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Amazon Fire TV games include Minecraft, Asphalt 8, Sev Zero [Update: It's 'not a game console']

Amazon announced a slate of games for its Android-powered Amazon Fire TV content streaming device, revealing that Fire TV-specific versions of Mojang's Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Gameloft's Asphalt 8, and Telltale Games' The Walking Dead are due to launch for the platform shortly after its release....

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Amazon reveals game, movie streaming hardware 'Amazon Fire TV' [Update]

Amazon announced Amazon Fire TV today, a device that streams games and movies over the web. The Fire TV features 2 GB of RAM and a dedicated GPU, which Amazon said is the kind "usually found in smartphones." Additionally, Fire TV is based on Android and HTML, so apps are expected to be easy for...

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Divekick dev Iron Galaxy to continue work on Killer Instinct

Amazon's acquisition of Double Helix won't end development on Killer Instinct. Instead, developer Iron Galaxy has been tapped to pick up where Double Helix left off. Though not as prominent a name as Capcom or Bandai Namco, Iron Galaxy does have solid fighting game credentials backing this...

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Other retailers follow suit with $450 Titanfall Xbox One bundle

Other outlets including the Microsoft Store are following Walmart's lead by reducing the Titanfall Xbox One bundle to $450. Target, Microsoft and Amazon (with the promo code XIAMAZON) are all offering the Titanfall bundle with the $50 discount, and both Target and Microsoft have the same price on...

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Rumor: Take a look at Amazon's Bluetooth gamepad

The photo seen above may be the first public look at an Amazon-branded, Bluetooth video game controller, assuming the Brazilian equivalent of the American Federal Communications Commission is to be trusted. That image, and the others in the gallery below, come courtesy of Zatz Not Funny, a tech...

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Tomb Raider PS4, Xbox One drops to $40 in Amazon sale today

Amazon roped in Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for its Deal of the Day this morning, reducing Lara's enhanced PS4 and Xbox One debut to $40 just a few weeks after launch. If your eyes are arrowing towards the purchase button, you've got until midnight PT, 3AM on Wednesday ET to grab yourself the...

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Amazon multiplatform clearance sale is loaded with cheap games

Amazon's clearance category has been updated with dozens of new price drops on featured games for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and portable platforms. Gamer Deals has compiled a list of the retailer's current discounts, spotlighting a number of high-profile multiplatform releases. Amazon...

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Xbox One Media Remote surfaces on Amazon Canada, hides under cushions

Much like the remote that is buried somewhere in our couches right now, a media remote for Xbox One appeared only momentarily on Amazon Canada recently. The appropriately-named Xbox One Media Remote was around long enough on the retailer's site to be archived by Google Cache, similar to the darn...

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Joystiq Weekly: Sonic's scarf, The Banner Saga and heart-monitoring horror

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Sonic has a history of being a bit too social for his own...

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Microsoft to announce new 'development partner' for Killer Instinct

Microsoft plans to unveil a new "development partner" for Killer Instinct soon, following yesterday's acquisition of Double Helix by Amazon. Double Helix developed Killer Instinct on Xbox One, and the Irvine Studio was bringing regular updates to the fighter as part of the first season content. ...

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