Amazon's Video Game Business Suffers Another Big Setback

Leo Sun, The Motley Fool
·5-min read
Amazon's Video Game Business Suffers Another Big Setback

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) recently canceled its Lord of the Rings video game, which was intended to be a free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). Amazon initially partnered with Leyou Technologies, a Chinese game developer, to develop the game two years ago. Let's see why Amazon wanted to publish a Lord of the Rings game, why it's scrapping the project, and what this setback could mean for its gaming ambitions.