Entries in 'amazon' (210)

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

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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

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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
IN PICTURES: Amazon's Fire TV

IN PICTURES: Amazon's Fire TV

Amazon revealed its Fire TV device at a press event in New York earlier today. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 5:18PM in News
New version of Minecraft set for Amazon Fire TV

New version of Minecraft set for Amazon Fire TV

Minecraft will be one of the big third-party launching on Amazon Fire TV.

The video streaming box/games console hybrid has been backed by a number of developers, and Minecraft, Asphalt ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 5:17PM in News
Amazon announces Fire TV exclusive Sev Zero

Amazon announces Fire TV exclusive Sev Zero

After unveiling the new Fire TV, Amazon has detailed it will also be making its own games for the device.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 5:12PM in News

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Amazon reveals Fire TV streaming set-top box

Amazon reveals Fire TV streaming set-top box

Amazon has revealed its long-rumoured ‘console’ – the video streaming FireTV.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 4:41PM in News
Amazon introduces Metacritic ratings to game product listings

Amazon introduces Metacritic ratings to game product listings

Some Amazon customers are now being presented with Metacritic ratings in certain video game product listings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Amazon plans New York showcase - time for the Amazon console?

Amazon plans New York showcase - time for the Amazon console?

An event later this week could well be the launch platform for Amazon’s long-rumoured Android console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 11:21AM in News
Amazon acquires rights to Yodel stake

Amazon acquires rights to Yodel stake

Delivery company Yodel will soon be part-owned by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:39AM in News

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Budget could mean an end for 69p apps, cheap Steam games

Budget could mean an end for 69p apps, cheap Steam games

As well as not ushering in tax breaks, last week’s Budget may have brought with it another bad piece of gaming news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 2:42PM in News
The Amazon console is dongle - report

The Amazon console is dongle - report

The in-development Amazon games console isn’t a console at all, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
PICTURES: Amazon console controller images leaked

PICTURES: Amazon console controller images leaked

The first images of Amazon’s dedicated under-the-TV gaming hardware have seemingly arrived online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 1:45PM in News
Amazon prepping Android console or set-top box for March - report

Amazon prepping Android console or set-top box for March - report

Amazon is reportedly readying Android-powered hardware for release in March, though details are fuzzy on what entertainment medium will be the focus.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 5:12AM in News
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark listed by Amazon

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark listed by Amazon

Amazon has posted multi-platform listings for an unannounced next-gen Transformers game.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 12:39PM in News
Amazon acquires Killer Instinct dev Double Helix

Amazon acquires Killer Instinct dev Double Helix

Double Helix, the developer of Microsoft’s free-to-play Xbox One battler Killer Instinct, has been acquired by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 9:34AM in News
Amazon to increase price of Prime membership due to increased delivery costs

Amazon to increase price of Prime membership due to increased delivery costs

The cost of membership to Amazon’s popular Prime service is going up, the retailer has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 3:22PM in News
Amazon to launch console this year - report

Amazon to launch console this year - report

A games-focused under-the-TV entertainment system will be launched by Amazon in 2014, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 12:56PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V PC listings appear on Amazon

Grand Theft Auto V PC listings appear on Amazon

Listings for a PC version of Grand Theft Auto V have appeared on two of Amazon’s websites.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 10:08AM in News