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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

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 ...   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

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 ...   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

New Link Figma photo
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

Skylanders amiibo photo
Skylanders amiibo

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

[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 plentiful than Nintend...   read

First 4 Figures photo
First 4 Figures

First 4 Figures teases an Alucard toy

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 their resin mod...   read

Gold Mega Man photo
Gold Mega Man

The Gold Mega Man amiibo is back up at Best Buy

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 still live as ...   read

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Kick off Christmas Eve with a picture of a meatless Pikachu

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. If you want, ...   read

FNAF toys photo
FNAF toys

Funko Freddy Fazbear Figures Set For Release

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 franchise, how po...   read

Animal Crossing amiibo photo
Animal Crossing amiibo

Wave 3 of Animal Crossing amiibo cards out next month

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 Crossing amiibo Fe...   read

Nendoroid Shizue photo
Nendoroid Shizue

Cute ass Isabelle Animal Crossing toy being re-released

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...   read

Killer Instinct amiibo photo
Killer Instinct amiibo

Killer Instinct is getting its own amiibo-like toy line

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 will essentially...   read

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