The 2016 Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen) is wildly successful for Amazon because if it’s low price and all around good performance. While it is not as capable for gaming as the Fire TV stablemates, it’s a significant step up from the e 2014 Fire TV Stick (1st Gen).
The 2015 Amazon Fire TV (2nd Gen) was an update to the 1st gen device that accomplished several goals for Amazon. Even after the release of the 2017 Amazon Fire TV (3rd Gen), this remains the most powerful Fire TV hardware, and the best choice for playing games. Obviously it’s a device refresh designed to make the … Continue reading 2015 Amazon Fire TV (2nd Gen)
The 2014 Fire TV Stick (1st Gen) is the first Fire TV product I purchased, and that purchase eventually led to the creation of this web site. I initially reviewed it on my blog (lots of out of date information there) which lead to installing RetroArch, which lead to creation of this site. Hardware The 2014 … Continue reading 2014 Amazon Fire TV Stick (1st Gen)
This guide attempts to address various game controllers that you might consider using for the Fire TV or Fire Tablet. I am constantly updating it as I get new information.
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.
Amazon’s new Fire TV Game Controller with Alexa is a WiFi direct game controller designed for the Amazon Fire TV ecosystem.
Amazon’s first generation Fire TV Game Controller was a Bluetooth controller that works well with Amazon’s entire Fire ecosystem.