Wednesday9th Nov 2022
"We continue to release new amiibo products"
The stats just keep coming in Nintendo's latest financials. This time the focus is on its amiibo line and just how much it has sold since they were first launched in 2014. Nintendo as of 30th September 2022 has now shifted a whopping 77 milion NFC figures - based on franchises like Mario, Donkey Kong,...
Tuesday11th Oct 2022
Special in-game gear included
Nintendo has finally locked in a release date for the new Splatoon 3 amiibo. They'll be rolling out on November 11th. This next batch of amiibo includes Octoling (blue), Inkling (yellow) and Smallfry. Nintendo has also released a new trailer showing off exactly what you'll get from each of these amiibo. Take a look in...
Sunday9th Oct 2022
Update: Tekken's Kazuya, too
Update #2 [Sun 9th Oct, 2022 17:55 BST]: It seems Nintendo uploaded a new amiibo certificate on 5th October - titled "amiibo". The date of manufacture is August 2022 and September 2022. As noted by Nintendo Wire, the time between certificate uploads and the production date is around two to three months on average. If...
Friday30th Sep 2022
Have you seen Naked Bob?
What is it with Animal Crossing: New Horizons and surprise nudity? Whether it's the accurate portrayal of classical statues (junk and all!) or the weird glitch that made villagers lose their clothes, we're starting to wonder if this is some plot of Tom Nook's to generate interest
Monday26th Sep 2022
Smallfry, he's our guy
Ever since their first reveal during Splatoon 3's dedicated August Direct, we have been eagerly awaiting news of the Splatland's newest amiibo. Then, last week, things began to shift when an online listing seemed to suggest that the three interactive figures could be
Thursday22nd Sep 2022
Release window may have been narrowed
Splatoon 3 has been out for a few weeks now, but one thing we're still missing is the trio of brand new amiibo. As you might recall, in August Nintendo revealed Inkling (yellow), Octoling (blue) and Smallfry would be arriving at some point "this holiday". If you're wondering if these amiibo will be delivered...
Tuesday20th Sep 2022
Join the lovely Alex on his mission
We're already at the grinding stages of Splatoon 3! That's right, we're working our little socks off trying to see everything there is to see in Splatoon 3 — not just for our benefit, but for you, the lovely readers too. We say we, but leading the charge is our resident Splatoon expert Alex over on the video...
Friday16th Sep 2022
And they all work with the new game
If you've been having a blast with Splatoon 3 and want to unlock some extra in-game goodies, or if you're simply wanting to fill in the gaps of your ever-growing amiibo collection, you'll be pleased to know that plenty of Splatoon series amiibo have been restocked. As well as looking lovely on your shelf, all...
Wednesday14th Sep 2022
Update: Stock appears at My Nintendo Store
Update: The double pack for Steve and Alex has finally appeared on the My Nintendo Store UK. You can order a set below for £25.99. Stock is also still available at Amazon and Best Buy for those of you in the US. <products id="20292,20535,20536"> Original Article: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate...
Thursday8th Sep 2022
Clothing, gear, kicks and more!
Since the original Splatoon game, amiibo functionality has been supported. This feature returns in Splatoon 3, so what kind of unlocks can amiibo collector's expect? Destructoid has put together a list of all the unlocks. To activate your amiibo in Splatoon 3, you'll need to find the amiibo stand in Splatsville. From...
Wednesday7th Sep 2022
Get them while you can
As of tomorrow, Monster Hunter Rise fans located in the US will be able to get hold of the Sunbreak amiibo line at GameStop. GameStop put out the announcement via social media, mentioning how these exclusive amiibo would be available online and in-store on 7th September. Customers will be able to select from Canyne Malzeno -...
Thursday18th Aug 2022
Next week could be the date
A week ago, a GameStop listing suggested its Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak amiibo stock could be arriving in the US at the end of August or early on in September. It now appears to have locked in the release date for August 26th. Pre-orders aren't being taken just yet. When they are made available, Monster Hunter fans...
Wednesday10th Aug 2022
We had an inkling they might
The Splatoon 3 Direct has revealed a series of new amiibo to accompany Nintendo's upcoming game. The new collection will consist of three figures: Inkling (yellow), Octoling (blue) and Smallfry, and will be arriving "this holiday". Approaching Splatsville's large amiibo box, as shown in the Direct, you can scan your...
Wednesday3rd Aug 2022
Play your cards right
In a pretty random update, amiibo cards for Animal Crossing: New Leaf — which you can also use on New Horizons — have been spotted again on Nintendo UK's store! Noticed by the Animal Crossing amiibo Card Trading Group on Facebook, you can currently pick up a pack of these cards for only £3.49. There are three cards in...
