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Great gaming gifts for dads

Dads have little in the way of free time, but with the right console or gaming rig, a brief vacation from reality is only moments away.

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Playstation 4

Dad probably played video games as a kid, but that was nothing like the experience now.

Get dad a Playstation 4 and watch how awestruck he is by next gen graphics.

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Xbox One

Xbox One is also a great choice for dads on Father's Day because -- like the Playstation 4 -- it works as a gaming console, blueray player, and a full media center. In other words, it has a little something for everyone.

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Wii U

Want to get both dad and the kids involved? The Wii U has tons of family friendly games so dad can participate with the kids.

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Lenovo Y50 Touch 4K

If dad is not really a console kind of guy, maybe a gaming laptop is in order. The Lenovo Y50 Touch 4K gives you amazing visuals and will run the latest games. Of course it also does all the things a laptop does so it can be used for work or play.

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New 3DS XL

Does dad travel for business? Rather than watch movies from a hotel room far from home, let dad play his favorite games on the New 3DS XL.

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PS Vita

If dad already has a Playstation 4, the best gift would be the PS Vita. With this handheld, dad can play his favorite PS4 games while away from TV.

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Alienware Alpha PC

If your dad is a serious PC gamer (or was one in the past) you might want to go with the Alienware Alpha PC.

This turbocharged console plays all the hottest PC titles, but lets you do it on the big screen TV with a controller.

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Evolve (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

This 4-on-one game lets dad play as either the hunters or the hunted.

In a rich jungle setting, dad can team up with three other players to hunt a huge and dangerous monster or flip the roles and be the monster.

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Bloodborne (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

In the vein of the Dark Souls franchise, Bloodborne is an extremely challenging game that's not for the feint of heart.

Grueling and gruesome, you should only get this game for dad if he likes a serious challenge.

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