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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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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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Amazon amiibo Wave 4

Amazon announces timed amiibo Wave 4 and Splatoon availability, happening right now

Available during random time frames
May 29
// Jed Whitaker
[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...

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...


Amazon's set-top box could offer PC game streaming service

And it will be a dongle similar to Google's Chromecast
Mar 18
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
The Amazon set-top box rumor train continues to chug along. The latest info leak from Tech Crunch is pretty substantial though, as they've learned that Amazon's device will be a dongle-like setup similar to Google's Chromecas...

Amazon may reveal their set-top box in March

Here we go with this again
Feb 21
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Recode is reporting that Amazon is gearing up to reveal their set-top box once again. Sources say Amazon is aiming to bring out their device in March. News of the set-top box have been going around since late last year, and i...
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AMZN buys Double Helix

Amazon acquires Double Helix Games

Killer Instinct and Strider developer purchased by e-commerce company
Feb 05
// Alessandro Fillari
It's been known that Amazon has had its eye on diversifying into the gaming space. Not just from a sales standpoint, but for publishing and producing its own unique titles. And now, the mega online retailer has made its first...
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The new 16GB OUYA is available right now

Jan 31
// Dale North
The new and improved 16GB OUYA console is available right now on Amazon and for $129.99. This is a North American release only. With this new one they've doubled  up on the memory, boosted the WiFi signal, and dr...

Lightning Returns pre-orders at Amazon get Yuna DLC

Yuna's clothing and staff
Jan 21
// Dale North
The Spira's Summoner DLC you'll nab for free with your Amazon pre-order of Lighting Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be a treat for fans of Final Fantasy X. You'll be able to dress Lightning up in Yuna's summoner dress, equip...

Deal North: Last day for 20% off Nintendo eShop cards

Also, download deals
Dec 27
// Dale North
Are all of your bank accounts drained? Me too. Christmas killed me. So get ready to write some hot checks for the deals we've found today! The best deal is one that ends today, so get on it now: Best Buy has Nintendo eShop pr...

Deal North: Crazy good download deals and more

Dec 19 // Dale North
First, here are a few cool things I've highlighted: Don't miss Toilet Tycoon, guys. You'll shit over its $1.99 price. And speaking of shit, Aliens Colonial Marines is also $1.99 through tomorrow. Preorder Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for PC today on Amazon and get $10 off. It will be released digitally on January 9, 2014.  Also, the Humble Store has lots of really nice deals. Discounted games galore on Amazon: GTA Trilogy + GTA IV -- $10.99 XCOM Enemy Unknown and Enemy Within pack -- $19.99 Final Fantasy VII -- $5.99 Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn -- $14.99 I AM ALIVE -- $7.49 Far Cry 3 -- $14.99 Rocksmith -- $14.99 Binary Domain -- $3.75 (Do it. Do it. Do it.) Bioshock Triple Pack -- $14.99 Borderlands 2 and Borderlands GOTY -- $11.99 Medieval II: Total War Collection -- $4.99 Command and Conquer The Ultimate Collection -- $4.99 Dead Space 2 -- $4.99 To The Moon -- $2.49 Brutal Legend and its soundtrack -- $12.50 Kentucky Route Zero -- $12.50 Pet Vet 3D: Animal Hospital -- Triple Threat -- $3.40 (I'm not fucking around.) PixelJunk Eden -- $2.50 Firaxis Pack: XCOM EU, Civ V Gold, Civ IV Complete) -- $14.99 GameStop deals: Get an old DSi for $50 Get a used Xbox 360 for $79.99 Lots of games are under $20 DualShock 3 controllers are $10 off NewEgg: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy -- get $10 gift card with pre-order Remember Me -- $19.99 Hyperkin NES RetroN1 -- $17.99 Kmart: Pokemon X and Y are $29.99 PSN: Add $50 to your wallet via Paypal and get a bonus $10 250GB Xbox 360 hard drive -- $48.99
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Corgi sleigh full of deals
Imagine me as Santa. Imagine me flying high above your home in a sleigh filled with crazy good deals on downloadable games, guided by fuzzy little flying corgis with reindeer antlers. It's snowing. The ground is glimmering.&n...


Grab Tearaway for $20 on Amazon

Lots of paper for very little paper
Dec 16
// Conrad Zimmerman
Looking for something awesome to play on your Vita on the cheap? Media Molecule's brilliant Tearaway is being offered through Amazon right now for a mere $20 (a savings of 40%). Sure it's the digital version, which means...

Deal North: New PS4s at Walmart, old SMT games at Amazon

Happy Shopping!
Dec 11
// Dale North
Walmart has some PS4 systems coming out December 15, starting at 8 a.m. They'll hit stores and, so if you're needing one, be ready!  They have an event for Friday, December 13 that reads like a mini Black Fri...
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Black Friday

Amazon's Black Friday videogame sales calendar revealed

Get ready for the madness!
Nov 24
// Wesley Ruscher
For those giddy to get their holiday savings on, Amazon has released their upcoming Black Friday calendar for crazy videogame sales. Kicking it off tomorrow, November 25 at 5:10 am PST, is a Skylanders Giants portal owner pac...
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Black Friday

Amazon's Black Friday promo starts earlier than ever

Get a taste of the deals to come
Nov 21
// Conrad Zimmerman
Remember when "Black Friday" happened on a Friday? Those were the good old days. Not content to simply allow a sales extravaganza to bleed into Thanksgiving like brick-and-mortar retailers have done in recent years, Amazon is...
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Amazon selling PC components for up to 40 percent off

