Toys R Us cancelling Lucario Amiibo pre-orders

At the rate things are going, Amiibos are going to amount to a new currency for gamers. Especially if other stores start pulling a Toys R Us. I’m talking about today’s Lucario Amiibo fiasco. Things are afoot, there are issues with orders, and nobody’s happy. The Lucario Amiibo is a Toys R Us exclusive. As more »


I pre-ordered a Meta Knight Amiibo I don’t want

I’ve hit a new low. In the midst of Pit Amiibo envy, I have done something I never thought I’d do. I pre-ordered a Meta Knight Amiibo from Best Buy. It may not seem like a big deal. Lots of people are pre-ordering retailer-specific Amiibos now, when they can. The other night, Target briefly opened more »


2 Amiibos for $22 at Toys R Us

Amiibo frenzy is on. The second wave has launched and, hopefully, we should see all of the December Amiibos starting today. After a false start last week, there’s even a better way to go ahead and grab the ones you want. All you have to do is head to your local Toys R Us. All more »


Light and Dark Skylanders Trap Team elements make sense, but aren’t fair

With Skylanders Trap Team Activision and Toys for Bob decided to take things a step further. It wasn’t enough to have 8 different elements worth of Skylanders figures for people to collect. They upped the number to 10, so Light and Dark could be added to the mix. While this may make sense, since the more »

Pokemon Center selling Pokemon Trainer Nendoroid

Fantastic news for anyone who loves video game figurines. Especially if they also care about Pokemon. Good Smile Company’s Pokemon Trainer Nendoroid is now available outside of Japan. How’s that for a holiday surprise for you? The Pokemon Trainer Nendoroid was originally a Japan exclusive item. You had to actually pre-order and visit a location more »

Skylanders Trap Team sees the light and gets dark December 21

Skylanders Trap Team will finally be complete next week. Activision and Toys for Bob pulled a switcheroo on players this iteration. Thet expanded the elements. Light and Dark were added to Magic, Water, Life, Undead, Tech, Earth, Wind, and Fire. Except, there have been no Light or Dark Skylanders released. Now, that problem is solved. more »

Consider importing Amiibo

We know Amiibos are rare. You can’t visit a video game website or blog without people commenting on the sudden appearance or disappearance of Nintendo’s NFC figures – this one included. However, it’s time to start thinking about adopting a new strategy when it comes to the pursuit of these characters. We’ve seen that some more »


Rosalina Amiibo will probably be rare too (update)

Bad news for anyone hoping to still collect every Amiibo. There’s another potentially rare one on the horizon. Word has come down from on high that the Rosalina Amiibo will only be available at Target stores. Yes, the retailer exclusive parade continues. In more bad news, she could perhaps, possibly be rare too. How do more »


Little Mac Amiibo is a bishonen

This is Little Mac in Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U. He’s not exactly a looker, but what can you expect? He’s a boxer. Odds are, he’s taken quite a few punches to the face. He has a kind of rugged charm, but he’s not exceptionally handsome. Now, this is the Little Mac Amiibo. more »


Wave 2 Amiibos already appearing (update)

The “official” release date for the second run of Amiibos is December 14, 2014. That’s when you’re supposed to start seeing characters like Luigi, Zelda, and Little Mac on store shelves. However, people online are beginning to report that isn’t the case. Allegedly, the wave 2 Amiibo lineup have started showing up in stores. I more »


You should probably pre-order Meta Knight and Shulk Amiibos

Today has been an Amiibo heavy news day, but bear with me. I swear, this is the last article. It’s my personal recommendation that anyone who thinks they’ll get into collecting these things go and call dibs on the Meta Knight and Shulk Amiibos. Seriously, hear me out. We’ve already seen Nintendo say some Amiibos more »


Hope you didn’t want a Lucario Amiibo

Man, these Amiibos are getting to be serious business. An hour ago, I told you that certain NFC figures are going to be limited editions. Now, we get to see a hint at how limited the Lucario Amiibo will be. The Lucario Amiibo is a Toys R Us exclusive, NFC figure. It’s the only place more »