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Free game for Amazon Prime members this week is worth the download

If you are among the tens of millions of Amazon Prime subscribers, you also have something called Twitch Prime. For the purposes of this post, all you need to know about the latter is that it means you get an amazing game, for free. From Ap...   read

 
 
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PSA: Nintendo Switch back in stock on Amazon

Still need a Nintendo Switch? Have an Amazon Prime membership? Don't want the neon abomination? Prime members can order a Switch with gray Joy-Con for a not-gouged $300, though they won't be in stock until April 2 -- April 4, just in the ti...   read

 
 

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Hitman is $20 off on Amazon today, but only with this code

The single greatest video game surprise of last year may have been Hitman. Sometime in 2015, Square Enix suddenly announced that the new Hitman would be episodic and all pre-orders were refunded. It was a strange reversal, one that felt lik...   read

 
 
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Twitch is going to sell games and give streamers a cut

Streaming platform Twitch is getting into video game sales. It's a smart move, one that makes a whole lot of sense given the company's owner, Amazon, and one I'll be curious to see shake out. "Viewers have always used Twitch as a way to 'de...   read

 
 
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Come win one of our 15 copies of Halo Wars 2

[Update: Just a bump before we close the contest tomorrow. Get your entries in now if you want a shot at winning! Also, if you're curious how Halo Wars 2 turned out, go give our review a read.] Look, we simply have too many copies...   read

 
 
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Former Sony Online Entertainment CEO to lead a new Amazon Games studio

Amazon's intent to prove that its move into game development is a serious one. At last September's TwitchCon, the first three titles under the Amazon Games Studios banner were revealed. Now, it's adding to its pedigree by bringing on one of...   read

 
 
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Costume Quest cartoon coming to Amazon next year from Adventure Time studio

Cartoons have been in an upswing in the last five years or so, and that's largely thanks to Frederator Studios. The company's Cartoon Hangover experiment on YouTube resulted in the fabulous Bee and Puppycat and Bravest Warriors, and that's ...   read

 
 
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World of Final Fantasy is $25 off on Amazon today, but only with this code

Now that the dust has settled on last year's holiday releases and we're comfortably into 2017, it's safe to look back wistfully at everything you might have missed. There were a lot of big titles that launched in the September through Decem...   read

 
 
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Amazon has the Nintendo Switch up for pre-order

Finally, after close to two years of speculation, we know all the big details about the Nintendo NX Switch. We know how it works, we know its launch lineup, we know its release date, and we know its price. It has been a long road, but ...   read

 
 
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Grab an Xbox One with a solid end of year deal

Retailers across the nation will be holding promos for the slim system that include a bonus "gift" with the purchase. A few stores are also throwing in a $50 gift card along with the console, so that sure is fun! Sadly, the console price is...   read

 
 


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Here's an exceptionally good deal on Battlefield 1's collector's edition

Battlefield 1 is, without a doubt, one of the best games of the 2016. The campaign that's structured as five television episode-size vignettes works surprisingly well. The style of it all goes a long way toward effectively portraying t...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV is down to $35 on Amazon today

One of 2016's latest releases is getting a deep discount right before the year's over. Final Fantasy XV launched only three weeks ago, but it's already $25 off. Square Enix's ten-years-in-the-making Final Fantasy XV is the subject...   read

 
 
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If I had Bloxels as a kid, I'd have grown up to be a game developer

Long ago, back when I was just a timid and naive elementary school student, my best friend and I used to pass the time in class designing levels. We both loved video games growing up. He introduced me to Final Fantasy and a few years before...   read

 
 
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(Update) All the best video game deals in Amazon's Black Friday sale

(Update: Well, this is kind of awkward. Most of Amazon's Black Friday video game deals were available on Thanksgiving. There wasn't a whole lot that got added outside of the $99 black and white 3DSes that won't reliably stay in stock f...   read

 
 
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Amazon has an Oculus Rift and a VR-ready PC for $1,000

It's far from the most affordable deal this year, but it serves a certain niche. Anyone who's looking to both buy a new PC and get into virtual reality might want to pay attention to this one. Amazon is selling an Oculus Rift and a VR-...   read

 
 
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Oh, there's a really good Xbox One S bundle on Amazon too

That'll teach me to post things as quickly as I can. Amazon is apparently an equal opportunity retailer in that the hella good PS4 Slim bundle for $250 is reciprocated with a hella good Xbox One S bundle for $250. This deal has a white Xbox...   read

 
 
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Amazon has a really good $250 PS4 Slim bundle, and it'll go very quickly

Amazon's first Lightning Deal on Thanksgiving might be one of the better PlayStation 4 sales we'll see this season. The catch is that it's going to sell out extremely quickly. The bundle is a newly-released PS4 Slim (retails for $300) with ...   read

 
 
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Some of Amazon's best Wednesday deals are on games you wouldn't expect

The certainty behind video games on Black Friday (and the lead-up to it) is that it'll be the year's biggest titles that are on sale. It's expected that the likes of Titanfall, Battlefield, and Gears of War will all be discounted, usua...   read

 
 
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Some of this year's biggest titles are discounted on Amazon today

As is tradition, everything gets a bit cheaper this week. And, as is becoming more of a tradition lately, it's a bit cheaper a bit earlier. Waiting is for the suckers. Amazon's first (but surely not last) good day of sales is today and it f...   read

 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild 15% off at Amazon

Edit: Apparently, this deal also extends to the 3DS version of Mario Maker, Pokémon Sun and Moon, as well as the recent Paper Mario: Color Splash. The article originally stated that the discount stacks w...   read

 
 
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Last chance on Pokemon Sun and Moon 20% off deal before release

Whether you go Pokémon Sun or Moon for tomorrow's release, at least get a 20% discount versus forking over the full list price. Two retailers have price breaks available: Toys"R"Us and Amazon (who is price-matching TRU). This saves y...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2 is already at the $29 Black Friday price

Black Friday continues to start earlier and earlier online despite all the ruckus about closing retail stores on Thanksgiving. A prime example arrived in the past 24 hours thanks to an aggressive Walmart early Black Friday kick off (which A...   read

 
 
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PSA: NES Classic is available on Amazon in 30 minutes

Not since the days of amiibo-mania have we seen a Nintendo product that's in as high demand and as low stock as the NES Classic currently is. The miniature console released today and it seems as if most stores sold out immediately. It's mos...   read

 
 
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Amazon confirms it'll start selling the NES Classic on Friday afternoon

The NES Classic is one of the more sought-after holiday items this year, and it has been relatively difficult to secure days before its launch. A few retailers held brief pre-order periods, but anyone who didn't get in on those is left hopi...   read

 
 
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Here's a PS4 Slim bundle that's for the Call of Duty players

It's just the beginning of November, but we're starting to see the sort of price slashing and product bundling that typically comes closer to Thanksgiving. A good example comes from Amazon in the form of a new piece of hardware and a new pi...   read

 
 



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