Koopa Troopa and Goomba Super Mario Collection amiibo

Once you’ve worked your way through the stars, you have to start thinking a little bit smaller when it comes to new amiibo. So here we are, Koopa Troopa and Goomba can now stand proudly with the Nintendo superstars. Who gave them guest passes? Continue reading

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Samus Aran & Metroid Amiibo

They’ve really gone all out for the return of Samus, with the new 3DS game released alongside a special edition and two new amiibo. It wasn’t so long ago that fans were setting up a remembrance shrine for our favourite bounty hunter, so all this, yeah this, is kind of beautiful. *sniff*  Continue reading

Metroid Samus Returns Legacy Edition Unboxing

Sometimes I wonder just why I keep stockpiling my drawers with soundtrack selection CDs and paperback measly art books from video game limited editions. One flick, one listen and I’m onto the next one, the last lot are already part of a very foggy confusing past. But when I shiny box full of minor goodies appears with the expectations of selling out within minutes, well I have the bug, I’m taking the drug, and thus more soundtrack selection CDs and paperback measly art books for me.

This time Metroid has received the special edition treatment, with the new 3DS ‘Legacy Edition’ being packed with more plastic than you can wave a wave beam at. Of course. Continue reading

Super Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS amiibo Collection: Cloud, Corrin, Bayonetta

Well here we are, the end of the Super Smash Bros amiibo line. This is the line that started it all, driving Nintendo fans to fill their rooms full of plastic, at the expense of anything else, and to the displeasure of many partners the world over. And for the grand finale, they’ve gone and released two variations of each character, allowing amiibo fans to pick their favourite design. Or simply buy them both. Sorry, partner.  Continue reading

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Limited Edition Unboxing

Fire Emblem has come a long way in recent years, from a near permanent franchise death to receiving multiple games a year and fancy special editions such as this one. The flames certainly burn brighter than ever. Continue reading

Mario Sports Superstars amiibo Cards

It’s a new week, so of course there are a new set of amiibo to collect. Mario Sports Superstars is the sport game compilation for the Nintendo 3DS which brings golf, tennis, baseball, football, and … horse riding together into one tidy package, and thus the new card series also brings all five sports together, with one card from each sport included in each blind pack.  Continue reading