The NME Christmas Gift Guide


Stuck for ideas this Christmas? Got loads of people to buy for but lacking inspiration? Then let NME guide you through the Top 100 essential Christmas gifts 2010.
From CDs to DVDs, books, games, gadgets, merch and more, we've trawled the net for present ideas that will amuse and delight. And maybe you can treat yourselves to a few too.


Harry and his friends fight for their lives in an action-packed adventure. In this game, your wand is your ultimate weapon.


A new gadget for the Xbox 360, Kinect is a sensor which traces your body movements, recognises your face and listens to your voice. Gaming will never be the same; this is the big one this Christmas.


If you're getting someone the Kinect, this game should be top of the list. Go joy riding without jacking your neighbour's Escort.


There's a brand new wireless Fender Mustang Pro-guitar controller available Rock Band 3, which now comes with a 17-fret touch-sensitive neck with 6 buttons per fret. It's a whole new guitar-playing experience.


Unleash your inner Dizzee with this new game for Xbox, PS3 or Wii. Featuring tracks from 2Pac, Kanye and Beastie Boys it will get everyone from cousins to grannies spitting lyrics in no time.


This action game for PlayStation 3 mixes the present and the past, as the player becomes the leader of a Renaissance-era guild of assassins out for vengeance against the remnants of the Knights Templar. The same characters as in 'Assassin's Creed II', only this time with new weapons and multiplayer game support.


A new game available for Xbox 360, it's the prequel to the best-selling Xbox franchise of all time. It follows the story of Noble Team, a squad of heroic Spartan soldiers, and their final stand on planet Reach.


Get someone FIFA for PS3, the best-selling football game. Now with a new game, graphics and features, it's the ultimate version of digital football.


This game for Xbox 360 plunges you into the Cold War, one most dangerous conflict zones of the late '60s. Complete with deadly attack helicopters and the SR-71 Blackbird stealth plane.


If you're giving the gamer in your life the 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops' for their Xbox 360, then you might want to accompany it with this limited edition headset. Comes complete with a durable travel carry case.

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