This post will go over several different options and styles to help you find the products you need to showcase your gaming console swag.
Shelves and Storage for Video Games
Here are the categories we have selected when diving gaming shelves:
- Open Game Storage
- Closed Game Storage
- Multipurpose Shelving
- Entertainment Centers
- Hanging Shelves
- Disc Towers
- Floating Shelves
- Desktop Racks
- Cube Organizers
Open Game Storage
For quick access to all your favorite games, you can use a shelving unit that remains open. There are several styles and sizes available, most with adjustable shelves so that you can add several different types of games or different media to the shelf. You can organize games by name or console or by your personal favorites.
Atlantic Element Media Storage Rack
The Atlantic Element Media Storage Rack is available in two different colors: espresso and maple. The rack has five different shelves with sliding dividers that will help you keep things organized. The rack can store and organize up to 150 games. It’s wide feet ensure that it will stay stable and shouldn’t topple over easily.
Prepac Triple Width Wall Storage
If you have a lot of space in your gaming room (and a lot of games), the Prepac Triple Width Shelves may be the perfect solution to your storage needs. At nearly 5 feet wide and more than 4 feet high, you can store over 500 games and other pieces of media on these shelves.
The shelves are available in a few different colors, allowing you to pick the best one for your home. It is made from laminated composite wood and its large base ensures that it will remain steady.
Atlantic Drawbridge Media Storage Cabinet
The Atlantic Drawbridge Storage cabinet will allow you to store over 130 games. Its adjustable shelves will also allow you to store different sizes of memorabilia or give you extra room for gaming books while storing CDs or smaller console games on lower shelves.
The shelves are lightweight but durable. As they are created from composite wood, they are also very affordable. The entire shelf stands just 3 feet tall, keeping it a relatively small footprint in your home.
Closed Game Storage
If you want to be able to hide your games away (or lock them away from pets or younger children), you can look into shelving or containers that close and even lock them. These can help keep your gaming area looking tidy when it isn’t in use and keep them safe from potential damage.
Prepac Locking Media Cabinet
Roomie leaving your games all over the place? Lock them away in the Prepac Locking Media Cabinet. This shelving system stands just less than 3 feet high but securely stores approximately 200 titles behind the lock and key.
The hinges allow the doors to fully open, allowing you to easily look through all your games and media easily. You will be able to easily organize them as well as prevent your pets from chewing up your latest game.
Atlantic Windowpane Multimedia Cabinet
If you are looking for a bit more of a classier look, try out the Atlantic Windowpane Storage cabinet. It can hold over 300 games and has tempered glass windowpane doors that open and close. With 8 adjustable shelves, the cabinet stands nearly 6 feet high.
Prepac Espresso Grande Cabinet
The Prepac Espresso Grande Cabinet is a larger version of the locking media cabinet mentioned above. It can hold over 600 games, has several adjustable shelves that will allow you to keep everything organized, and fully closes and locks. It is the perfect solution for gamers with a large library who want to protect their games from prying hands and paws.
Multipurpose shelving will often look a little more sophisticated than games thrown on shelves. You can arrange your games, consoles, trophies, or anything else you wish. These are perfect for rooms that aren’t just dedicated to gaming and serve other functions.
Tribesigns 5-Shelf Corner Ladder Shelf
The Tribesigns 5-Shelf Corner Ladder Shelf has a unique ladder shape that will stand out in any room. You can place your games, consoles, controllers, and other items on it easily while still maintaining a good sense of style.
Constructed from a thick particle board and a metal frame, this shelf is sturdy enough to contain your video games, with room to spare. It’s perfect for anyone who wants to go for an aesthetic look without sacrificing space and durability.
While the Furinno Turn-N-Tube was created for shoes, the shelves are perfect for standing up consoles and storing games and controllers. The open back allows you to plug cords into their sockets easily and the shelf is enforced by two side panels, making it far more sturdy than your general poles shelving.
The Furinno comes in two different colors, French Oak Grey/Black and Espresso/Black, allowing you to choose the color system that works best in your gaming room. You can also set extra accessories on top.
Tribesigns Triple Wide Case
If you want an open, spacious design, check out the Tribesigns Triple Wide Case. It stands nearly 6 feet high and is made out of durable materials. You will have plenty of space for your consoles, games, controllers, and any storage bins you need to keep accessories safe and organized.
The shelves also have a sophisticated look that will grow with you wherever you end up in life.
Entertainment centers are often built around televisions, consoles, video players, and more. While there are more digital options than ever before, some games and entertainment still require physical space. Setting up an entertainment center can show your gaming station as a focal point in your home.
Farmhouse TV Stand
The WAMPAT Farmhouse TV Stand comes with two sliding barn doors that will hide two compartments. You can fill those compartments with your games and accessories while allowing your consoles to be showcased neatly on the center shelves.
The stand also comes with a cable management system to keep it looking clean and tidy.
Wood Entertainment Center with Storage Shelf
The IBF Industrial TV Stand has two open shelves on each side and a couple of slightly larger open shelves in the middle. This thick and sturdy entertainment center can hold up heavier objects, which makes it perfect for storing video games and consoles. If you want to display your games and consoles in the open, then this beautiful, rustic entertainment center-slash-storage will be a great addition to your game room.
It also has a cable management system in the back to keep your space clutter-free.
Walker Edison Traditional
The Walker Edison Traditional stand can hold a 58″ flat screen on top of it. While it has a traditional feel, it also looks very modern in its sleek design and minimalistic features. You have four cupboards you can use to store your names and accessories as well as a space for your consoles, all equipped with cable management.
