Entries in 'amazon' (70)

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
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

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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

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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

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Amazon wants to ship you products BEFORE you order them

Amazon wants to ship you products BEFORE you order them

Online retailer Amazon is planning to ship orders to customers before they have even pressed the ‘buy’ button’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
UPDATED: Disney pulls Christmas videos from Amazon

UPDATED: Disney pulls Christmas videos from Amazon

The film studio has decided to take down all of its Christmas videos from Amazon for the festive season. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 20th 2013 at 3:48PM in News
Amazon UK launches digital PlayStation store

Amazon UK launches digital PlayStation store

The UK arm of Amazon is now selling PSN games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 11th 2013 at 3:11PM in News
Amazon announces air drone parcel delivery service

Amazon announces air drone parcel delivery service

Online retailer Amazon is hatching a plan to deliver orders to your home using automated flying drones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 10:53AM in News

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UK games retailers gear up for Black Friday

UK games retailers gear up for Black Friday

GAME and Green Man Gaming are joining Amazon in a bid to make Black Friday a UK event.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 28th 2013 at 3:41PM in News
Xbox One was Amazon UK's biggest console launch ever. PS4 will beat it

Xbox One was Amazon UK's biggest console launch ever. PS4 will beat it

Xbox One broke Amazon UK's record for the fastest and biggest console launch in history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 28th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
Amazon bringing Sunday deliveries to London this Christmas

Amazon bringing Sunday deliveries to London this Christmas

Online retailer Amazon is to start offering Sunday deliveries in the UK for the first time this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 1:47PM in News
BBC's Panorama accuses Amazon of poor work conditions

BBC's Panorama accuses Amazon of poor work conditions

Conditions for workers at Amazon warehouses “could cause mental and physical illness" according to an investigation by BBC Panorama.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 11:16AM in News
Amazon Italy leaks next-gen Tomb Raider release

Amazon Italy leaks next-gen Tomb Raider release

A now-removed retail listing has suggested that Square Enix is to give Tomb Raider a next-gen makeover.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 3:34PM in News
Amazon predicts Xbox One will claim consoles sales record... and then be beaten by PS4

Amazon predicts Xbox One will claim consoles sales record... and then be beaten by PS4

Xbox One will become the biggest and fastest selling console ever when it is released on November 22nd, Amazon has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 11:54AM in News
Amazon announces streaming mobile games service

Amazon announces streaming mobile games service

AppStream is the name of a brand new streaming mobile games service that is on the way from online retailer Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 4:11PM in News
Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

The UK arm of online retailer Amazon cannot guarantee pre-Christmas delivery of either next-gen console for those who have yet to order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 9:30AM in News
Amazon launches PlayStation Digital Games Store in the US

Amazon launches PlayStation Digital Games Store in the US

Surprise – Amazon has launched a PlayStation Network Digital Games and DLC Store in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 11:18AM in News