Pokemon Sun and Moon have gone Ultra this year! It used to be that an updated Pokemon game was released as a third version (Yellow for Red & Blue, Crystal for Gold & Silver, Emerald for Ruby & Sapphire, Platinum for Diamond & Pearl) but things went a little loopy at the end of the DS era. Black & White saw third and fourth versions with a 2 stuck to the end, and now here we are again with a new Sun & Moon with an Ultra bolted to the front. It’s not all that big a difference having two suped up games rather than one, but it does lead to the question: if I had Sun, do I go for Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon? As you can see my god is still the sun, and maybe that was the wrong choice. I don’t know! Continue reading →
With the release of Fire Emblem Warriors on Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo New 3DS/2DS (it’s a little confusing these days), new amiibo are of course also available to coincide with the hack n slash epic. Of course. Welcome Chrom and Tiki to the Fire Emblem plastic figure family! Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →