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Pokemon Nendoroid photo
Pokemon Nendoroid

Red and Blue battle it out as the newest Pokemon Nendoroid figures


Gary was here, Ash is a loser!
Feb 05
// Ben Davis
It's getting hard to keep up with all these awesome and adorable Nendoroid figures! Coming soon are new figures for the Pokémon trainer and his rival from Pokémon Red and Blue, as well as Mew. As with all Nendor...
Fire Emblem Fates photo
Robin, Ike, Marth, Lucina
I've been playing Fire Emblem Fates this week (Nintendo sent the Special Edition cart that has all three versions) for review, and I've had a chance to test out the amiibo feature. To my surprise some folks didn't even k...

Timmy & Tommy Nook amiibo photo
Timmy & Tommy Nook amiibo

Timmy & Tommy Nook amiibo, a Target exclusive, up on Amazon


Haha what
Feb 05
// Chris Carter
Outside of the US, you lucky folk have generally not had to deal with the exclusive amiibo nonsense. Pre Wave 5, it was pretty damn terrible, but now Nintendo has gotten it together and has started actually providing lots of ...
amiibo photo
amiibo

Several new amiibo are up for pre-order today at GameStop


Also, Jigglypuff restocks
Feb 02
// Chris Carter
[Update: Everyone is live online. Here's ROB (Famicom), Ryu, Rover, and Kapp'n. Roy is still available online.] According to a leak from a GameStop, the following amiibo are going up for pre-order today -- Kapp'n, Rover, Fami...

Nintendo photo
Nintendo

Nintendo announces that it has moved over 20 million amiibo


And even more cards
Feb 02
// Chris Carter
Nintendo isn't keen to share everything, but it's happy to tell us about its amiibo sales. Yesterday it released another financial earnings report, detailing that it has pushed "20.5 million units" in terms of the figure...
Barbie photo
Barbie

Game Developer Barbie is real and coming to a daughter near you


Get it this summer
Jan 28
// CJ Andriessen
[Image credit] Like many of the staff members here at Destructoid, writing video game stories isn't my only job. When I'm not failing at being funny here or prostituting myself out to rich Saudis, I spend my days working for ...
Figma photo
Figma

These Virtua Fighter toys capture the classic look


1993 was a while ago
Jan 27
// Jordan Devore
I don't know when it happened, exactly, but in recent years I've started to find low-poly 3D characters more and more charming. Take these upcoming Virtua Fighter figures, for instance -- I think they're great! Goofy as hell,...
Pac-Man Funko photo
Pac-Man Funko

These Funko Pac-Man figures are distressing


Pinky and Clyde look faded
Jan 26
// Nic Rowen
The hell is up with Ms. Pac-man here? Why is Pac-Man all square? These Funko figures of the classic pill popping arcade icons are up to their knees in the uncanny valley and I don't appreciate it one bit. Personally, I've nev...
Fallout 4 power armor fig photo
Fallout 4 power armor fig

This $400 Fallout 4 statue is bigger than your dick


1/6 scale Power Armor
Jan 22
// Steven Hansen
This "1/6th scale Fallout 4 T-45 Power Armor Collectible Figure" from threezero is going to be $398 when it goes up for pre-order on January 28; or, nearly twice as much as the two parking tickets I earned yesterday and am go...
Animal Crossing amiibo photo
Animal Crossing amiibo

Nintendo confirms March Animal Crossing amiibo line, and launch date


March 18
Jan 21
// Chris Carter
Well, finally. Leaks have suggested that a new Animal Crossing line would arrive at some point this year, and now Nintendo has confirmed it. On March 18, Timmy & Tommy Nook (Target exclusive), Kapp'n, and Rover will launc...
Zelda photo
Zelda

Official Zelda: Twilight Princess HD trailer explains amiibo functionality


Extra dungeon confirmed
Jan 20
// Chris Carter
[Update: Nintendo has provided even more information for the dungeon. "After completing the Cave of Shadows, players can save their remaining hearts to the Wolf Link amiibo, and then use those hearts inside the Cave of Shadow...
Dark Souls III photo
Dark Souls III

Those Funko toys everyone loves are going Fallout, Dark Souls


Red Knight
Jan 20
// Chris Carter
Every time I walk into a store, it feels like their Funko sections grow double in size, and provide figures for franchises that are increasingly obscure. Well a lot of parents are probably going to be puzzled by this toy when...
Shovel Knight photo
Shovel Knight

You can scan the Shovel Knight amiibo through the box


Yacht Club knows
Jan 14
// Chris Carter
Fans recently discovered that the Shovel Knight amiibo can be scanned through the box, and guess what -- Yacht Club Games actually did this by design. According to the developer, they obtained feedback from fans before the la...
amiibo photo
amiibo

Info for 'amiibo dungeon' spotted on Twilight Princess HD Amazon listing


Amazon France
Jan 14
// Chris Carter
I expect some controversy to come out of this for sure, given the talk about amiibo functionality as of late. According to the Amazon France product listing for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, there's an amiib...
Disney photo
Disney

See how a Disney Infinity figure is made, and by proxy, a terrifying 3D printer process


Olaf rises from the depths of Styx
Jan 13
// Chris Carter
Disney is sharing how they actually craft their figures for Disney Infinity, and the process looks really damn rad. First an artist comes up with the concept, then they 3D print it, and from there it's molded and washed,...
New Link Figma photo
New Link Figma

