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Apple's iPhone 6 takes on the Amazon Fire Phone

By Josh Hawkins, Sep 10, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Apple’s brand new iPhone is larger, beefier, and looks to be a stronger contender in the market than ever before. But just how well does it stand against Amazon’s underdog, the Fire Phone?

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"The article wasn't even put through a spell checker. How fucking pathetic."

- pancake humper see all 183 comments

Report: Amazon in talks to buy Twitch for $1 billion [Update: It's official]

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 25, 2014 11:28am PDT

Google could be out and Amazon could be in, according to reports.

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"It's possible, but who really knows at this point. All we have is speculation, and a whole lot ..."

- Joshua Hawkins see all 128 comments

Xbox One and Xbox 360 games being sold digitally on Amazon

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 6:30am PDT

Various titles are available for direct purchase for both systems.

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"Id have to agree on this. It was better back in the day. Im STILL waiting for Murdered to go ..."

- rtricoche see all 5 comments

Amazon Fire Phone and gaming potential

By Robert Workman, Jun 19, 2014 2:45pm PDT

How gaming-capable is the Amazon Fire Phone? VERY.

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"You answered your own question in the same post that you raised it. Guess backspace was broken?"

- FirstPersonCooter see all 5 comments

Sev Zero review: Amazon's first Fire TV exclusive tested

By Steven Wong, Apr 11, 2014 9:00am PDT

Amazon's first big exclusive game for Fire TV is Sev Zero, which combines tower defense strategy with a third-person shooter.

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Fire TV video review: a set-top box for gamers?

By Steven Wong, Apr 10, 2014 10:00am PDT

Amazon Fire TV is just another drop in an ocean of media streaming set-top boxes with a rather unique focus on gaming. But is that enough to justify picking one up?

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"The controller's dpad is absolutely horrible. I don't see how that isn't worth a mention. ..."

- Conan see all 8 comments

The Microconsole: Can Amazon's Fire TV succeed where others failed?

By Robert Workman and Andew Yoon, Apr 04, 2014 1:00pm PDT

We analyze the launch of the Amazon Fire TV, and what could work in its favor down the road.

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"OUYA failed because it sucks. Terrible control lag, worse build quality on the controller. And ..."

- Freightweezul see all 8 comments

Portal's Kim Swift & Far Cry 2's Clint Hocking join Amazon Game Studios

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 02, 2014 1:00pm PDT

In addition to announcing exclusive games for their newly-announced Fire TV device, the company has acquired two big names to join Amazon Game Studios: Kim Swift and Clint Hocking, best known for their work on Portal and Far Cry 2, respectively.

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"Look at all the SBM's in this thread. It's heartbreaking :( Seriously though, QC was never ..."

- master_disaster_17 see all 21 comments

Sev Zero is Fire TV's first exclusive game, offers Wii U-esque asymmetric play

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 02, 2014 9:30am PDT

Sev Zero is "built from the ground up" for Amazon's new set-top box, and showcases the console's ability to offer Wii U-esque asymmetric play.

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Amazon Fire TV announced, will get games from 2K, Ubisoft, and more

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 02, 2014 9:00am PDT

As expected, Amazon has announced an Android-based set-top box. Fire TV looks a lot like Vita TV, and features a quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, and will support games.

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"Had to look this up. So the Adreno 320 is probably the same one in the N7 (2013). That would ..."

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Amazon-developed gaming controller revealed

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 14, 2014 7:30am PDT

While Amazon has yet to officially announce a set top box, it's commonly believed the company is developing a competitor to Apple TV. Today, a controller has been spotted.

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"Yikes! That's one ugly looking controller. Did they steal a design from some 70's device?"

- Eldeorn see all 15 comments

Amazon acquires Double Helix Games

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2014 10:15pm PST

Amazon has taken a major step forward into the world of game development by confirming its purchase of Double Helix, the development studio behind Killer Instinct and Strider.

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"and there is MOJO also coming. I just hope that Amazon abandons this sinking, burning ship ..."

- asianwaste see all 13 comments

Amazon AppStream announced for mobile devices

By Steve Watts, Nov 15, 2013 5:00pm PST

Amazon announced a new serviced called AppStream this week, which will allow developers to stream to high definition video and apps to mobile devices that may not be up-to-snuff on their own.

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"Funny how seem to be moving back to dumb clients after all these years. "

- Horn see all 2 comments

PlayStation 4 launch day entertainment apps include Hulu and Netflix

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 07, 2013 6:30am PST

Sony would like you to be aware that the PlayStation 4 is far more than a video game console: it's a "computer entertainment system." A grand eleven third-party streaming video services will be available when the PS4 launches on November 15, Sony confirmed today, showing eve...

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"I wonder what the problem is there? Exclusive deal with XBOX?"

- grendel see all 31 comments

So, what happens to Watch Dogs PS4 and Xbox One bundles?

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 15, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Today's sudden last-minute delay of Watch Dogs has many wondering: what happens to my next-gen console pre-order? Many gamers may have opted to buy a system with Watch Dogs...

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"I was going to cancel my PS4 pre-order, Watchdogs is the only game coming out on PS4 in the next ..."

- Dave Davies see all 7 comments