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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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Twilight Princess HD

The Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Wolf Link amiibo works in Super Mario Maker

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 Midna and Link co...   read

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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...   read

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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 ...   read

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Witcher 3
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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...   read

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Neca Toys
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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...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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'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 ...   read

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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...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates

Here's how amiibo work in 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 know the game ha...   read

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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 ...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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. ...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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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 ...   read

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...   read

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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 ...   read

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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...   read

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Shovel Knight

You can scan the Shovel Knight amiibo through the box

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 launch of the ami...   read

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

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 amiibo-specific dung...   read

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

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, with the detai...   read

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New Link Figma

This Link Figma is so dang good

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 this summer in Jap...   read

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