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One of the rarest amiibo looks to be getting a restock

We haven't found ourselves in a position to write many of these posts lately. That's because amiibo, on the whole, are much more widely available than they were in February 2015. I went into a Best Buy the other day and there were nine Litt...   read

 
 
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The fabled Lucina amiibo might get a restock soon

During the past few years or so (wow, amiibo have almost been out that long!), folks have been trolling the CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act) site for Nintendo to find any sort of information on possible restocks. A certificat...   read

 
 
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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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Monster Hunter amiibo

Monster Hunter Stories is getting three more amiibo

I hope you really like Monster Hunter, because the total amiibo count for the series just rose to six. Announced by way of Famitsu, Capcom is adding three more figures to the mix -- Qurupeco and Dan, Barioth and Auyria, Rathian and Che...   read

 
 
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Nintendo: Wii U will 'continue to fight on,' even if only Zelda is planned for it

Nintendo had another doozy of a shareholder meeting last night, and talked about nearly every facet of their business, including the fabled NX. After not showing it at E3 they have in fact reconfirmed that it will launch in March 2017 this ...   read

 
 
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Here's 10 minutes of Metroid Prime: Federation Force, including amiibo support

Noticeably absent at E3, Metroid Prime: Federation Force still exists, and is creeping up with an August release. If you're still on the fence about it Nintendo has provided 10 full minutes of footage on their YouTube channel, which lo...   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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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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These two Splatoon amiibo dioramas look dope

Splatoon, even with its shortcomings, has been a fun new property for Nintendo. While everyone chides them for "doing the same thing over and over,' they sure have a lot of great original properties like Pushmo and Dillon's Rolling Western....   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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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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Kirby amiibo

The new Kirby amiibo line is up on Amazon with a discount for Prime members

When Kirby: Planet Robobot releases on June 10, it'll launch alongside its own line of dedicated amiibo. As has been the case for a good year and a half now, people are often more excited for the figures than for the games themselves. ...   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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Staaaay fresh with Squid Sisters amiibo

Callie and Marie, Splatoon's "Squid Sisters," are getting amiibo figures this July. The toys will be available in Japan from July 7, North America and Europe the following day, and Australia and New Zealand starting July 9, Nintendo's vario...   read

 
 
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Get half-off amiibo and games today at Best Buy

When it's not hawking the Geek Squad service down your throat, Best Buy occasionally runs wicked sales and promotions. Today is one such day with half-off select video games (we count 52 titles across platforms). Plus, select amiibo figures...   read

 
 
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Mini Mario & Friends amiibo Challenge's wide release is on the horizon

For those of you who bought an amiibo recently, you were probably provided a free 3DS and Wii U code for Mini Mario & Friends amiibo Challenge, a Mini Mario spinoff of sorts that uses your figures to unlock characters. It's al...   read

 
 
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Leaked amiibo listing

The new Kirby and Isabelle amiibo go on pre-order tomorrow at GameStop

An internal email given to Destructoid from a GameStop employee has informed us that the new Kirby series of amiibo go on pre-order tomorrow alongside Animal Crossing's Isabelle in her winter and summer outfits.  Each amiibo ...   read

 
 
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Kirby: Planet Robobot looks great in this overview

Remember hopping in a mech in Mega Man X, punching the crap out of everything in your way, and not wanting to finish the level because doing so would mean ditching the armored suit to fit through the boss gate? Good times! That's what I th...   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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Review: Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge

Nintendo backed itself into a corner with amiibo in terms of software. Now that the things are wildly popular, it's at a crossroads. Does it gate substantial content behind them and piss off casual fans who don't want to buy toys? Or only r...   read

 
 
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3 for 2 amiibo

Canadian Toys R Us buy two, get a third amiibo free promotion

Do you need a lot of amiibos for reasons you'd rather not get into? It's fine, I'm not judging. You may be interested in a promotion going on at Canadian Toys R Us is all. The Canadian end of the retail chain is offering a "buy two, get the...   read

 
 
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Nintendo reveals solutions to amiibo pose video, proves Miyamoto is still the best

As a team, Shigeru Miyamoto and Satoru Iwata were probably the most charming executives in history -- I doubt they'll ever be topped in my lifetime. Look no further than this latest "Guess the amiibo" campaign, where various higher-ups at N...   read

 
 
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Yep, amiibo work with Hyrule Warriors Legends 3DS, too

Hyrule Warriors supported amiibo on Wii U, so it stands to reason that the same would apply for the 3DS. This newest video confirms it, complete with footage of what the supported figures (Zelda, Toon Link, Link, Sheik, Ganondorf) actu...   read

 
 
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