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Amazon now has the Squid Sisters and other Splatoon amiibo

After being up at Best Buy for weeks, all of you folks who were holding out for Amazon for the new Splatoon amiibo wave can now finally pull the trigger. Today, the new line launches, which includes the Squid Sisters Callie & Marie...   read

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Damn, we missed out on a Disney Infinity Benedict Cumberbatch toy

Moving over to the Marvel realm, the Disney Infinity series had some awesome figures that could have eventually expanded into all of the upcoming MCU films. "Had," being the operative word here, because Disney Infinity as a series was ...   read

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roto Man Buster

Ha, ThinkGeek is doing a Proto Man Buster replica too

Back in 2014, ThinkGeek unleashed a Mega Buster replica out into the world for $80, that has since been cut to $50. It was a little to silly and unwieldy for my tastes, but I imagine someone's son or daughter is having the time of their lif...   read

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Mario amiibo

PSA: A few of the new Mario amiibo might be rare

We are long past the era of "unicorn" or "impossible to find" amiibo. Taking a look at recent releases, Roy, a GameStop exclusive, was available for over a month before he temporarily went out of stock, and was re-listed again. Timmy and To...   read

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is getting its own amiibo line, more Mario figures on the way

[Update: Nintendo showed off some new amiibo footage in their Zelda stream. According to Nintendo of America's Bill Trinen, Link is "exploring alone," and based on his wording, Wolf Link seems to be the only companion availab...   read

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Mega Man

Mega Man is finally getting its own Funko line

[Update: GameStop has listings now for Ice Slasher and Fire Storm.] With Funko's world domination nearly complete, with just about every "pop culture" item in its grasp, it was crazy that Mega Man wasn't a part of that empire yet. Uh, ...   read

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Final Fantasy XII toys

Square Enix is making Final Fantasy XII dolls

Piggybacking on the long-overdue Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age PS4 remaster announcement, Play Arts is making some new Final Fantasy XII toys you can get long before the game's 2017 release. Gabranth (October, ~$138USD) and Balthier (Sep...   read

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Fangamer is taking pre-orders on these Undertale figures

We've covered these Undertale figures here before on account of how gosh-darn cute they are, but now they're available for pre-order along with some other themed merch at Fangamer and that's reason enough for me to open up the ol' post edit...   read

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Skylanders Imaginators

Skylanders Imaginators, the newest game in the series, is basically Diablo

Activision is in a unique position at this point. It basically started the video game toys-to-life market, and now, a major competitor has pulled out entirely. If it was worried before, it's less worried now. It's just as well as the compan...   read

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Fans are keeping the amiibo community alive with charts like this

The amiibo craze has died down significantly. There used to be hundreds of fans in any given town waking up hours before a retail location opened up just to grab a rare figure, but now, you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who cares. One of...   read

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Monster Hunter is getting its own amiibo line now

Well uh, this might be the point where collectors draw the line, if they haven't already. Capcom has announced the existence of three amiibo figures for Monster Hunter Stories, which will arrive with the 3DS game on October 8. At the moment...   read

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Look at this enormous Overwatch action figure

As part of a promotional stunt, Blizzard has dropped enormous novelty-sized Overwatch action figures in major cities -- including my current stomping grounds, Los Angeles. I took the train into Hollywood to see this big ole Tracer figure, w...   read

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Planet Robobot

Here's how amiibo work in Kirby: Planet Robobot

I managed to get my hands on Kirby: Planet Robobot, and the first thing I wanted to try out is the amiibo functionality. As luck would have it I actually had to wait a few levels before it popped up, and when it actually did, it emerge...   read

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Stay fresh: New Splatoon amiibo up for pre-order

Best Buy has released the pre-order floodgates for the new Splatoon amiibo, which are set to arrive on July 8 in the west. As a reminder, here's what's new -- the Squid Sisters (Callie & Marie) have never been released before, and ...   read

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It takes amiibo approximately two months to sell out now

Here we are in this glorious era of amiibo, where one can simply walk into a store and pick out the one they want for weeks, sometimes months on end after they're released -- no waiting in line before the store opens only to find out they h...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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Transformers and Tamagotchi designer takes on Skylanders with Infinite Arms

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 Skylanders: Spyro's Ad...   read

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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...   read

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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....   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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