If you’re looking for a gaming laptop, there are a lot of options to choose from. Many of these “new” laptops still use two and three generation old graphics hardware. Just because it’s a new machine, doesn’t mean it will offer you the performance you expect out of current hardware. Take a look at the Engadget roundup as they have a few options for different budgets. You should be able to find something that will fit your budget and under your Christmas tree.