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Nintendo

My wallet gently weeps: Nintendo to release amiibo dioramas

Although they haven't been announced in the west, Nintendo's Japanese site has been updated to provide a look at its official upcoming amiibo diorama line -- which, at present, consists of a Kirby and Super Smash Bros. model. They're b...

 
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Street Fighter toys

This Blanka toy makes me happier than Yoshinori Ono

Look at that beautiful little Blanka! Oh my gosh! I came across these Street Fighter Mini Figures from Multiverse and illustrator Miguel Wilson a while back, but must've been too tied up with who-knows-what to cover them at the time. The co...

 
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Mortal Kombat

Would you spend a whole paycheck on a Mortal Kombat statue?

You're going to need quite a bit of expendable income to get in on this statue. Pop Culture Shock has announced a 28-inch Reptile collectible that will only clock in at 350 units. It's also $750. But you know what? Mortal Kombat has su...

 
Infinite Arms preview
I can't say for certain Activision knew it was stumbling onto a multi-billion dollar idea when it decided, "hey, let's do something with Spyro the Dragon." The 10th Spyro hit DS in 2005. In 2011, Activision introduced Skyland...   read

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Shovel Knight

Shield Knight and Plague Knight plush toys are coming soon

Shovel Knight is still making a killing digitally, and indie developer Yacht Club Games has expanded well beyond the gaming space, with a toy line to boot. That includes the upcoming Plague Knight and Shield Knight figures, and the rec...

 
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Pokemon toys

The Pokemon Center has the Pokemon Trainer Red Nendoroid

That delightful Red Nendoroid is back and his Pokémon are all grown up! The US Pokémon Center is carrying the Champion version of the toy set again today. At $99.99, it's not exactly cheap, but these things rarely if ever are....

 
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amiibo

Mega Yarn Yoshi is coming back in stock soon, still 'extremely limited'

There's almost always an exception to any given rule, and Mega Yarn Yoshi is it for amiibo. For the most part in the past few waves, Nintendo has been doing a good job at providing ample stock for their customers. There are store exclusives...

 
Kirby amiibo photo
Kirby amiibo

Folks who buy amiibo: Do you want the Kirby line?

Nintendo sent over some hi-res screenshots for the new Kirby amiibo line that will work with Kirby: Planet Robobot, but this really begs the question -- does anyone want them? Much like the Mario line, there's only one actual new figur...

 
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Disney Infinity

Is the toys to life bubble bursting? No new Disney Infinity this year

There will be no new Disney Infinity iteration this year, according to John Vignocchi, VP of production for the series. They maintain that they're still "number one in their category," but sales have still dropped off, according to th...

 
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Pokemon

PSA: This Saturday is 'Pokemon Day' at certain retailers

Nintendo is declaring February 27 "Pokémon Day," which has a decent amount of fanfare attached to it. If you go to a Toys"R"Us store on that day, you'll be able to net exclusive cards, and pick up a free poster. GameStop will also of...

 
Twilight Princess HD
A friend gave me the bright idea of trying to use the Wolf Link amiibo (from my recently acquired copy of Twilight Princess HD) in Super Mario Maker, and wouldn't you know, it worked! Apparently the figure unlocks an 8-bit Mi...   read

Zelda amiibo photo
Zelda amiibo

Get a good look at the Twilight Princess HD bundle, and the Wolf Link amiibo

[Update: I now have info as to how the amiibo actually works within the game. As expected, it does unlock the Cave of Shadows dungeon. Players can essentially access this area almost immediately, after completing the tutorial zone. Going to...

 
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Star Fox

PowerA's upcoming Star Fox figure won't break the bank

PowerA is set to release a Limited Edition (5,000 units) Star Fox figure out into the wild on February 22, and it'll be a GameStop exclusive priced at $79.99. The company sent over a sample for me to check out, and considering it's made of ...

 
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Witcher 3

This Witcher 3 figure straight up looks like Christopher Lee

Online retailer Jinx is getting into the Witcher 3 toy race, and its first figure is based on Geralt. Except...this thing looks less like Geralt, and more like a Clone Wars cartoon scan of Christopher Lee's Count Dooku. I'm n...

