Amazon Buys Double Helix Games

Online retailer and distributor Amazon has bought in Killer Instinct developer Double Helix Games. The acquisition includes both the development studio as a whole and all of the intellectual properties closely-held, although terms of the deal beyond that are non-existent. Amazon took its first steps into game creation when it founded Amazon Game Studios in 2012. Double Helix, an independent studio came into existence in 2007 through a merger between The Collective and Shiny Entertainment, is located in Irvine, California. The studio these daus is busy finishing up a new strider game for Capcom.

Amazon Accidently Reveals Elder Scrolls Collector’s Edition

It seems like Amazon screwed it up this time. An Amazon user by the name of Char noticed that the dishonoured Game of the Year listing had a picture of The Elder Scrolls collector’s edition instead. The Imperial Edition as it’s known as will embody a collector’s edition box and steel-book packaging, a Molag Bal 12″statue, map of Tamriel, and a 224-page illustrated guide book annotated by the Imperial scholar, Flaccus Terentius. …

Nvidia Releases Shield Software Update

On Monday, Nvidia released a major software update for its $249.99 priced Shield at Amazon gaming device. It adds support for for 1080p resolution and 60 frames-per-second in the handheld’s PC-syncing mode. The updtate improves the features which were added to the Shield (Android based) in October. According to AndroidCentral, it also improves GameStream performance over Wifi. GameStream make thousands …

Amazon Advertising Its Warehouse Full Of PlayStations

Amazon posted a pic on twitter with a number of Sony’s next-gen gaming console lined in the warehouse, with an interesting caption “Greatness has arrived. Will it be coming to you?” and the most interesting part is that the pic had been retweeted over 2,750 times, within an hour after hitting the site. However Playstation 4 is coming in North …

Amazon Working Hard With HTC On New Smartphones

According to the reports, Amazon is now working into the world of Smartphones with HTC. Taiwanese phone manufacturer HTC didn’t get success after the launch of HTC One. Financial Times states that one of the three devices is being considered at the advance stage of development, but the launch time has already been changed once and that Amazon might not …

Amazon Hires 5000 Staff To Grow Its US Based Fulfillment

Amazon is looking forward to expand its operations team in the US by 25%; the company announced that it will hire an additional 5,000 staff to meet growing customer demand in the US. Amazon’s fulfillment business has 20,000 employees, who manage various aspects of its operations. However, the company hasn’t stopped the hiring spree. It says, “There are roles within …

Amazon Prime Instant Video Gets New Micramax License

A long time back, the Prime Instant Video of Amazon was trailed behind Netflix for the catalogue size and quality. But now, all the videos are available to any device compatible with Prime Instant Video because of Miramax licensing deal. Amazon has updated Prime Instant Video with more contents to its library. It has bought hundreds of Miramax titles including …