Jeopardy! PlayShow is a new app that was just released for all Amazon Fire TVs, Fire TV Sticks, and Fire TV Edition televisions. With it you watch a real episode of Jeopardy! and play along by using your phone to buzz in and your phone’s microphone to speak your answer. The result is a seamless experience that pits you up against real Jeopardy! contestants, as well as your family and friends. Read more ›
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The game CHRONO TRIGGER has just arrived in the Amazon Fire TV appstore. Originally released on the SNES, this role-playing game is ranked among the best games of all time. This Fire TV port is an upgraded version that features updated controls, graphics, and sound. It also includes two additional playable dungeons that were not in the original release. CHRONO TRIGGER is compatible with all three generations of the Fire TV as well as the Fire TV Edition television. It is, however, not compatible with any Fire TV Sticks and you’ll need a game controller to play.
Monster RPG 2 has just gone on sale for $0.99. This matches the lowest price this game has ever been. Monster RPG 2 is a turn-based role-playing game with 19 locations to discover. The game features 9 adventurers to lead and develop through the game and is available in many languages. It’s compatible with all Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition television models. It can be played with either a remote or game controller.
Eggroll Games produces a series of educational kids games available for all Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models. The games cover topics such as addition, substraction, multiplication, division, counting, and color/shape identification for elementary school kids in pre-K through 4th grade. All of their paid titles have just gone on sale at roughly 50% their regular prices. You can try their free versions before committing to buy the full apps.
The games R-TYPE and R-TYPE II are back on sale for $0.99 each. These prices match the lowest these games have ever been. 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.
Cannon Ballers, a defense game, has just gone Free. The last time this game was free was over 2 years ago. It’s inspired by arcade classics like Missile Defender with projectile juggling thrown into the mix. It’s compatible with all Amazon Fire TVs, Fire TV Sticks, and Fire TV Edition televisions, but requires a game controller to play.
The game Who Wants to be a Millionaire? has just gone free for the first time. This game is normally $3.99. The app description claims it’s the “official game” for the popular trivia television game show of the same name. There are over 2,000 questions available in the game to test your knowledge. It’s available for all Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition television models and works with either a remote control or game controller.
Breakeroids has just gone free for the first time. This game was released 3 years ago but has never dropped below its former price of $0.99. If you’re familiar with classic arcade games, Breakeroids is a combination of Brick Breaker and Asteroids, where you defend your planet from aliens and asteroids by reflecting projectiles with a paddle. It’s compatible with all Fire TVs, Fire TV Sticks, and Fire TV Edition televisions. You can play the game with either a game controller or a remote.
Machinarium, an award-winning puzzle-adventure game, has just gone on sale for $1.99. This game ever only goes on sale once a year, right around Christmas, so here’s your rare chance to get it at a discount. Machinarium is easily one of my favorite games on Fire TV devices. It’s an elegant blend of storytelling, puzzles, and art. You control a robot as you navigate the world as you solve puzzles to uncover your true purpose. The game is compatible with all Fire TV models except the Fire TV 3. It can be played with either a game controller or the Fire TV remote.
Square Enix has put all of their Fire TV games on sale at 50% off. They’ve done it the past two years right around this time and this year is no exception. FINAL FANTASY III, FINAL FANTASY IV, FINAL FANTASY V, and FINAL FANTASY VI are all down from their regular price of $15.99 to $7.99. That matches the lowest price these games have ever been. Their other game, Adventures of Mana, is also 50% off at $6.99. All games support both the Fire TV remote and game controllers. The Final Fantasy games are compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models except the 1st-gen Fire TV Stick, while Adventures of Mana is only compatible with the 1st and 2nd Gen Fire TV boxes.