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Nintendo apologizes for Amiibo shortages, plans to bring back old figures

We know all about Nintendo’s Amiibo troubles, and now the company’s acknowledging these issues and attempting to make amends. In a Facebook post, it apologized for the shortages of the rarer NFC figures, saying it understands “how frustrating it can be at times.” According to the post, Nintendo is increasing the manufacturing runs of Amiibo figures, more »

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Toys R Us discounts amiibo, Disney Infinity, and Skylanders NFC figures

Know what sucks? When you see a great NFC figure deal, but no new toys have been released to make it worthwhile. It’s what makes Toys R Us’ latest amiibo, Disney Infinity, and Skylanders promotion a little unfortunate. I mean, there’s nothing worse than finding a price drop and not getting to take advantage of more »

Star Wars Disney Infinity 3.0 is coming, leak points to August 2015

Disney Infinity is only going to get bigger with the release of Disney Infinity 3.0, and it seems the universe has enlisted the help of a few jedi. As IGN reports, a Disney Kingdom product page (now removed per Disney Interactive’s take-down order) revealed a Star Wars: Clone Wars set of figures, starring Anakin Skywalker and the dual-sabered more »

This WarioWare: D.I.Y. amiibo game is amazing (update)

Ready for some amazing amiibo commentary? It’s not only sharp, but incredibly creative. A Reddit user by the name of Abi91 used WarioWare: D.I.Y. to perfectly capture the online amiibo shopping experience. Be careful when watching this video, though, as it may remind you of some heartbreaking experiences. In case you didn’t have the almost more »

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Toys R Us sale discounts amiibo, Skylanders, Disney Infinity, and Xbox Ones

There’s a Toys R Us sale that’s relevant to our gaming interests today. Rather, this entire week, as it’s running from April 26-May 2, 2015. If you want NFC figures, a console, or games, the store has you covered. The biggest promotion during this week’s Toys R Us sale relates to the NFC figures. We’re more »

BioWare makes Mass Effect fans’ dreams come true with talking Elcor plushies

Dreams are coming true today, people. We are in the presence of greatness. The BioWare Store has topped itself, because it is now offering the best Mass Effect products ever. You can now buy a talking Elcor plushie. Hug him and he’ll talk to you! Isn’t that the best? Here’s why the Mass Effect Elcor more »

Play-Asia opens Dedede, Ike, Wario Amiibo pre-orders again

Want some of the rarer Amiibos? It’s time to turn to Play-Asia again. The site has opened up pre-orders of re-run figures, since Japan is going to be getting another production run of certain characters. If you wanted characters like Dedede, Ike, and Wario, now is the time. The more unusual Amiibos are the ones more »

Walmart opens Splatoon Amiibo 3-pack pre-orders

Send out the call! Splatoon Amiibo pre-orders have opened. Most importantly, it’s a pre-order for what will probably be the most in-demand of the offerings. Walmart is already selling the Splatoon Amiibo 3-pack. Why is this important? Because the Splatoon Amiibo 3-pack is the only way to get Inkling Squid Amiibo. In Splatoon, the NFC more »

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You don’t really need the Shulk Amiibo for Xenoblade Chronicles 3D

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D is out today, and that’s great. The RPG was one of the best titles on the Wii. It was an instant classic, and sadly didn’t get the kind of reception it deserved due to limited distribution. Fortunately, it’s New 3DS XL port is getting a much wider release, and Amiibo support to more »

The Meta Knight Amiibo’s status is in flux

I hate doing Amiibo articles like this, but you have to stay informed. Every bit of news helps. Unfortunately, there are currently conflicting Meta Knight Amiibo reports circulating online at the moment. Both sound equally valid. Neither have super substantial backing. The best we can do is tell you both sides of the current Meta more »

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Maybe Nintendo will surprise us when the Wave 4 Amiibo launch

The wave 4 Amiibo situation sucks. Pre-orders for Ness, the GameStop exclusive, and the other wave 4 Amiibo brought down the store’s system. Jigglypuff and Greninja came and went far too quickly on the Toys R Us and Target websites. People went after the Nintendo of America Twitter when whoever running it innocently asked what more »

Here’s how to get Amiibos at a 20 percent discount

While looking through my Best Buy Gamers Club Unlocked membership details, I discovered that Nintendo’s Amiibos get the delicious 20 percent discount as well. Each figure has an individual SKU, so members can order up to three of a figure and get a great deal while doing so. Now this  won’t help with exclusives for more »