Amazon Game Studios, the development branch of the online bookshop/digital media empire, have officially ditched one of the three games from their initial PC lineup. They've confirmed rumours that the 4v4 MOBA-tinged fantasy fighty ballsport Breakaway is essentially dead, saying they couldn't do it right.
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Amazon have announced three PC games being made by their own games studio: a multiplayer sandbox world, a MOBA-ish 4v4 mythological murdersport, and some sort of class-based Battle Royale 'em up. That sandbox 'em up sounds like it might be interesting, at least. As Amazon also owns Twitch, all three games have bits to entertain livestream viewers or let them fiddle with what's going on.…
3 years ago
Amazon have launched their own free game engine based on Crytek's CryEngine, fancied up to focus on online games. It's an interesting idea with an awful name: Amazon Lumberyard. It'll simplify setting up online stuff and fancy features like 'Twitch Plays' for devs, is the idea, tied into Amazon's various server hosting services and Twitch (Amazon bought 'em for $970 million, remember). No, I don't…
4 years ago
Clint Hocking has been cursed by a witch and is now doomed to travel the games industry, joining new developers and then leaving before releasing a single game. In the last five years, the Far Cry 2 designer has joined and left LucasArts, joined and left Valve, and as of yesterday, joined and left Amazon Games Studios.
In their ongoing push to take over as the world's Number One Supplier Of Everything, Amazon are currently looking for interested game developers to help create their first ever PC game, Gamasutra report. The omnipresent Old Gods of Internet retail are apparently building "an ambitious new PC game project" using what they are describing obliquely as "the latest technology." So far what this actually entails is still…