Amazon reveals Amazon Fire TV

Amazon has today revealed its new home console streaming device entitled Amazon Fire TV which enables users to stream movies and content using their Amazon account as well as play games. The console comes equipped with a controller with built in Mic for voice command searches, and a separate game controller for playing games. You can find all the details on the store page which is currently selling the console for just $99 with an extra $40 for the controller (no date for a European launch yet). With SEGA,Disney and EA on board for developing content, it will be interesting to see how the console fares against recent releases from Microsoft and Sony, although obviously is catering to a more casual audience.

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About Amazon Fire TV:

Massive selection—Over 200,000 TV episodes and movies, millions of songs, and over a hundred games
Perfect with Prime—Unlimited access to thousands of popular movies and TV shows including exclusive titles like Downton Abbey and Under the Dome. Get a free 30-day trial
Voice search that actually works—Simply say the name of what you want to watch and start enjoying in seconds. Show me
Tiny box, huge specs—Fast quad-core processor, 2 GB of memory, dedicated GPU, plus 1080p HD video and Dolby Digital Plus surround sound
Easy to set up and use—Pre-registered to your Amazon account so you can enjoy favorite titles and personalized recommendations
Instant streaming—Exclusive new feature ASAP predicts what movies and TV episodes you’ll want to watch and buffers them for playback before you hit play
Perfect for parents—Amazon FreeTime lets you easily limit screen time and create personalized profiles just for kids (coming soon)
Great for gaming, too—Play blockbuster titles like Minecraft-Pocket Edition, The Walking Dead, and Monsters University, plus free games and Amazon exclusives. Paid games start from just 99 cents

Written by: Rob Cram

Rob Cram has hundreds of video game reviews, thousands of articles under his belt with years of experience in gaming and tech. He aims to remain fair and free from publisher/developer influence. With his extensive knowledge, feels his gaming opinions are valid and worth sharing. Agreement with his views are entirely optional. He might have a bias towards cyberpunk.

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