The game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic has just dropped down to half price at $4.99. The lowest this game has ever been was when it was $2.29 for a day in July but it does not go on sale often. This game was originally released on the Xbox and has since been ported over to the Fire TV and other Android devices. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is compatible with all Fire TV models, as well as the 2nd-gen Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Edition televisions. You will need a game controller to play the game, since it’s not compatible with the Fire TV remote.
A new software update is starting to roll out to nearly all Fire TV models. The new update is marked as version 18.104.22.168 with a build value of 587600920. While Amazon has not yet edited their Fire TV Software Update page to include this latest update, they have added the new update to their Fire TV Source Code Notice page. That page indicates that this update is rolling out to the Fire TV 1, Fire TV 2, Fire TV Stick 1, Fire TV Stick 2, and Fire TV Edition televisions. The page has never been updated to include the Fire TV 3, so it’s unknown if those devices are also being updated. Read more ›
The Amazon Fire TV Stick is on sale for $34.99. it’s not much of a discount, especially considering it was just available a few weeks ago for $24.99, but if you missed out on that sale or didn’t order enough, here’s your chance to save just a little bit. Also on sale is the Fire TV Stick + Echo Dot bundle for $59.99. Since the Echo Dot is on sale for $29.99 right now, buying the two items together will save you an extra $5.
Vostok Inc. is an interesting new multi-layer game that has just arrived on all Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition television devices. As the newly appointed CEO of Vostok Inc, your goal is to become filthy rich. You do so by rasing money by blasting enemies and asteroids in your space ship and then use those funds to mine, terraform, and colonise planets. At its core it is a “clicker” game but adds a layer of twin-stick space shooting to the mix. The game requires a game controller to play but runs on all Fire TV devices.
The Escapists is a popular game that has just been made available on the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. It’s a sandbox game where you need to figure out how to escape from prison. It has a 4.4 star rating from over 100 reviewers on Amazon from when it was only available on Fire tablets. On Google Play, the game has been downloaded over 100,000 times. With multiple prisons, over 180 items, and multiple escape routes to figure out, the game should keep you interested for a while. It’s compatible with either a game controller or the Fire TV remote control. It’s available for the Fire TV 2 and 3, the Fire TV Stick 2, and Fire TV Edition televisions.
Target currently has the Amazon Fire TV Stick on sale for $21.24, which is the new lowest price that it has ever been. This is because Target is matching Amazon’s Cyber Monday prices and is taking an additional 15% off site-wide. If you have a Target REDcard, you’ll also receive an additional 5% off. The Amazon Fire TV 3 is also on sale for $59.50, which is the first time it has ever been available at a discount.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick is on sale for $24.99. This is part of Amazon’s big Black Friday Sale. This is the first time the 2nd Gen Firestick has ever been this low and it’s very likely that this is the lowest price that it will ever be. This will very likely be among the most popular items on sale this week, probably second only to the Amazon Echo Dot for $29.99, which is also a new all-time low price. Be sure to get your orders in quickly, for these two items especially, before they sell out or become back ordered. The Amazon Fire TV 3 is not expected to go on sale during Black Friday.
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse, a great console caliber game, has just dropped down to $1.99. This is the first time this game has been less than $4.99 in over a year. In Castle of Illusion, you play as Mickey Mouse as you journey across 5 worlds. The game is a beautiful remake of the side scrolling game of the same name, which was released on the Sega Genesis console. It’s compatible with all Fire TV models except the 1st-gen Fire TV Stick and, oddly, the Fire TV Edition televisions. It works with either a remote or game controller.
The games R-TYPE and R-TYPE II have both just gone on sale for $0.99 each. This is the first time either of these games has ever been less than their regular price of $1.99. These are classic side-scrolling space shooter games from the 80s that have been brought to the Fire TV. The games are compatible with all Fire TV models except the 1st generation Fire TV Stick. R-TYPE can be played with a remote control, but the sequel requires a game controller.
The game Cyboid has just gone on sale for $0.99. This matches the lowest price this game has ever been. It’s a high-speed 3D first-person shooter harking back to classic shooter games like the original Quake. It offers local multiplayer split-screen to go head-to-head against friends and family. Cyboid is compatible with all Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition television models. It works with either a remote or game controller.