Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge

A few months back, it was announced that Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge would be arriving on both Wii U and 3DS. The sort-of sequel in the long-running Mario & Donkey Kong series aims to take a free-to-play approach to things, with the caveat that you need amiibo to unlock see everything the game has to offer. The game was given out with every amiibo purchase starting at the end of March, and it made its official debut on the eShop last week.

Perhaps in an effort to better communicate what exactly is being offered, Nintendo recently put together a brief launch trailer which outlines the key features of the games and displays the various special abilities of the toys you can unlock in the game. Though it doesn't look like this game exactly reinvents the wheel, it nonetheless is nice to see new games being released that give your amiibo that much more value. Check it out below:

What do you think? Will you be picking this one up? Would you like to see Nintendo put out more free amiibo-themed projects like this? Share your thoughts in the comments below.