Entries in 'amazon' (116)

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
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

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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

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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
First item sold on Amazon Mexico was Fire Emblem Ike Amiibo

First item sold on Amazon Mexico was Fire Emblem Ike Amiibo

Yesterday (June 30th) Amazon officially opened its Mexican website, and the first purchase was none other than an Ike Amiibo.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 1st 2015 at 11:09AM in News
Twitch hosted 21m unique viewers during E3 2015

Twitch hosted 21m unique viewers during E3 2015

Twitch has released an infographic showcasing the video broadcasting network's viewer engagement during E3 earlier this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2015 at 7:19AM in News

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Rare Replay is Amazon's most-pre-ordered game announced at E3

Rare Replay is Amazon's most-pre-ordered game announced at E3

Amazon has revealed the Top Ten most pre-ordered games revealed at this year’s E3.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Following one cancellation, now another Batman Arkham Knight SKU has been delayed

Following one cancellation, now another Batman Arkham Knight SKU has been delayed

There’s yet another problem with one of the special edition versions of Batman: Arkham Knight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 11:30AM in News
BETHESDA: Our Fallout 4 special edition gimmick 'is the best f'ing one.'

BETHESDA: Our Fallout 4 special edition gimmick 'is the best f'ing one.'

The special edition of Fallout 4 will include a real working Pip-Boy that uses a second screen smartphone app.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:09AM in News
YouTube launching 'YouTube Gaming' dedicated app and website this summer

YouTube launching 'YouTube Gaming' dedicated app and website this summer

YouTube has announced a new app and website dubbed YouTube Gaming, with the video streaming service apparently ready at last to take a more focused approach towards its abundant video ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 14th 2015 at 10:46PM in News

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Amazon hiring for 'ambitious PC game'

Amazon hiring for 'ambitious PC game'

Fire TV looks as if it may not be the final frontier for Amazon Game Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2015 at 11:06AM in News
GameFly launches Netflix-like streaming service

GameFly launches Netflix-like streaming service

Gamefly has announced the launch of its new streaming service, which is backed by its recent acquisition of Israel-based cloud gaming platform Playcast.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 4:09AM in News
YouTube rolls out support for gaming-focused livestreams

YouTube rolls out support for gaming-focused livestreams

YouTube is finally looking to acquire some of the growing video game streaming pie, with the video service announcing the launch of 60 frames per second live streaming.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 22nd 2015 at 3:18AM in News
Amazon ups Super Saver Delivery charge to £20

Amazon ups Super Saver Delivery charge to £20

As of today the price of free delivery on Amazon products has been increased.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2015 at 11:04AM in News
Amazon takes fake review suppliers to court

Amazon takes fake review suppliers to court

The operators of a website that sells four and five star reviews for Amazon products is being taken to court by the online retail giant.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 3:44PM in News
Amazon has signed multi-million dollar CryEngine licensing deal, report claims

Amazon has signed multi-million dollar CryEngine licensing deal, report claims

Amazon signed a licensing deal for Crytek's CryEngine that could be worth between $50m to $70m, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 7th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
Head video games buyer leaves Amazon

Head video games buyer leaves Amazon

Amazon UK's category leader for video games and software, Ketu Patel, has left the etailer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 10th 2015 at 2:42PM in News
Amazon claimed a quarter of all Christmas games, music and video sales

Amazon claimed a quarter of all Christmas games, music and video sales

Kantar Worldpanel data has revealed the extent of Amazon’s dominance of the UK Christmas entertainment market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 10:04AM in News
Euro Commission thinks Amazon's tax arrangements could be illegal

Euro Commission thinks Amazon's tax arrangements could be illegal

The antitrust regulators investigating Amazon’s tax agreements with Luxembourg believe the decade-long arrangement may be incompatible with free market rules.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 10:37AM in News