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Amazon unveils new CryEngine-like Lumberyard

Amazon hasn't really taken off in the game space yet, even after acquiring the recently-on-fire Double Helix, but it's still trying. Its latest project actually looks pretty damn cool -- a new in-house engine called Lumberyard. It's a free ...

 
 
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Amazon's robot has been steadily dropping Fallout 4's price

File this under "fellow robot gone rogue" as Amazon's price match robot looks to be on the fritz this weekend. On Friday, January 15, the online retailer discounted Fallout 4's PC physical DVD copy as much as 35 percent off to $38.65. That ...

 
 
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New Amazon perk

Amazon Prime members can now save 20 percent on new games

Amazon Prime members are getting a nice bonus starting today: 20 percent off newly released physical video games (including pre-orders) shipped and sold by Amazon. The discount is offered on new titles until two weeks after launch, so you c...

 
 
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amiibo

Lucas amiibo available to pre-order at Amazon

About a week after Best Buy opened pre-orders, Amazon has followed suit and put the Lucas amiibo up for sale. There's no telling how long he'll be available, but he's been up for quite a while today already. Convenience is really the only t...

 
 
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amiibo

Shovel Knight amiibo is up for pre-order on Amazon again

[Update: Looks like they're sold out.] Looks like Yacht Club might have been right about Shovel Knight amiibo stock. The lil digging dude is available on Amazon if you want to ponder how Brett will fit him into his butt. Mike's held on...

 
 
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Update: The Shovel Knight amiibo was available for pre-order at Amazon

[Update: All gone! We'll keep you appraised if Shovel Knight returns to Amazon or Best Buy.] Recently, I purchased a Silver Mario amiibo just because I wanted to say that I had completed Wave 3. Help me. Anyway, the Shovel Knight amiibo is ...

 
 
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New 3DS XL and Hyrule Gold Edition on sale for $175 at GameStop

While these aren't selling like mad compared to the Majora's Mask version, GameStop's exclusive Nintendo New 3DS XL Hyrule Gold Edition is now on sale for $25 off at uh... GameStop. The regular plain vanilla red/black versions are also on s...

 
 
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Destiny

Destiny with all the DLC is cheaper than just The Taken King add-on today

As we inch toward the end of the year, retailers keep doing all they can to turn their existing inventory into profit. Destiny is the beneficiary of the holiday sales creep today, as the legendary edition of the game is on sale for hal...

 
 
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Cyber Monday

The Konami Code is the key to unlocking Amazon's Cyber Monday deals

The Konami Code has had a ton of in-game applications, but today it can save you some actual real-life money. Amazon has centered its Cyber Monday video game deals around the legendary cheat, making it instantly good for 15 percent off a bu...

 
 
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Black Friday

It's ACTUALLY Black Friday now, here are all of Amazon's gaming deals

Like I wrote about yesterday, The Black Friday Creep is a real problem. I'm pretty sure that actual Black Friday is just a formality at this point; everyone already got their cheap TVs a week ago. By the time it rolls around, we're just lik...

 
 
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Gimme dat turkey

Thanksgiving's half over, here's all of Amazon's video game deals now

Maybe my memory fails to serve year to year, but Black Friday seems trickier this year than usual. In an effort to remain constantly relevant, retailers have stretched out their deals over a long period of time rather than saying "Here's ev...

 
 
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$289 PlayStation 4 Uncharted Black Friday deal now live (Updated)

Update: All sold out at the $289 price tag. If you don't mind paying $10 more, one retailer with PS4 in stock at this price is GameStop. If you've been eyeing the Black Friday priced $299 PlayStation 4 Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection...

 
 
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Amazon

Here are Amazon's Black Friday game deals

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, tomorrow, and Saturd...

 
 
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amiibo PSA

[Update] Amazon-exclusive Chibi-Robo amiibo on sale in 15 minutes

[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 Chibi Robo amiibo...

 
 
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Black Friday comes early

Cheap Black Friday games start this Friday on Amazon

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 you know I'm loo...

 
 
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amiibo

PSA: Mewtwo and Animal Crossing amiibo go on sale on Amazon in 15 minutes

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's kind of cute...

 
 
PS4 giveaway
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 ...   read

 
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Deals

Fallout 4 pre-order deals: Cheapest PC discounts & console bonuses

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 have arrived. If y...

 
 
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Black Ops III

Amazon will hand-deliver you a copy of Black Ops III at midnight

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 those unfamilia...

 
 
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MGS V

Metal Gear Solid V is $40 as Amazon's daily Gold Box deal

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 a lot there to...

 
 
Guild Wars
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: Arena.net gave codes to Amazon who...   read

 
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Deals

Halo 5: Guardians pre-order comparison breakdown

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 slightly favori...

 
 
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Fallout 4

Where to buy Fallout 4 the cheapest, with the best extras

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 Pi...

 
 
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Rock Band 4

[Update] Harmonix employees have been posting reviews of Rock Band 4 on Amazon

[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 that existing ...

 
 
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Yarn Yoshi

PSA: Yarn Yoshi amiibo go on sale on Amazon in 15 minutes

[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's that yarn ca...

 
 
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Amazon Fire TV

Meet the new Amazon Fire TV, same as the old Fire TV

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 career, when I bec...

 
 
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Blizzard

Blizzard games are now on sale digitally at Amazon

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 out of stock. No...

