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Our Top 10 Black Friday Gaming Deals 2020

After weeks and weeks of build up, we are now at the height of Black Friday. The zenith, the very peak of this strange and wondrous annual event, where the savings rain down from on high and the stocks are forever running low. To celebrate, we’ve put together a list of our own Top Ten Black Friday offers – a collection decided not with our calculators, but with our hearts. If the sheer number of discounts on offer feels overwhelming, this is a great place to start. These deals are all US based. To see savings in GDP, head over to our…

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Amazon is offering big discounts on Nintendo Switch Memory Cards

By Grace Curtis, Thursday, 26 November 2020 22:01 GMT Play a Nintendo Switch for long enough and you’re bound to build up lots of wonderful memories. Memories of beating Gannon for the first time in Breath of the Wild… memories of lapping your friends in Mario Kart 8… and, of course, digital memories, the kind that will fill up the piddling 32GB space in an unbelievably short amount of time. Luckily, Amazon are running a deal on SanDisk memory cards, with some hefty discounts on offer. It might not be the most thrilling Black Friday purchase, but it’s certainly a savvy…

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Amazon EU will have PlayStation 5 stock on launch day

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 16 November 2020 20:50 GMT Players eager to pick up at PS5 in Italy, Spain, or the UK should check Amazon on November 19.Amazon has today confirmed that it will have PlayStation 5 stock on launch day in the European region. The retail giant emailed customers in the UK, Italy and Spain today (Monday, November 16) to confirm it will be releasing more PS5 stock from 12pm GMT/1pm CEST on November 19 (thanks, VGC).This will be welcome news to users that have been trying in vain to find PlayStation 5 stock in the EU region since…

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Uplay+ is now Ubisoft+, Stadia and Luna beta coming soon

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 27 October 2020 15:15 GMT Ubisoft is rebranding Uplay+ to Ubisoft+.Ubisoft+ is the new name of Uplay+, Ubisoft’s game subscription service on PC. The Uplay name is being phased out, of course, with the recent announcement that Uplay is becoming Ubisoft Connect.The big change for Ubisoft+, however, is that it’s becoming a multi-platform service. Subscribing on one platform gets you access to the same library on other, supported platforms. In this case, a PC subscription (the only platform where Ubisoft+ is currently available) will unlock the same benefits on Google Stadia, and Amazon Luna.A beta for…

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Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers are now $10 off at Amazon

By James Pickard, Friday, 23 October 2020 17:44 GMT Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers have been given a rare discount over at Amazon US, where you can pick up a pair for $69.Multiple colours are available including Red/Blue, Grey, Blue/Yellow and Pink/Green. Nintendo Switch Joy-Con for $69 Now, $10 off may not be the biggest price cut on the Switch accessory, but we’re willing to take it – especially when the Joy-Con are already so expensive in the first place.They don’t see any discounts all that often, either, so it’s worth snapping up a saving while you can.If you aren’t desperate…

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Cyberpunk 2077 pre-orders are $10 cheaper at Amazon US and Walmart

By James Pickard, Wednesday, 21 October 2020 14:56 GMT Cyberpunk 2077, the upcoming AAA sci-fi RPG from CD Projekt Red, the creators of The Witcher 3, has been lowered in price by $10 both at Amazon US and Walmart for the foreseeable future. This means you can pre-order Cyberpunk 2077 right now for $49.94 from either retailer.The discount applies if you pre-order a PS4, Xbox One or PC copy of the game, meaning that no player will be left out by this drop in price. Well, unless you’re a Switch owner. Or outside America. Or under 18. Or don’t have…

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Nintendo Switch and Ring Fit bundle is discounted on Amazon right now

By Joel Franey, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 07:02 GMT The Nintendo Switch with neon-colour Joy-Cons is currently on sale bundled with the Ring Fit, Nintendo’s own fitness game that comes with a giant plastic ring for you to squeeze, pull and throw around in the name of health and exercise. Amazon is selling the two together for £314.99, a price reduction of 12% down from the norm, as a Featured Flash Deal for Amazon Prime Day. Nintendo Switch Neon (Red/Blue Joy-Cons) + Ring Fit bundle – £314.99 Ring Fit and the Nintendo Switch alike have been in huge demand over…