If you don’t have a lot of floor space but you still need shelf space, you can look into shelves that you hang on your walls. Styles will range from simple to industrial. If you are designing your gaming room around a certain theme, look for a product that will match your specific taste.
Hexagon Floating Shelves
The TFer Hexagon Floating Shelves is made out of solid wood and metal. They have an interesting look and can be a great addition to any gaming room. While it won’t hold very many games, it will hold a small collection as well as a few action figures from your favorite game.
Industrial Wood Shelves
If you are into steampunk or industrial-style games (or just like the aesthetics of the design), these Industrial Wood Shelves may be perfect for you. The design is such that you can have it on a flat wall or wrap it slightly around a corner.
White Wall Shelf
The White Wall Shelf is perfect for gamers who want to utilize their wall space as best as they can. You will be able to store and organize your games and accessories on three different shelves (each is just shy of 2 feet long). They have a simple design so they should fit into almost any space.
Disc towers are exactly as they sound. They have been specifically designed to hold DVDs or Gaming Discs in a tower. You are able to rearrange them in any way you wish and you won’t have to worry about them toppling over if you choose one that is beneath several others. They are very simple to use and they typically take up a very small amount of space – perfect for a smaller gaming room or dorm.
Atlantic Adjustable Rack
The Atlantic Adjustable Rack is a tall tower that has 8 adjustable shelves. You can stack games onto it sideways to keep them organized. The racks allow you to minimize the number of discs you would need to move to put something back into place. The design of the Atlantic Adjustable Rack is narrow, allowing you to free up other floor space in your room for other things.
Metal Spine Book Tower
The SEI Furniture Metal Spine tower has a unique design, but it is very effective in storing your games and other media. You can place gaming books or magazines on the bottom while stacking your games on all of the spines above. Sort alphabetically or by genre.
Atlantic Disc Tower
The Atlantic Disc Tower will hold up to 52 games (one for each week in the year). Each one would have its own specific slot that is created within the rack so that everything stays in place no matter what game you decide to play.
Want your games to be the focal point without showing any shelving? Floating shelves will often give your objects the illusion that they are floating in mid-air. They offer a unique look and typically take up very little space.
WALI Floating Shelf
The WALI floating shelf can work as one unit or be taken apart into two different shelves. You can store your consoles, games, or accessories on it. The very slim shelf design, though sturdy, will keep it a subtle addition to your home. The items on it will be the focal point, not the shelf itself.
You Have Space Mount
The You Have Space Wall Mount actually sticks out from the wall a bit to create. The narrow shelves will still prop up your games, discs, and even books, but has an extremely unique design. The pack comes with 5 shelves that you can arrange in any that you wish. The shelves are slim enough that they can fit into tighter spaces, allowing you to use limited space effectively.
Wallniture Bali White Floating Shelves
The Wallniture Bali White Floating Shelves is a simple yet stunning wall mount organizer. This is perfect if you have limited space in your gaming studio but have unused wall space. Its u-shaped corners and white finish will make it look like your video games are floating on the wall.
This shelf is also multifunctional and can be used to store gaming peripherals.
If you simply want a unit that sits on your desk to display a few of the best games you have, then a desktop rack may be exactly what you need. These are typically compact and can be placed on a desk or an entertainment center.
Playstation Game Storage Tower
The Playstation Premium Tower will hold up to 12 PS5 gaming discs. It’s also compatible with other gaming discs, such as PS4 and Xbox One. It is easy to assemble and it is short enough to stay out of the way. It also fits neatly on the desk or shelf, perfect if you have a few physical video games and want to keep them organized.
Atlantic Onyx Rack
The Atlantic Onyx Rack will hold up to 28 games. It stands 20 inches high, making it small enough to sit on a desk or TV stand to display your games. You can easily move it from room to room if you play in several different areas of your home.
Skywin Nintendo Switch Storage
If you have a Nintendo Switch you know that keeping the accessories together isn’t always easy. Fortunately, the Skywin Game Storage Tower was created specifically with Switch users in mind. It can hold up to 4 switch controllers, controller accessories, and 10 games. It is the perfect addition to any streamer who broadcasts the best Switch games for Twitch.
Cube organizers are known for their minimalistic design and their versatility. You can easily organize everything you need on these or hide extra cords away in small totes. You can also assign specific cubes to roommates or housemates to keep everyone’s games sorted correctly.
Puroma Cube Storage Organizer
The Puroma 9-Cube Closet Storage Shelves can be easily set up in any way that you prefer. It comes in three colors, black, white, and white translucent, so you choose which ones go well with your gaming studio’s aesthetics. Made with a variety of materials, it’s lightweight and sturdy at the same time.
The Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer comes in multiple different colors and shades. You can set it up horizontally or vertically, giving you two different options on how you will display and organize your games. The wide outer shelving is thicker, making this piece look a little more sophisticated than the other cube organizers on this list.
KOUSI Storage Cubes
The KOUSI Storage Cubes are a set of 12 cubes that can be set up in a variety of ways. Each also comes with a door that closes, helping your items stay a little safer from pets. Each cubby can hold a different game genre or keep your accessories safe.
Finding the right video game shelf can be difficult if you’re not sure what you’re looking for. Size, usability, price, and other different factors come into play when choosing a video game storage. By listing and comparing your options, coming up with a decision will make things easier.