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  • News Wolf Link amiibo Among Re-Runs Planned for North America

    A dog's life for Breath of the Wild

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD was a lovely release on the Wii U, and those lucky enough to order it quickly got a special edition with a Wolf Link amiibo included. It's one of the harder amiibo to find on its own, however, which is a pity as it also has such a neat role in The Legend of Zelda: Breath...

  • News UK Retailer Argos Slashes The Price Of amiibo To £6.99

    Save a third on the typical RRP

    UK retailer Argos has slashed the price of its amiibo range by a third, with every single figure now costing just £6.99, as opposed to the typical £10.99 recommended retail price. Needless to say, this deal won't hang around forever - so if your collection is still missing the Animal Crossing Villager or












  • Gallery PDP is Launching Some Rather Fancy amiibo Displays

    Not just a plastic case

    The amiibo range is treated different ways depending on the owner's style. Some keep them boxed and preserved for future generations, some have them scattered around shelves and ready to be used (like this writer), and others put them on display. Nintendo and third-parties have released various cases and fancy displays to...

  • E3 2016 Nintendo Unveils Seven New Super Mario Series amiibo, Including Waluigi

    Daisy! Boo! More!

    Nintendo has unveiled seven new amiibo figures in the Super Mario series, arriving on 4th November in North America - that's the same date as Mario Party Star Rush on 3DS. Of the seven new figures four are new poses for Wario, Rosalina, Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong (these are coming earlier in Europe on 7th October). New arrivals...

  • Gallery Nintendo Announces amiibo for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

    Check out all the official images inside

    Nintendo is in the process of showing off The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and has also announced three new amiibo that will arrive with the game. In addition the current Wolf Link amiibo will be supported (as previously announced); scanning that one brings Wolf Link into the world with three hearts,...

  • Video Find Out How amiibo Support Was Added To Super Mario 64

    It's-a me, amiibo!

    We recently learned that Rare wanted to do amiibo-style toys during the N64 era, which frankly would have been amazing. YouTuber James (aka yoshielectron) has now craftily found a way of retroactively adding amiibo support to Super Mario 64, which might be the next best thing. You may remember him from when he created a

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    Review Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge

    Tiny toys

    Nintendo's track record in promoting amiibo through free apps isn't one that's always shown the company at its best. amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits, for example, was a bit rubbish and unsure of its audience. With efforts like that it's just as well that the range and compatible games mean the figures (and cards) practically sell...



  • News Callie and Marie Join a New Splatoon amiibo Range on 8th July

    So fresh!

    Splatoon has been a major hit for Nintendo since it launched in May 2015, not just in sales numbers but also in terms of the IP's impact on popular culture. In Japan, particularly, Callie and Marie (the sisters who 'host' the game) have emerged as popular characters for their music and quirky characters. Nintendo's keen to celebrate that...

  • News Nintendo Shipped More Than 50 Million amiibo In a Year

    Nearly 25 million figures

    With the NFC scanner on the Wii U GamePad and now the New 3DS / portal options, Nintendo gives gamers a chance to enjoy toys-to-life gaming quickly and easily. As we all know the amiibo range arrived in late 2014 to kickstart this new era of Nintendo collectibles, and it's proven to be a success. Back in February Nintendo...

  • News Toys-To-Life Newcomer Thinks We're Growing Bored Of Pieces Of Plastic

    "When something doesn't change, you just get tired of it"

    Nintendo has enjoyed great success with sales of amiibo figures since they first began to appear on store shelves in late November 2014 alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. However, the toys-to-life market has become a bit saturated since that time with amiibo battling in the same...

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