Buying games, especially PC based games from Amazon is reliably easy and straight forward. Another resource of the site that you may not be aware of is some of these items and others are available in digital format only. Which means you can have an option to directly download after purchase.
Like Direct2Drive and Steam, Amazon has a digital download section for digital products.
What types of games are available? Action, adventure, point and click, strategy, first person shooter and many other genre's both new and familiar are there. Games are also across many price points, so the newest release and the budget conscious are covered. There are many games that also exclusively exclusively, so these games may only be ever purchased via a download.
When you purchase your first game, you also download a proprietary Amazon download manager, this facilitates your purchases and downloads and also provides a library of your purchased software, if you wish to delete a game from your computer and obtain the game again. You then can easily re-download you game from your library.
Some games offered are also available as a trial offer. If you wish to continue playing the game you may purchase after the expiration period. Finding titles on the Amazon portal is easy, you find the name of a title from the video game downloads category. You may then find a particular game that suits, whether it is by best seller, price point or picking a specific genre. Each game is detailed with price, description, file size and the amount of expected average time you will need to download a game using broadband.
Once your purchase has downloaded, you may install the title and resignation playing as for any title you may have purchased and operated via CD or DVD.