    $55$60Save $5
  • Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope for Nintendo Switch

    $36$60Save $24
  • Gran Turismo 7 for PlayStation 4

    $30$60Save $30
  • Splatoon 3 for Nintendo Switch

    $52$60Save $8
  • Beats Studio3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones

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  • Beats Studio Buds

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  • JBL Live Wireless On-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones

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  • Toshiba 32-inch Class V35 Series LED HD Smart Fire TV

    $130$200Save $70
  • Insignia 32-inch Class F20 Series Smart HD 720p Fire TV

    $130$180Save $50
  • TCL 50-inch 5-Series 4K Dolby Vision QLED Roku Smart TV

    $779
  • Samsung 65-inch Class QLED Q60B Series 4K Quantum HDR Smart TV

    $948$998Save $50
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 Android Tablet

    $150$230Save $80
  • 2021 Apple 10.2-inch iPad (Wi-Fi, 64GB)

    $247$329Save $82
  • Echo Show 8

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Call it the Keleigh Effect; this time every year, the winners of the Game Awards see discounts — some large, some small, kind of like the enemies in Elden Ring — that make it a great time to snatch up some of them so you can try the games out for yourself.

Game of the Year Winner of 2022

Elden Ring Game Awards Game of the Year
Elden Ring takes place in a beautiful but dark world, the immersion of which contributed to its Game Awards win. (Photo: Walmart)

Elden Ring took home the much-coveted Game of the Year, voted the best overall title of all 2022. That's a bit of a controversial stance, since this game is absolutely not for everyone. It's punishingly difficult, with a grimdark tone that puts even Game of Thrones to shame. It takes a lot of skill and patience to progress in the story, and the first boss you encounter should absolutely be skipped over until you get stronger. That said, it's intensely fun, and despite the difficulty, the satisfaction of overcoming the challenges can't be matched.

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Bandai Namco Elden Ring for PlayStation 5

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Fans of Dark Souls, Sekiro, and other incredibly difficult games will find themselves right at home in the world of Elden Ring. Voted the best game of 2022, Elden Ring is a tough but fun game, better suited for adults than kids.
$53 at Walmart

Best Action/Adventure Game of 2022

God of War: Ragnarok won Best Narrative, Best Action/Adventure Game, and Best Audio Design at the Game Awards. (Photo: Walmart)
God of War: Ragnarok won Best Narrative, Best Action/Adventure Game, and Best Audio Design at the Game Awards. (Photo: Walmart)

What was the most anticipated game of the year? God of War: Ragnarok without a doubt. The previous entry in the series is still incredibly popular, and Ragnarok wraps up the story of this duology. The game took home the award for Best Narrative, Best Action/Adventure Game, and Best Audio Design — and the voice actor for Kratos, the impressive Christopher Judd, won Best Performance.

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God of War Ragnarök Launch Edition for PlayStation 5

God of War: Ragnarok was a shoe-in for Game of the Year, but while it didn't win that particular accolade, it swept the show for almost every other award. Follow Kratos and Atreus as they wrap up their adventures.
$70 at Amazon

Best Action Game of 2022

Battle through a series of monsters and defeat evil as Bayonetta the Witch, only on Nintendo Switch.
Battle through a series of monsters and defeat evil as Bayonetta the Witch, only on Nintendo Switch.

Fans of Bayonetta will tell you that there's no game quite like it. Platinum Games has a long-standing reputation of making wild, over-the-top games that keep players immersed for hours, and few do it as well. This is the third entry in the series, and long-time fans have been waiting for its release for quite a while. It was so well-received that the Game Awards voted it the best action game of the year for all of 2022.

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Bayonetta 3 for Nintendo Switch

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Bayonetta is back in the long-awaited third entry in the franchise. She battles against threats like manmade monsters called Homunculi using her full suite of powers, as well as new abilities that players haven't seen before.
$49 at Amazon

Best Family Game of 2022

Look at that cuteness. It's easy to see why Kirby and the Forgotten Land won Best Family Game at the Game Awards.
Look at that cuteness. It's easy to see why Kirby and the Forgotten Land won Best Family Game at the Game Awards.

