Amazon Acquires Double Helix Games

February 6, 2014

In their first big push to establish themselves as a games publisher, online retailer Amazon have announced they’ve acquired California-based developer Double Helix Games.

The news (via TechCrunch) comes as word of a joint recruiting event held by both Double Helix and Amazon was leaked out, which would’ve been where the announcement was to take place. While no financial details of the acquisition have been revealed, Amazon have confirmed they’ve acquired all the talent and IP that Double Helix has. With rumours of Amazon developing their own dedicated hardware abound, this seems like a strong first step in establishing a foothold into the gaming scene.

Double Helix’s most recently released game was the Xbox One launch title Killer Instinct, and are currently in the finishing stages of a new Strider game for Capcom.

  • January 17, 2023
    Rediscovering The Game Boy With The Analogue Pocket
  • November 4, 2022
    REVIEW: God of War Ragnarok
  • August 29, 2022
    REVIEW: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – The Cowabunga Collection
  • June 8, 2022
    The New Game Plus Guide To Not-E3 2022
  • April 22, 2022
    When You Order Halo from Wish
  • April 12, 2022
    To My Fellow Lost Boys And New Game Plusians
  • February 20, 2022
    Destiny 2’s Best Year Ever
  • February 8, 2022
    On God of War & Sony, The PC Publisher
  • October 3, 2021
    F1 2021 review: The Pace Setter
  • September 8, 2021
    REVIEW: Tales of Arise (PS5)
  • March 30, 2021
    Preview: NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139
  • December 24, 2020
    New Game Plus’ Top Five Games of 2020
  • Click to load
    More From New Game Plus
Site by GMAC Internet Solutions