App Deal: Three games by Big Fish Games are on sale for $0.99

Big Fish Games, the very popular mobile game publisher with hundreds of games under their belt, have put three of their Fire TV games on sale. Atlantis Sky Patrol and Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst are down from $1.99 to $0.99. Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe’s Murder in the Rue Morgue Collector’s Edition is down from $2.99 to $0.99. The first two games are compatible with all Fire TV and Fire tV Stick models, while the Dark Tales game is only for 1st and 2nd-gen Fire TV boxes.

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App Deal: Prison Run and Gun down from $1.99 to $0.99

Prison Run and Gun has just gone on sale for $0.99. This is the first time this fairly new game has ever been on sale. This is a fast paced retro puzzle platformer. The game has 30 levels, unlockable weapons, and no in-app purchases to get in your way. It’s compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models, but it does require a game controller to play, which is currently still on sale for a great price.

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Jackbox, OUYA, and several other top Fire TV games just went on sale this morning

When it rains it pours because a bunch of top Amazon Fire TV games just went on sale this morning. I couldn’t find any reason as to why all of these games went on sale at the same time, but if you’ve been looking for something to play on your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick, here’s your chance to pick up some new high quality games at a discount. I personally recommend Machinarium, which is a fun tranquil puzzle game with beautifull art that hardly ever goes on sale. Remember, the Fire TV Game Controller is still on sale for $39.99 if you need one for the game you want to play.

Update

With this unusually high number of app sales, I knew there had to be something going on and I just found it. Amazon is having a “Gather Around the Fire” promotion which includes these games.

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App Deal: Cyboid game down from $7.49 to $2.99

The game Cyboid has just gone on sale for $2.99. This is the new lowest price this game has ever been. It is one of the few first-person shooter games available on the Fire TV and the only one with original high-speed 3D gaming, reminiscent of classic shooter games like Quake. Cyboid also offers split screen local multiplayer gaming, and it has multiple game modes and difficulty levels. The game is compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models, and works with either a remote or game controller.

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How to install TWRP custom recovery and an initial ROM on a rooted Fire TV Stick 1

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This guide will walk you through the steps of installing TWRP custom recovery and a pre-rooted ROM on the 1st generation Amazon Fire TV Stick. Read more ›

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TWRP custom recovery and Pre-rooted ROM released for the Amazon Fire TV Stick 1

The long wait is finally over. Rbox has released his TWRP custom recovery and a per-rooted ROM for the 1st generation Amazon Fire TV Stick. This will allow those of you who rooted with KingRoot or Kingo Root can now install TWRP custom recovery and use it to update to the latest 5.2.1.0 software version without losing root. Read more ›

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App Deal: Ticket to Ride down from $6.99 to FREE

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The game Ticket to Ride is currently available for free. This game was just added to the Fire TV appstore a couple weeks ago and normally sells for $6.99. This is the official electronic adaptation of the immensely popular board game of the same name. Ticket To Ride is touted as a game that takes a minute to learn, but a lifetime to master. The Fire TV version features solo play against up to 4 AI players, local multiplayer play with up to 4 people, and online multiplayer. The online multiplayer is cross-platform, which means there will always be plenty of Android, iOS, Mac, and PC players to play with. Ticket To Ride is compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models, and works with either a remote control or game controller.

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Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick software update 5.2.4.0 makes first appearance

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A new software update, carrying version number 5.2.4.0 (build 565189420), just popped up on Amazon’s source code notice page. The update is currently listed under the 2nd-gen Fire TV and the 2nd-gen Fire TV Stick. There is a very good chance this update will include the new revamped user interface that is expected to arrive by the end of the year. Amazon said the new interface would come to 2nd-gen devices first, so it makes sense this new software version is currently only listed under 2nd-gen devices. Fire TV 1 and Fire TV Stick 1 devices will get the new interface later this year.

I haven’t heard of anyone getting this new update yet, so I don’t know if it’s already rolling out. Be sure to comment below if you receive this update and let us know what has changed.

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Amazon Fire TV plus Fire TV Stick combo is $79.98 at Best Buy with Visa Checkout

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The $25 off $100 promotion that Best buy is having if you use Visa Checkout can create some pretty good combo deals if you’re looking to pick up multiple Amazon devices, since Best Buy is still matching all of Amazon’s Black Friday prices. You can buy both a Fire TV 2 and Fire TV Stick 2 for a total of $79.98. Another combo is a Fire TV 2 and Echo Dot 2 for $89.98. A more interesting assortment could be a Fire TV Stick 2, Echo Dot 2, and Fire 7″ Tablet for just $78.31. The $25 discount is automatically applied at checkout when selecting Visa Checkout as your payment method, regardless of which items are in your cart as long as the total exceeds $100.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick 2 is $29.99 for Black Friday — Now Live!

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Amazon’s Black Friday Sales are now live! The Amazon Fire TV Stick 2 w/ Voice Remote is $29.99. This is the lowest price this model has ever been, since it’s the first time it has ever gone on sale. This is a fantastic price for such a new and powerful device. Be sure to place your orders quick, because this is sure to sell out. Don’t forget to check out all the other Black Friday deals on Amazon devices.

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