Mayflash provides a plug & play solution to using a Wii U Pro controller with your Fire TV (and PC).
Somehow one of the coolest new Fire games I’ve played in a while is a retro (think SNES) game created as a promotion for a Netflix TV series. Seriously.
Marked down from $3 to $1, Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee is a 3D puzzle platformer and Xbox port that plays well on the Fire TV platform.
Originally developed for the Xbox 360, Doom & Destiny is a satirical JRPG that plays well on Amazon’s Fire TV platform.
Evoland isn’t available in Amazon’s app store, but plays well on the Fire TV. It’s a unique (I believe) kind of retro-ish game that plays on concepts from Zelda games and JRPG games. The unique “gimmick” is that the game starts out black and white, no sound, and leads you through unlocking various “capabilities” of the games as you progress.
If you’re looking for a game that both looks and plays like something from 1989, this games will really excite you. This game takes advantage of modern hardware to — make a NES game? Well, not quite. Retro “8-bit” graphics are a common theme all over gaming, partially because they’re cheaper to design, but here it’s … Continue reading Shovel Knight
The Bard’s Tale is a kind of reboot of the original Bard’s Tale series of my youth. It’s not actually tied directly to any of the 3 original Bard’s Tale games. InXile, which has been at the heart of some other cool projects like Wasteland 2, is also working on a true sequel called Bard’s Tale IV. … Continue reading The Bard’s Tale
Amazon’s Underground ecosystem is, as I mention in multiple articles, really cool. One of the complaints Android developers have is that there is so much piracy that it’s hard to make money. Amazon’s solution is to monetize usage of the app. Amazon pays the developers to let them distribute the app for free, then the … Continue reading Amazon Underground on Fire TV Platform
The Sony Playstation 4 Dualshock 4 controller is a standard bluetooth device and works well with the Fire TV. It’s one of the best controllers out there, but it doesn’t work with every Fire OS device, so take care before you buy one.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) is an RPG originally released in 2003 on the XBox, that has since been ported to a number of platforms. This is a full port of a serious console game to Android, and a lot of fun to play. The game is a console RPG set long … Continue reading Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic