all those games on the Fire TV, and it comes with 1,000…Here's a close-up look at the Fire TV's optional controller, which you can buy separately from Amazon's mini-console for $40. It's a lot like an Xbox 360 controller, with some extra media buttons and a significantly worse d-pad. You pretty much need it to play
Amazon is bolstering up talent in their video game development studio, and they've got two new high-profile snags: Portal designer Kim Swift and Far Cry 2 designer Clint Hocking have both joined Amazon Game Studios, Kotaku has learned.
The newly-announced Amazon Fire TV won't just be letting you play Android mobile games on your TV. It's going to have its own exclusives, too, and the first one—a sci-fi shooter called Sev Zero—looks like it's aiming squarely pulling in people who play action-heavy games on consoles.