Amazon’s Venture Into Video Games Falls Short


Amazon has been a powerhouse in online retailing and does pretty well in movie streaming and some other ventures. But, according to an item in a New York Times online newsletter, the company has never had a hit in its 10-year attempt to crack the home video game market.

The report says a possible reason is their data-driven approach to business which “hinders the creativity that game development requires. “Successful video games are a combination of art, entertainment, technology and very large budgets,” said Bloomberg News. “Big technology companies only figures out the last two.”


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