amiibo madness, again
Hello my amiibo amici. As we reported earlier this week, Amazon's exclusive Palutena amiibo will be available three hours from now (2PM Pacific). In three hours 15 minutes, when the doll is officially listed for sale, yo...
This might actually go well
The first amiibo figure released as part of wave 5a is Palutena, and it's exclusive to Amazon. While retailer-exclusive amiibo have generally been a bad omen in the past, this has potential to actually work out for people who...
Amazon has been hyping up "Prime Day" as Black Friday's more generous sibling, and there's plenty on offer today for those of us with a penchant for gaming.
The catch? You need to be a Prime Member to access the sale. Althoug...
Here we go again
While four of the five other major retailers have had multiple exclusive amiibo figures, Amazon's just now getting its first. Palutena, which makes up half of North America's wave 5a release, will only be available to order t...
This is an interesting development
Amazon's started something new and interesting -- it's offering Prime members discounts on some games without explicitly stating that it's offering discounts on those games. Yeah, it's weird, but Prime members benefit which t...
I kind of love this
Amazon México finally opened its doors to selling physical goods this morning. For more than a year prior, it only dealt Kindle e-books. What was the first item ever sold once the servers went live? An amiibo from Fire...
These should go quick
Last week at E3, Bethesda revealed an edition of Fallout 4 that comes with a replica, functional Pip-Boy. It ended up being the most in-demand item at the show. Pre-orders went up and sold out shortly thereafter.
The price of the high life
It may not have gotten a ton of attention this morning, but one of the more interesting reveals at Microsoft's press conference was the Xbox One Elite Controller. It's made for both Xbox One and PC, and the hook is that it's...
And Dark Souls III
Well, this is going to be a recurring theme today. As soon as press conferences end, Amazon's going to go live with pre-orders for all the games. Convenient for those who like that sort of thing.
The first instance (apart fro...
And 24,998 more pretty pennies
Harmonix's Rock Band was a significant investment last generation. The barrier to entry for a proper full band experience meant buying a drum set, two guitars (if you didn't have any from Guitar Hero) a microphone, and t...
Amazon's on it
Bethesda kicked off E3 2015 with a nice little press conference last night. The stars of the show were Fallout 4, Doom, and Dishonored 2. Each title got a fair chunk of time dedicated to it, so we know what they look like (ev...
But it won't last long
It's fully expected that Microsoft's going to announce an Xbox One with a souped-up hard drive at E3. As such, it seems like Amazon wants to clear out some stock of those older versions, maybe making for the best time to buy ...
Please make a Tarzan game
Amazon has been trying to get a foot in the door for a while when it comes to gaming. Originally it was the move into digital distribution, then it was the the acquisition of Twitch.tv, and now it looks like it wants to ...
How is it June already?
We already noted the discount earlier this week, but the Fallout 4 pre-order deal is still alive and kicking at GMG for $48 after using their 20% off code. Interestingly enough, while there's no release date in sight, the gam...
The cat is so far out of the bag
Every company goes through the pre-E3 rumor mill. Most of them are just the subject of well-founded (or sometime ill-founded) speculation. The build-up to Microsoft's show has been a little different in that most of the gossi...
It's always either a gun or a sword
Amazon has unveiled the official box art for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, and dang is it a stroke of artistic genius.
The way the light plays off of Drake’s back, making sure your eye is drawn directly to the litt...
And Microsoft says it's limited
Do you have an urge to pick up an Xbox One, but aren't so keen on the black design that sinks into the background of every entertainment center? You need a console that pops, a hot white machine that boldly writes off any pre...
Available during random time frames
[Update: it's happening right now. Good luck!]
Amazon has announced its plans for Super Smash Bros. Wave 4 and Splatoon amiibo, just under 24 hours from release on June 29. The company shared a list of time windows for w...
Wii U owners rejoice
The thing about console game is that they just don't get discounted enough -- even months after release (particularly the good ones, for some odd reason). Wii U owners that still haven't picked up a copy of Bayonetta 2 gets a...
Not a bad time to get in on that
The late adopters continually have justification for putting off purchasing a new console. You know, as long as they don't mind the extra time on legacy systems. The latest reasoning comes from Amazon in a sneaky good deal.
Skullgirls and WayForward devs speak
[Til Morning's Light is a new horror adventure title from WayForward and Amazon Game Studios, bringing together talent from titles such as Aliens: Infestation, Skullgirls, and... Sailor Moon? We've got a v...
Self-aware, spooky, but not smug
[Til Morning's Light is a new horror adventure title from WayForward and Amazon Game Studios, bringing together talent from titles such as Aliens: Infestation, Skullgirls, and... Sailor Moon? We've got a variety of exclusive ...
May the Grohl be with you
People are very excited that it's May 4. Internet content creators on digital services such as Facebook.com and Twitter.com are all pointing out the date. I don't get it. Maybe this is like the day a bunch of people put ...
What would Grohl do?
Amazon isn't offering one of the lowest prices we've seen on an Xbox One bundle, but it might have the most packed in. This Assassin's Creed console bundle comes with the standard Assassin's Creed Unity and Assassin's Cr...
Warning: it's another asylum game
Jump-scare horror games, or "YouTube Bait" as they're often now called, are a dime-a-dozen. Especially ones based in an asylum.
Lost Within is a jump-scare horror game that takes place in an asylum (cue the laugh track). Thankfully, it has a handful of redeeming qualities that elevate it above the competition.
This thing plays games, you know
As a device, I really like the the Amazon Fire TV. In many ways I use it more than my Roku 3, mostly due to the ability to play more interesting games from time to time with the native controller. It's also getting a hea...
The Tale of Esteban
Amiibo enthusiasts are all taking a minute to laugh. That's rare because the vast majority of them have been on-edge for the past week, looking to do the near impossible: secure wave four pre-orders. A tweet from Amazon Games...
Now that's a deal
It's not exactly a new concept for Amazon to bundle the hot game of the week with consoles. That's been happening for a while with the likes of Grand Theft Auto V and Dying Light being two of the more recent example...
And some Bethesda stuff too
Psst. Hey, kid. No, not you; go back to licking the wall. I'm talking to your cool friend. The one that doesn't eat paint chips.
You look like the sort of dude that likes videogames -- maybe asymmetric multiplayer ones. But, ...
Offer ends tomorrow
Amazon is giving away 34 Android apps today, and some of them aren't crap. Take a look!
Consider nabbing Kingdom Rush Origins if you're into tower defense, and Five Nights at Freddy's 2 if you're curious about the animatronic jump-scare craze. Familiar titles like Cut the Rope and World of Goo are in here too, as is the largely unknown but lovable-as-heck Deep Under the Sky.