Amazon has reduced the compensation for some products of interest to the site. Competition for games has forced a reduction in commissions for most affiliates long ago. Earning from Amazon have fallen compared to other campaigns which is why the new advertisements were deployed earlier this year.
We focused more on hardware with advertisements for the site starting in 2013. We intend to continue with hardware for the foreseeable future.
Gaming laptops are still a fringe market compared to desktop gaming. For that reason we advocate a DIY approach to gaming. PC gaming is not as expensive as it was making all the more viable. The only significant expense are video cards which can be very expensive.
We have been researching adaptive native ads as they seem to be best for the theme we are using. This theme automatically adjusts to the users screen making it far more practical than the old box style.