Ordered Watch Dogs yet? Preloading has now been made available on both Steam and Amazon.
If you’re looking for a new gaming headset, then check out this new one from HyperX: the Cloud Flight Wireless. This headset features compatibility with … Read moreThe New HyperX Cloud Flight Wireless Headset for PC/PS4 Now Available
The well-known accessory-maker Thrustmaster is back at it again with a new add-on for its T-series racing wheels servo bases: the TS Ferrari 250 GTO … Read moreTrick Out Your Racing Wheel with the Thrustmaster TS Ferrari 250GTO Wheel
Amazon is further expanding its list of studios with the aid of former Daybreak/Sony Online Entertainment man John Smedley.
Amazon has decided to offer discounts on video games starting today.
Amazon enters the game engine realm with the launch of Lumberyard. With a name like that, it should be good at logging data.
The Black Friday shopping frenzy has begun and there are bargains to be had for PC gamers.
An “ambitious” PC game is in the works at Amazon.
The major licensing deal that Crytek were discussing, but not exactly detailing, last month may well be with Amazon. That’s according to the ever-exciting “sources” … Read moreCrytek’s “huge” licensing deal is apparently with Amazon
A listing as appeared on Amazon’s German website which advertises a Complete Edition of Arkham Origins which will include the game and all the DLC … Read moreArkham Origins “Complete Edition” listed on Amazon’s German site
Competition is heating up between the mobile players. Apple, Google, and Amazon alike are now fighting over time exclusivity and other deals for the big smartphone games
Amazon Fire TV announced and released today is a box you connect to your HDTV and it will allow you to play Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, low-cost movie rentals, and more. Basically similar to Apple TV and Roku, also allows you to play games similar to Ouya. Amazon is already selling it on Amazon.com for $99, with the FireTV Controller sold separately for 39.99.
It was recently noted that GameStop branches in Europe have been pricing Ubisoft’s new open world racing game The Crew for over 100 euros.
The companies German website has the game listed for the absurd price of €100.77 and Italian sites are showcasing the pre-order cases at 100.98. GameStop Switzerland’s site is charging CHF 120.77 which works out as €99.51.
Amazon has just revealed that they have acquired Double Helix Games. While the financial terms have not been revealed, Double Helix has agreed to selling both their talent and IP to Amazon. Double Helix has recently seen its name gain some prominence following being hired to make new installments of Strider and Killer Instinct.
While TechCrunch thought this is related to rumors of Amazon making a microconsole, we recently confirmed that Amazon has no such plans, partly because the business is so bad.
Ketu Patel revealed a lot of insights about the ins and outs of their video game business via interview.
Regarding the games business this year, Patel cited great performance from 7th gen, including better than expected performance of GTA V, The Last of Us, and Skylanders, as reasons their games business did so well this year. On the other hand, multigeneration efforts like Call of Duty, Battlefield and Assassin’s Creed did not do as well as expected. There seems to be hesitation to upgrade gaming generations, so Amazon expects an increase in trade-ins.
More about Amazon’s own gaming business plans after the jump!
The Elder Scrolls Online may only be a few short months away but Bethesda has still released no info on a special or limited edition release of the game. It seems Amazon have accidentally blown the surprise by posting an image of the Imperial Edition on (oddly) the Dishonored Game of the Year Page.
VG 24/7 reports that Amazon is planning to launch an Android-based console of their own, below $ 300. Of course, talk will always be about … Read moreAmazon Also Launching Android Console, Below $ 300