Friday29th Jul 2022
Take a look at Steve & Alex
Nintendo is still busy producing amiibo for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and the next batch as you might recall are Steve and Alex from Mojang's survival, crafting and building game Minecraft. Earlier this year in February, these amiibo were delayed due to "logistics and production" issues, but now
Thursday28th Jul 2022
Fab-looking figures offering the best bang for your buck
So, you've picked yourself or a family member up a new Nintendo Switch or Switch Lite and you're curious about all those little amiibo figures that interact with the games. If you’re new to Switch, it can be tough to know where to start. The full roster of amiibo is daunting and nobody wants...
Tuesday26th Jul 2022
Tell us what you do
One burning question that we still haven't got to the bottom of here on Nintendo Life is how to display amiibo figures. Do you keep them in the box or do you take them out of the box and put the model on your shelf. As fantastic as they look in the box, they're arguably better out of it. And if you take them out, you can scan...
Thursday21st Jul 2022
Earlier than expected!
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak fans located in Australia and New Zealand can look forward to getting their hands on the new trio of amiibo much earlier than expected. In an update via social media, Nintendo AU NZ revealed the figures would now be arriving next month on 12th August instead of September. The Malzeno amiibo,...
Thursday30th Jun 2022
Update: Out now!
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is out now on Nintendo Switch, with a fancy Collector's Edition, a brand new set of Monster Hunter amiibo, and a special new Monster Hunter-themed Pro Controller all available, too. We'll explain what you can get in the new fancy Collector's Edition and detail all these new products in our guide below,...
Wednesday22nd Jun 2022
Tap into the future
It's time to dig out your amiibo, collectors! Well, if you're planning to play Xenoblade Chronicles 3, anyway. Revealed during today's Nintendo Direct focused on the upcoming Xenoblade title, you'll be able to tap your amiibo while you're playing to receive some helpful items. Yep, that's any amiibo! Of course, if you have the...
Complete your collection
Update: Some figures are now starting to sell out, although stock seems a little temperamental. We'll leave all of the links available for you in our original article below, but we wouldn't hang about if you're wanting one that's showing in stock when you visit the store! Original Article: We have some great news for...
Saturday30th Apr 2022
See for yourself
As you've probably seen, the new Min Min Super Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo is now available in-store. If you are planning on adding this one to your collection, here's your PSA that this new amiibo based on the fighter from the ARMS series might not actually need to be unboxed to be used. As highlighted by a user (with a North...
Friday29th Apr 2022
The next amiibo to launch in the Super Smash Bros. series has now arrived, but as fans of these collectable little figures will know, getting ahold of one can be tougher than you'd expect. The Min Min figure, the first amiibo representing one of the fighters from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Fighters Pass Volume 2, launched on 29th...
Tuesday22nd Feb 2022
You win some, you lose some
Just weeks after a listing for the Min Min (ARMS) Super Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo was spotted online, Nintendo has now locked in a release date. She'll be "stretching onto the scene" on April 29th. Unfortunately, it's not all good news - with Nintendo also revealing the Steve and Alex
Sunday13th Feb 2022
One of many Smash amiibo releasing in 2022
Last June, Nintendo confirmed the existence of a Min Min (ARMS) amiibo as part of the Smash Bros. Ultimate line of figures. We don't know its exact release date yet, but if you are eager for an update - it seems Nintendo has finished production of this amiibo. This is according to the Nintendo CPSIA...
Friday11th Feb 2022
Kirby and the Forgotten Land, also known as "the game where Kirby eats a car", is coming soon, and now we have confirmation that it will have extra goodies for anyone who owns a Kirby series amiibo. Here's the full list of amiibo that will provide extra in-game items: Kirby King Dedede Meta Knight Kirby (Smash Bros) King Dedede (Smash...
Tuesday1st Feb 2022
But you better be quick!
In what is an incredibly rare occurrence, the official My Nintendo UK Store has restocked its Animal Crossing amiibo card supplies. Cards for series one through four are available at the time of writing, and the store has also added the Series 5 Collector's Album for good measure. These will undoubtedly sell out super fast,...
Tuesday25th Jan 2022
Now's your chance!
If you missed your chance to pick up the lovely Zelda & Loftwing amiibo that launched alongside The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD last year, you'll be pleased to know that it's reappeared on Nintendo's official store in the UK. One of the few stores selling the figure at RRP, and one of the very few places where it's even...
Kirby, Meta Knight, King Dedede and Byleth, too
It was discovered earlier this month that the upcoming Switch release Kirby and the Forgotten Land would support amiibo functionality, and now in an update, it seems reprints of existing Kirby amiibo have been confirmed. Following on from a user
Tuesday28th Dec 2021
We've known about the new massive paid expansion coming to Monster Hunter Rise for some time now, but so far, little has been revealed about it. That's all set to change next year - with Capcom teasing on social media it would share much more around Spring 2022, in the lead up to Sunbreak's Summer 2022 release. This upcoming DLC...