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By Jocelyn Mak On 31 Aug, 2014 At 10:18 PM | Categorized As Wii U, Wii U News | With No Comments

  Nintendo is poised to take a large chunk of market share of the toys-to-life range from Activision and Disney Interactive with their latest product line called, Amiibo. Launching alongside Super Smash Bros For Wii U later this year, signs are positive that Nintendo’s gamble with Amiibo will pay-off. In a recent interview, President of Nintendo America, […]

By Michael On 30 Aug, 2014 At 11:21 PM | Categorized As News | With 1 Comment

I guess those studies claiming that Amiibo’s will be in hot demand are true. At the time of writing, Nintendo’s range of interactive figurines, Amiibo’s, are performing well in Amazons best seller list.  11 of the 12 figurines are in the top 20 best sellers list in the video games category. Furthermore, Wii Fit Trainer, Marth and Villager […]

By Andy Steyn On 17 Jul, 2014 At 11:09 AM | Categorized As Smash Updates, Super Smash Bros | With No Comments

Amiibo Super Smash Bros for Wii U Bundle Planned? An Amiibo Super Smash Bros For Wii U could be on the cards, according to the latest rumors. According to Sickr of Mynintendonews, Nintendo might be planning to bundle a free Amiibo with every copy of Super Smash Bros For Wii U. Sickr claims that a […]

By Michael On 8 Jul, 2014 At 09:54 AM | Categorized As Wii U News | With 2 Comments
amiibo preorder

EB Games Australia is now taking pre-orders for Nintendo’s NFC offering – the Amiibo. The retailer currently lists the figurines at $30 each. Now before you get a heart attack, these prices are placeholders and will likely change when Nintendo announces the official price. For context’s sake – Skylander and Disney Infinity toys usually retail between […]

By Michael On 4 Jul, 2014 At 12:53 AM | Categorized As Wii U News | With 2 Comments

It is no secret that Nintendo is banking on Super Smash Bros For Wii U and Amiibo’s to rejuvenate their Wii U business. The fact that Activision has made a killing with the Skylanders series will only encourage Nintendo even more. According, to new research by Interpret – Nintendo’s Amiibo’s are highly desired. Firstly, the  Firm […]

By Michael On 11 Jun, 2014 At 03:52 AM | Categorized As E3 2014, Wii U, Wii U News | With No Comments

Nintendo’s next endeavor is driving the NFC market. Taking advantage of the strong brand of Nintendo’s Franchises – the Amiibo figurines will be compatible with multiple games, and not merely be a one trick pony. Super Smash Bros For Wii U will be the first Wii U game to take advantage of Amiibo. Bill Trinen […]