This Link Figma is so dang good


A Link Between Worlds
Jan 07
// Jordan Devore
I wasn't sure the cutesy Nendoroid Link could be topped, but this Figma based on The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is utterly wonderful. The classic look is my favorite to this day. When the toy becomes available thi...
Skylanders amiibo photo
Skylanders amiibo

Good news, collectors: The Skylanders amiibo are going to be sold separately


$24.99
Jan 01
// Chris Carter
[Update: It looks like the pair are going to be sold on 1/9 at GameStop -- there's no current word on what the stock looks like, but since they're being distributed by Activision, there's no doubt that it will be more plentif...
First 4 Figures photo
First 4 Figures

First 4 Figures teases an Alucard toy


Almost done
Jan 01
// Chris Carter
Although Castlevania, and Symphony of the Night in particular, get a lot of love, you don't see a whole lot of Alucard merchandise -- or at least, as much as I'd like. That's changing soon, as First 4 Figures is teasing ...
Gold Mega Man photo
Gold Mega Man

The Gold Mega Man amiibo is back up at Best Buy


$49.99
Dec 31
// Chris Carter
Shortly after the Gold Mega Man amiibo was unveiled, pre-orders sold out nearly everywhere online -- you still can't find it at places like Amazon. But late last night it seems like the package popped up on Best Buy, and it's...
Pikachu photo
Pikachu

Kick off Christmas Eve with a picture of a meatless Pikachu


Build-A-Monstrosity
Dec 24
// Chris Carter
Although Build-A-Bear noted that Pikachu would arrive in "late December," (or possibly not in time for Christmas), local stores are now stocked with him this week. It's $28 for the full rat, and you get a trading card with it...
FNAF toys photo
FNAF toys

Funko Freddy Fazbear Figures Set For Release


Frightfully Cute
Dec 22
// Nic Rowen
We'll be seeing a whole lot more of Freddy Fazbear and friends in the early months of 2016. Funko toys has announced its new line of Five Nights at Freddy's branded merchandise (actual merchandise based off of an imaginary fr...
Animal Crossing amiibo photo
Animal Crossing amiibo

Wave 3 of Animal Crossing amiibo cards out next month


In Japan
Dec 16
// Steven Hansen
Ah, the majestic amiibo. With Animal Crossing it has transcended a need for three dimensional form, reduce down to its utility: touch a thing against another thing. If that drinking game was enough to help you bear Animal Cro...
Nendoroid Shizue photo
Nendoroid Shizue

Cute ass Isabelle Animal Crossing toy being re-released


Nendoroid Shizue
Dec 16
// Steven Hansen
Nintendo partnered with Good Smile Company a couple years back for an Isabelle Nendoroid and followed that up with a winter uniform Isabelle. The original summer-suited look is getting a re-release next year. It will be available April 2016 for roughly $30 -- pre-orders are up here. She comes with a few different faces and some props.
Killer Instinct amiibo photo
Killer Instinct amiibo

Killer Instinct is getting its own amiibo-like toy line


Starting with Shadow Jago
Dec 12
// Chris Carter
Killer Instinct Season 3 is still in development, but that hasn't stopped the team from adding in a few more tweaks and extras along the way. One of the biggest upcoming changes is the addition of a Shadow Jago figure, that w...
Animal Crossing amiibo photo
Animal Crossing amiibo

Next wave of Animal Crossing amiibo head to Europe on January 29


More on the way, too
Dec 09
// Chris Carter
Nintendo of Europe has confirmed it -- the Mr. Resetti, Blathers, Kicks, and Celeste amiibo will all arrive on January 29 in the UK region.  This newest wave also includes Lucas, and nothing listed here will be a store e...
Contra toys photo
Contra toys

These Contra action figures are historically accurate


Respect for the spread gun
Dec 03
// Nic Rowen
Hot on the heels of other classic 8-bit action figures such as purple Jason and grumpy Godzilla, NECA announced the upcoming release of more toys based on games we used to love (well maybe not love, enjoy? Tolerate?) as child...
Pikachu photo
Pikachu

You can get a Pikachu wearing Charizard's skin at Build-a-Bear soon


Pre-orders are up
Dec 03
// Chris Carter
Soon, Pikachu will be upon us, creeping up in every mall, beckoning you to go and build him. Yes, that Build-a-Bear promotion will be coming to stores this month, and you can pre-order a ticket now to create him for $28. If y...
Nintendo photo
Nintendo

The Nintendo UK Store just got a huge amiibo restock


An official online store, imagine that
Nov 28
// Chris Carter
In the UK, Nintendo has a dedicated online store where you can go online, and buy amiibo straight from the source. I know right? Here in the US we have to hunt for retailer exclusives and hope that our F5 tactics actuall...
God of War photo
God of War

For $500, this Kratos statue better guard my home


It's technically on sale
Nov 25
// Jordan Devore
Sony is producing a 26" statue of the God of War himself, and at $499.99 a piece (that's $100 off!), I would expect this thing to ward off everything from burglars to evil spirits to mermen. There are 500 statues available fo...
amiibo photo
amiibo

One year after the debut of amiibo, here are the ones that are rare worldwide


After restocks
Nov 22
// Chris Carter
With multiple waves of restocks, many shortages in the great amiibo war of 2015 have been resolved. But I decided to do some research today to try to track down the toughest amiibo to find, and I've come up with a brief list ...

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