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This is the place to get cool gamertags. You're short on time - you want to get to that new game or new console ASAP! That's why NanoVillage is the best place to pick a great new gaming identity for you. These cool gaming usernames work well for XBox, Playstation, Switch, or computer games.
Features of these gamertag names
- Gaming-oriented. These are not boring generic usernames for emails or social media - although you could still use them for that if you wanted to. The terms used in this gamertag generator are ones that will appeal to a gamer, but if you want to use this site as a general username generator that is fine too.
- Stands the test of time. You won't find toddler-age usernames like "BabyUnicorn" or anything like that. These tags will work for you now and 10 years down the track.
- Just a little bit off the beaten path to be less likely to be taken already. These username ideas are not the absolute first thing anyone's going to think of, so while they're definitely gaming-oriented, they're just a tiny bit different. There's no guarantee that the username ideas we suggest are going to be available, but being a bit different should give you the best odds of them not being taken.
If you don't find a gamertag you like at first glance, just press the Generate New button. There's no limit to how many times you can do it! This helps you be prepared with more than one name in mind when you're first going to set up your user profile on your new console or game. That way you're not back to square one if your favorite gamertag is already taken by someone else. So feel free to get trigger-happy on that Generate New button! Let this gamer name generator do the work for you!
If you're absolutely set on a gamertag name but it's already taken, consider reversing it so the first word comes second and vice versa.
You can also consider adding numbers to your desired username, but don't do that unless you have to. The reason is that when you're telling your friends your gamertag IRL it's way too easy to forget what the numbers are. Worse, they may accidentally try to friend a total stranger by putting in the wrong number. Don't worry, there are still cool gamertags available that don't rely on you adding numbers to them.
A better option if your favorite gamertags are taken is to add a third word from one of the other usernames it generates. For example, if you wanted to use "BossPortal" but it was taken, try adding another word to it, for example "PrimeBossPortal"
Why you should think carefully when picking a gamertag
Many console systems don't make it easy for you to change your gaming username once you've set it up. There may be a limited number of times you're allowed to change it, and/or they may charge you a fee to change it, depending on the platform. So make sure you get one that's awesome and will work for now and years to come. Don't worry, this gamertag generator makes it easy for you to pick a cool gaming username.