• Amazon is reportedly building a game streaming service to rival Google and Microsoft

    2 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    The Information reports that Amazon is putting together a game streaming service that will beam titles from the cloud right to your devices, so you can play without installing them, or even owning a powerful machine to run them. The service will see Amazon compete with Google - which is currently testing its Project Stream service in the US - as well as Microsoft, which is building its own platform, hardware maker Nvidia, and publisher Electronic Arts. Sony‘s PlayStation Now service is already up and running, and charges players $99.99 a year for access to more than 700 games. It...
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  • Amazon Is Launching A Game-Streaming Service, Report Says

    Amazon Is Launching A Game-Streaming Service, Report Says

    2 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    One of the biggest companies on the planet, Amazon, looks like it's extending its reach to yet another sector. The Information reports today that the retail giant is looking to launch its own game-streaming service. Deadline backed up the report with a report of its own that claims the project exists within Amazon right now. Deadline also reports that Amazon is currently speaking with publishers to distribute their games on the untitled Amazon game-streaming platform. The service could reportedly launch in 2020 at the earliest, though it's unclear if this is for a beta version of the...
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  • Amazon reportedly wants to launch a streaming service for video games next year

    Amazon reportedly wants to launch a streaming service for video games next year

    2 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Amazon has serious ambitious to do more around video games, with a plan to expand in a big way its existing identity as a retailer of titles as well as the owner of Twitch, the most prominent game livestreaming service in the world.
    That's according to a new report via The Information , the Internet retail giant is joining the growing list of companies that want to build what's essentially a Netflix for video games. Microsoft and Google are likewise interested in this, and what Amazon also wants to develop is a version of what Sony also has via PlayStation Now - a way to stream games...
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  • Amazon job listings suggest it's making a cloud gaming service

    Amazon job listings suggest it's making a cloud gaming service

    2 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    It looks like Amazon wants to get into the streaming games business. Following a report from The Information , which claimed Amazon is developing a cloud-based gaming service, The Verge noticed an Amazon job posting for a “Lead Cross Platform Game Engineer". The listing says the company has a new game business currently in the works and even mentions the job will involve working on AAA games. The Verge also found two more job listings by Amazon that say the company is looking for engineers to work on “cloud games". If you use Playstation Now, you're familiar with the concept of cloud-based...
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