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Twitch Prime received a facelift and a new name this week: Prime Gaming. This new name seems to be a play at combining extraneous brands under the Amazon Prime umbrella without making waves and changing much, but could it be a sign of an expansion of Amazon’s gaming division? With this new branding, Amazon and Twitch are looking to expand their offering of free games and presumably draw in more “gaming-oriented” customers. It's also a possibility that Amazon's Project Tempo game streaming service will also be baked into Prime Gaming as a rival to Google Stadia and Microsoft's Project xCloud. The ability to have all gaming-oriented brands under one umbrella would seem to make... Read more...
Retro gaming is a passion for many enthusiasts who want to relive some of the glory of their youth. Retro gamers who have a Twitch Prime subscription can get some classic arcade games at no cost courtesy of SNK. Keep in mind that anyone with an Amazon Prime account also has a Twitch Prime account. The seven games fall into the fighting and shooting genres and while there are seven individual titles, one of the games is actually a bundle of 24 games. The seven new titles include: Metal Slug 2 SNK 40th Anniversary Collection (the bundle) Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad Baseball Stars 2 Sengoku 3 Ironclad King of the Monsters For those wondering, the titles that are featured in the SNK 40th Anniversary... Read more...
Twitch and Amazon have announced that Amazon Prime members will now get free mobile game content along with the Twitch Prime benefits that they have already been receiving for PC and console games. The first mobile game to give members free loot will be PUBG Mobile from Tencent Games. Prime members will get the Infiltrator Jacket, Infiltrator Pants, and Infiltrator shoes to complete the Prime exclusive set. However, as the saying goes, but wait there's more. Prime members will also get the Black Magma Parachute and the new Blood Oath Karabiner 98K. The new PUBG loot is dropping on a weekly schedule. Some of the loot is permanently added to your collection, but some of it is only for 30 days of... Read more...
Ah, the many perks of being an Amazon Prime member. One of those is free entry into the Twitch Prime tier, which itself comes with several benefits, including exclusive items and freebies. Related to that, Rockstar Games is partnering with Twitch Prime, and to get the party started, it is gifting members some sweet Red Dead Online and GTA Online goodies. "We're excited to partner with Twitch Prime on a new program kicking off this month—giving Social Club members and Twitch Prime subscribers free in-game rewards, bonuses, and exclusive discounts for both GTA Online and Red Dead Online for several months to come," Rockstar Games said. To cash in, you will need to link your Twitch Prime account... Read more...
Amazon is piling on the [negative] hits today, and the latest comes to those that have enjoyed ad-free Twitch streaming courtesy of their Prime membership. Amazon is the parent company of Twitch, but it was the latter that announced the news today via a blog post. The Twitch team said that it has "re-evaluated some of the existing Twitch Prime benefits" and has concluded that ad-free viewing will end for Twitch Prime starting on September 14th. Those who subscribe to Amazon Prime on a monthly basis will lose the ad-free benefits on October 15th. So why the change of heart after two years of ad-free bliss for those using Twitch Prime? Well, it all comes down to ad revenue and making the platform... Read more...