Entries in 'amazon' (75)

Amazon UK: FIFA 15 dominates Gamescom

Amazon UK: FIFA 15 dominates Gamescom

Yesterday, we published a list from Amazon that revealed the games that enjoyed the biggest pre-order spikes during Gamescom.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 9:21AM in News
Wii U pre-orders increase the most after Gamescom, says Amazon

Wii U pre-orders increase the most after Gamescom, says Amazon

Those guys and girls over at Amazon have crunched the number to reveal the impact Gamescom had on its pre-orders.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2014 at 11:54AM in News
Amazon UK on the hunt for the greatest console ever

Amazon UK on the hunt for the greatest console ever

Amazon wants its customers to pick their favourite console of all time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2014 at 3:29PM in News
Flappy Bird has returned... via the Amazon Appstore

Flappy Bird has returned... via the Amazon Appstore

Dong Nguyen’s iOS flash-in-the-pan Flappy Bird is back.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:17AM in News

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FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

The US government is taking Amazon to court over its refusal to abide by FTC suggestions regarding in-app payment policy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

A request by the US Federal Trade Commission designed to ease the problem of children making in-app purchases is reportedly being resisted by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 3:52PM in News
Appstore Developer Select programme arrives on Amazon UK

Appstore Developer Select programme arrives on Amazon UK

Amazon has launched its Appstore Developer Select programme in the UK, Germany, France and Spain.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 1st 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Amazon's 'shopping machine' Fire Phone criticised

Amazon's 'shopping machine' Fire Phone criticised

Despite expanding on the successes it has enjoyed with the Kindle, Kindle Fire and potentially promising Fire TV, Amazon’s new Fire Phone has been criticised by some analysts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 1:28PM in News

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Amazon unveils Fire Phone

Amazon unveils Fire Phone

Amazon is getting into the smartphone market with its freshly revealed Fire Phone, the company announced this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2014 at 7:24AM in News
VIDEO: Mortal Kombat X confirmed

VIDEO: Mortal Kombat X confirmed

Amazon has apparently confirmed the soon-to-be-revealed Mortal Kombat X slightly ahead of schedule.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 2:14PM in News
Amazon admits to imposing Hachette limitations

Amazon admits to imposing Hachette limitations

Limitations HAVE been imposed on book publisher Hachette on Amazon, the retailer has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2014 at 11:59AM in News
Amazon criticised for book publisher pressure tactics

Amazon criticised for book publisher pressure tactics

The neutrality of Amazon has come into question after claims the retailer is pressurising publishers by fiddling with their product listings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 10:55AM in News

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Grand Theft Auto titles arrive on Amazon Fire TV

Grand Theft Auto titles arrive on Amazon Fire TV

Rockstar has released Fire TV versions of three 3D Grand Theft Auto titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
MP calls for UK shoppers to boycott Amazon amidst tax row

MP calls for UK shoppers to boycott Amazon amidst tax row

Labour MP and chair of the public accounts committee Margaret Hodge has called for UK shoppers to boycott online retailer Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 4:04PM in News
Amazon's cloud powering secret new Fire TV game project

Amazon's cloud powering secret new Fire TV game project

Amazon will use its cloud technology to handle thousands of characters on screen at once for an ambitious new game on its Fire TV.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 7th 2014 at 11:33AM in News
Twitch, Crytek and Amazon confirmed as first speakers for Develop Conference 2014

Twitch, Crytek and Amazon confirmed as first speakers for Develop Conference 2014

Nine of the biggest brands in the games industry have signed-up to speak at this year’s Develop Conference in Brighton.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 11:06AM in News

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Amazon smartphone leaked, includes four-camera 3D interface

Amazon smartphone leaked, includes four-camera 3D interface

A custom 3D interface is the USP that Amazon hopes will distinguish its upcoming entry into the smartphone market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 9:44AM in News
Disc version of Dark Souls II on PC delayed in UK

Disc version of Dark Souls II on PC delayed in UK

UPDATE: The physical version of Dark Souls II on PC has been delayed by one week in the UK, MCV can confirm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 4:10PM in News
MCV AWARDS 2014: Argos beats Amazon to Mainstream Retailer award

MCV AWARDS 2014: Argos beats Amazon to Mainstream Retailer award

Argos took home the Mainstream Retailer prize from last night’s MCV Awards.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 11th 2014 at 10:21AM in News
Uhrman on Amazon's Fire TV: Games are not an 'added bonus' for Ouya

Uhrman on Amazon's Fire TV: Games are not an 'added bonus' for Ouya

While the effect of Amazon's new Fire TV on the general gaming market is still to be determined, the device appears to be in direct competition with similarly priced microconsoles. ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 4th 2014 at 8:06AM in News
There are already 133 games available for Amazon's FireTV

There are already 133 games available for Amazon's FireTV

It has been out for less than a day and already Amazon’s FireTV has a game library over 100 strong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 1:17PM in News
Our 'interview' with Amazon and the true potential of Fire TV

Our 'interview' with Amazon and the true potential of Fire TV

In the wake of last night’s reveal of Amazon’s Fire TV, MCV got in touch with the retailer for an interview.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 11:12AM in News
UK release not guaranteed for Amazon's FireTV

UK release not guaranteed for Amazon's FireTV

Amazon has said that it currently doesn’t have any plans to release FireTV outside of the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 10:57AM in News
Amazon's FireTV 'is absolutely not a games console'

Amazon's FireTV 'is absolutely not a games console'

Sitting under your TV and playing games does not a games console make.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 9:29AM in News
Industry vets Hocking, Swift join Amazon

Industry vets Hocking, Swift join Amazon

Amazon has hired on Portal lead Kim Swift and Far Cry 2 designer Clint Hocking to join its internal game studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 3:34AM in News