Best Nerf Guns 2018
The Holiday season is right around the corner and just like every year we are faced with the same challenges. Scrambling to buy last minute gifts and running out of ideas. Have no fear, Game Life is here to make your life a lot easier this year.
Here are the best Nerf guns to buy for Christmas 2018.
Every local toy store or Walmart seems to have a whole aisle dedicated to Nerf guns. The Nerf trend continues to grow and demand is high around the holidays. It’s really a no-brainer that everyone from ages 8-45 seem to fall in love with a Nerf gun at some point in their life.
It’s a simple choice for an amazing gift that does not hurt your pockets and is a sure bet for plenty of entertainment.
For those who don’t know what are the best Nerf guns to choose from, we decided to break down the best choices for 2018.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Rampage Blaster
Extremely light weight and very easy assembly. The Elite Rampage holds 25 darts with two types of fire modes: Rapid fire is a wild experience for close action, then flip to one shot mode for accuracy to target objects.
The blaster’s range is around 75 feet. Good choice for first timers who don’t have much experience. Retail is fair with a price tag hovering around 40$.
Nerf Zombie Strike Doominator
This is your rainy day blaster. Great for close range fun where children can let their imaginations run wild.
This blaster come with two firing modes. Pump action and slam-fire mode. It does have some recoil and bounce to it but has excellent aim for short range. The blaster holds 24 darts that you will tend to empty in under 30 seconds. You just can’t hold yourself back once you pull back on it’s super quick trigger.
Retail is cheap around 30$. A fan favorite with no skill required.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Nerf Cam ECS-12
This Nerf gun has been discontinued but we still found some floating around. If you are looking to buy a gift for the intention to show off during the Holidays, then this is your blaster. It comes with a built-in camera that includes first person shooter vision.
Very simple to operate and comes with a 4Gig memory card. It allows you to playback your recorded videos and even download content. This gun holds a 12dart rapid fire blast. Range can hit 85 feet and although has a camera only weighs 4lbs.
Ideal for teens and outdoor use. You can still find them floating around for about 100$ but it’s worth every penny. Strongly recommended.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Rhino-Fire
The Rhino-fire lives up to its name with a cool machine gun design equipped with 2 huge drum clips. Super long range up to 90ft and comes with a tripod. Each drum holds 25 darts. Although it looks complex it is pretty easy to assemble.
If you are into aiming down non-moving, long range targets, then this is a great choice. Retail is around 100$ +. You are paying for quality with this blaster. Ages 8+ is recommended.
Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10
If your looking for the complete stealth package then the Modulus ECS-10 is your Blaster. This semi automatic beast comes with a target scope for maximum precision and accuracy.
It’s a very solid build and made light for a battery powered blaster. Long range, up to 90 feet with 3 combinations of assembly. Nerf says 8+ but this typically will be enjoyed by older users.
You are looking at 40$ for this Nerf gun which is a great price for quality of the build.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Rapidstrike CS-18
Rated one of the best nerf guns of 2017, this blaster’s rapid-fire technology will not disappoint you. Has medium range at 76feet but it’s the motorized rapid fire that makes this gun so popular. The clip is removable and is very lightweight for a bigger toy gun.
Not suitable for younger children.
This gun retails around 80$ and is very popular so I would not wait around because they sell out quickly. Not sure how stock is replenished around Christmas time. This blaster is a beast and worth every penny.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Centurion
This sniper style gun includes a bipod for stability. This gun uses mega darts and you can purchase Mega Whistler Darts to get the screaming affect when in flight. The Centurion is one of the longest-range Nerf guns that can carry darts up 100 feet in distance.
This blaster is made for the outdoors and we do not suggest purchasing to play around inside. One of the pricier model Nerf guns retailing around 100$. This is another very popular gun that sells out quickly.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Retaliator Blaster
One of the best Nerf guns out there. The look and the feel have everything you need. 4 configurations make this a fan favorite. Detachable front stock that pin points targets up to 76 feet away. No batteries required.
Probably the best bang for your buck with price around 40$.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Hail-Fire
Extreme long-range blaster with high capacity ammunition. This blaster holds 114 darts and is light weight considering the size it holds. Perfect for kids 8+.
Semi auto, hardly never jams and is one of the most reliable Nerf guns. Extremely powerful and accurate. We put Hail-Fire as smart choice because of the look, feel and price. This model sells for a fair 50$.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm Blaster
Probably the best-selling Nerf guns ever to hit the market. This blaster never gets old. Range of 76 feet with extreme accuracy. Reload is done with an auto rotating barrel that flips open and shuts with ease. Small gun that is easy to grip and perfect for younger children. Extremely affordable around 15$.
So, there you have it. Our 10 choices of the best Nerf guns out there to surprise a loved one with a cool, fun and affordable gift.
Happy Holidays From Game Life!