Entries in 'amazon' (131)

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

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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
Amazon Underground has tripled Rovio's Amazon Appstore revenue

Amazon Underground has tripled Rovio's Amazon Appstore revenue

Retailer Amazon has said that developers who have signed up to its Amazon Underground ecosystem are enjoying a surge in revenues.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2015 at 3:58PM in News
Prime Now one-hour Amazon delivery arrives in UK

Prime Now one-hour Amazon delivery arrives in UK

Retailer Amazon has rolled out its new range of quick delivery options to some parts of the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2015 at 10:32AM in News

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Amazon will deliver Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 at midnight

Amazon will deliver Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 at midnight

Online retail is trying to muscle its way into the midnight launch market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 9:52AM in News
Harmonix admits its staff posted positive Rock Band 4 reviews on Amazon

Harmonix admits its staff posted positive Rock Band 4 reviews on Amazon

Developer Harmonix has admitted that a number of its employees left positive reviews for its recent release Rock Band 4 on Amazon’s website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 1:44PM in News
Amazon sues over 1,000 fake reviewers

Amazon sues over 1,000 fake reviewers

US retail giant Amazon has issued a lawsuit against 1,114 people accused of posting fake product reviews on its website.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 19th 2015 at 9:05AM in News
Amazon is pulling Apple TV and Google Chromecast over streaming video dispute

Amazon is pulling Apple TV and Google Chromecast over streaming video dispute

It looks as if shoppers will soon no longer be able to buy the Apple TV or Google Chromecast from Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2015 at 9:20AM in News

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Amazon wants to pay customers to deliver parcels

Amazon wants to pay customers to deliver parcels

Retailer Amazon has announced a new scheme that will see people earning between $18-$25 an hour to deliver parcels to customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
Amazon launches £50 Fire tablet

Amazon launches £50 Fire tablet

The low-cost tablet market has undergone a big shakeup with Amazon’s announcement of a new Fire tablet that costs just £49.99.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2015 at 3:39PM in News
The Amazon Fire Phone is no more

The Amazon Fire Phone is no more

The ill-fated experiment otherwise known as the Amazon Fire Phone is now over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2015 at 11:09AM in News
Nintendo launches digital store on Amazon for Wii U, 3DS games

Nintendo launches digital store on Amazon for Wii U, 3DS games

Amazon users in the US now have the option to purchase Wii U and 3DS digital downloads, thanks to Nintendo's new space on the online retailer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 2nd 2015 at 6:24AM in News

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Amazon Underground offers free versions of premium and freemium games

Amazon Underground offers free versions of premium and freemium games

Retailer Amazon has developed a new business model that allows it to offer a number of Android apps to users for free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2015 at 12:48PM in News
Two more join Hocking in Amazon Game Studios exit

Two more join Hocking in Amazon Game Studios exit

Clint Hocking isn’t the only high-profile member of Amazon Game Studios to leave the developer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 3:12PM in News
Amazon ditches its trade-in program

Amazon ditches its trade-in program

By the end of the month customers will no longer be able to trade-in their old video games at Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 11:09AM in News
Clint Hocking leaves Amazon Game Studios - report

Clint Hocking leaves Amazon Game Studios - report

Industry vet Clint Hocking has left Amazon Game Studios, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2015 at 6:42AM in News
Amazon's Prime Day sale a success, outsells biggest-ever Black Friday

Amazon's Prime Day sale a success, outsells biggest-ever Black Friday

Despite accusations of poor deals, Amazon’s Prime Day promotion proved the haters wrong and out-sold the retailer’s best Black Friday event.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:54AM in News
Here are the Amazon Prime Day game deals

Here are the Amazon Prime Day game deals

Amazon’s day of discounts exclusive to its Prime scheme is now underway.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 15th 2015 at 9:43AM in News
First Amazon Prime Day video game deals appear

First Amazon Prime Day video game deals appear

Ahead of Amazon’s members-only Prime Day sale tomorrow, the promotion’s first video game offers have started to appear.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 14th 2015 at 3:54PM in News
Amazon's 'Prime Day' will have 'more deals than Black Friday'

Amazon's 'Prime Day' will have 'more deals than Black Friday'

Online retailer Amazon is to celebrate its 20th birthday on July 15th with what it promises to be a massive sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:12AM in News
US Amazon Prime members can now get video game discounts

US Amazon Prime members can now get video game discounts

Fast delivery, video streaming – and now there’s another reason for Amazon customers to sign up to the expensive Prime membership scheme.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 11:30AM in News