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Amazon pushes into making video games, not just streaming their play

Mike Frazzini, Amazon’s vice president for game services and studios, in Seattle on March 31, 2020. Opening a new front in the campaign to dominate digital entertainment, Amazon is investing hundreds of millions of dollars into becoming a leading creator and distributor of video games. (Christian Sorensen Hansen/The New York Times) XNYT92 XNYT92

Opening a new front in the campaign to dominate digital entertainment, Amazon is investing hundreds of millions of dollars into becoming a leading creator and distributor of video games. The internet giant said it intended to release its first original big-budget game, an ambitious science-fiction shooter called “Crucible,” in May after several coronavirus-related delays. It...

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