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Black Friday

Here are most of Amazon's Black Friday videogame deals, all in one place


But the stores are so much more fun
Nov 27
// Brett Makedonski
Without exaggeration, Black Friday's sincerely my favorite day of the year. That said, it might surprise you to find out that I rarely buy anything on the single busiest shopping day. I love it because I'm a people watcher. W...
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Amazon deals

Amazon's gearing up for Black Friday with some cheap games and sexy TVs


There's plenty more to come
Nov 22
// Brett Makedonski
Black Friday seems to get here earlier and earlier every year. Recently, retailers pushed the annual shopping extravaganza to Thanksgiving evening. This year, Amazon's prepping the masses for massive savings with a week of ro...
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WayForward and Amazon Game Studios team up on Til Morning's Light


Touch-based action adventure for Fire phone
Oct 14
// Dale North
Til Morning's Light was developed by WayForward in cooperation with Amazon Game Studios, and it's coming exclusively to the Fire phone.  So far we know that Til Morning's Light is set in a haunted New England mansion th...
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Why are we excited about these New 3DS packaging shots?


Also, accessories galore
Sep 04
// Dale North
An informal poll of the Destructoid staff reveals that we're all senselessly excited for this New 3DS. It doesn't make sense. None of us need one. We should be mad at Nintendo for having us wanting another iteration. But we'r...
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Twitch acquisition

Google supposedly bailed on Twitch deal because of antitrust issues


Amazon was opportunistic
Aug 26
// Brett Makedonski
Amazon's recent acquisition of Twitch.TV for more than $1 billion might come as a surprise to anyone that had been following various suitors' attempts to buy the streaming mogul. As of late, it had seemed as if Google was poi...

Amazon has acquired Twitch.TV

Aug 25 // Jordan Devore
Amazon buys Twitch photo
For more than $1 billion
[Update: It's confirmed. Amazon has officially acquired streaming site Twitch.TV. "Amazon will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Twitch for approximately $970 million in cash, as adjusted for the assumption of opt...

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Okay, this Advanced Warfare Xbox One controller looks rad


$64.99
Aug 12
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Catch that Call of Duty: Advance Warfare Xbox One bundle earlier today? It's a custom system that includes the game and a 1TB HDD for $499.99. The controller is also custom designed, and if you were like me wishing it was available separately well good news! It is. Amazon has it for $64.99.
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Full Skylanders Trap Team game hitting tablets too


Will even include a controller
Aug 12
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Skylanders Trap Team is heading to mobile devices as well! And like, the full actual game. Activision is claiming console-quality graphics, and it even comes with its own high performance controller. This is huge! This will a...
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Deals

Tempting! Wolfenstein: The New Order PC for $30 on Amazon


And $24 on Green Man Gaming
Jul 17
// Jordan Devore
Our own Chris Carter gave Wolfenstein: The New Order a favorable review but in the weeks since I've come across even higher praise for MachineGames' take on the iconic series. Some of you out there really, truly dig this game...
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Lego Batman 3

Preorder Lego Batman 3 anywhere but Best Buy for a physical reward


I'll go for the Batgirl keychain, personally
Jul 14
// Brittany Vincent
Following the abhorrent trend of announcing different preorder bonuses across different retailers is Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, which is shipping with six different doodads depending on where you go. Fortunately, it's not ...
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The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead Seasons 1 & 2 priced and dated for current-gen consoles


Same games, more expensive
Jul 01
// Brittany Vincent
Amazon has updated the listings for next-gen versions of the first and second seasons of Telltale's The Walking Dead. Both will be sold separately for the whopping price of $30. Considering that both seasons could have been h...
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Vita memory cards

Want to save some cash on a Vita memory card?


Today only
Jun 27
// Brett Makedonski
Look, I'm not Deal North, but I can point out a helpful sale every now and then, too. Sony's proprietary memory obsession is quite a racket, so anytime we can usher you toward cheaper than usual storage cards, well, we're hap...
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Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider might be on last-gen consoles too


According to an Amazon UK listing
Jun 16
// Brett Makedonski
Lara Croft may have moved onto new and exciting hardware, but that might not mean that she's seen the last of the faithful standbys from yesteryear. It appears as if Rise of the Tomb Raider, the franchise's next installment s...
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$10 off PS TV pre-order

Amazon sending out $10 off coupons for PlayStation TV pre-orders


$89.99 really is a steal
Jun 16
// Brett Zeidler
Ah, it's a beautiful, brand-new week fresh off the craziness of E3. We've had time to let all the sweet announcements settle in, one of which being that the PlayStation TV is finally making its way to the West. No, not that P...
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LOL


This again
Jun 04
// Dale North
That dog/bird thing is really going to die. This year maybe.
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Deal North

Deal North: Super crazy Amazon Digital Games sale


Over 1,000 digital PC games on sale
May 22
// Dale North
Amazon has some of the lowest prices ever on this batch of over 1,000 digital PC games for their MAYhem promotion. This event run from today through May 31, but the catch is that some of the lowest prices are only live for 48...
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Grand Theft Auto Trilogy now on Amazon Fire TV and Kindle Fire


