Fire Emblem Echoes Amiibo Reportedly Unlock Hidden Dungeon

An Amazon listing for Fire Emblem Echoes Amiibo has sent the internet rumour mill about their abilities into overdrive. True to Nintendo’s style of product releases not much is known yet on the game, or the two Amiibo revealed alongside it. But now an update on Amazon Japan seems to have given away some interesting information. When Fire Emblem Echoes was revealed, two new Amiibos for Alm and Celica were also announced alongside the game. At that point not much was known about the new amiibo, but now several sites…

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Amiibo Cards: Mario Sports Superstars brings more Collectibles for Nintendo Fans

Mario Sports Superstars Amiibo Cards

Mario Sports Superstars is a brand new game which was revealed by Nintendo for the 3DS console last year. The company has now announced that the game will be available on March 24 2017. In addition, Nintendo has also revealed new collectibles called Amiibo Cards. Using the cards in-game will allow players to unlock superstar versions of their characters in the upcoming title. Mario Sports Superstars Amiibo Cards The Mario Sports Superstars Amiibo Cards will be the first such collectible trading cards based on a Mario game. Amiibo Cards will feature the…

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Nintendo Confirms Switch will be Fully Compatible with Amiibo, Miis Optional

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Nintendo has moved to remove any doubt about the compatibility of Amiibo with its upcoming Nintendo Switch console. Despite the Japanese company confirming this back in October last year after announcing the new console doubts still remained among Amiibo fans. Now Nintendo has reiterated  the fact that the figurines will work with either controller on its official Twitter page: Whether you use a Joy-Con or Pro Controller, #NintendoSwitch is fully compatible with your #amiibo! pic.twitter.com/2T2uWPCoUQ — Nintendo UK (@NintendoUK) 23 January 2017 Nintendo Switch Absolutely Compatible with Amiibo Back in…

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Video: Goodbye! Boxboy! Debut Gameplay Trailer

Goodbye! Boxboy! 3DS Game and Amiibo

The video game development studio behind classic Nintendo character Kirby have announced a third Boxboy! game. Hal Laboratory Inc has announced that Goodbye! Boxboy! will be the next Boxboy! game for Nintendo 3DS. The upcoming puzzle platformer will be available in physical format and on the e-store as a digital download. The new game will also come with its own exclusive Amiibo which will be able to unlock hidden secrets. Check out the Goodbye! Boxboy! debut gameplay trailer above for more.

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Goodbye! Boxboy!: HAL Laboratory Announces new Boxboy game, Exclusive Amiibo and Trailer

Goodbye! Boxboy! 3DS Game and Amiibo

The video game development studio behind classic Nintendo character Kirby have announced a third Boxboy! game. Hal Laboratory Inc has announced that Goodbye! Boxboy! will be the next Boxboy! game for Nintendo 3DS. The upcoming puzzle platformer will be available in physical format and on the e-store as a digital download. The new game will also come with its own exclusive Amiibo which will be able to unlock hidden secrets.  Goodbye! Boxboy! is the third title in the puzzle platforming series which has a niche but very passionate following. Ultimately, even as fans rejoice, this…

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Watch: Miitopia Amiibo Trailer

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Miitopia Amiibo Trailer Nintendo has released the latest Miitopia Amiibo trailer which highlights the new games’ support for Amiibo figurines. Players will be able to tap their Amiibos on their 3DS consoles to unlock special costumes that can be found in-game. According to Kotaku, the game looks like a wild ride and a lot of fun. The site goes on to describe Miitopia as a mixture of Tomodachi Life and JRPGs!  

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Does Super Mario Maker 3DS Have Amiibo Compatibility?

It may not have been officially announced by Nintendo in a press conference, but a recent update to the Nintendo amiibo games website now contains Super Mario Maker 3DS as an upcoming game. The popular Wii U platform game is now being ported to 3DS, giving players the chance to design their own platform levels while they are on the go.   [Update: We have received word from the Nintendo camp that this game will not have amiibo compatibility. The official amiibo games website removed Super Mario Maker 3DS from…

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Nintendo Blames Lack of Supporting Titles for Sluggish Amiibo Sales

On 20 October 2016, Nintendo officially released a trailer of their upcoming new games console, the Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Wii U was barely a blip on the radar when you compare it to the other giants in the industry, the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Microsoft XBOX One. These two consoles always overshadowed Nintendo and Nintendo tried to use Amiibo to make their console relevant. However, it partially failed. Now, Nintendo is saying that due to fewer new games supporting Amiibo technology, the sales of Amiibo have plummeted over…

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Nintendo adds Amiibo Support in new Animal Crossing: New Leaf Update

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The original Animal Crossing first came out on the Nintendo GameCube in 2001 and it was well received by gamers and critics alike. That spawned several sequels, the most recent one being Animal Crossing: New Leaf on the Nintendo 3DS portable games console. Now, Nintendo wants to take this game to the next level with an update. Gamers can now include their Amiibo figurines with the game, bringing the toys to life within the game! Players can take their Amiibo figurines and tap them on the NFC reader on the…

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Video: Mario Party Star Rush Amiibo Trailer

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Mario Party Star Rush for Nintendo 3DS is out on November  4 2016 and Nintendo latest trailer for the game highlights how Amiibo will add to the excitement to the party.  With the company recently reporting falling Amiibo sales the new video shows the central roles that the figures play in the game. For instance, in Rhythm Recital, the Dr. Mario amiibo can be tapped to add a song, among other abilities. Mario Party Star Rush is already available in Europe and the 4 November release date applies to releases in the…

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