Splatoon 2 Collection Amiibo: Inkling Boy, Inkling Girl, Inkling Squid

The current trends never last long, and once you’ve spent a few paychecks on kitting yourself out to belong with the rest, they’ve already moved onto the new best. Splatoon 2 is a case in point, as the Inkling boy, girl and squid return with the freshest looks. For now, at least.
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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

The Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary Collection amiibo: The Three Links

The release of Breath of the Wild has brought with it a return of the amiibo craze. Look at the price of Zelda amibo of old and weep, try to purchase these newly release amiibo and sigh. Note the Japanese text on these boxes, and realise that even the most avid amiibo hoarder had to turn to another country for their plastic toys to life fix.  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

Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons

Put the straps on the wrong way at your own peril!

The Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons are the new controllers for the Switch, the ones which come in the box, come in various colours, and will be the main mode of control throughout the consoles life. You can go ‘pro’ with the Pro controller, but these are the pads that will forever be the ones that are associated with it all. So how much joy comes from the con? A lot from the right, a little to the left.  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