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Lumberyard

Amazon's new game engine has a 'zombie clause'


Finally, some Legal Fun
Feb 09
// Mike Cosimano
Normally, the Amazon Web Services Terms of Service is an interminable slog of legalese and jargon, a veritable Dagobah-esque mire only decipherable by super ambitious law-school kids. And with the addition of Amazon's new Lum...
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Amazon

Amazon unveils new CryEngine-like Lumberyard


It looks interesting
Feb 09
// Chris Carter
Amazon hasn't really taken off in the game space yet, even after acquiring the recently-on-fire Double Helix, but it's still trying. Its latest project actually looks pretty damn cool -- a new in-house engine called Lumberyar...
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Deals

Amazon's robot has been steadily dropping Fallout 4's price


How low can it go?
Jan 18
// Dealzon
File this under "fellow robot gone rogue" as Amazon's price match robot looks to be on the fritz this weekend. On Friday, January 15, the online retailer discounted Fallout 4's PC physical DVD copy as much as 35 percent off t...
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New Amazon perk

Amazon Prime members can now save 20 percent on new games


Valid up until two weeks after launch
Jan 12
// Jordan Devore
Amazon Prime members are getting a nice bonus starting today: 20 percent off newly released physical video games (including pre-orders) shipped and sold by Amazon. The discount is offered on new titles until two weeks after l...

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amiibo

Lucas amiibo available to pre-order at Amazon


Word to your Mother
Jan 07
// Brett Makedonski
About a week after Best Buy opened pre-orders, Amazon has followed suit and put the Lucas amiibo up for sale. There's no telling how long he'll be available, but he's been up for quite a while today already. Convenience is re...
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amiibo

Shovel Knight amiibo is up for pre-order on Amazon again


Get Brett's newest butt plug
Jan 06
// Zack Furniss
[Update: Looks like they're sold out.] Looks like Yacht Club might have been right about Shovel Knight amiibo stock. The lil digging dude is available on Amazon if you want to ponder how Brett will fit him into his butt. Mike's held one before, and he teamed up with Myles to make a video about it. Now go buy your weird plastic obsession while you can. Shovel Knight amiibo [Amazon]
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amiibo

Update: The Shovel Knight amiibo was available for pre-order at Amazon


Can you dig it?
Dec 30
// Mike Cosimano
[Update: All gone! We'll keep you appraised if Shovel Knight returns to Amazon or Best Buy.] Recently, I purchased a Silver Mario amiibo just because I wanted to say that I had completed Wave 3. Help me. Anyway, the Shovel Kn...
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Deals

New 3DS XL and Hyrule Gold Edition on sale for $175 at GameStop


Amazon price matching regular versions
Dec 29
// Dealzon
While these aren't selling like mad compared to the Majora's Mask version, GameStop's exclusive Nintendo New 3DS XL Hyrule Gold Edition is now on sale for $25 off at uh... GameStop. The regular plain vanilla red/black version...
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Destiny

Destiny with all the DLC is cheaper than just The Taken King add-on today


Savings that will have you over the moon
Dec 14
// Brett Makedonski
As we inch toward the end of the year, retailers keep doing all they can to turn their existing inventory into profit. Destiny is the beneficiary of the holiday sales creep today, as the legendary edition of the game is ...
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Cyber Monday

The Konami Code is the key to unlocking Amazon's Cyber Monday deals


Well eight-elevenths of it
Nov 30
// Brett Makedonski
The Konami Code has had a ton of in-game applications, but today it can save you some actual real-life money. Amazon has centered its Cyber Monday video game deals around the legendary cheat, making it instantly good for 15 p...
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Black Friday

It's ACTUALLY Black Friday now, here are all of Amazon's gaming deals


Real talk
Nov 27
// Brett Makedonski
Like I wrote about yesterday, The Black Friday Creep is a real problem. I'm pretty sure that actual Black Friday is just a formality at this point; everyone already got their cheap TVs a week ago. By the time it rolls around,...
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Gimme dat turkey

Thanksgiving's half over, here's all of Amazon's video game deals now


You eat yet?
Nov 26
// Brett Makedonski
Maybe my memory fails to serve year to year, but Black Friday seems trickier this year than usual. In an effort to remain constantly relevant, retailers have stretched out their deals over a long period of time rather than sa...
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Deals

$289 PlayStation 4 Uncharted Black Friday deal now live (Updated)


Seriously it's not Black Friday yet
Nov 26
// Dealzon
Update: All sold out at the $289 price tag. If you don't mind paying $10 more, one retailer with PS4 in stock at this price is GameStop. If you've been eyeing the Black Friday priced $299 PlayStation 4 Uncharted: The Nathan D...
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Amazon

Here are Amazon's Black Friday game deals


Looking for a bargain?
Nov 26
// Vikki Blake
Amazon has detailed what games will be discounted during its upcoming Black Friday promotion. While prices have yet to be disclosed, what we do have is a list of the games that will be on offer over the course of today, tomor...
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amiibo PSA

[Update] Amazon-exclusive Chibi-Robo amiibo on sale in 15 minutes


Pray for Mojo
Nov 19
// Steven Hansen
[Update: Just 15 minutes until little Chibi Robo's up for sale.] Two hours is enough time to steal and recycle enough copper to buy the latest Nintendo doll going up for purchase, right? The stand-alone version of the Ch...
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Black Friday comes early

