Holiday gift guide for gamers

Best gaming gifts and gadgets to buy this holiday season

2010 was a bumper year for gaming. From January onwards, there has been an avalanche of great video games and gaming peripherals vying for gamers' dollars. In the following slideshow, we highlight some of the best products of the year for PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii, Sony PSP and Nintendo DS. If you're stumped on what to get your gaming buddy this Christmas, make sure it's something from this list. To read our in-depth review, click on the image for each product.

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EA Games Battlefield: Bad Company 2

A new challenger has appeared to stake its own claim on the modern warfare throne -- Bad Company 2 has the firepower to knock Call of Duty off its lofty perch. Read on to see why EA and DICE's latest effort just might replace Modern Warfare 2 as your FPS of choice.

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  • 3rd March, 2010
  • Mitchell Dyer
  • EA Games
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  • Exciting and unique single-player objectives, multiplayer is rewarding and deep
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  • Cliché story and archetypal characters could be a bit of a turnoff for some, not many new ideas in the way of multiplayer, limited weapon customisation
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