Best gaming gadgets of 2020 every gamer needs to see

So it looks like summer 2020 is destined to be a homebound one. But if you're a gamer, that just means you've got more time to immerse yourself in your favorite worlds. So today, we're rounding up our best gaming gadgets of 2020. Because if you're at home instead of the beach, you might as well treat yourself to some new gaming gear.

Best gaming gadgets of 2020 every gamer needs to see
Samsung Odyssey G9 Detailed Gaming Monitor in White

Your beach vacation might have been canceled months ago, but you’re doing just fine. It’s times like these that your gaming habit pays off. You still get together with friends—albeit virtually—and battle it out on Fortnite. And you experience worlds far more unique than anything you’d find in the Florida Keys. It’s a fun way to pass the time at home, anyway. To make your games even more exciting, might we suggest some of these best gaming gadgets of 2020?

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Because 2020 is more than half over, it’s a great time to check in on the best gaming gadgets we’ve seen so far this year. Not available yet but highly anticipated is the Sony PS5 next-gen console, which includes a pure digital edition. You’ll also find a detailed gaming monitor from Samsung that features QLED technology for a clear picture. And an item that’s not exactly gaming equipment but a gaming gadget nonetheless is the LEGO Mario set. It’s a LEGO set that really plays the nostalgia card on the original Nintendo.

With gaming gadgets like these, you might just make gaming on your couch your summer vacation of choice year after year. At the very least, the salty air and soft sand at the ocean will be that much more enticing when you can finally leave your county again. Until then, there are games to play.

Sony PS5 Next-Gen Console

With a 2020 holiday release, the Sony PS5 Next-Gen Console promises to upgrade your gaming experience with its bold and stunning design. Featuring white-and-black hardware that matches the new PS5 DualSense controller, the Sony PS5 console also stands vertically. The latest edition to the PlayStation family will be available in two versions: a pure digital edition and a 4K Blu-ray drive version. Also, it will be powered by  and eight-core AMD Zen 2 CPU and a customer AMD RDNA 2-based GPU.

LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System Retro Mario Game

Step back in time with the LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System Retro Mario Game. This game comes with a vintage TV that you’ll construct to recreate the original Mario games. Just place the Pak cartridge into the console, plug in the controller, and turn the TV handle to move Mario along the screen. If you’re looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon and love video games, this is the project for you.


Razer Huntsman Mini Portable Gaming Keyboard

Play anywhere with the Razer Huntsman Mini Portable Gaming Keyboard. This item on our best gaming gadgets of 2020 list features Razer Optical Switches that give you fast, light, and smooth actuations. And with a 60% form factor, this keyboard can go anywhere with you. You’ll also enjoy clicky optical switches with 45g force. Get a personalized experience with lighting and onboard memory presets so that your keyboard operates in the way that’s best for you.


Samsung Odyssey G9 Detailed Gaming Monitor

Whether you’re playing a historical, science-fiction, or present-day game, the Samsung Odyssey G9 is a 49-inch monitor will immerse you. From the back, this curved display appears somewhat like a cyclops. Its sleek white exterior has a lit blue circle—the Infinity Core—in the center that has the look of an eyeball. That way, everyone around you knows you’re keeping an eye on them. Furthermore, the Odyssey G9 has a 1000R curved screen that allows it to match the contours of human eyes. 

Razer DeathAdder V2 Mini Ergonomic Gaming Mouse

Another of our best gaming gadgets of 2020 is the Razer DeathAdder V2 Mini Ergonomic Gaming Mouse. This mouse comes with antislip tape to absorb sweat and keep it from slipping on a mat. Moreover, it’s comfortable to use and boasts a response time of just 0.2 milliseconds. You’ll love the infrared light beam that registers every click, which means it never makes an unintended one. Finally, the flexible cable won’t produce drag.


Acer Predator Triton 300 Gaming Laptop

Looking for an affordable laptop that can handle your games? Look no further than the Acer Predator Triton 300 Gaming Laptop. Although this gaming laptop has a great price, it doesn’t lack capability. It has a Full HD IPS display with a 240 Hz refresh rate. This laptop also features a 10th-generation Intel Core i7 processor as well as NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q graphics. Best of all, this laptop is just 19.9 millimeters thick, making it easy to carry in your backpack.

Acer Predator Triton 300 Gaming Laptop

Acer Predator Triton 300 Gaming Laptop With a Man Sitting on a Chair

We hope these best gaming gadgets of 2020 help make your gaming this summer—and the rest of the year—even more fun. Which of these gadgets did you like most? Let us know in the comments.

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