Published on November 25th, 2020 | by Adrian Gunning

Christmas Tech and Games Gift Guide

Still looking for that perfect present with just four weeks to go? Check out these top tech and game picks!

Across arcade gaming machines, GoPros, phones and accessories, smartwatches, robotic mowers and Assassin’s Creed – there’s a gift for everyone. 

Gadgets & Accessories 

Arcade1Up 4ft Arcade Gaming Machines – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Pac-Man 40th Edition Arcade Machines with Riser and Light Up Marquee

Experience classic gameplay as you would have in an arcade back in the 80s/90s with Arcade1Up, complete with full-size controls. Perfect for retro video game fans, Arcade1Up’s cabinets are faithful, scaled-down reproductions of classic machines, with excellent arcade emulation and multiple games in each cabinet.

RRP: $999


Available from:, Harvey Norman, EB Games,, Harvey Norman,, Costco / In-store and Online,, TVSN, Openshop

Arcade1Up Party-cade 8-in-1 Namco Pac-Man

Go back in time to an era of old school fun with Arcade1Up iconic gaming. Place this Partycade on a tabletop, hang it on the back of a door or mount it to a wall. Designed to look like a classic arcade machine, Arcade1UP features original artwork and classic joystick controls with a high-resolution display.

RRP: $499


Available from:, Harvey Norman, EB Games,, Harvey Norman,, Costco / In-store and Online,, TVSN, Openshop

Arcade1Up Counter-Cades – Pac-Man 40th Anniversary Edition & Frogger

Experience this gameplay as you would have in an arcade with Arcade1Up’s Counter-Cades, featuring original gameplay with full size controls. Outrun the ghosts and collect Pac-Dots while navigating Pac-Man through the maze or help Frogger hop, skip and jump away, across a highway to get home!

RRP: $299


Available from:, Harvey Normam, EBGames,, Harvey Norman,, Costco / In-store and Online,, TVSN, Openshop

Otter + Pop Symmetry Series

Otter + Pop Symmetry case combines the fun and function of an integrated PopSocket grip with the trusted case protection of the slim OtterBox Symmetry Series. The PopGrip lays flush with the case when not in use and is swappable to match every mood. Personalise to make your case as unique as you are! Available in Samsung and iPhone models (including the new 12 range)

RRP $89.95

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OtterBox Defender Series

OtterBox Defender cases are made with three layers of protection to absorb shocks. The Defender Series is screenless for direct and easy access to buttons and ports. Available in Samsung and iPhone models. (including the new 12 range)

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RRP $89.95


One of the most advanced phones available in the market, the newest ROG Phone III has just landed in Australia and is perfect for the gamer on the go  – with accessories (incl. a clip-on dual screen and cooling system) it puts portable gaming right at your fingertips. The ROG Phone III was built for gamers by gamers boasting extreme power using the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform, extra long lasting 6000 mAh battery and stunning visuals on its 144 Hz / 1 ms 6.59” AMOLED display for a truly immersive gaming experience.

RRP $1699

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ASUS VivoBook S533

Designed with style, convenience and productivity in mind, the VivoBook S533 is the ideal laptop for uni students, creatives and trendsetters that are working and learning from home. The VivoBook is slim and lightweight, extremely efficient with fast charge battery and has bold style -available in 4 vivid colour ways to reflect your personality and tastes

RRP $1149

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ASUS Zephyrus Duo

Ultraslim dual screen gaming laptop – integrating two displays to bring a new dimension of versatility to premium gaming laptops, without sacrificing any of the high-powered performance that defines ROG.

RRP $5199

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Nextbase Dash Cam 322GW

Nextbase is a world leading Dash Cam manufacturer, with exclusive features including Amazon Alexa voice control and ‘Emergency SOS’ feature. Dash Cams are an excellent added layer of safety when driving, recording any incidents you witness on the road and can help make any insurance claims very simple. Easy to use with a 2.5” touchscreen, connect via bluetooth to your phone, you can upload any vision you capture.