 
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Neca Toys

NECA Toys director says Sony is 'bringing Crash Bandicoot back'

Did a toy director just confirm a Crash Bandicoot reboot? Over at the New York Toy Fair this weekend, PixelDan managed to catch up with Randy Falk of NECA Toys to chat a bit about some upcoming figures and products. In addition to...

 
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Titanfall 2

Is Titanfall 2 coming sooner than we think?

A toy manufacturer release schedule suggests Titanfall 2 may release in 2016. Although Electronic Arts had yet to confirm a release date for the sequel beyond a vague "before March 2017," toy company MacFarlane announced a new licensin...

 
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Undertale toys

Get your name in early for these Undertale figures

Look, I'm going to level with you, internet, I haven't actually played Undertale yet. You don't need to boo and hiss at me, I know I'm scum. I've wanted to play it since it came out, but after seeing these amazing Undertale figurines (espec...

 
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Pokken

'All' amiibo figures will work with Pokken Tournament

According to an official listing from Nintendo's website, "all" amiibo figures will be compatible with Pokkén Tournament for Wii U, and will unlock "in-game items" upon use. While we've known that using the Shadow Mewtwo amiibo card ...

 
Pokemon Nendoroid photo
Pokemon Nendoroid

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

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 Nendoroids, I can't g...

 
Fire Emblem Fates
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...   read

Timmy & Tommy Nook amiibo photo
Timmy & Tommy Nook amiibo

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

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 stock. Roy has ...

 
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amiibo

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

[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, Famicom ROB, and Ry...

 
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Nintendo

Nintendo announces that it has moved over 20 million amiibo

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 figures, and "21.5 mi...

 
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Barbie

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

[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 a toy company. ...

 
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Figma

These Virtua Fighter toys capture the classic look

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, but not in a b...

 
Pac-Man Funko photo
Pac-Man Funko

These Funko Pac-Man figures are distressing

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 never understood w...

 
Fallout 4 power armor fig photo
Fallout 4 power armor fig

This $400 Fallout 4 statue is bigger than your dick

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 going to try and ...

 
Animal Crossing amiibo photo
Animal Crossing amiibo

Nintendo confirms March Animal Crossing amiibo line, and launch date

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 launch. This is...

 
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Zelda

Official Zelda: Twilight Princess HD trailer explains amiibo functionality

[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 Shadows to replenish ...

 
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Dark Souls III

Those Funko toys everyone loves are going Fallout, Dark Souls

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 they walk into...

 

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Why do I always have to have the weird opinion? I get the sense you all stop believing my sincerity after a Starfox Guard is actually REALLY fun once it gets Like playing slow FPS with 12 Honestly surprised I like it this

 
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Torch summarizes mission 11: GET IN THE MECH AND INTO THE SUPER ROBOT WAR SHINJI

 
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Boy, oh boy! Tomorrow finally well see some more Persona 5! Hopefully well get a release date as #Hypetrain

 
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you know, after having seen the promo stuff for Star Fox, Id really like a Jim Henson-esque star fox puppet Id watch

 
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Holy fucking How did I not ever catch that Grant Walker from Batman TAS: Deep Freeze is a freaking parody of Walt Disney?

 
Ckarasu

Im sad that it doesnt surprise me that some people actually complained about the Squid Sister These are some of the best implementations of amiibo Neat, fun content thats not necessary for enjoying the All put in a nice

 
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Hey guys, look what I got! Once I finish my Lovecraft collection, this is being read

 
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So, I thought Id survey you I wrote a short college bio on Hatsune Miku and the Vocaloid process and Would any of you care to read that paper? Kudos to Zetta for giving me the idea to share

 
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Game gave me Black Getter mission Love Although Viral is hanging around as an npc :( Gurren lagann soon maybe?

 
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So apparently the new Uncharted has graphics filters? Im really liking the cel shaded Id play that,

 
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So this PS4 Neo, hows that supposed to work if you already have an original one and want to transfer everything on your old HDD over?Youd probably just have to do it all THAT would blow I dont plan on getting one, but

 
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Astro Figgter Sunred theme is stuck in my Anyone want to watch a few episodes with me say Saturday via Rabbit?

 
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