App Deal: Leo’s Fortune down from $4.99 to $0.99

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Leo’s Fortune, award-winning platform adventure game, has just gone on sale for $0.99. That price matches the lowest it’s ever been. The game features 24 physics based puzzles to beat, with extra difficulty added by a 3-star achievement system. It has a 4.6 star rating with over 100 reviews. This game is well worth the $4.99 it is normally listed at and is a steal at $0.99.

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App Deal: All 4 Grand Theft Auto games on sale

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All four Grand Theft Auto games have just gone on sale. GTA: San Andreas has dropped from $6.99 to $3.99 while GTA: Vice City, GTA III, and the newest member of the GTA family, GTA: Chinatown Wars have all dropped form $4.99 to $2.99. These sale prices match the lowest any of these games have been. All four games are only compatible with the Fire TV and require a game controller, which just came back in stock today.

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App Deal: Toy Story and Monsters University down from $1.99 to $0.99

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Both Toy Story: Smash It! and Monsters University have just gone on sale for $0.99. These are two of the most highly rated games on the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick with 4 out of 5 star ratings. They both work with either the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick and both work with the remote control.

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App Deal: Terraria, the 2nd best selling Fire TV game, down from $4.99 to $2.99

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Terraria, an action-adventure sandbox game, has just gone on sale for $2.99. The game currently sits as the 10th best selling app in the Amazon Appstore, making it the second most popular paid game on the Fire TV, second only to Minecraft, and the most popular game on the Fire TV Stick. It has a 4.1 out of 5 star rating with nearly 4,000 reviews. Terraria is often touted as a 2D Minecraft, but with less emphasis on building and more on emphasis on fighting, adventure, and discovery. The game is compatible with both the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, but requires a game controller which just today came back in stock.

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Amazon Fire Game Controller back in stock after being backordered for months

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The Amazon Fire Game Controller for the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick is finally back in stock after being backordered for several months. If you’ve been putting off buying one or kicking yourself every time a game deal or hot new game requires the controller, now’s the time to grab one before it sells out again. While it may be priced higher than third-party controllers, having full compatibility with every Fire TV title is worth the extra cost in my opinion. The game controller currently includes two free Fire TV games, Luftrausers and Sev Zero, which together are worth $16.99 and have never been on sale. The free game offer is good through April 23rd, but don’t expect the game controller to be in stock that long.

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Hotline Miami released for the Amazon Fire TV

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Hotline Miami is a 2D top-down violent action game that was originally released for Windows in 2012. Since then the game has made its way to the Playstation and now has been released for the Amazon Fire TV. Calling this game brutally violent is an understatement. It’s exactly the type of game you’d see parents groups get outraged by a few decades ago. That’s not to say this game is all guts and no glory. It has received rave reviews from top gaming publications like Eurogamer, IGN, and Polygon. Make no mistake, aggressive and violent killing is the core of this game, but you’ll have a great time doing it. The game is only compatible with the Fire TV and requires a game controller to play.

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How to restore Kodi or other sideloaded app to the Recent list on the Fire TV

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If you followed method 1 of my guide to get Kodi or another sideloaded app onto the “Recent” list on the Fire TV’s homescreen, you may have noticed the app is no longer showing up after installing a Fire TV update. This guide will walk you through the steps needed to make Kodi or other sideloaded app reappear on your Fire TV’s list of recent apps. Read more ›

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What to do if the Amazon Fire TV only sees a small portion of a USB drive

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If the Amazon Fire TV is only seeing 197MB or other small amount of a larger connected USB drive, it’s likely because the USB drive has a hidden partition. You may think the USB drive has only one partition, but it likely has a second hidden partition if the Fire TV is only seeing it as a small drive with less than a gigabyte of space. The most common way to end up with a hidden partition, like an EFI system partition, is by using the drive to install an operating system like Windows. Since the Fire TV mounts the first partition it detects, it’s mounting the small hidden partition and ignoring the rest of the USB drive. To fix this, all you need to do is delete the hidden partition. To do so, simply follow this guide.

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App Deal: Riptide GP2 down from $0.99 to FREE

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Riptide GP2, one of the highest rated games for the Fire TV, is Free for today only. The game has been a few times before, but is regularly $0.99. This is one of the more graphically intense games available for the Fire TV, which is why it’s not compatible with the Fire TV Stick. It works with both the game controller and remote, so head on over to Amazon and grab it before the sale ends.

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Spend your “No-Rush” Amazon credit before it expires tomorrow

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If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you’re probably familiar with Amazon’s “No-Rush shipping” credit. It’s the promotion which earns you credit for selecting a slower shipping method instead of Prime’s free 2-day shipping option. If you earned no-rush shipping credit between November 2014 and February 2015, then you probably have credit that is about to expire tomorrow. This credit can be used to purchase eBooks, MP3’s, TV Shows, and Movies. You can check your available balance from this page but unfortunate there is no indication of when the credit will expire. You’re best way of figuring that out is to search your email for messages that contain “credit must be used by March 31, 2015″ and seeing how many credits you’ve earned.

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