Kirby and the Forgotten Land is one of the most recent entries in the Kirby franchise, and certainly the first open-world game Nintendo has released starring the pink blob. It's a fun, lighthearted romp through an interesting world, without too much difficulty. There's plenty to do and explore, which makes this game ideal for kids or for someone who just wants to kick back without the challenge a game like Elden Ring might bring to the table. Best of all, its wholesome enough that the entire family can enjoy the game.

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Kirby and the Forgotten Land for Nintendo Switch

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Join Kirby as he once again embarks on an adventure through a brand-new, post-apocalyptic landscape. Take on the form of cars, traffic cones, and much more to solve the puzzles and make your way through the landscape.
$55 at Amazon

Best Strategy/Sim Game of 2022

Join Mario and an eclectic cast of characters on an adventure to save the Sparks! (Photo: Walmart)
Join Mario and an eclectic cast of characters on an adventure to save the Sparks! (Photo: Walmart)

Mario is synonymous with platforming games, but Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope is a unique take on the mustachioed hero. The gameplay is less about platforming and more about building a team that can be both versatile and powerful on the battlefield. It's a real-time strategy/sim game, which means players have to think about how to position their units across the field and which enemies pose the biggest threat. It's a good time, too — especially since it won Best Sim/Strategy Game of 2022 at the Game Awards.

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Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope for Nintendo Switch

$36$60Save $24
Join Mario and friends in a battle to save the Sparks scattered across the world. Build a team of your favorite heroes and take part in interesting strategy gameplay similar in feel to X-Com.
$36 at Amazon

Best Racing Game of 2022

Gran Turismo is a series all about fast cars and accuracy. Tweak your vehicle to perform exactly as you need it. (Photo: Walmart)
Gran Turismo is a series all about fast cars and accuracy. Tweak your vehicle to perform exactly as you need it. (Photo: Walmart)

Gran Turismo 7 is best defined by the sound of a finely-tuned motor roaring down the track. Players can race dozens of cars, adjust nearly everything about their performance, and much more. It's a deeply gripping racing sim that demands the player learn more than just surface-level detail if they want to extract the highest levels of speed, and it's for that reason that Gran Turismo 7 took home the Best Racing Game of 2022 at the Game Awards.

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Gran Turismo 7 for PlayStation 4

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Gran Turismo is one of those franchises that carries weight through name alone, and the seventh entry is no different. Beautiful tracks, fast cars, and intense racing sim action will keep players glued to the TV for hours.
$30 at Walmart

Best Multiplayer Game of 2022

Splatoon 3 sees the player using a large arsenal of paint-based weapons to cover the field -- and their opponents -- in ink. (Photo: Amazon)
Splatoon 3 sees the player using a large arsenal of paint-based weapons to cover the field -- and their opponents -- in ink. (Photo: Amazon)

Splatoon 3 is one of those games that has to be played to be understood. You can sit and describe it all day long, but it's just a unique experience that no other game quite comes close to. The frenetic action is accompanied by a ridiculous array of weapons, like an umbrella that spews ink or a "splatana" — a sword that's actually a windshield wiper covered in paint. Games only last for three minutes at a time, but they're some of the most fun three minutes you'll ever experience.

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Splatoon 3 for Nintendo Switch

$52$60Save $8
Splatoon 3 is an over-the-top multiplayer game where your goal is to ink more of the battlefield than your opponent. Think of it like ultimate paintball on steroids, times ten -- but it's a whole lot of fun to play.
$52 at Amazon

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Headphones and earbud

  • Beats Studio3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones

    $350
  • JBL Live Wireless On-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones

    $100$130Save $30

TVs

  • Toshiba 32-inch Class V35 Series LED HD Smart Fire TV

    $130$200Save $70
  • Insignia 32-inch Class F20 Series Smart HD 720p Fire TV

    $130$180Save $50
  • TCL 50-inch 5-Series 4K Dolby Vision QLED Roku Smart TV

    $779
  • Samsung 65-inch Class QLED Q60B Series 4K Quantum HDR Smart TV

    $948$998Save $50

Tablets and tech

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 Android Tablet

    $150$230Save $80
  • 2021 Apple 10.2-inch iPad (Wi-Fi, 64GB)

    $247$329Save $82

More Holiday Gift Ideas

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