Buy GTA: San Andreas and receive 2000 Amazon Coins
May 15
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
The Grand Theft Auto Trilogy is now available on Amazon Fire TV and Kindle Fire. GTA III and GTA: Vice City are $4.99 each, and GTA: San Andreas is $6.99. There's a special going on however where you can just buy GTA: San And...
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Out Run Original Soundtracks available on iTunes and Amazon


Magical Sound Shower forever!
May 08
// Dale North
Some of the best game music ever created came from Sega racing series Out Run. I haven't forgot -- I still listen to these songs. You can too with these new releases on Amazon and iTunes. A three-volume soundtrack release hit...
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Mini Deal North: Amazon's EA downloadable game deals


From May 6 through May 12
May 06
// Dale North
Amazon has some great deals on downloadable EA games, starting today. Most of the deals will spit out an Origin code for a discounted price. There is the option with some of them to use an Origin/Amazon account linking. For t...
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Mobile gaming

Amazon publishes survey results about mobile gaming for male and female gamers


Not in the survey: 100% of everyone is tired of Flappy Bird
Apr 30
// Brittany Vincent
We already know both men and women game. I mean, unless you live under a rock or are brain dead, you know that. But how do male and female gamers react during playing mobile games? Amazon has teamed up with Harris Interactive...
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Music

DuckTales Remastered soundtrack now available


Original NES songs included
Apr 29
// Jordan Devore
I'm not sure what took so long, but it's here. Jake "virt" Kaufman's peppy soundtrack for DuckTales: Remastered was released today on the Amazon MP3 Store, iTunes, and Spotify. This 47-track album includes the classic version...
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Tales of Zestiria Amazon placeholder gets me all excited


And then bummed out
Apr 29
// Dale North
We know by now that when Amazon puts up a listing for a game early, it's probably just a placeholder. There's one up now for Tales of Zestiria -- yes, already! It's the English version, priced at $59.96 (price is also likely ...
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Pokemon TV

You can now download the Pokemon TV App on your Kindle device


Watch Ash lose over and over
Apr 24
// Chris Carter
If you've been itching to pick up the Pokemon TV App, you can now grab it on Kindle devices. It'll feature over 700 episodes of the show, and although they cycle, you can watch a metric boatload of Pokemon at all times. The a...
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Deal North

Deal North: Amazon Gold Box, Titanfall for $36, and more


Happy springtime deal shopping!
Apr 22
// Dale North
Woof! Our deal hunting corgi is back with a bunch of good game deals in its little fuzzy snout.  First off, Amazon has its Gold Box full of videogames for us today, with the big deal being Titanfall for $36.99 on all pla...
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Walking Dead 2 on Vita

Season 2 of The Walking Dead hits Vita next week


Walk like a dead Egyptian
Apr 17
// Steven Hansen
Informal poll, who plays the series on Vita? It seems like such a late addition platform that, coupled with its small-ish install base, a lot of people who wanted to play The Walking Dead have by the time the Vita versions ke...
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Free Sonic CD

PSA: Sonic CD is free for Android for 7 more hours


Free is free
Apr 02
// Steven Hansen
Apparently-controller-compatible Sonic CD is Amazon's free Android app of the day for about seven more hours. This staggering deal will literally save you dollars compared to the usual $3 price tag. Use them well. I'm going to buy a lottery ticket and burn the other two as sacrifice. For luck.
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Amazon

Clint Hocking, Kim Swift join Amazon Game Studios


What are you up to, Bezos?
Apr 02
// Jordan Devore
Amazon's acquisition of Killer Instinct developer Double Helix Games was unexpected and the company has only just begun making moves if a recent pair of hires is any indication. Kotaku is reporting that Portal designer Kim Sw...
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Amazon Fire TV

These are the games Amazon is developing


For Kindle Fire and Fire TV
Apr 02
// Jordan Devore
The Amazon Fire TV went on sale today and for a lot of us, it's a case of too little, too late. We already own one if not multiple devices that can stream all of the weird things we enjoy watching in the privacy of our homes...
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Amazon x Metacritic

Amazon now displays Metacritic scores for some reason


Down with numbers
Apr 02
// Steven Hansen
Remember when Fallout: New Vegas developers missed out on a Metacritic hinged upon bonus by one point? Well, here's another way Metacritic could doom (or help) developers. Retail giant Amazon has embedded Metacritic scores (a...

Amazon announces its $99 set-top box Fire TV

Apr 02 // Jordan Devore
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Amazon Fire TV photo
On sale now with the Game Controller sold separately
Amazon has finally announced its long-rumored media device and it's available for purchase as of today. The $99 Amazon Fire TV supports expected streaming services like Netflix, Hulu Plus, Prime Instant Video, and Pandora, bu...


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