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The best games and gear for the back-to-school gamer

The new school year is just around the corner. Make sure the gamers in your life have everything they need as they venture back to school.

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New Nintendo 2DS XL

Nintendo is set to release the New Nintendo 2DS XL, almost the same portable gaming machine we've come to love as the 3DS XL, just without the 3D.

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2 of 8 Nintendo

Splatoon 2

The Nintendo Switch is about to get another high-profile exclusive in Splatoon 2.

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3 of 8 Sega

Sonic Mania

Sonic Mania is a return to the franchise's 16-bit roots, featuring an all-new Sonic game with classic music and level design.

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4 of 8 Logitech

Logitech G903 Wireless Gaming Mouse

The G903 is one of the most impressive gaming mice we've ever tried out. Sure, it's pricey, but it's probably the last mouse you'll ever need to buy.

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5 of 8 Corsair

Corsair K68 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

The Corsair K68 is a great mechanical keyboard for work and play but the best part is that it's spill-resistant! No need to worry about accidental spills with this one, just don't go swimming with it.

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6 of 8 Astro Gaming

Astro A10 Gaming Headset

The Astro brand has always carried with it a premium price tag, but the company's new A10 model gets you the same quality for $60. Xbox, PS4 and PC varieties are available.

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7 of 8 Naughty Dog

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

The follow-up stand-alone expansion to Uncharted 4 (see the trailer for Uncharted: The Lost Legacy here) tells the story of Chloe and Nadine as they explore the mountains of India.

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8 of 8 Studio MDHR

Cuphead

After many years of anticipation, this gorgeous platformer inspired by 1930s cartoons is finally ready to hit the PC and Xbox One on September 29.

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