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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

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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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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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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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: gave codes to Amazon who...

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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 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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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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Darth Vader PS4

That Darth Vader PS4 with the remastered Star Wars games is available to pre-order now

It runs $450
Sep 11
// Brett Makedonski
Remember Disney's D23 Expo? It seems like it was a long time ago, but it's really just a month in the past. Also, it wasn't in a galaxy far, far away; it was in California -- the land of almonds which require a gallon of wate...
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Almost $1,000 worth
CONTEST OVER! Winners will be selected and notified by 9/21/15 The headline kind of says it all, huh? Amazon has just started selling League of Legends currency. That happened, like, minutes ago. Isn't the Information Su...

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Amazon offering downloads for Nintendo games now

Officially links Nintendo ID
Sep 01
// Chris Carter
Just in time for Super Mario Maker's release on the horizon, Amazon is offering up downloads for select Nintendo games. In essence, you'll buy the content, then link your Nintendo ID to the service, and the code will auto-pop...
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Amazon Underground

Amazon Underground boasts 'actually free' Android apps and games

Shh, don't tell anybody
Aug 26
// Darren Nakamura
Well this is interesting. Normally we brave, noble Android users get the shaft in terms of software, with iOS set up as the lead platform for a lot of games and developers muttering "we're working on an Android version set to...
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There's a bunch of Mad Max pre-order deals at more than half-off

Witness some deals
Aug 26
// Dealzon
Avalanche Studio's Mad Max is set to debut September 1 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. If you're a pay-full-price kind of gamer, you can grab the game for $59.99 and close this tab. For everyone else interested, here's all the Mad...
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Amazon UK

Amazon UK stops taking your old games

No word if North America will follow
Aug 19
// Laura Kate Dale
On August 31, Amazon UK will stop giving you Amazon credit in exchange for sending it your old games, a service that until this morning I had absolutely zero idea that it offered.  The service, where you would get a pric...
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Ark sale

Amazon has Ark: Survival Evolved cheaper than it has ever been

Even cheaper than that Steam sale
Aug 13
// Brett Makedonski
Anyone in the market for some more dinosaurs in their video games might be happy to know that Amazon has Ark: Survival Evolved discounted deeper than it has ever been before. The Early Access title has been on digital st...
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amiibo madness, again

Palutena PSA: Exclusive amiibo up on Amazon in 15 minutes!

amiibo madness, again
Jul 24
// Steven Hansen
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...
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Everything you need to know to get a Palutena amiibo

This might actually go well
Jul 22
// Brett Makedonski
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...
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Here are the top gaming deals with Amazon UK Prime Day

Get Primed
Jul 15
// Vikki Blake
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...
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Palutena exclusive

Palutena amiibo is an Amazon exclusive

Here we go again
Jul 14
// Brett Makedonski
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...
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Amazon's started offering game discounts to Prime members (and some are really good)

This is an interesting development
Jun 30
// Brett Makedonski
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...
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amiibo for amiigos

Fire Emblem amiibo is first item ever sold on Amazon Mexico

I kind of love this
Jun 30
// Brett Makedonski
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...

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