Suggestions for even the most hard-core gamers

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Buying gifts for the gamer in your life is hard. They get everything as soon as new products are released -- and if they don't have something, there's usually a reason why.

But whether you're shopping for a Pokémon GO fan or someone who owns every console ever made, we've got recommendations to suit everyone from beginners to the most discerning gamer.

Our picks also fit almost any budget.

Related: How to find the best shopping deals among the clutter

From critically acclaimed gaming titles of the season to a wooden map -- trust us, it's cool -- here's a look at some of the most worthy buys.

First published November 29, 2016: 12:07 PM ET