Cheap Black Friday games start this Friday on Amazon


A WHOLE WEEK OF DEALS?
Nov 18
// Steven Hansen
Not content with one blackened day in the week, Amazon has an entire "Black Friday deals week." In fact, right now, there are deals leading up to the "Black Friday deals week." They got deals on deals on deals on deals. And y...
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amiibo

PSA: Mewtwo and Animal Crossing amiibo go on sale on Amazon in 15 minutes


Mewtwo, Mabel, Tom Nook, and a 3-pack
Nov 13
// Brett Makedonski
Friends, Romans, amiibo-hunters: lend me your ears. The day is upon us for another amiibo release. It's a little bit of Smash Bros. and a lot of Animal Crossing. Mostly cute (like last time) with just a dash of badass. Mewtwo...
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Courtesy of Amazon
The next few days are going to be very lucrative for Big Video Game. What with the release of Black Ops III, Fallout 4, and Rise of the Tomb Raider, these fat cats and big wigs are going to sit atop their wobbly ivory towers ...

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Deals

Fallout 4 pre-order deals: Cheapest PC discounts & console bonuses


If you must get on the hype train
Nov 03
// Dealzon
We're exactly ONE WEEK away from Fallout 4's debut (can't believe I was just able to type that), and between the leaked content, screenshots from PS4 versions, and an overabundance of marketing stuff, the train appears to hav...
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Black Ops III

Amazon will hand-deliver you a copy of Black Ops III at midnight


But only if you live in a certain city
Nov 02
// Mike Cosimano
If you live in a city that supports Amazon's Prime Now app, you will be able to have another human being hand-deliver a copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops III directly to your door when the game launches on November 6. For ...
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MGS V

Metal Gear Solid V is $40 as Amazon's daily Gold Box deal


On PS4 and Xbox One
Nov 02
// Brett Makedonski
It seems like you can't throw a proverbial rock on the Internet without hitting some games site talking about Mother Bases and D-Walkers and kidnapping via weather balloon. That's all Metal Gear Solid V speak and there's...
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Do we make you thorny, baby?
Yo, check this out. Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns came out last Friday and I got ten codes for it. I bet that's more than you have. Lucky for you, I'm a super nice guy. Here's the deal: Arena.net gave codes to Amazon who...

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Deals

Halo 5: Guardians pre-order comparison breakdown


Perks and discounts on Guardians
Oct 22
// Dealzon
Hardcore Halo fan looking to pick up Halo 5: Guardians on its release day? For those thinking of pre-ordering, there are actually some interesting pre-order perks from several retailers. Lots of offers abound, but we're ...
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Fallout 4

Where to buy Fallout 4 the cheapest, with the best extras


Various pre-order options
Oct 22
// Steven Hansen
Today we learned that Best Buy is selling Fallout 4 with a pair of socks, but what if you already have socks, and it's really a pair of underwear you need, or a cravat? Perhaps you've already pre-ordered Fallout 4, maybe even secured the Pip-Boy edition. Otherwise, here are your (pre-order) options.
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Rock Band 4

[Update] Harmonix employees have been posting reviews of Rock Band 4 on Amazon


Leave the astroturfing to Ground Force
Oct 22
// Joe Parlock
[Update: We have received this statement from Harmonix, acknowledging the reviews were from its employees: Harmonix has clarified its internal policy about posting reviews of our own products on retail sites, and we've asked...
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Yarn Yoshi

PSA: Yarn Yoshi amiibo go on sale on Amazon in 15 minutes


Two amiibo across two hours
Oct 16
// Brett Makedonski
[Update: Blue Yoshi just went on sale.] Friends, the day has finally arrived when the cutest amiibo go on sale. The Yoshi's Woolly World Yarn Yoshis are now available to buy and snuggle. If E3 taught us anything, it...
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Amazon Fire TV

Meet the new Amazon Fire TV, same as the old Fire TV


But still worth picking up
Oct 13
// Chris Carter
Readers have become skeptical over the years regarding the blogosphere's opinions on Amazon, mostly due to partnership links and the like. I can't speak to anyone else, but my affinity for Amazon pre-dates my game writing car...
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Blizzard

Blizzard games are now on sale digitally at Amazon


Including point cards
Oct 05
// Chris Carter
By way of an email I obtained this morning, Amazon has seemingly opened up shop for digital purchases of Blizzard games. Previously the marketplace was mostly littered with physical versions, and point cards were constantly o...
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Amazon Fire TV

Amazon Fire TV Gaming Edition comes with Shovel Knight


And a proper gamepad
Sep 17
// Jordan Devore
There's a new game-centric Fire TV bundle on the way and it sports a familiar controller. The Amazon Fire TV Gaming Edition packs in Shovel Knight, DuckTales: Remastered, a 32GB microSD card, and a wireless gamepad for $139.9...
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amiibo

PSA: Amazon is putting its amiibo up for sale in 15 minutes


Four figures across four hours
Sep 11
// Brett Makedonski
How are you holding up, amiibo friends? It's just another manic Friday in amiiboland, another wave release that required lining up outside stores to greedily snatch up Nintendo figurines. If you missed out on that, you still ...

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