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.
Wayward Souls is an action RPG “rogue-like” game with procedurally generated levels and permadeath. Unfortunately, the Amazon version isn’t tagged as compatible with the Fire TV platform. I am trying to get that corrected.
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
OK, this game is, putting it simply, stupid. It’s also kind of a hoot, and nothing beats free for testing whether or or not it works for you. Run around, lick things, destroy things, and jump on trampolines. You know, goat things. My son (9) discovered it and played for hours immediately. Fire Hardware Compatibility: … Continue reading Goat Simulator: Free Through Amazon Underground
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
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Game: Terraria Latest Version Played: 1.2.12801 Developer: Re-logic (Android version by 505 Games) Game Web Site: http://505games.com/games/terraria Terraria ranks up with Minecraft: Pocket Edition as one my son’s favorite Kindle games, and using a controller and playing Terraria on the Fire TV is even better. It’s the sort of game that will give hours and hours and hours … Continue reading Terraria