Blizzard Entertainment has had a pretty successful 2016, starting with Overwatch releasing to stellar reviews on its way to becoming the next big thing in eSports. Hearthstone has again seen multiple popular updates this year, ranging from the dark Old Gods expansion to the more fun-filled Karazhan adventure. Even the old flagship World of Warcraft is experiencing a bit of a return to glory, with the nostalgia-filled Legion expansion breathing new life into the game after the disaster on Draenor.
With the year drawing to a close and the holiday shopping season quickly approaching, Game Rant has rounded up a fun collection of Blizzard-themed gear and knick-knacks, including board games, plushies and plenty of epic toys. If you’re looking for a cool stocking stuffer for your favorite gamer this December, take a look at these 12 gifts that any Blizzard fan would love to own.
This Razer headset offers high fidelity audio through its large 50 mm custom-tuned drivers and features sound isolation so gamers can focus on which direction the opposing team’s Reaper is running in from. The plush ear cushions and wide headband make it comfortable for an all day session, while the fully retractable microphone boom offers a flexible design so players can yell “get on the point!” with ease.
Overwatch ManO’War Tournament Edition Gaming Headset by Razer $108.99
This zip-up jacket hoodie will look great on your favorite Overwatch fan whether they’re just chilling at home or going at it in Blizzard’s upcoming Overwatch eSports League. The hoodie is 80 percent cotton and officially licensed by J!NX. Currently available in small through XXX-Large, the hoodie has mostly positive reviews on Amazon, with many noting its lightweight and soft interior.
Overwatch Logo Men’s Zip-Up Jacket Hoodie by J!NX – $49.99
Funko Pop! has made collectible action figures for just about everything in pop culture, and now the company has brought the heroes from Overwatch to life. This Tracer action figure features her classic skin, complete with orange and white sunglasses. The vinyl collectible stands 3.75″ tall and will fit comfortably next to your computer monitor or gaming console. Once you click through to Amazon, scroll down to see the other Overwatch heroes that Funko Pop! has created figures for. “Cute” probably isn’t the first word you’d think of when Reaper or Widowmaker come to mind, and yet, somehow, they pull it off.
Overwatch Tracer Action Figure by Funko Pop! – $8.99
“Time is money, friend.” You’ve played Monopoly before but never like this. Monopoly: World of Warcraft Collector’s Edition features a custom game board designed by Blizzard, and all of your favorite zones from Azeroth are here for the taking. Faction capitals Stormwind and Orgrimmar take the traditional spots of Boardwalk and Park Place, and the player tokens were voted on by fans. Try to stay out of jail as you move around the board as the Corehound Pup, Murky, Doomhammer, Hearthstone, Mechagnome, or Flight Path Boot.
Monopoly: World of Warcraft Collector’s Edition by USAopoly – $32.30
World of Warcraft has been out for 12 years and counting and over that time, Blizzard has produced a massive amount of lore and history to serve as the backstory for player adventures. Trivial Pursuit: World of Warcraft features 600 questions, some of which will put even the most experienced adventurer to the test. The board is a custom Blizzard-approved design and players will take control of adorable Baby Murloc movers as they progress through the game. Categories to choose from include Geography, Player Characters, Lore, Loot, Enemies and Encounters.
Trivial Pursuit: World of Warcraft by Trivial Pursuit – $17.81
RISK: Starcraft Collector’s Edition Board Game is a uniquely Blizzard take on the classic strategy game. Just like in the video game, players must choose between the Terrans, Protoss or Zerg and then head into battle in an attempt to gain control of the Koprulu Sector. While base-building in Starcraft the video game can get complicated at times, this board game follows traditional RISK rules, meaning anyone ages 10 and up can jump right in. The Starcraft theme touches every part of this game, including the highly-detailed custom playing pieces.
RISK: Starcraft Collector’s Edition by USAopoly – $36.50
Longtime World of Warcraft fans know that the Hearthstone was originally an item found in Blizzard’s still popular MMO long before it was used as the title of a standalone collectible card game. Regardless of which version you prefer, this Hearthstone Throw Pillow Plush is perfect for a quick nap in between gaming sessions or as a back support while playing Hearthstone’s upcoming December expansion. The pillow is 46 centimeters tall and made out of premium “Supersoft” plush material.
Hearthstone Throw Pillow Plush by Hearthstone – $24.99
Who’s a good Frostwolf? WHO’S A GOOD LITTLE FROSTWOLF?! This World of Warcraft Frostwolf Cub Plush is great for some holiday snuggling or as the latest trophy up on your wall of gaming collectibles. An official Blizzard Gear product, this pup’s soft blue-eyed gaze will never betray the fact that it’s seen some seriously harsh things on the battlefronts of Draenor and Alterac Valley while serving the Horde.
World of Warcraft Frostwolf Cub Plush by World of Warcraft – $25.00
The World of Warcraft Mega Bloks Sindragosa & The Lich King set features more than 150 parts and random loot. When finished, you’ll have your very own Arthas to place alongside his trusted ice queen as he looks down from the iconic Frozen Throne. Frostmourne hungers…
World of Warcraft Mega Bloks Sindragosa & The Lich King by Mega Bloks – $18.90
Doomhammer is one of the most feared weapons in WoW history, but now everyone can wield one of their own with the World of Warcraft Doomhammer Toy. Designed for ages six and up, this collectible is great for play or display. While it may be just a toy, it features a Blizzard-approved design that captures all the little intricacies of the Doomhammer from the game (and the movie).
Doomhammer Toy by Warcraft – $12.98
Stay awhile and listen. Diablo 3: Book of Cain is both a history book and an art book. It provides an illustrated guide to Diablo‘s deep lore and is the official source book for the Diablo franchise. If you’ve ever wondered where Deckard Cain was getting all his information from in any of the games, this book is the answer. Dozens of sketches and color artworks by the Diablo art team help to bring the stories to life.
Diablo 3: Book of Cain by Blizzard Entertainment – $19.99
Heroes of the Storm is a celebration of 25 years of Blizzard gaming, with heroes from all of the company’s other franchises present for this team-based MOBA. The Heroes of the Storm 2017 Wall Calendar is likewise a great mash up of Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo champions, featuring rich illustrations by Blizzard artists. This 2017 calendar actually features 16 months, meaning it can be used right now to help you or a loved one stay organized this holiday season and into the New Year.
Heroes of the Storm 2017 Wall Calendar by Blizzard Entertainment – $14.99
Do you know of any other cool Blizzard-related items that would make great gifts this holiday season? Let us know in the comments!