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Amazon teases the upcoming 'unboxing' of its first AAA PC game, Breakaway

By Daniel Perez, Sep 21, 2016 6:51am PDT

Amazon is planning to reveal Breakaway next week, and judging by some of its teasers, we have a feeling it'll be a third-person team-based action game similar to Hi-Rez Studios' Smite.


New Amazon Echo Dot offers improved voice recognition starting in October

By Daniel Perez, Sep 14, 2016 7:05am PDT

Amazon has announced new Echo Dot devices that will feature improved voice recognition and even work with other Echo devices to give users the best experience possible.


"I'm a fan of the Echo as well. I have my main one in the kitchen and the Tap in the dining room, ..."

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Amazon May Have Just Ruined Apple's iPhone 7 Announcement

By Brittany Vincent, Sep 07, 2016 9:31am PDT

Way to go, guys?


Amazon One 'Prime Air' takes flight to help expedite deliveries of your random crap

By Daniel Perez, Aug 05, 2016 9:05am PDT

'Prime Air' will be making its debut today to help get you what you need in a hurry.


"I'm convinced those wifi buttons for Tide & other household products that they sell so you can ..."

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Dragon Quest 8 is free on Android through Amazon Marketplace

By David Craddock, Aug 04, 2016 1:40pm PDT

All 70 hours of JRPG-ness normally cost $20, but you can get it for free through Amazon's marketplace.


"FPS on my S6 feels like it's capped. But, what little I've played of the opening section hasn't ..."

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Amazon Spain lists a new PS4 console for 400 Euros in October

By John Keefer, Jul 15, 2016 8:25am PDT

But the page was quickly taken down.


"Most likely what is being shown. Would be crazy good deal if it was the neo."

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Amazon Prime Day 2016 Deals: Video Games Edition

By Daniel Perez, Jul 12, 2016 6:33am PDT

Amazon Prime Day is here, so prepare your wallets and see how much you can save on video games, peripherals, consoles, and more here!


"Typically yes, the item will have a deeper discount for a limited period starting at that time. ..."

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Additional Amazon Fire tablet color and storage options are available today

By Daniel Perez, Apr 21, 2016 9:04am PDT

Amazon has dipped its Fire tablet into a big 'ol vat of colors and storage for you to consider.


"Not at all. Can I tell the difference between my 8" Galaxy Tab S2 and the 7" $50 Amazon fire? ..."

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Amazon announces its thinnest and lightest Kindle, the Kindle Oasis

By Daniel Perez, Apr 13, 2016 6:55am PDT

The Kindle Oasis comes with a special cover and has been designed for extended reading sessions.


"I hope parts of the design and improvements filter down into the next PaperWhite."

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Amazon Japan Begins International Video Game Sales

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 09, 2016 1:45pm PST

I hope DHL isn't carrying anything at all for them.


"Apparently, but I guess my point is that this would have been more beneficial before digital ..."

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Amazon Echo expands to two new Alexa-enabled products

By Daniel Perez, Mar 04, 2016 7:07am PST

The Amazon Echo is expanding to two new devices: The Amazon Echo Dot and Amazon Tap.


"eh, I think you're overstating it. The original Echo release was limited to Prime subscribers ..."

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Amazon releases completely free game engine capable of creating AAA titles

By Daniel Perez, Feb 09, 2016 6:52am PST

Did we mention it's completely free?


"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMX_XXX I was working at EB during that era. God, what a terrible ..."

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Amazon outlines Thanksgiving/Black Friday 2015 Lightning Deals

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 25, 2015 1:00pm PST

A day before the Thanksgiving holiday, Amazon has helpfully laid out which games will be available at which times for holiday shoppers.


"In the case of Yoshi's Woolly World, physical only, it appears. "

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Amazon Fire TV Gaming Edition announced; Shovel Knight and Disney's Ducktales included

By Daniel Perez, Sep 17, 2015 6:52am PDT

Amazon has announced a new Fire TV that's dedicated for playing games called the Fire TV Gaming Edition. It comes with a controller, a 32GB microSD card and two games for $139.99.


"I assume the joypad drivers are going to work the same. The original Fire TV box works pretty ..."

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Madden NFL 16 Discounted On Amazon's Daily Deal

By Steven Wong, Sep 10, 2015 10:20am PDT

Amazon is featuring Madden NFL 16 at discount for today only.


"it's kinda fun but it doesn't really stand on its own. That is, what you win are just rewards ..."

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