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

ACA NeoGeo: The King of Fighters ’94

ACA NeoGeo: The King of Fighters ’94
Release Date: 16th March 2017 (UK Nintendo Switch Release)
NeoGeo
Hamster Corporation

When you’ve experienced the future, sometimes it can be hard to go back, back to where it all began. The King of Fighters ’98 is that future many will have played thanks to the constant re-releases this entry enjoys, and rightfully so, with a huge roster, smooth beat downs and beautiful pixels, who wouldn’t want to experience such fighting perfection? And then we have The King of Fighters ’94, the origin story, ready and waiting to show you that time isn’t always quite so kind.  Continue reading

Bomberman 64

Bomberman 64
Release Date: 9th March 2017 (Wii U Virtual Console)
Nintendo 64

Hudson Soft 

During the era of early 3D, many classic franchises had to deal with the idea of transitioning from pixels to polygons. Some series, such as Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda set a high standard right from the off. Others didn’t quite make it to the other side in one piece, and of course you know where we’re going with this. Sometimes bombs just end up dud.  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