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 →
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 →
It’s Bomberman’s 33rd birthday this year, and he’s celebrating in style after everybody missed his 30th, with a collection of classic re-releases and a brand spanking new game on the brand spanking new Nintendo Switch. This is one of his older entries, but with the help of some hopping kangaroos, it’s also one of the best. Continue reading →
For those who don’t like wiimotes, game pads, or Joy-Cons, meet the Nintendo Switch Pro controller. It’s like all those other pads you own, ideal for the player who love a bit of familiarity with their button pushing devices. It even has a proper D-pad, what happened to those? Continue reading →
In the space of a year, Splatoon has gone from an uncertain experiment to a new Nintendo success. The team based paint shooting kept the Wii U from being completely out of it during 2015, and this year Nintendo decided to pump out some more amiibo to celebrate, and make more money. Thus, here are two new amiibo based on a duo who have virtually sung live in France, and a bunch of variants. Of course.
We’ve gone over the idea of amiibo cards, blind packs and soul sucking when discussing series 3, so let’s just look at a few of the highlights one can expect from the series 4 range of Animal Crossing amiibo cards. By this point you know what you’re getting into anyway. Continue reading →
With amiibos, despite over a hundred of the things out in the wild, there is a limit to how many they can pump out in quick succession. Toys to life isn’t what is used to be back in 2014 either, and so releases are spread wider, with a higher emphasis on quality, for no one wants another Smash Bros Link on their shelves. That’s how it works with the figures, but Nintendo have another form of amiibo out there: amiibo cards. These things are cheap and easy to produce, don’t take up store space, and allows for hundreds to be made in quick succession. Welcome to the world of Animal Crossing amiibo cards, if you like collecting, welcome to insanity! Continue reading →