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Mario Sports Superstars' approach to amiibo cards seems iffy

Mario Sports Superstars now has an official Japanese site detailing each of the five sports along with amiibo card function information. Breakdowns on how each sport is played are provided and are also shown off in the six-minute game...   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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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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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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Fire Emblem is getting two new amiibo

Nintendo's Fire Emblem Direct brought some new information about the upcoming 3DS game, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. It was also announced that alongside the game, new amiibo representing the two playable hero characters will be...   read

 
 
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Goodbye! BoxBoy! details its amiibo plans, including Kirby costumes

Goodbye! BoxBoy!, the third and as of now final entry in the BoxBoy series is no longer shrouded in mystery, as Nintendo flipped the switch on the website and moved it out of teaser mode. Now we know that Goodbye! will have full amiibo supp...   read

 
 
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Yoshi's Woolly World is getting a Poochy amiibo update on Wii U

While Nintendo regularly provides slightly different portable editions for their console line with new features, one mechanic will be making its way into Yoshi’s Woolly World on Wii U for free. The 3DS version, Poochy & Yoshi&rsqu...   read

 
 
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Check out the five new Zelda: Breath of the Wild amiibo

This amiibo thing has hit pretty big for Nintendo over the past two years. And, this Switch thing is hot as all hell right now. Oh yeah, and Zelda has been huge for three decades. Any armchair analyst could have predicted that Nintendo...   read

 
 
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We actually have some amiibo news for once

For all five people (four if you don't include myself) who still care about amiibo, there's some actual news this week for the figures. The first bit comes curiously right before the Nintendo Switch presentation (tonight, which we will be c...   read

 
 
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Are you still waiting for the Corrin, Bayoneta, and Cloud amiibo?

So many fellow amiibo collectors drew a line in the sand with the "Smash line." They wouldn't partake in all these wacky sideshows like Zelda, Kirby, or Monster Hunter, as many of those are just doubles, or distractions. The first Wave...   read

 
 


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BoxBoy website hints at possible Kirby cameo, amiibo interaction

As you may have heard, BoxBoy is getting a third (and possibly final) entry on 3DS. To celebrate Nintendo is releasing it digitally and physically, and the latter will have a packed-in amiibo along with a cartridge containing all three...   read

 
 
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The new Zelda amiibo grant rupees, meat, fish, and plants in Breath of the Wild

It's a banner day for amiibo as the Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary line of figures -- 8-bit Link, Ocarina of Time Link, Toon Link, and Wind Waker Zelda -- are now available. (Are you still on the hunt?) They look darn cool in their own ri...   read

 
 
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You don't have to speak Japanese to appreciate this Miitopia trailer

When I was younger and played through the SNES Final Fantasy games, I would always change the name of characters when I could to fulfill my childhood fantasy going on a grand quest with my heroes, like Phil from Rugrats, Bill Nye from ...   read

 
 
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Review: Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo

Animal Crossing: New Leaf was an incredible update to a charming series. The amount of polish along with bonus features made coming back everyday something I looked forward to. I played the game for a solid year straight to catch every bug,...   read

 
 
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It 'only' took a year and change to sort out the amiibo stock problems

And with Robin, all is right in the amiibo world again. Wait, are you still there? Am I in an empty figurative room, talking about amiibo stock, while everyone else scattered after the horror that was Wave 4? That seems to be the case, and ...   read

 
 
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Robin joins in on Lucina's recent amiibo restock

A few months ago, the ultra-rare Lucina amiibo got a restock, and people who weren't previously able to locate the figure were finally allowed to unlock her in Code Name Steam and Fire Emblem Awakening. Wait, no one else cares about am...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker might have amiibo compatibility after all

When Super Mario Maker for 3DS was revealed, Nintendo was quick to note that it would not contain Mystery Mushroom support. It uh...won't have a full online level browser either. So it'll not have two of the biggest features of the game -- ...   read

 
 
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Here's what's new in Animal Crossing's huge update

In case you missed it, the Nintendo Direct for Animal Crossing: New Leaf took place earlier this morning, and an update for the title is available now. You'll have to download it manually, and I suspect that's because Nintendo didn't w...   read

 
 
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There's going to be a massive amiibo restock soon

Excluding new in box collections, a lot of amiibo are still pretty rare. Lucina is very high up on that list, but you can actually grab her from Best Buy now as part of a massive restock initiative. I don't want to tell you to "act fast" as...   read

 
 
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Get a glimpse of the Bayonetta amiibo

When Bayonetta was revealed as the final DLC character for Super Smash Bros. for Wii and 3DS, we were told she would be receiving an amiibo just like every other fighter in the game. Since that announcement, it's been all quiet on the amiib...   read

 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild amiibo seemingly gets a release date, may indicate game's launch

Nintendo has been very silent on details about the NX, the Wii U port's release date of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and the upcoming Zelda amiibo line. No one is certain if both the Wii U and NX versions of the game will releas...   read

 
 
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Animal Crossing update includes a free lawnmower

The UK Animal Crossing Twitter account has posted that players returning to Animal Crossing: New Leaf after the autumn update won't have to worry about weeds in their towns. Normally, players of New Leaf who don't check their game...   read

 
 
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Nintendo talks amiibo smartphone functionality, is 'looking into it'

I can recall a lot of "we aren't interested in smartphones" talk from Nintendo in the last five years or so, but now they're going full steam ahead with projects like Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem mobile, and Super Mario Run. The inf...   read

 
 
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Nintendo takes down anot- OMG Hello Kitty amiibo Cards

As we first reported a few weeks ago, Animal Crossing New Leaf is getting a major update this year that will incorporate amiibo support. The update will allow any character featured in the amiibo card line and the Animal Crossing serie...   read

 
 
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Missed September's Nintendo Direct? Catch up here

No, there were no surprise NX details. But there was a lot of good stuff announced! A couple of Wii U to 3DS ports, some new (and surprising) games like Pikmin, and of course goofy skits in between! Here's the Direct, alongside a list of ev...   read

 
 



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