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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


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


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


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


New Zelda amiibo coming later this year

amiibo! Nintendo loves making them, people love buying them. I've fallen out of my amiibo craze, or at least, I thought so. Today Nintendo announced four new Legend of Zelda amiibo coming on December 2: 8-bit Link, Ocarina of Time ...   read


Nintendo Badge Arcade prompt hints at a themed amiibo

Nintendo has been sneaking user polls into Badge Arcade since the start, and this is no exception. Recently the game's bunny mascot innocently talked about how "adorable" of an amiibo he'd make, prompting players to answer whether or not th...   read


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



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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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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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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