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D-Arts

D-Arts' Mega Man Zero Type 2 figure is getting re-released


Just in case you missed it
Feb 12
D-Arts makes some of the best figures on the market, and its Mega Man line is particularly great. I love how they look with my collection, and they're the perfect balance between price and quality. If you missed out on the "T... read
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Best Buy

Meta Knight amiibo now has a solid release date of February 20 at Best Buy


Finally
Feb 11
Just minutes ago I obtained an email from Best Buy noting that Meta Knight has a firm release date of February 20. Before today, the retailer skirted around giving us an exact figure, even showing "December 2015" dates for pr... read
Rare amiibo guide photo
Exclusin' ain't easy
Unless my Meta Knight pre-order is screwed up by Best Buy, I'll have every existing amiibo on-hand by next week. A lot of people have asked how I'm so successful at getting some of the rarer figures, and the answer is "helping out a lot of friends, and getting help from friends." But there are a lot of ways to procure them. Here are a few that will allow you to sidestep scalpers on eBay. read feature

Little Mac photo
Little Mac

These custom Little Mac and Pikachu amiibo are insanely detailed


Wireframe Little Mac!
Feb 10
Every so often the custom amiibo crowd wows me, and that's definitely the case with this wireframe Little Mac from "peble," pictured above. The detail is insane, and the clear resin to give it that translucent ... read
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GameStop

GameStop joins the growing list of retailers screwed by Nintendo's US amiibo rollout


I mostly feel bad for the kids
Feb 06
I know a lot of people don't like GameStop. That's cool. Like any retailer, bad customer service has the propensity to make people not want to return to a store. My local GameStop though is pretty great, and I've developed a ... read
Disney Infinity Q&A photo
NFC won't let me be
The near-field communication (NFC) figure craze was at its height this past holiday season. Skylanders, amiibo, and Disney Infinity figures flew off shelves in droves. I know my local Wal-Mart looked like an adorable Bat... read feature

Mega Man amiibo photo
Mega Man amiibo

It looks like the Mega Man amiibo might be delayed


Readers have obtained messages from Amazon
Feb 05
The Mega Man and Sonic amiibo are due on February 20, apart from the rest of Wave 3, but things aren't looking great for the Blue Bomber. Hundreds of users have reported delays for Mega Man by way of Amazon, myself included. ... read
Rare amiibo photo
Rare amiibo

Nintendo manufactured mysterious silver and gold Super Mario amiibo


Make new friends but keep the old; these Metal Mario amiibo are silver and gold
Feb 04
If amiibo have been hard to come by before, it looks like we're in for a whole new kind of scarcity. CPSIA certificates from Nintendo revealed a previously unknown amiibo in the Super Mario line of toys, silver and ... read
Mega Man X photo
Mega Man X

TruForce's Mega Man X toy Kickstarter gains another variant figure


A variant
Feb 03
TruForce is creating a rad Mega Man X figure, and the company is almost halfway to its $200,000 goal on Kickstarter. To help move things along a bit two new reward tiers have been added, including an exclusive color variant, ... read
Rosalina amiibo launch photo
Anywhere from 6 to 26 in stock at each Target
[Update: according to this leaked document by CAG user Kurosaki-san, there will be no more Rosalina shipments for Target for the foreseeable future. The exact wording is that "this item will not be replenished." We'... read feature

Lucario photo
Lucario

If you pre-ordered Lucario at Toys"R"Us, it should be shipping soon


'Items located in stock'
Jan 31
Last week, Lucario went on sale at Toys"R"Us retail locations. By all acounts, it was a mess. Luckily I didn't have to deal with it as my previous pre-order was re-instated, but multiple sources informed me that stores typica... read
Rosalina photo
Rosalina

Rosalina amiibo Canadian fate confirmed: she's being redistributed to other retailers


Exclusive no more
Jan 29
Recently we learned that because of Target's closures in Canada, the fate of the Rosalina amiibo was up in the air. Now we have solid confirmation of what's happening with the character. After days of silence, Nintendo has no... read
Target photo
Target

It looks like some Targets are selling the Sheik amiibo early


Call your local store
Jan 27
As of right now, the Sheik amiibo is set to appear in the first round of Wave 3 on February 13, right after Bowser's launch at the start of next month. If early reports are any indication, Sheik is going to be one of the more... read
Amiibo madness photo
Amiibo madness

Toys"R"Us sells some amiibo early, delays others, and has 4 for $44 sale


Also good and bad news on retailer-exclusive toys
Jan 26
Toys"R"Us started selling some of the "wave 3" amiibo -- Bowser, Sheik, and Toon Link -- ahead of schedule at the end of last week. Meanwhile, Toys"R"Us customers have been getting notice that pre-orders on other wave 3 ... read
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amiibo

Here's when GameStop is planning on getting shipments for amiibo Wave 3


Free up your schedule if you didn't pre-order
Jan 22
There's an internal memo going around from GameStop that highlights estimated arrival dates for the upcoming amiibo Wave 3. I have confirmed this memo with an internal source at the retailer. This is the gist. Bowser will arr... read
Mega Man X photo
Mega Man X

TruForce Collectibles' Mega Man X figure heads to Kickstarter


Want it? Kickstart it
Jan 22
TrueForce Collectibles is crafting a new Mega Man X figure for your enjoyment. Like what you see? Then you probably want to back it on its brand new Kickstarter. To actually get the figure you'll need to pledge at least $80, ... read
Custom amiibo photo
Custom amiibo

