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Amazon's new game engine has a 'zombie clause'

Normally, the Amazon Web Services Terms of Service is an interminable slog of legalese and jargon, a veritable Dagobah-esque mire only decipherable by super ambitious law-school kids. And with the addition of Amazon's new Lumberyard game en...   read

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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 ...   read

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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 ...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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 ...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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PS4 giveaway

Let's give away a PS4 and ten copies of Black Ops III

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 of game cases a...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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Guild Wars

Who wants a free copy of Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns?

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: gave codes to Amazon who gave codes to ...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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 ...   read

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