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.
Here is a list of all the apps and games for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition television that are on sale during Black Friday. Read more ›
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.
Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee has just dropped down to $0.99. This matches the lowest price this game has ever been. This is the prequel to Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath. Both of these games were originally released on the Xbox, so these are full console-caliber games. This game is full of puzzles, depth, and a hilarious script. Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee is compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models except the 1st generation Fire TV Stick. It also requires a game controller to play.
To help promote the second season of the Netflix original, Stranger Things: The Game has been released to all Fire TV devices. It’s an action adventure game, like the original Zelda, where you can play as the main characters of the show and explore the city of Hawkins, IN where the show takes place. The game is free and is compatible with all Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition television models. It works with either a game controller or a remote control.
Just as they’ve done last October and the year before that, Jackbox Games have released a new set of party games for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is a collection of 5 new games that are most fun with large groups of people. The included games are Fibbage 3 (2-8 players), Survive the Internet (3-8 players), Seeking Monster (3-7 players), Bracketeering (3-16 players), and Civic Doodle (3-8 players). All games use the Fire TV as the main board and use mobile devices as the controllers, so it’s easy to get a big game started without having to buy any extra controllers or remotes. Read more ›
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The game Sigi – A Fart for Melusina has just dropped down from $3.49 to $0.99. This is the new lowest price this game has ever been. It’s a side-scrolling platformer with a humorous side that has you using flatulence as a weapon. It’s compatible with all Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition television models, but it does require a game controller to play.