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News: Zelda: Link Between Worlds Figma Link Is Here, And The Desire Is Real

Zelda: Link Between Worlds Figma Link Is Here, And The Desire Is Real

Get ready to throw money at your screen

Dat plastic - we simply cannot resist it. Good Smile has just revealed the latest entry to its Figma range, and it's likely to be of great interest to Nintendo fans. Link from The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is the character in question, and he's been shown off in a wide range of suitably heroic...

News: You Can Now Blow 367 Bucks On A Single Pikachu

You Can Now Blow 367 Bucks On A Single Pikachu

Thanks to German toymaker Steiff

How much do you love Pokémon star Pikachu? Enough to part with $367, perhaps? You now have the opportunity to prove that because German toymaker Steiff - famed for its hand-made teddy bears - has created what has to be the most expensive Pikachu toy in the world. Priced at 45,000 Yen (US$367), pre-orders for this...

News: Nintendo Smartens Up For "Super Moschino" Collection Of Shirts, Sweaters And Accessories

Nintendo Smartens Up For "Super Moschino" Collection Of Shirts, Sweaters And Accessories

"The coolest fashion from the Mushroom Kingdom!"

Nintendo has teamed up with the famous fashion brand Moschino to create a new collection of items inspired by Super Mario Bros., a series which marked its 30th anniversary this year. The collection includes T-Shirts, sweaters, bags and other accessories - including backpacks and wallets. You'll be...

News: Japan Is Getting This Charming Animal Crossing amiibo Diorama

Japan Is Getting This Charming Animal Crossing amiibo Diorama

Perfect for displaying those figures

Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival is with us soon, and while it might not be generating the same interest as a "proper" Animal Crossing outing, the introduction of several new amiibo figures is helping to build the hype - and over in Japan, they're whipping fans into a frenzy with free tat. Japanese consumers...

News: Nintendo's Latest Hanafuda Deck Is Perhaps Its Most Eye-Catching Yet

Nintendo's Latest Hanafuda Deck Is Perhaps Its Most Eye-Catching Yet

If only we knew how to play

As we all know, Nintendo started out making playing cards - Hanafuda cards, to be precise - and although the company's focus has changed over the years, it has maintained a link with its past by producing special Hanafuda packs. The latest set is possibly the most visually alluring yet, and uses classic Super Mario...

News: You'll Be Able To Stuff Your Very Own Pikachu At Build-A-Bear Workshop Next Year

You'll Be Able To Stuff Your Very Own Pikachu At Build-A-Bear Workshop Next Year

The wait is un-bear-able

The Pokémon Company International is teaming up with international toy retailer Build-A-Bear Workshop to bring the legendary Pikachu into even more homes across the globe. Walk into a Build-A-Bear store in early 2016 and you'll be able to make your very own Pikachu. The character will be rolled out across stores in the US,...

News: Nintendo UK Store Offering Limited Edition Super Mario Box Packed With Goodies

Nintendo UK Store Offering Limited Edition Super Mario Box Packed With Goodies

Box fresh

Nintendo UK's online store is marking the 30th birthday of Super Mario by offering a limited edition box packed with merchandise. The Super Mario Box contains a Mario Classic Colours amiibo, 8-Bit Mario Soft Toy, Mario "Breaking Bricks since 1985" T-Shirt and a Mario Hat. It's available for pre-order at £29.99 and ships on October 9th...

Weirdness: Keep Your French Fries Toasty Hot With These Yo-Kai Watch Holsters

Keep Your French Fries Toasty Hot With These Yo-Kai Watch Holsters

Only in Japan, of course

Yo-Kai Watch is massive in Japan, and that means there are plenty of opportunities for all kinds of cross-promotional activity. However, few ideas are as zany as these McDonald's French Fry holsters, which allow you to slot in your pack of chopped potatoes and keep them warm during your quests to locate naughty spirits...

News: Pre-Orders Open for Capcom's Official Wearable Mega Man Replica Helmet

Pre-Orders Open for Capcom's Official Wearable Mega Man Replica Helmet

Yours for just (!) $150 + postage

Capcom is a company that knows how to produce merchandise of varying standards, from awful tat to desirable but expensive collectables. We're not sure where this wearable Mega Man replica helmet comes in with those definitions, to be honest - the 'replica' reference in the product description is also amusing, as how...

News: You'll Have the Chance to Own an Official Wearable Mega Man Helmet

You'll Have the Chance to Own an Official Wearable Mega Man Helmet

Prepare yourselves, Rockman fans

Have you ever gone to an expo, fancy dress party or your local Mega Man Appreciation Club and thought "hm, I wish I could look more like Mega Man"? Well, don't worry, Capcom's here to make that dream come true with one of its better merchandise ideas. In a Capcom Unity blog post outlining exhibit plans for the...

News: You Can Now Wear The Mushroom Kingdom On Your Wrist

You Can Now Wear The Mushroom Kingdom On Your Wrist

We've got a lot of time for this Super Mario-inspired watch

London-based watchmaker Mr. Jones Watches has released a timepiece inspired by Super Mario - and it comes with the added bonus of showing whether it's daytime or nighttime. That might be useful if you, like us, are currently spending every waking hour of your day indoors playing Splatoon...

News: We Have An Inkling These Amazing Splatoon Shirts Will Be Popular

We Have An Inkling These Amazing Splatoon Shirts Will Be Popular

Stay fresh

Japanese clothing firm King of Games is releasing a range of Splatoon gear, and boy do we want it all. The range of shirts - all based on designs seen in the forthcoming Wii U shooter - go on sale on June 13th for 4,259 Yen a pop, which is about $35 / £22 / €31. You can view the range by clicking one of the thumbnail images below...

Weirdness: eBay Listings for the Club Nintendo Majora's Mask Light Set a High Price

eBay Listings for the Club Nintendo Majora's Mask Light Set a High Price

Nintendo should really sell more of this stuff

In this latest entry of 'the internet does the strangest things', we have the entrepreneurial activities around the Club Nintendo Majora's Mask Light, pictured above. Listed earlier today on Club Nintendo in PAL territories, the cool but rather modest light - measuring just 12cm by 12cm - is already...

News: Xenoblade Chronicles X Skell Models on the Way in Japan

Xenoblade Chronicles X Skell Models on the Way in Japan

The big marketing push continues

The RPG genre may not be quite as all-conquering as it once was, but Nintendo and developer Monolith Soft are clearly very determined to make a success out of Xenoblade Chronicles X for Wii U. We've seen a solid couple of months of build-up through 'special presentations' in flashy videos, while a handsome hardware...