Last Minute Minecraft Gift Ideas

 We have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card in exchange for sharing our favorite last minute Minecraft gift ideas from Best Buy. 


We’ve been a Minecraft crazed household since early last year. And just about any wish list my son brings to me has at least one Minecraft-inspired item on it. So if you’ve started hearing about Creepers and Ghasts and other weird sounding things, you may be introduced to Minecraft soon. And you may have seen a few Minecraft-related things on your child’s list. But don’t worry! It’s not too late to pick up some last minute Minecraft gifts with the help of Best Buy

Build and explore exciting new worlds with Best Buy’s assortment of Minecraft games and collectibles. If you aren’t familiar with the awesome world of Minecraft, it is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures. Explore randomly generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles. Play in Creative Mode with unlimited resources or mine deep in Survival Mode, crafting weapons and armor to fend off dangerous mobs. Do all this alone or with friends. The games are very family-friendly and great for kids. 

And even after you’ve started playing the game, there’s still fun to be had! The toys and collectibles make great gifts for anyone already into the game. Best Buy carries a large assortment the assortment of Minecraft products – this includes an Xbox One S console bundle, additional Minecraft games and Minecraft toys and collectibles. Check out our top picks below (each of these items is on my son’s wish list)! 

Grab all of the Minecraft goodness here: And make sure to take advantage of FREE 2-day shipping to get it by Christmas or pick it up at your local Best Buy store by selecting store pick up. So convenient! 

Last Minute Minecraft Gift Ideas


1. Minecraft RC Flying Ghast

At the top of my son’s list is this awesome Minecraft RC Flying Ghast. You get to bring one of the key mobs to life with this quadcopter! Using the remote control, you fly this Ghast quadcopter through the air as in the game. 

The flying Ghast can move forward and backward, left and right, and up and down. Special features include 360-degree turns, automatic landing capabilities and a stunt button take the fun to new heights! This is a great gift for any Minecraft fan. 

On sale for $20 off at $59.99! Killer deal. With free 2-day shipping, of course.

2. Minecraft Motion Movie Set

My son is really into watching YouTube videos and has been asking if he can set up his own channel. While I’m not quite ready for him to be in front of the camera, his ideas for some stop motion fun sound right up my alley! With this Minecraft Stop-Motion movie creator set you can make your own movies come to fruition. It comes with a movie stage, six different background cards, four exclusive figures and over 18 accessories to help you bring your stories to life. This Minecraft Stop-Motion movie creator lets you animate with your smartphone or tablet in just three easy steps. Pretty cool, right? 
Only $19.99 right now with free 2-day shipping. 



3. Minecraft Minifigure Collectors Case

Minecraft Minifigs are perfect for stocking stuffers or present toppers but you need somewhere to put them all! This Minecraft Minifigure Collectors case holds up to 32 figures and allows you to display and transport all of your little guys. 

Organize and display your favorite Nether explorers in this Mattel Minecraft collector case. Flip it over to discover a Minecraft world complete with a playtime portal for entertaining creative minds. This lightweight Mattel Minecraft collector case includes six starter characters and a convenient handle that lets you easily transport up to 32 figures.

$39.99 right now with free 2 day shipping! 

4. Minecraft Card Game

Play your favorite hit video game anywhere with this Minecraft card game. Mine, craft and reserve resource cards, but watch out for TNT and Creeper cards in this game full of action and adventure. Crafting points with wood, stone, iron, diamond and gold resource cards lets you position yourself for a win in this Minecraft card game.

A great stocking stuffer at $12.99 and free 2 day shipping. 



5. Microsoft XBox One S Minecraft Bundle

Upgrading your gaming system? You gotta check out the Xbox One S Minecraft Favorites Bundle (500GB), featuring everything you need to build, survive, and explore! Get full game downloads of Minecraft for Xbox One and Windows 10, plus thirteen fabulous, community-favorite content Packs, including Halo Mash-up and Festive Mash-up. 

Craft new Minecraft worlds together with friends on Xbox Live, the most advanced multiplayer network. And now with the new Xbox One S, you can even watch 4K Blu-ray™ movies, stream Netflix and Amazon Video in stunning 4K Ultra HD, and play a growing library of Xbox 360 games. With all the biggest blockbusters this year, there’s never been a better time to jump ahead with Xbox One.

And right now you can score this bundle for $249.99 ($50 off)!

What’s on your Minecraft fan’s gift list? 

Grab all of the Minecraft goodness here: And make sure to take advantage of FREE 2-day shipping to get it by Christmas or pick it up at your local Best Buy store by selecting store pick up.

Microsoft Black Friday Deals

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I don’t know about you but I am gearing up for Black Friday! However more and more stores are letting us in on the deals early so I wanted to make sure you were in the know with what’s happening with Microsoft this year. Microsoft’s Black Friday deals that start TODAY!

My son’s wishlist includes an Xbox One this year so I’m excited to see all of the fun savings that Microsoft is offering not only on their Xbox One bundles but the Microsoft Work & Play bundle as well including Microsoft 365 home AND Xbox Live Gold plus additional perks.

You may have some of these great gifts from Microsoft on your holiday shopping list so why not purchase now and save?!


