Did you forget that tomorrow is Mother’s Day? Don’t worry – Game on Aus has got you! Check out our 2023 Mother’s Day gift guide, filled with gaming and tech pressies that your mum will love.
Mini Motorways is strategy gamer heaven. The goal in the game is to help cars reach their destination by building the most efficient roadway network. The strategy lies in managing increasing demand on the network while being provided limited resources.
Dinosaur Polo Club, the developers for Mini Motorways, continue to add content to the game. Recently to celebrate their 10 year anniversary of the first “mini-universe” game, Mini Metro, they added additional maps to both games.
Mini Motorways is available on iOS, via Apple Arcade ($7.99 per month) and on the Nintendo Switch ($19.99), and on Steam ($14.50). This game is perfect for a mum who loves strategy games.
Logitech G733 Lightspeed Wireless Headset
This headset not only boasts a lightweight, but sturdy construction, it also comes in a range of colours and features RGB lightning. The design of the headset has comfort front of mind, with cushioning memory foam earcups and an adjustable headband. If you are needing more details check out our full review by Dylan.
The Logitech G733 headset can be connected to a PC or console such as PS4/PS5 and Nintendo Switch (when docked) via a USB dongle. The headset retails at $299.95, but is often on sale at your favourite retailers for a steal.
Bonelk Elevate Gamer LED Laptop Stand
Does your mum need a lift to her gaming space? The Bonelk Elevate Gamer LED laptop stand has is a game changer – no pun intended. While Nicco had the stand for review he noted “It’s brightened up my setup as well as allowed me to work and game in an uncluttered environment”.
The laptop stand features RGB lighting. It’s recommended this stand is used where you have a separate keyboard to keep on the desktop.
The stand is available from JB Hi-Fi for $112.
What Next: A Co-Op Board Game Adventure
What next is the perfect board game for your next family game night. If your mum is a tabletop gamer, I’m sure she’d enjoy the witty adventure of What Next: A Co-Op.
In Darren’s review of the game he shared, “For me where What Next shines is in its story. The cards are well written and humorous”.
Blue Yeti USB Streaming Microphone (Sweet Pink)
Blue is a trusted name in gaming tech. Their Blue Yeti microphone has been an essential and mainstay item of a streamer set-up. The Blue Yeti is now available in sweet pink, as well as more traditional colours – blackout, blue/black, and off white.
GOA writer and mum Doomcutie recently used the sweet pink Blue Yeti, and found it to be easy to use, and recommends it for beginners.
The microphone is currently on sale at JB Hi-Fi ($29 off!) for $169.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is set to be one of the Game of the Year contenders. If your mum has a Nintendo Switch this is a must buy.
The best news is that if you are shopping last minute you can buy the digital version and upload it to your mum’s switch as a Mother’s Day morning surprise.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is available now for purchase for RRP $89.99 (but you might be able to find it for less if you have time to shop around).