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Amazon's Next CEO Plans To Continue Gaming Development

Amazon's Next CEO Plans To Continue Gaming Development

Amazon's not letting the failures of Crucible and Breakaway discourage it from continuing to make video games.

By Jason Winter - 7 months ago
Apex Legends Blows Up Kings Canyon In Season 8, While New Legend Faces "Copycat" Claim

Apex Legends Blows Up Kings Canyon In Season 8, While New Legend Faces "Copycat" Claim

Apex Legends Season 8 arrives on February 2, and it's going to be an explosive update -- literally.

By Jason Winter - 7 months ago
Top 10 F2P MMO News Stories Of 2020 (The Good and The Bad!)

Top 10 F2P MMO News Stories Of 2020 (The Good and The Bad!)

We look back at the year of 2020 and give you the rundown of all the biggest news stories of the year in the F2P MMO game space.

By Michael Byrne - 8 months ago
Surprising New Hits, Disappointing Launches, And More: MMOBomb's Top 10 F2P News Of 2020

💣 Feature | Surprising New Hits, Disappointing Launches, And More: MMOBomb's Top 10 F2P News Of 2020

Last year, I wrote that 2019 was a year of potential, if not immediate impact.

By Jason Winter - 9 months ago
Amazon Ending Development On Crucible, Team Will Shift To Other Projects

Amazon Ending Development On Crucible, Team Will Shift To Other Projects

Less than half a year after its launch -- and three months after its un-launch and removal to closed beta -- Amazon Game Studios has announced that it is pulling the plug on Crucible.

By Jason Winter - 11 months ago
Crucible Makes Serious Changes To Heart Of The Hives, But It's Just As Pretty As You Rememeber

Crucible Makes Serious Changes To Heart Of The Hives, But It's Just As Pretty As You Rememeber

It's update day for Crucible.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 11 months ago
MMO Thoughts - Crucible Changes, But Can It Be Saved?

MMO Thoughts - Crucible Changes, But Can It Be Saved?

A patch last week added a mini map and other changes.

By Michael Byrne - 1 year ago
Latest Crucible Patch Finally Implements A Mini-Map

Latest Crucible Patch Finally Implements A Mini-Map

One of the Crucible's most-requested features is finally live.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Here's What You Need To Know About Crucible's Current Closed Beta

Here's What You Need To Know About Crucible's Current Closed Beta

As some of you already know -- because Mike told us about it on Monday -- Crucible returned to closed beta yesterday.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 year ago
Crucible Going Back To Closed Beta, Signups Start Again Tomorrow

Crucible Going Back To Closed Beta, Signups Start Again Tomorrow

It's no secret that Amazon Games has been having a rough time with the launch of Crucible.

By Michael Byrne - 1 year ago
Crucible Will Remove Two Game Modes, Focus On Heart Of The Hives

Crucible Will Remove Two Game Modes, Focus On Heart Of The Hives

Crucible Team Lead Colin Johanson started off today's developer blog video by acknowledging that there's been a "great response to the premise and promise of Crucible" but also a lot of "feedback that the game needs more work ...

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Crucible - Gameplay First Look

Crucible - Gameplay First Look

Take on both a hostile planet and even more hostile enemies in Amazon Games' first entry into the free-to-play shooter genre, Crucible!...

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Crucible Dev Team Priorities Include Voice Chat, Better Onboarding, Improving Match Flow

Crucible Dev Team Priorities Include Voice Chat, Better Onboarding, Improving Match Flow

Crucible launched into early access -- or "pre-season" as Amazon Games Studios is calling it -- just last week and its reviews have been mixed.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Crucible Goes Live Today, Will Offer Season Pass And "Rotating Inventory" Of Items In Cash Shop

Crucible Goes Live Today, Will Offer Season Pass And "Rotating Inventory" Of Items In Cash Shop

The servers for Amazon Game Studios and Relentless Studios' Crucible are now live, but you can only access them if you've secured a key for a three-hour early access window.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Crucible Posts "Extended Overview" Video, Summarizes Characters, Progression, And Modes

Crucible Posts "Extended Overview" Video, Summarizes Characters, Progression, And Modes

As the saying goes, you don't get a second chance to make a first impression.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Crucible Highlights Its Three Game Modes: Heart Of The Hives, Alpha Hunters, And Harvester Command

Crucible Highlights Its Three Game Modes: Heart Of The Hives, Alpha Hunters, And Harvester Command

When you announce a launch date for your game just two weeks out, having done virtually zero PR for it, you need to churn out the info in a hurry.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Crucible Posts Character Highlight Videos And Updates Steam Page

Crucible Posts Character Highlight Videos And Updates Steam Page

We got a glimpse of Crucible's hunters in the announce video from last week, but there was precious little that actually described them -- either in terms of personality or in-game ability.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Amazon's F2P Shooter Crucible Launching May 20, Will Include Three PvP Modes

Amazon's F2P Shooter Crucible Launching May 20, Will Include Three PvP Modes

Last month, we got word that the date the release of Crucible, Amazon Game Studios' free-to-play shooter, would fall in May.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Amazon's Crucible Is A "Free-to-Play Team-Based Action Shooter," Launching In May

Amazon's Crucible Is A "Free-to-Play Team-Based Action Shooter," Launching In May

Back in 2016, Amazon Game Studios announced that it was working on three new online games: Breakaway, New World, and Crucible.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Former Guild Wars 2 Game Director(s) Now Employed At Amazon Game Studios

Former Guild Wars 2 Game Director(s) Now Employed At Amazon Game Studios

A few weeks ago, we learned that Guild Wars 2 Game Director Mike Zadorojny had left ArenaNet back in November -- a fact that was unknown to the general public for several months.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Amazon Game Studios Calls On John Smedley To Run San Diego Office

Amazon Game Studios Calls On John Smedley To Run San Diego Office

19 months after leaving Daybreak Game Company and just a month after shuttering the doors of his indie startup Pixelmage Games, John Smedley has found new employment. Smedley will head up the San Diego office of Amazon Game...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Amazon Game Studios Breaks Into The Gaming Biz – Will Breakaway Be Free-to-Play?

💣 Feature | Amazon Game Studios Breaks Into The Gaming Biz – Will Breakaway Be Free-to-Play?

UPDATE: Zach Sharpes got this ad to pop up on Facebook yesterday: And Magicman says there was a section on the Amazon website that also labeled the game as a "free sports brawler," thought that section is now gone.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago

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