Microsoft Black Friday Deals

The Black Friday deals include:

10 Cent Content

Microsoft gives thanks for reaching 110 million Windows 10 devices by offering 1,000 pieces of 10 cent content (movies, music, games and apps) available for 10 days on the Windows 10 Universal store

  • Day one 10 cent deals include: Jurassic World, Terminator Genisys, Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 for rent, Angry Birds Star Wars, “What Do You Mean” by Justin Bieber and “All of Me” by John Legend
  • 10 cent deals begin today, Friday, Nov. 20 and run through Sunday, Nov. 29

Xbox One for $299!

  • $50 on any Xbox One holiday bundles including the Xbox One Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians Bundle for $449
  • Xbox One Elite Bundle for $449
  • Xbox One 1TB Holiday Bundle for $349
  • Xbox One Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle for $299 and the Xbox One Rise of the Tomb Raider Bundle for $349.

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

  • FREE Display Dock with purchase at Microsoft stores
  • $39 at AT&T
  • Microsoft Lumia 640 ATT Go phone for $29.99
  • AT&T offering up to $200 off a Microsoft Surface 3 LTE with purchase of Microsoft Lumia 950 or 640XL.

Microsoft Work & Play Bundle

  • For $149, you will receive a one-year subscription to Office 365 Home, Xbox Live Gold, Skype Unlimited World, unlimited Wi-Fi, Assure Software Support, plus a $60 promotional gift card for entertainment content

Microsoft Store Savings – begins online Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 9 p.m. PT

Microsoft Edge – available on Friday, Nov. 20

  • More than 100 retailers including Macy’s, Target and Toys R’ Us will offer Cortana Coupons in the URL when browsing their site

Partner Deals

  • HP Pavilion 23-inch, All-in-One Desktop PC for $499.99 and Toshiba’s 15.6-inch Satellite Fusion laptop for $499.99 at Staples
  • HP Envy 15.6-inch Touch-screen laptop for $479.99 at Best Buy
  • Toshiba Satellite CL45 14-inch laptop for $119.99 at Office Depot
  • RCA 10.1-inch Cambio W101 V2 Windows 10 2-in-1 for $128 at Wal-Mart
  • Dell’s Alienware 15 laptop for $1,199.99 and Alienware X51 gaming desktop for $1,249.99 at
  • Acer Aspire R13 for $1099; Acer Aspire Switch 11V for $499, The Acer Aspire R3-131T-P3BM for $299 on


All fans have to do? Check Microsoft News Center for a full run-down of Microsoft Black Friday offerings and the Windows blog for the deal of the day over the next 10 days!

What will you be adding to your shopping cart next Friday?

Great Gifts From Microsoft For The Holidays

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Just in time for the holidays Microsoft has introduced a new lineup of devices that, together with Windows 10, give people the powerful, magical experiences necessary to do great things. After playing with our Surface Pro 3 all year, my husband is excited to hear all about the new Surface Pro 4, including their new and improved keyboard! And my Microsoft Band is helping me stay on track with my active lifestyle. It’s a great way to take care of any New Years Resolutions you’re making early.

If you have a tech lover on your gift giving list, you’ll have to check out these awesome Microsoft products:

5 Great Gifts from Microsoft

  • Surface Book – a do-it-all high-performance 13.5” laptop with killer built-in Pen functionality lets you write on the screen in laptop mode, or on the detachable screen that turns into a clipboard, Surface Book is built for creativity and anything else that comes its way.
  • Surface Pro 4 – elevates everything people love about Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 into the thinnest, lightest and even more powerful tablet that can replace your laptop., This 12.3” HD display performs wonders with the redesigned Surface Pen, all in a beautifully designed premium magnesium casing.
  • Microsoft Band 2 – kick off the holidays with a new fitness routine and the beautifully redesigned Microsoft Band 2 with its new curved display, making it even more comfortable to wear. It’s fully integrated with Microsoft Health to track your sleep, heartrate, GPS and other health signals, plus connects you with the latest text, email and app alerts so you can live healthier, achieve your fitness goals and stay connected on the go.
  • Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL – two new premium phones running Windows 10 that allow people to work like they do on a PC, through universal apps and Continuum.
  • Lumia 550 – new Windows 10 smartphone for people who value affordability, uncompromised quality and signature Microsoft services.
  • If that wasn’t enough, Microsoft also showcased the new Xbox One experience – a free update built on the cornerstone of Windows 10 – and Xbox One Backward Compatibility, which lets people play their Xbox 360 games on Xbox One for free with 100 games at launch and hundreds more in the months ahead.

These newest offerings were built as the ultimate hardware companions for experiencing Windows 10, the latest operating system from Microsoft, which is now powering more than 110 million devices worldwide. For deeper technical dives on all of these devices, check out Terry Myerson’s blog post, the Windows 10 Devices event site or OneNote for more info.

What’s at the top of your tech gift list this year? 

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With my holiday list written and one major purchase already taken care of on Black Friday, I headed to Best Buy last week to pick up two more large items. One for my husband and the other for the kids. I’ve found all of the cool gifts I need this year at Best Buy.

Great prices, good selection, and excellent customer service.

I was also heading there because I heard of the awesome Give It To Win It promotion Best Buy is running right now when you purchase a Best Buy gift card. [Read more…]

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