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5:30 PM on 05.15.2014

Grand Theft Auto Trilogy now on Amazon Fire TV and Kindle Fire

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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Terra Battle In-Game Giveaway

Celebrate the launch of the Terra Battle Download Starter campaign by following them on Twitter to receive 5 Energy to get a jumpstart once the game launches. Developed by the legendary Final Fantasy creator, Hironobu Sakaguchi, Terra Battle launches in October..




2:30 PM on 03.18.2014

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

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

4:00 PM on 02.21.2014

Amazon may reveal their set-top box in March

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Amazon acquires Double Helix Games photo
Amazon acquires Double Helix Games
by 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 major move to that goal by purchasing independent developer Double Helix Games.

In a statement just after the news broke, Amazon provided some insight into the deal: "Amazon has acquired Double Helix as part of our ongoing commitment to build innovative games for customers."

Founded in 2007, Double Helix Games has made some notable titles from a variety of different franchises -- such as Silent Hill: Homecoming, Front Mission Evolved, and most recently its work on the well-received Killer Instinct reboot.

With Strider still on the way, its unclear what the future holds for Double Helix. Stay tuned to Destructoid for more information as it develops.

Amazon Acquires Video Gaming Studio Double Helix Games [Tech Crunch]

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12:30 PM on 01.31.2014

The new 16GB OUYA is available right now

The new and improved 16GB OUYA console is available right now on Amazon and OUYA.tv 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...

Dale North

10:00 AM on 01.21.2014

Lightning Returns pre-orders at Amazon get Yuna DLC

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...

Dale North

10:30 AM on 12.27.2013

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

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...

Dale North



Deal North: Crazy good download deals and more photo
Deal North: Crazy good download deals and more
by Dale North

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. 

I might cry.

You might cry too if you're out of money from Christmas shopping after seeing these deals! What's great is that you can take a $20 bill and do some major damage with these deals. Some are good for only a couple of days, while others are good through Christmas. Definitely move fast if you're interested in any of what we have listed here.

Happy shopping!

[Images via Tumalo Bed & Biscuit]

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3:45 PM on 12.16.2013

Grab Tearaway for $20 on Amazon

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...

Conrad Zimmerman

11:45 AM on 12.11.2013

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

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

Dale North

1:32 PM on 11.24.2013

Amazon's Black Friday videogame sales calendar revealed

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...

Wesley Ruscher





2:45 PM on 11.21.2013

Amazon's Black Friday promo starts earlier than ever

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...

Conrad Zimmerman

3:15 PM on 11.19.2013

Amazon selling PC components for up to 40 percent off

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...

Abel Girmay

10:00 AM on 11.12.2013

Now you can buy PSN games from Amazon

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.

Joshua Derocher

2:45 PM on 11.11.2013

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

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

4:00 PM on 11.10.2013

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

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 ...

Wesley Ruscher