Entries in 'amazon' (59)

Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

The own-brand devices of the internet’s largest retailer had a bumper Black Friday weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:23AM in News
Amazon ordered to repay in-app purchases

Amazon ordered to repay in-app purchases

A Seattle judge has ruled that Amazon must repay in-app purchases made without consent on Kindle and Android devices between 2011 and 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
Mafia III

Some physical versions of Mafia III on PC are missing activation codes

Some of the Mafia III Deluxe Editions on PC are missing an activation code, meaning people are not able to play the game.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 11th 2016 at 10:09AM in News
Amazon: 'It's been a challenging year for games retail'

Amazon: 'It's been a challenging year for games retail'

Few retailers claim as large an audience as Amazon. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 6th 2016 at 12:00PM in News

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Amazon: 'It's hugely important to expand PS4 and Xbox One user bases'

Amazon: 'It's hugely important to expand PS4 and Xbox One user bases'

Amazon's UK games boss Russell Jones has said that the industry needs to work hard to upgrade PS3 and Xbox 360 gamers to Sony and Microsoft’s new machines. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 29th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Amazon's PSVR pre-order backlog stretches out to mid December

Amazon's PSVR pre-order backlog stretches out to mid December

Buyers who place an order for PlayStation VR on Amazon today may not get their hands on the headset until the middle of December.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2016 at 3:20PM in News
Former long-time EA dev Hilleman joins Amazon Game Studios

Former long-time EA dev Hilleman joins Amazon Game Studios

Industry veteran Rich Hilleman has jumped ship to Amazon Game Studios following his departure from EA after more than three decades at the publisher.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 2nd 2016 at 11:19AM in News
Amazon gets go-ahead for UK drone delivery testing

Amazon gets go-ahead for UK drone delivery testing

The days of answering a knock at the door to be greeted with the sound of an absent courier screeching off down the street could be nearing an end.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 26th 2016 at 10:59AM in News

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Red Dead Redemption sales spike following Xbox One backwards compatibility announcement

Red Dead Redemption sales spike following Xbox One backwards compatibility announcement

Sales of Red Dead Redemption for Xbox 360 have shot up by nearly 6,000 per cent in just a day on Amazon. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 6th 2016 at 1:56PM in News
Amazon becomes Official Retail Partner for EGX

Amazon becomes Official Retail Partner for EGX

Major consumer expo EGX has announced that Amazon will be the event’s new retail partner.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 6th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Amazon to deliver Doom at midnight

Amazon to deliver Doom at midnight

Amazon Prime will be delivering copies of Doom at midnight on Thursday.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 9th 2016 at 11:59AM in News

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Amazon locks video game purchases behind Prime paywall

Amazon locks video game purchases behind Prime paywall

Retailer Amazon has decided that it will only sell certain games to members of Amazon Prime.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 9:56AM in News
Amazon to roll out monthly subscription option for Prime

Amazon to roll out monthly subscription option for Prime

Online retail giant Amazon is planning on offering a monthly package for its popular Prime service.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 19th 2016 at 11:55AM in News
Amazon and Tesco games bosses join MCV Retail Advisory Board

Amazon and Tesco games bosses join MCV Retail Advisory Board

The game heads of two of the UK’s largest retailers have joined MCV’s Retail Advisory Board.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:45AM in News
PlayStation VR sells out on Amazon US within minutes

PlayStation VR sells out on Amazon US within minutes

Sony’s PlayStation VR has sold out once again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 3:29PM in News

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PlayStation Camera sales up by almost 1,000% overnight on Amazon

PlayStation Camera sales up by almost 1,000% overnight on Amazon

Sales of the PlayStation Camera and PlayStation Move controllers have shot up on Amazon.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 16th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Amazon Japan opens doors to international game importing

Amazon Japan opens doors to international game importing

The Japanese arm of Amazon has begun allowing international customers to buy video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2016 at 10:18AM in News
Amazon launches free next-gen game engine

Amazon launches free next-gen game engine

Amazon has released its very own engine, Lumberyard, which is completely free of subscription and royalty fees.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 9th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
US Amazon Prime subscribers receive 20% off new game releases and pre-orders

US Amazon Prime subscribers receive 20% off new game releases and pre-orders

American Amazon Prime users can now get 20 per cent off the cost of game pre-orders and brand new releases.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 13th 2016 at 3:22PM in News
Amazon rolls out Prime Now to new cities

Amazon rolls out Prime Now to new cities

Retailer Amazon has introduced its one-hour delivery service to three new cities.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2015 at 11:07AM in News
PlayStation UK chief Gara joins Amazon

PlayStation UK chief Gara joins Amazon

Fergal Gara has joined Amazon UK as director of PC.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 26th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
ASA won't take further action over Black Ops III Nuketown marketing mistake

ASA won't take further action over Black Ops III Nuketown marketing mistake

The Advertising Standards Authority has said that it won’t be pursuing further measures against Activision concerning a mistake made in the marketing for Call of Duty III pre-order content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2015 at 3:31PM in News
Amazon expands one-hour delivery to third UK city

Amazon expands one-hour delivery to third UK city

The North-East is the latest UK region to gain Amazon’s Prime Now delivery service.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 19th 2015 at 10:12AM in News