On this page you find a fantastic range of mug gift ideas with a retro gamer theme. Each time the recipient drinks their favourite beverage they can dream about being transported back to the 80s and playing classic 8-bit video computer games such as Pac-Man or Space Invaders.

Who would have thought that a Jet Set Willy mug would be popular in the 2020's? Well, it certainly is, and so are the other gamer mugs featured here. There are lots of quirky gamer gift ideas here, and some mugs even come with keyrings.

Atari Fuji Logo Mug with Japanese Text


Atari Mug

The 80s without Atari would have been a lonely place for many gamers. From the 2600 console to the ST computer, and the many classic arcade games, just about everyone has some experience of the legendary gaming giant. Check out our Atari Mugs page.

Retro Game Over Mug with Joystick Handle


Game Over Joystick Mug

Featuring an 80s style joystick handle with retro game console graphics, this popular mug will be very well-received by a retro gamer.

Nintendo NES Super Bros Mario Mug with Controller Shaped Handle


Nintendo NES Controller Handle Mug

* Bestseller * A hugely popular retro gaming mug featuring a NES controller-shaped handle and Super Mario Bros. graphic. The perfect gift for anyone who spent their youth playing on the NES. 
Nintendo Game Boy Retro Mug

During the early 90s, an 8-bit hand-held console called the Game Boy took the World by storm. Celebrate those good times with a funky retro gaming mug. Many colours available. Game Boy Coaster also available.
Arcade Veteran 8-bit Gaming Mug

This fantastic retro gaming mug features lots of different characters and objects from various classic 8-bit games including frogger, Pac-Man, Q*Bert, Bubble Bobble etc. The perfect gift for, erm, an arcade veteran!

Official Paladone Donkey Kong Oversized Mug


Official Donkey Kong Oversized Mug

Pay homage to the iconic 1981 video game with the official Nintendo mug. It features the angry, barrel-throwing gorilla on one side, with the game screen on the other side. 

Paladone Pac-Man Arcade Cabinet Shaped Mug


Pac-Man Arcade Cabinet-Shaped Mug

The official and very popular Pac-Man mug shaped just like the stand-up arcade game we all played back in the 1980s. A quirky gift for retro gamers.

Pac-Man Maze Screen Heat Changing Mug


Pac-Man Heat Changing Mug

Fill the mug with your favourite beverage and the Pac-Man characters will magically appear! The ideal gift for retro arcade fans and it looks a-maze-ing! This is the official Paladone product.

Personalised Pac Man Mug - add your name

Personalised Pac-Man Mug

Add any name to this high quality mug which would make an ideal gift for a birthday, Christmas etc.

Keep Calm and Play Video Games Mug


Keep Calm And Play Video Games Mug

The message on this mug is printed on both sides, so when your partner bursts into the room demanding that you do something useful, just smile and show them the mug!

The Legend of Zelda Mug


The Legend of Zelda Mug

The franchise is still going strong since the launch of the original game back in 1986 by Nintendo. This official product features the message "It's Dangerous To Go Alone... Drink This". 
Official Tetris Heat Change Mug

One of the most popular puzzle games of all time for features on this retro gamers mug. Fill with a hot beverage and the game imprint will appear. Presented in a gift box.

Super Geek Insert Coins Mug for a Retro Gamer


Super Geek Insert Coins Mug

The perfect gift for retro gaming geeks! Feauturing a joystick graphic and retro "Insert Coins" message, this 330ml standard sizes mug will certainly put a smile on the recipient's face :-)

1Up Super Mario Mushroom Mug by Pyramid International


1UP Mario Mushroom Mug

The 1up mushroom first appeared in Super Mario Bros back in 1985. Fans of the Mario games will love this mug by Pyramid International which comes in a gift box. 

Paladone Space Invaders Heat Changing Mug


Space Invaders Heat Changing Mug

This classic shooting game first hit the arcades in 1978 and went on to become hugely successful. Indeed, there can be hardly anyone who hasn't heard of this game! When you add your favourite hot beverage to this officially licensed mug by Paladone, the invaders will appear! Comes in a gift box.

Personalised Space Invaders Mug - Add Any Name


Personalised Space Invader Mug

Add any name! An ideal Birthday/Christmas present. This is a quality mug that is microwave and dishwasher safe and comes well packaged.

Space Invaders Insert 10 Pence Mug


Space Invaders Insert 10 Pence Mug

A high quality, hand-printed ceramic novelty mug by TopZog especially for fans of 80s retro gaming.  

Space Invaders Official Coffee Mug, Boxed


Official Space Invaders Coffee Mug

Although a little more expensive than unofficial mugs, you can't quite beat the real McCoy, and this mug oozes quality and features a licensed design. It comes in a gift box (as pictured) and would make a lovely gift idea.  

Space Invaders Mug

Space Invaders Mug (Made in UK) 

Although it's not official, we really like this cool retro design which is printed on both sides. Plus, it's created here in Great Britain by Daemon Design. 

Lemmings Gamer Mug



Lemmings Mug

This was an insanely addictive puzzle game from the early 1990s, in which you had to guide groups of human-like, suicidal lemmings through obstacles and safely to the exit.

Commodore 64 Mug
Commodore 64 Mug

If Sinclair or Atari didn't float your 8 bit boat, then chances are you were a Commodore fan. This is the ideal retro gift for C64 users and comes in a smash proof box.

Commodore 64 C64 Mug

Officially Licensed Commodore 64 Boxed Mug

A very stylish looking retro computing mug in a stylish, matching box and featuring the original C64 logo from the 80s.

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Mug


Sinclair ZX Spectrum Keyboard Mug

This is a fun idea and Speccy fans will adore this mug which comes in a presentation gift box. It's also very reasonably priced, too.

ZX Spectrum Mug filled with 80s sweets
Zx Spectrum Mug with Retro Sweets

Celebrate the Speccy years with this Spectrum 48k keyboard mug filled with yummy sweets. Exclusive to Sweet and Nostalgic on Amazon.

Sonic The Hedghehog Mug


Sega Sonic The Hedgehog Mug

The original game was launched in 1991 and helped propel Sega to become a 16-bit gaming giant through the 90s. You can celebrate the iconic character with this popular mug.
Super Mario Bros Mug
Super Mario Bros Coins Mug

This is an official mug especially for those retro gamers who spent many a late night playing the ultimate platform game on their Nintendo Entertainment System back in the 80s.

Retro 8 bit Game Over Mug

Retro "Game Over" Mug 

Ideal funny gift for any gamer who's just married. High quality mug made in the UK featuring 1980s style "Game Over" text. Available with red or black inside.

Nintendo Gameboy Coaster

Nintendo Gameboy (Mugboy) Coaster

A very cool, heat resistant coaster which is designed to take any standard sized mug. 

Pac-Man Rubber Coasters, Easy Wipe


Pac-Man Coasters

A set of five Pac-Man and Ghost Shaped rubber coasters. Easy to wipe clean and this official product is highly rated by customers. Quirky gift idea for gaming addicts.