Last week Amazon announced that they would be hosting the mobile esports tournament, called the Champions of Fire Invitational, here in our city of Las Vegas. Well besides us attending the event to cover it, we are also hosting the live stream of the event right here as well.
Mobile eSports is still a young part of the entire eSports scene but it is growing. Amazon has announced today that they will be holding their first mobile eSports tournament next month called the Champions of Fire Invitational in Las Vegas. The prize pool? A cool $100,000, with 1st place cashing in $30,000. The official host of this tournament is actually the Amazon Appstore and the tournament as a whole will feature a variety of casual mobile games.
Released by Oniric Factor, The Demon Hunter is a platforming game that’s available on Android. In this game, players will be assuming the role of a nameless heroine, who sets out on an adventure to reclaim powerful gems. Unfortunately for her, she has to battler her way past countless minions of darkness, which seek to stop her.
As many of you are probably aware, Amazon bought Twitch not too long ago for a cool $970 million and has since kept their hands on the game streaming company. One feature many people have been wanting has apparently been the ability for their Amazon Prime membership to count towards their Twitch Turbo membership. Well, as of today, that has become a reality in a few regions.
As you know today is Amazon’s Prime Day and if you were participating in last year’s Prime Day, then you already know what to expect. If you’re new to this, essentially this is a day full of big deals only available to Prime members. The good thing is, if you don’t have a Prime Membership, you can always sign up for the free trial and take advantage of these deals today.
Amazon has announced that the second annual Amazon Prime Day will be arriving on July 12, 2016. For those of you not familiar with what Amazon Prime Day is, this is where Amazon celebrates all their Prime members by offering a day with nothing but a ton of massive deals on pretty much everything you could think of. This means you can pick up Android phones and tablets (both Amazon Fire brand and other manufacturers), as well as controllers, Shield devices, peripherals, PCs, and whatever else you can think up.
Sonic The Hedgehog is turning 25yrs old and to celebrate this Amazon and Sega are teaming up for an interesting giveaway. Today there is a special edition of Sonic Dash that has become available over on Amazon Underground, and with this version you can enter to win a $2,500 Amazon Gift Card and an Origin gaming PC.
Devolver Digital has released a new game onto Google Play, called NOT A HERO, in what appears to be a limited release in terms of the devices it supports. Either that or it is for Nvidia devices only, at least for right now as that seems to be the only supported devices, the Nvidia Shield Tablet and Shield Android TV.
The Skylanders franchise has gotten a new game added to its catalog today called Skylanders Battlecast. This particular game has been in a region-specific soft launch for a bit now, but today is the game’s global launch. The interesting part about this game is that it follows the Skylanders tradition of having a physical product that players can purchase in stores. So, just like with the Skylanders figurines that you can scan into your games, Skylanders Battlecast physical cards can be purchased and scanned into this game as well.
Noodlecake Studios continues its amazing release schedule for Android. Think about it. Alto’s Adventure, Road to be King, Pull My Tongue, and Chameleon Run have all been released this year. Up next and available now, is Tiny Rogue. It is a dungeon-crawling rogue adventure, splashed with pixels and turn-based action.