The Etsy crowd is making some great custom amiibo


Small soldiers
Jan 21
We post a lot of amiibo stuff on Destructoid, and when I say we, I mean "not me." That ends today. I couldn't pass up this chance to highlight the custom amiibo scene on Etsy. The results are admittedly hit or miss -- this is Etsy -- but even the misses have a certain humorous charm to them. Let's take a look. [Header image: Alltheapplesdoubled] read
Target photo
Target

Target to close all 133 stores in Canada, where the Rosalina amiibo is exclusive


Target, you bungled this entire operation
Jan 15
Things haven't been looking good for Nintendo and its retailer-exclusive amiibo initiative. Toys"R"Us has bungled pre-orders so many times it's hard to tell if anyone will actually get their  Lucario amiibo at this point... read
Predator toy photo
Predator toy

My desk craves this game-inspired Predator 2 figure


The Predator is in town...
Jan 09
I'm still kicking myself for missing NECA's glow-in-the-dark Jason Voorhees figure based on his loud design in Friday the 13th for the NES. It was exclusive to San Diego Comic-Con, and I should've had a friend nab one for me.... read
Mega Man photo
Mega Man

This custom bad box art Mega Man figure looks like Patrick Warburton


He probably would have been in a live-action '90s adaptation
Jan 09
Bad box art Mega Man is a legend. In addition to being featured in Street Fighter X Tekken among other accomplishments, my mom picked the original Mega Man out for me because of the cover art, and the rest is histor... read
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Mega Bloks

These Assassin's Creed Mega Bloks were 'designed with adult collectors in mind'


Hey, kids, wanna stab?
Jan 08
Brett told us about the Assassin's Creed Mega Bloks only to totally leave us hanging now that the toys are viewable online. Never did trust that guy. Makedonski? Obviously a phony last name. Anyway, yes, Ubisoft has posted im... read
McDonald's toys photo
McDonald's toys

Trick your loved ones into thinking these Japanese McDonald's toys are amiibo


Look at you, angry Pikachu
Jan 05
Amiibo sure are all the rage, huh? Who would've thought that Nintendo's artificially scarce plastic figurines would create such a crazed demand? Were you lucky enough to get one that looks just like Steven's dog? If so, you'l... read
amiibo photo
amiibo

Here's a cool amiibo infographic that displays all known compatibility


Including Japan
Jan 02
The amiibo craze is real, but some people aren't super keen on the collectible aspect and choose to focus on the in-game functionality. That's cool, but it can get a bit confusing as to what games are actually supported.... read
amiibo madness photo
Give customer service a call
Back in December, Toys"R"Us canceled every Lucario amiibo pre-order (and some random Wave 2 or 3 orders). It sucked, because the figure is exclusive and they already took thousands of orders on them weeks before the... read feature

amiibo photo
amiibo

Heads up amiibo collectors: Fox and Samus may be gone soon


There's strong evidence
Jan 01
Marth, Villager, and Wii Fit Trainer amiibo are rare at this point -- it's just a fact. Although Nintendo noted that the "core" figures will always be available (citing Mario as a staple), some of them will phase out. Accordi... read
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TruForce Collectibles

TruForce Collectibles gives us a little taste of their Mega Man X figure


I want them all
Dec 31
Thanks to fan demand, TruForce Collectibles is crafting a new Mega Man X figure. Before this week we haven't had the slightest clue of what it looked like, but thanks to a recent Facebook posting we now have a better idea. So... read
Yoshi photo
Yoshi

This new Yoshi Figuarts toy is dawwwsome


Too cute
Dec 30
I have a general rule when it comes to getting merchandise for games. If it's a series I really love and have a collection for, I'll get a moderate amount of goods for it. Mario happens to be one of those series, and man... read
amiibo photo
amiibo

Toys"R"Us sending out amiibo discount codes to those who had canceled orders


Pit and Little Mac in-stock at GameStop
Dec 25
[Update: Pit seems to be back out of stock.] It looks like the Lucario incident of 12/19 is coming to an end. After abrubtly canceling hundreds of orders for their exclusive Lucario amiibo, Toys"R"Us has re-instated some orde... read
Mega Man X photo
Mega Man X

This homemade Mega Man X Iris figure is awesome


Not official though
Dec 23
Although we've seen a great deal of figures from the Mega Man universe, Iris has never gotten the recognition that many fans have been wanting. Madhands has taken things into its own...well...hands by crafting a figure o... read
Pokémon toy photo
Pokémon toy

That lil Bulbasaur! Pokémon Center has the adorable Red Nendoroid


The very best
Dec 19
We last spoke about Good Smile Company's Red Nendoroid months ago, which is just too dang long. The figure has since released in Japan, and the US Pokémon Center now has it in stock. For $49.99, the set comes with the ... read
amiibogeddon photo
Um, wow
[Update: Toys"R"Us put pre-orders back up momentarily this morning, and I expect them to either be faulty or drop very soon. Try to re-pre-order if you want at your own risk!] [Update 2: Now the retailer has taken o... read feature

Mega Man merch photo
Mega Man merch

This early build of a 13-inch Mega Man statue looks pretty great


Roughly $71
Dec 15
Next March, X-Plus Toys will be producing a new Mega Man statue, and the project is coming along pretty great. It'll be 13-inches tall, and is made of soft plastic. It'll run you 8,424 Yen, which is roughly $71.00. There is n... read






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