Images of Amazon gamepad leaked

Amazon maybe working on Android powered gaming console or for its Kindle Fire's GameCircle service.

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Amazon's plan to make a gamepad has been leaked. As the images from Dave Zatz (Brazil's equivalent of the FCC), the chances are high that these images are not fake.

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The controller consists of 4 action buttons A,B,X,Y with 2 analog sticks, a directional pad and four function buttons in the center. Towards the edge, Amazon provided media controllers. The controller uses two AA size batteries.

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What's uncertain is that the purpose of these controllers. It is speculated that Amazon might have made this gamepad for Kindle Fire's GameCircle service. It could also be possible that this could be a part of Android powered gaming console that Amazon's probably working or. Seeing that there are basic media controls, it may be for an upcoming set-top box unit with an inbuilt gaming console.

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As of now there is now official statement from Amazon, or any idea about its future products that will use the gamepad. Stay tuned for more updates.


After being a long time PC enthusiast and a former contributor for many Indian based PC and Tech forums, Roshan now joins TweakTown covering tech news and also any developments from India. Like many enthusiasts, with years of being involved in many Indian tech forums and running his own tech site, he's commonly referred by his forum nickname 'The Sorcerer' by many old and new fellow PC enthusiasts, followed by few companies from time to time. He's also the winner of the TweakTown's Computex 2012 Taipei trip. If any free time is left, Roshan prefers to play FPS games.

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