amiibo: Four Amiibo CPSIA Filings Uncovered, Tied To Smash Bros.

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The final ones?

Four CPSIA (Certificates of Compliance) documents have been found, indicating ties to the Super Smash Bros. line. The four in question were filed by Nintendo on March 6th and all begin with 'AA', a commonality with Smash Bros. amiibo figures. No image or exact description was given for any of these mystery listings. For Smash Bros. fans, the...

amiibo: Here’s How The Zelda Amiibo Will Work With Breath Of The Wild

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Unleash treasures from up high

The new series of Legend of Zelda amiibo, celebrating the series' 30th anniversary, went on sale this past Friday. Until then, fans were unsure what exactly these figures will do in future software, but Nintendo's Tumblr page has set the record straight. All four figures in the series will have a specific item unlock in the upcoming Legend of...

amiibo: Platinum Games Teases Upcoming Bayonetta Amiibo

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Unleash the fire in my heart

It looks like the long-awaited Bayonetta amiibo in the Super Smash Bros. series is set to be revealed soon. A new blog post from Platinum Games director Yusuke Hashimoto teases a photo of the upcoming figure, in commemoration of Bayonetta 2's second anniversary. He promises that Bayonetta's intricate amiibo form will live up to fan...

amiibo: Rare Amiibo Restocks Appear To Be Incoming

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Lines up with planned amiibo bundles in Europe

Based on recent filings with CISPA, Nintendo of America looks to restock the rare Lucina and Palutena amiibo figures. Both characters launched in mid-2015 and sold out quickly in the throws of North America's amiibo fever, and have not been restocked since. The Lucina amiibo certificate is dated August 8th and the Palutena amiibo was generally...

amiibo: Animal Crossing: New Leaf Adds Amiibo Support This Fall

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Works with Animal Crossing cards and figures

The four year-old Animal Crossing: New Leaf is getting amiibo support this coming fall. This update will support the scanning of Animal Crossing amiibo cards and Animal Crossing figures. The cards will trigger that character to move into your village, while the Animal Crossing figures' function is not yet announced. In addition, amiibo...

amiibo: Super Mario Amiibo Line Expands This November

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Waaaah!

The Super Mario line of amiibo is finally gaining a second series of Mushroom Kingdom characters like Boo, Daisy, and Waluigi. Arriving Novmeber 4th, seven new figures will be joining the roster that was first introduced in March 2015. The figures include Wario, Waluigi, Daisy, Rosalina, Boo, Donkey and Diddy Kong. Of these, Wario, Rosalina,...

amiibo: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Will Have Three New Amiibo

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Plus, Wolf Link functionality

Zelda: Breath of the Wild will have its own line of three amiibo to launch in 2017. The upcoming Zelda adventure's amiibo functionality has been announced at E3, including the Wolf Link amiibo first introduced for Twilight Princess HD. If players have beaten TPHD's Cave of Shadows with the figure, bringing it to Breath of the Wild will summon a...

amiibo: New Splatoon Amiibo, Including Callie and Marie, Launch This July

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Freshness Inbound

Nintendo has announced a new wave of amiibo figures for Splatoon launching July 8th, including ones for the idol singers Callie and Marie. While the Callie and Marie amiibo don't hold any special missions, they do act as a jukebox of sorts. Upon scanning the figures, you'll unlock news songs and dance performances from the Squid Sisters. Three...

amiibo: Nintendo Direct News Round-Up For March 3rd

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Thursday, March 3, 2016

Paper Mario! Super Nintendo! Kirby! Federation Force...

For 42 minutes, Nintendo fans got a healthy dose of news and updates on games already out, games coming out, and a few new surprises. What follows below are all the most relevant announcements. https://youtu.be/ukIX1DrkfqI Star Fox Zero kicked things off with a deeper look at new and returning levels of shooter action. As is expected of Star...

amiibo: Here’s How Amiibo Are Selling Worldwide By Region

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Money in the bank

Nintendo's latest Investors Briefing gave an updated window into how the company's amiibo figures are performing. Between the figures and amiibo cards, over 31 million amiibo have fallen into the hands of consumers. 9.9 million amiibo figures and 12.9 million cards were shipped in the third quarter alone. Nintendo also clarified how individual...