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Amazon to stop developing its free-to-play shooter Crucible

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 10 October 2020 14:24 GMT Amazon has announced it has canceled the development of its free-to-play PvPvE shooter Crucible.Crucible has been canceled by Amazon and it will go offline on November 9.According to an official statement, the team behind the game will be transitioned to working on the company’s New World MMO and other upcoming projects.Amazon will offer a full refund for any purchases made, and all credit purchases within Crucible have been disabled.“In the next few weeks we’ll be hosting a final playtest and community celebration, both in-game and in our official Discord,” reads the notice….

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Amazon announce cloud gaming service Luna

Of course Amazon is launching a cloud gaming service. How did I not see this coming? Amazon Luna is the company’s upcoming service for playing games on most of your favorite screens via subscription packages to different libraries. They’ve opened applications to the early access version of the service currently available in mainland United States. (more…)

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Amazon announces its cloud gaming service, Luna

Today, Amazon revealed Luna, its new cloud gaming service which has been in the works since 2019.Amazon Luna was announced today, and allows you to stream games without “lengthy downloads, updates, or complicated configurations.”Early Access is now open in the US and you can request an invitation through here.Luna allows you to play on one screen and pick up and continue on another. At launch it will be available on Fire TV, PC, and Mac as well as on apps for iPhone and iPad, with Android coming soon.Players can subscribe to the Luna+ game channel, which offers games such  Resident Evil…

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Madden NFL 21 Deluxe and MVP Edition get up to 25% discount on PC

By James Pickard, Thursday, 10 September 2020 15:52 GMT Madden NFL 21 Deluxe and MVP Editions on PC have been given discounts of up to 25 per cent over at Amazon US.It’s a fitting and timely discount on the sports sim given this year’s NFL season kicks off later tonight with the Texans vs Chiefs. Let’s go Mahomes, I need you to justify my late third-round pick in fantasy!Anyway, back to the deal. On the Amazon store page, you can choose between the Origin or the Steam version as both have been dropped to the same price. Be sure to…

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September’s free Prime Gaming titles include Autonauts, Effie, Pumped BMX Pro, more

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 28 August 2020 14:59 GMT Prime Gaming will hand out five new titles in September.You can also expect in-game items for Roblox, League of Legends, and FIFA 20 with Prime Gaming.Here’s what you will get September 1 with Prime: Autonauts – Travel the universe, setting worlds in motion through the power of automation Pumped BMX Pro – Master 60 levels and over 200 challenges while pulling off as many radical stunts as possible on one of 15 bikes Effie – Live a unique fantasy adventure and relive the look and feel of old-school videogames in this…

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Amazon’s latest Switch game deals take 30% off Luigi’s Mansion 3, Arms and more

By James Pickard, Friday, 21 August 2020 16:16 GMT A decent selection of digital Nintendo Switch game deals are now available Amazon US, with some great prices for first-party favourites, indies and more top releases.This doesn’t appear to have anything to do with the Indie World sale that’s currently underway on the Nintendo eShop. Instead, Amazon just seems to have a random assortment of cheap Switch games up for grabs.Not that we’re complaining, though, when you can get the likes of Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Arms for only $41.99 – that’s a healthy drop from their usual price of around…

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Twitch Prime is now Prime Gaming

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 10 August 2020 18:00 GMT Amazon is making a change to Twitch Prime.Amazon has announced today that Twitch Prime is being renamed to Prime Gaming. Twitch Prime was the banner under which Amazon offered a number of benefits to Prime members, and the new name further aligns it with Amazon Prime.Existing benefits, such as monthly free games, one free channel subscription, in-game content and bonuses etc. will all remain. As with Prime Video, Amazon Music and Prime Reading, Prime Gaming will now join existing services available to Amazon customers as part of their Prime subscription.“Prime members…