RRP $279.99

Available from retailers including Harvey Norman, Camera House, Officeworks, Betta, National Product Review and Diamonds

LifeProof NËXT 

Drop tested up to 2 metres and keeps out dirt and snow with built-in port and speaker guards. A raised, beveled edge keeps the screen safe from front-facing drops. Offers a slim profile with a clear back and colorful bumper to show off the device in minimalist fashion without compromising i protection! Available in Samsung and iPhone models (including the new 12 range).

RRP $99.95

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LifeProof WĀKE 

LifeProof’s latest innovation WĀKE is a new case line made from 85 percent recycled ocean-based plastics, helping to clean-up our oceans. LifeProof sources commercial fishing equipment like ropes and nets to prevent them from being cut loose or discarded in the ocean. The resulting polypropylene is both strong and durable, forming the foundation for the slimmest LifeProof case ever and one that’s built to last. Available in Samsung and iPhone models (including the new 12 range)

RRP $59.95

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Tissot T-Touch Connect Solar

For the first time ever, Tissot launched its Tissot T-Touch Connect Solar: a hybrid Swiss watch that combines a traditional masterpiece with advanced smart watch functionalities. Recharged on solar power, it runs indefinitely. It has universal connectivity, compatible with iOS, Android and Harmony, the Huawei system – all packaged into the craftsmanship and style of a luxury watch. Functions include all the hallmarks of smart watches: sleep mode, activity tracking, call and text notifications and weather updates to name a few.

RRP $1,600

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GoPro HERO9 Black

The ultimate action camera, the GoPro HERO9 Black sports a beastly 23.6MP sensor for 5K video and 20MP photos. Add a new front display, a rear touch screen with touch zoom, 30% more battery life and HyperSmooth 3.0 and you get more of everything you love.

RRP $699.95

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iMOW® Robotic Mower

The iMOW® robotic mower doesn’t just mow the lawn, it also provides fully automatic lawn care tailored to your garden. Extremely fast, easy to use and a great looking lawn. During mowing, iMOW® shreds the grass clippings finely, which fall back onto the lawn and act as an effective fertiliser (known as mulching). Not only does this provide vital nourishment to help grow a healthy lawn, it also means there are no clipping to collect or dispose of. Once the work is done or the battery needs charging, it automatically returns to the docking station.

Available from you local STIHL dealer

Model: RMI 422 P

RRP $1,999.00

The Latest Games Available on Next Gen Consoles

Ubisoft Just Dance 2021

Just Dance 2021 is the ultimate dance video game, with 40 chart topping tracks such as; “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa and “Senorita” by Shawn Mendes and Camilla Cabello. The newest edition of Just Dance allows users to personalise their experience with custom playlists and curated recommendations, and play with friends in co-op mode to get the highest game scores possible. Just Dance 2021 will keep the party going for hours with songs for the whole family to enjoy.

RRP $79.95

Available from 12th November, 2020

Ubisoft Watch Dogs: Legions

An action adventure video game set in future London that promises to be a major hit with gaming and tech fans. The core of Watch Dogs: Legion lies within the group of radicals and secret society that is forming. Although these citizens come from different backgrounds and have many different interests, they have been united under the Legion, a secret society formed by resistance fighters to liberate the city of London from its dystopian surveillance state. The game draws on each individual’s different storylines through the “Play As Anyone” feature that is unique to Watch Dogs: Legion.

RRP $99.95

Available from 29 October 2020.

Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

One of the most highly anticipated next generation video games of 2020. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is the newest edition and 22nd release in the Assassin’s Creed series, and a successor to Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla allows the user to become Eivor, a Viking raider raised to be a fearless warrior, and lead their clan from icy desolation in Norway to a new home amid the lush farmlands of ninth-century England. In the game you find your settlement and conquer the hostile land by any means to earn a place in Valhalla.

RRP $99.95

Available from 10 November 2020.


About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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