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At least other companies are keen on celebrating Metroid's legacy

Poor Samus. Nintendo is keen on forgetting her anniversary nearly every year since Other M was released, while they shower Link with encores for concerts, collector's editions, and other celebrations on a nigh monthly basis. Well at le...   read

 
 
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Binding of Isaac creator teases a possible amiibo

Edmund McMillen is a pretty smart guy, so this Binding of Isaac amiibo tease could either end up being an elaborate AR game, or a pro-level troll. But hey, it's something, and when you consider how much love he (and Nicalis) have given...   read

 
 

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Nintendo is back to its old, awful tricks again with upcoming amiibo waves

I don't know if Nintendo is trying to ensure the survival of amiibo after the figures started to decline a tad, sales-wise (seeing hundreds of Animal Crossing toys on the shelves not selling was probably not a great feeling), but they'...   read

 
 
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Don't call this Kirby statue a 'round pink ball'

The next gaming statue from First 4 Figures (and the third in the company's Kirby line, following Sword Kirby and Meta Knight) is a determined-looking Fighter Kirby. Ahead of a Q4 2017 release, pre-orders are open for the 13-inch, not-quit...   read

 
 
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Our world is worth fighting for now that Nendoroid Mei's in it

We saw that Nendoroid Mei was coming at New York Toy Fair (along with Mercy and a figma Genji). Good Smile Company has recently announced that pre-orders are opening for Mei, starting today and going until May 15.   read

 
 
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Blizzard's latest Overwatch statue is Widowmaker

Blizzard has already done statues for Tracer and Reaper, and up next, it's Widowmaker. Pre-orders are now open for the 13.5-inch Overwatch statue ahead of a planned Q3 2017 ship date. Not that it's cheap, but at $150, this isn't quite the w...   read

 
 
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Take a closer look at Nendoroid Tracer

Whenever a Nendoroid goes up for pre-order, there's a good chance Good Smile Company's Kahotan will preview it. Today, Tracer gets her turn in front of Kahotan's MacBook!   read

 
 
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Bloodborne's Lady Maria is getting a $600 Japan-exclusive statue

Even if she's a character from the lone DLC for Bloodborne, Lady Maria pops up quite a bit in discussions and random artwork for the game. She's recognizable, is what I'm saying, and is probably easier to craft into a statue than a giant li...   read

 
 
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Job Simulator toys let you throw stuff at a computer, in or out of VR

Job Simulator is still one of the best reasons to own a Virtual Reality rig, and right before the Game Developers Conference (GDC) we got word that creators Owlchemy Labs have teamed up with iam8bit to start selling merc...   read

 
 
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You can punch this Goro in the nuts for $1,400

Haha, payment plans for a Mortal Kombat statue. I laughed out loud when I scrolled down on this $1,400 Goro statue listing. I know someone is going to do it! Yes, it's true, Pop Culture Shock Toys is getting an exclusive 1:3 scale Goro...   read

 
 


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A rundown of how amiibo work in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

For months we've been wondering what some of the Zelda: Breath of the Wild amiibo do in-game (others were revealed very early), and now that I have access, the mystery is solved. If you don't want any in-game spoilers of any kind (it's...   read

 
 
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Real life Splatoon guns exist, and they shoot ink

Last weekend at the Toy Fair 2017, toy manufacturer Jakks Pacific unveiled new Splatoon-themed toys, and they look to bring back the glory days of Super Soakers. Allegedly releasing this year they're based on the designs from the games, and...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's Mei and Mercy will also become Nendoroids

Tracer will be the first in the Overwatch Nendoroid line, but she won't be alone for long. Good Smile Company revealed, via a poster at Toy Fair New York, that Mei and Mercy will be joining her!   read

 
 
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Persona 5 figures are coming to steal your heart

A magical event called Wonder Festival took place this weekend, and toy collectors all over the world looked sadly at their wallets as they realized they had some tough financial decisions to make. Count me in that group, especially after s...   read

 
 
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Atlas and P-body from Portal 2 get the Figma treatment

Portal 2 had a great single-player mode, but the most fun I had with the title was playing through the devious puzzles in the cooperative two-player section. Instead of controlling a human, your Portal gun in this mode was carried by o...   read

 
 
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You don't look so hot, Mega Bloks Pikachu

Everyone loves Pokémon and some everyone loves Mega Bloks, so it was only a matter of time before the two of them formed the beast with the assembly required back. As part of Mattel's new Mega Construx line, Pikachu, Charizard and ot...   read

 
 
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Short doc examines the history of Nintendo's Hanafuda cards and alleged Yakuza ties

As most of you know by now, Nintendo started in 1889 as a playing card company -- specifically, selling Hanafuda cards. They even came full circle and honored this legacy by offering up a Mario themed set on Club Nintendo (RIP) several...   read

 
 
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Tracer kicks off the Overwatch Nendoroid line

Before this breaks down into a thread of replies about who from the Overwatch cast we most want to have in toy form -- is it too late? Am I already out of time here? -- I just want to point out that this upcoming Nendoroid figure of Tracer ...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight makes a pretty badass Gundam

While we're waiting for the next Shovel Knight expansion featuring Specter Knight, one of the Cerulean Shoveler's superfans decided to do some custom work and combine the Blue Burrower with what looks like a Helmwige Reincar Gundam Mod...   read

 
 
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The BoxBoy amiibo is adorable, but basic (duh)

My BoxBoy amiibo just came in from Japan, and I figured I'd share a few pictures for some prospective buyers, several of which have been asking about this odd-figure-out for the past few weeks now. Yep, it's BoxBoy alright, in all his ...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts now has its own adorable Funko figures

The more Funko Pop! figures hit the market, the more I drown in them. Avoiding them at first because of their cheap looking design, I eventually gave in when when I found a Homer Simpson one. Then a Mr. Peabody. Then Power Rangers. Thirty f...   read

 
 
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You can pre-order the Fire Emblem Alm & Celica amiibo now

Folks have been waiting weeks to nail down pre-orders for the Alm & Celica amiibo 2-Pack, and now Best Buy has opened their page. So who are these people and why should you care (maybe you shouldn't care about amiibo, but that's a ...   read

 
 
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You'll be able to play Rocket League in real life very soon

Rocket League has been incredibly popular since its release over a year and a half ago. The simple concept and easy-to-start, hard-to-master gameplay have kept people coming back for more car soccer over and over again. Over 25 million...   read

 
 
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Skylanders Imaginators will not support vehicles or traps on Nintendo Switch

One of my favorite things about the Skylanders franchise is backward compatibility. You can take any toy from past games, even the very first, and use it in new iterations. I've used the same Double Trouble figure since 2011, whic...   read

 
 
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Sales for Nintendo's amiibo have plummeted, but are still doing well

As part of its end of fiscal year report, Nintendo touched on the sales of several of their departments, including amiibo. Nintendo president notes that will last fiscal year (first through third quarter of 2016) "we sold many amiibo, parti...   read

 
 



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