 
 
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Amazon Fire TV

Amazon Fire TV Gaming Edition comes with Shovel Knight

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 $139.99 -- a touch un...

 
 
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amiibo

PSA: Amazon is putting its amiibo up for sale in 15 minutes

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 have a real goo...

 
 
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Darth Vader PS4

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

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 water per nut, and ...

 
 

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JcDent

In a move not expected by anyone, the Heralds of Ruin Kill Team Rules (The Good Warhammer 40K Kill Team Rules) have been updated. While Im not too hype about Eldar near-D shenanigans and Rogue Trader Ork weapons, the Grot Rebel list seems to be blast!

 
Fuzunga

I might actually get Overwatch in the near future if I can play it with you guys. Ive never had a group to play with before.

 
Shinta

Finally got around to starting Pocket Jockey. What a delightful little game. I absolutely adore the dialogue and the main character. The gameplay is really fun too. Fun fact, CJ is quoted on the eshop in the sales banner for the game right now.

 
ZombZ

The next person to ask me to hold the door today is getting kicked in the balls. While Im sobbing of course. Seriously fuck my coworkers.

 
nickcburgess

Is it acceptable to rant here? Even if its not about games? Cause Im sick of my female facebook friends linking to their odyssey online articles they wrote. Youre 19 and a freshman in college. You dont have all the answers. Sorry this isnt video gamey

 
Gamemaniac3434

And thats REmake finished and done-really good game, had a great time with it. Finally digging into the backlog and clearing it out a bit.

 
Samsneeze

So I watched Millennium Actress again today and I dont know why I insist on watching movies that make me feel terrible things after theyre done. I still wholly recommend it if you havent seen it before. Its fantastic.

 
Torchman

Im not sure how I feel about dividing my most recent WIP blog into parts, but its probably for the better. It was already larger than any other blog I had written with just 25% done.

 
Pixie The Fairy

Man, sockpuppet accounts representing gamers are still in vogue. Sad they dont know it takes longer to create them than to ban/delete them.

 
Lex

Browsing through Doom Mods you can find pretty much everything ... but the lack of Warhammer 40k themed mods is kinda disturbing ... and sad.

 
Nekrosys

God dammit. Day-1 patches are so inconvenient.

 
Torchman

Hey Torch, whats writing your recent blog like 30% writing, 70% making gifs

 
WryGuy

Vita vs PSP. Go. Nonono. Not the PSP Go. Just go.

 
Gamemaniac3434

Hey, just a streamin thing. free to join me for some REmake, ask me some questions about Microbiology and whatnot if you are interested.

 
Nekrosys

Well, I caved in and grabbed a copy of Overwatch (PS4).

 
Steven Hansen

what you wanna see video-wise out e3? conference recaps round tables? video previews to go w/ written? just off-screen footage for extended look at gameplay of new games that prob only got brief trailers? purely weird shit like that Great America video?

 
Osc

Watching Monday Night RAW and a DOOM commercial pops up. Bloody Awesome - Destructoid. Being quoted from a 2014 post. You guys made it, now.

 
Vadicta

So, if Microsoft already has a console not doing so well, is it really wise to release an upgraded version and segment their already not-great market share? Like if the NX was a more powerful Wii U instead of a new system, would anyone care or want it?

 
Dreamweaver

Because only poor people have to choose. :P Nah, for real though, even though I bought Battleborn to tide me over until Overwatch came out, I think its a lot of fun for MOBA players. I can see myself trying to play both games for the foreseeable future.

 
TheBlondeBass

Im so sorry GM, I should have been a better trainer for you... I mean, you had shitty moves and stats, but maybe if we got to talk to each other, understand each other, things wouldnt have come to this...

 
Chris Bradshaw

Hey heres a random thought, remember Nintendo TVii? Me neither.

 
Jinx 01

When people complain that Gotham doesnt fit the Batman continuity I have to ask... which continuity? I mean, how many goddamn versions of the Batman continuity are there? At least Gotham is trying something different (and doing it quite well imo).

 
Chris Seto

shameless plug! Anyone interested in Koihime Enbu on PC, a friend is running a double elimination tournament on Wed at 6pm GMT. Its an open competition so if you want to join, just sign up!

 
Vadicta

Meanwhile, Bo watches me kill a bunch of shit, and hes all Good going, man. And when I say Yeah! in return, hes all, Revel in it. You earned it, brotha. Best husbandu confirmed.

 
CoilWhine

KILL IT WITH FIRE

 
TurboKill

Is anybody else pretty scrubby at Street Fighter V? They killed what I loved about Gief in IV and now Im in a rut. My PSN is TurboThrill. Hit me up.

 
whatsacow

I actually think the Wii-U is the worst console I have ever owned. Ive played maybe 10 games I like on it, but only 3 are actually Wii-U games and not virtual console games, and only 1 of those is actually made by Nintendo.

 
jak2364

You guys report on Notch saying some stuff on Twitter, but you dont bother reporting on Notch reading Notch X Minecraft fanfiction on Witwixs stream today? Fucking Game Journalism man, really need to get yalls priorities straight. :)

 
Rico the Penguin
 
Dwavenhobble

Dear Laptop, I know you hate being cleaned but if you dont stop making that whining noise with your fan because I cleaned out the vents, I will take you in for repairs. You have been warned.

 

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