• Nintendo Not Completely at Fault for Amiibo Scalpers

    Earlier this week, Nintendo released an official statement to fans regarding some of the many problems and complaints surrounding the Amiibo figure line. In short,...

    Earlier this week, Nintendo released an official statement to fans regarding some of the many problems and complaints surrounding the Amiibo figure line. In short, the toys-to-life line of figures for Nintendo has been an outrageous success. However, like the old cliché says, “With more money comes more problems.” Fans have come down hard on...
  • Nintendo Amiibo: Updated Character Wish List

    The Nintendo Amiibo figurines are selling like hot cakes. In the United states alone, over 3.5 million units have sold to date. Looking back at...

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    The Nintendo Amiibo figurines are selling like hot cakes. In the United states alone, over 3.5 million units have sold to date. Looking back at my Nintendo Amiibo character wish list from last year, I realize the list is a bit outdated. Nintendo has now produced Amiibos of all the top characters on my initial wish...
  • Custom Amiibos: Is Toys R Us Joining in Really OK?

    According to a report by Amiibo Inquirer, the online website for Toys ‘R Us, the largest toy store chain in the world, will soon sell custom...

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    According to a report by Amiibo Inquirer, the online website for Toys ‘R Us, the largest toy store chain in the world, will soon sell custom Nintendo Amiibo figurines. These customs are made by an online user named Evilos. Images of the custom Amiibos were reportedly found on the on Toys ‘R Us web servers this...
  • Amiibo Variants: Shrewd But Smart Business Move by Nintendo

    Some news recently leaked online (via NeoGAF) regarding the potential upcoming release of possible variant editions for the Nintendo Amiibo line. Basically, some images and product...

    Some news recently leaked online (via NeoGAF) regarding the potential upcoming release of possible variant editions for the Nintendo Amiibo line. Basically, some images and product certificates were leaked online for silver and gold editions of Mario Amiibo figurines for the Super Mario wave of Amiibo figures. This is the new wave of figures produced for...
  • Nintendo Amiibo: New Waves Bring Great News

    Nintendo recently revealed its next two waves of Nintendo Amiibo figurines for the spring season. The great news is that in April, Nintendo plans to...

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    Nintendo recently revealed its next two waves of Nintendo Amiibo figurines for the spring season. The great news is that in April, Nintendo plans to release the fourth wave of Amiibo figurines, based around the Super Smash Bros. character roster. This wave brings Robin from Fire Emblem: Awakening; Lucina from Fire Emblem: Awakening; Charizard from...
  • Nintendo Amiibo: Huge Sales Are Far From Surprising

    Last year, Nintendo needed a game changer more than anything. The video gaming giant found that game changer in the form of the Nintendo Amiibo...

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    Last year, Nintendo needed a game changer more than anything. The video gaming giant found that game changer in the form of the Nintendo Amiibo figurines. Between Activision’s Skylanders and Disney Interactive’s Disney Infinity, the toys-to-life video game properties are now a hot ticket. It was a no brainer for Nintendo to get on the...
  • Nintendo Amiibo Store Exclusives: Brilliant Business Strategy

    Nintendo Amiibo fever is in full swing. The train has left the station, and there is literally no stopping it. Retailers are now carrying store...

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    Nintendo Amiibo fever is in full swing. The train has left the station, and there is literally no stopping it. Retailers are now carrying store exclusive Amiibo figurines. Target specifically is carrying its own store exclusive Amiibo figurine featuring Rosalina & Luma (they are packaged together as one figurine). According to Amiibo Inquirer, so much...
  • Bandai Namco Games is a Great Third Party Prospect for Amiibos

    Per Nintendo Everything, Bandai Namco Games has signed a deal to have Amiibo figurine support for a third-party published video game. The upcoming video game from...

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    Per Nintendo Everything, Bandai Namco Games has signed a deal to have Amiibo figurine support for a third-party published video game. The upcoming video game from Bandai Namco Games, One Piece: Super Grand Battle X, will be Amiibo compatible. Previously, the Nintendo brass discussed the possibility of third-party publishers, as well as indie developers, signing up...
  • Top 5 Third-Party Franchises for the Amiibo Program Wish List

    Nintendo made it absolutely clear that the possibility of using Amiibos for games from third-party developers, including independent ones, was on the table. That means...

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    Nintendo made it absolutely clear that the possibility of using Amiibos for games from third-party developers, including independent ones, was on the table. That means Nintendo might make Amiibo figurines for games other than Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Wii U console. Well, I am going to hold Nintendo to that statement. I want...
  • Nintendo Amiibo Third-Party Possibilities Are Interesting

    In early November, Nintendo of America’s licensing manager, Damon Baker, spoke to IGN about the possibilities of Amiibos for third-party and independent developers. In short, other developers...

    In early November, Nintendo of America’s licensing manager, Damon Baker, spoke to IGN about the possibilities of Amiibos for third-party and independent developers. In short, other developers could integrate the Amiibo figurines for their games on Nintendo consoles such as the Wii U and 3DS. Baker said that conversations about those possibilities are taking place. It really...