Let me upgrade ya
Nov 19
// Abel Girmay
For all the PC enthusiasts that are due for an upgrade, Amazon is having a sale of up to 40 percent off select DIY components. It's a pretty good mix of items that are on sale too: Corsair tower cases for $300; Intel i5 and i...
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Amazon PSN store

Now you can buy PSN games from Amazon

Get a $5 credit
Nov 12
// Joshua Derocher
Amazon has a PlayStation Network store now, and it is exactly what you think it is. You can buy digital copies of games and downloadable content to play on your Sony gaming device. Right now you can get a $5 credit if you buy a select title from the new store, so it might be worth checking out. Some games I saw are discounted a little bit too, which is always nice.

Buy 2, get 1 free deal on PS4 games from Amazon, Target

Loads of non-PS4 games part of this deal on Target too
Nov 11
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Both Target and Amazon are offering a buy two, get one free deal on PlayStation 4 games! On Amazon, the sale starts on November 12 at 9:00AM PST goes until 1:00PM PST, or while supplies last. There are 14 games in all that yo...
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Buy 2 get 1 free

Amazon matches Target's Buy 2 Get 1 Free PS4 game deal

Sending out emails to those who've pre-ordered games
Nov 10
// Wesley Ruscher
For those who've pre-ordered PS4 games with Amazon, make sure to check your inbox as the online retailer has been sending out emails offering a special Buy 2 Get 1 free deal on PS4 titles. There's also rumors of some Buy One ...

Damn! Look at all these PS4s in Amazon's warehouse

Is yours in here?
Nov 07
// Dale North
Amazon just posted this warehouse picture on their Facebook page. It's endless rows of PS4 units, stacked as far as the eye can see.  Is yours in here? And if so, what games are you getting?

WTF: Sonic Lost World's pre-order bonus is extra lives

25 extra lives because game companies don't care about you
Oct 01
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Amazon has Sonic Lost World up for pre-order and what's the super special bonus you get for getting the game on Amazon? 25 extra lives. Let me repeat that: 25. Extra. Lives. What in the f*ck. Sonic Lost World [Amazon, via Sega Blog]
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Risen, The Bridge, and Gothic are your daily deals

Warner Bros. games are reduced at Amazon too
Aug 12
// Alasdair Duncan has reductions on a range of Warner Bros. titles this week, the main attraction being the Immortal Action pack that contains Batman: Arkham Asylum GOTY Edition, Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection, and L...

More details on the Amazon console surface

Will be a media box, plus they're securing exclusive games
Aug 10
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
TechCrunch has heard from its own sources regarding the Amazon console, and they have quite a bit more info to share. The hardware Amazon is building could be powered by a Qualcomm MPQ chip, which is the Snapdragon processor ...

Report: Amazon is developing an Android console too

Everyone is developing an Android console!
Aug 08
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Game Informer is reporting that Amazon is looking to enter the Android console business. Sources approached the magazine with the information, and it seems the we can expect this console by the end of this year, probably arou...
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Krater, Dark Souls, and Defiance are your daily deals

Get 15% off online orders at GameStop too
Aug 06
// Alasdair Duncan
As I mentioned yesterday, GamersGate is continuing the Indie Week of its Summer Sale with the clear pick of the day being Papa & Yo for just £3.00/$3.75 but if that doesn't take your fancy, then surely Dark Souls fo...
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PC deals

Weekend PC deals: Square Enix, Darksiders, Saints Row has a big sale on Soviet Strategy titles
Jul 26
// Alasdair Duncan has a large amount of old-school titles reduced by 50% in its Soviet Strategy promotion, including the likes of IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946, Kings Bounty, and the UFO franchise. If Russians and strategy is right up your alle...
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PC deals

Weekend PC deals: Sniper Elite, Dear Esther, Syberia

More and more opportunities to spend money!
Jul 19
// Alasdair Duncan
Whilst the Steam sale runs for a few more days, it's worth pointing out the great games on offer today: Awesomenauts, Bully, GRID 2, Monaco, Skyrim, Trials Evolution, Baldur's Gate, Metro: Last Light, and Civilization V. That...
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PC deals

PC Weekend Deals: Atari, Omerta, Tomb Raider, Sonic

You might want to check out Steam too... y'know, just in case there's a special offer on
Jul 12
// Alasdair Duncan
We all know the Steam sale is on right now, so get over there and spend your money. On the other hand, if you're looking for other places to buy reduced games this weekend, GamersGate is still running its summer sale; right n...
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PC deals

Weekend PC deals: Left 4 Dead 2, Broken Sword, XCOM

Green Man Gaming's 666 promotion still rages on too
Jul 05
// Alasdair Duncan may have wrapped up its big summer sale but it's not letting a weekend go by without having a selection of classic titles reduced in price. This time it's 60% off a variety of story-driven titles like the Broken Sword...
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PC deals

Weekend PC deals: Chivalry, Dark Souls, Borderlands 2

Is it Steam Summer sale yet? No, but there's plenty here to keep you going
Jun 28
// Alasdair Duncan
I'm not going to lie, but I'm always checking Steam at 6:00pm GMT to see if the Summer sale has started yet. My wallet cried in relief when I saw that there were a pair of regular offers this weekend. The rather great space s...

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