Entries in 'amazon' (91)

VIDEO: Mortal Kombat X confirmed

VIDEO: Mortal Kombat X confirmed

Amazon has apparently confirmed the soon-to-be-revealed Mortal Kombat X slightly ahead of schedule.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 2:14PM in News
Amazon admits to imposing Hachette limitations

Amazon admits to imposing Hachette limitations

Limitations HAVE been imposed on book publisher Hachette on Amazon, the retailer has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2014 at 11:59AM in News
Amazon criticised for book publisher pressure tactics

Amazon criticised for book publisher pressure tactics

The neutrality of Amazon has come into question after claims the retailer is pressurising publishers by fiddling with their product listings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 10:55AM in News
Grand Theft Auto titles arrive on Amazon Fire TV

Grand Theft Auto titles arrive on Amazon Fire TV

Rockstar has released Fire TV versions of three 3D Grand Theft Auto titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 11:42AM in News

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MP calls for UK shoppers to boycott Amazon amidst tax row

MP calls for UK shoppers to boycott Amazon amidst tax row

Labour MP and chair of the public accounts committee Margaret Hodge has called for UK shoppers to boycott online retailer Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 4:04PM in News
Amazon's cloud powering secret new Fire TV game project

Amazon's cloud powering secret new Fire TV game project

Amazon will use its cloud technology to handle thousands of characters on screen at once for an ambitious new game on its Fire TV.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 7th 2014 at 11:33AM in News
Twitch, Crytek and Amazon confirmed as first speakers for Develop Conference 2014

Twitch, Crytek and Amazon confirmed as first speakers for Develop Conference 2014

Nine of the biggest brands in the games industry have signed-up to speak at this year’s Develop Conference in Brighton.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 11:06AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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