Entries in 'Amiibo' (35)
Whatever you think the future holds for the increasingly busy toys-to-life category, Amiibo continues to be a big success for Nintendo.
Some of the harder to find Amiibo figures may soon be resupplied to shops following a promise from Nintendo to fix the stock situation that has been troubling fans.
Skylanders, Disney Infinity and Amiibo are the biggest accessory winners of 2015 so far, with all three franchises seeing major year-on-year growth.
It’s a little known fact that the term ‘toys-to-life’ is actually an Activision trademark.
Nintendo has admitted that the popularity of its Amiibo range took the platform holder by surprise.
Leading UK games retailers expect the toys-to-life genre to get even bigger this year with the arrival of LEGO Dimensions.
On the heels of yesterday’s new amiibo reveals by Nintendo, North American retailers have listed which will be exclusive offerings.
Among Nintendo’s numerous announcements last night was also confirmation of a brand new Animal Crossing spin-off.
Upcoming Wii U title Yoshi’s Woolly World will bring with it a special Yoshi Amiibo made of yarn.
Amiibo-based Wii U app Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits will launch later this spring, Nintendo has announced.
The Walmart-only Gold Mario Amiibo is selling for over seven times its RRP on eBay.
Nintendo has announced a price drop for Donkey Kong, Peach and Yoshi amiibo figures.
Nintendo says it could have sold more New 3DS XL units in the US were it not for an ongoing labour dispute that is disrupting West Coast shipping.
Nintendo has now shipped 5.7m of its Amiibo toys worldwide since their release last year.
Nintendo looks to be taking a leaf out of its toys-to-life competitor’s books by releasing variants of its existing Amiibo figures.
Worldwide sales numbers for Amiibo remain unknown, but in the US at least the figures have sold in the millions.
Have they? Haven’t they? The mystery continues regarding Nintendo’s plans for the long-term future of some Amiibo figures.
Nintendo has told GameSpot that it will continue to supply Amiibo toys to retailers, following confusion that some figures had been discontinued already.
Some of the figures featured in Nintendo’s initial shipment of Amiibo figures will not be restocked, the platform holder has confirmed.
It appears that supply problems are hitting a range of Nintendo products, with retailers being forced to cancel some pre-orders and others increasing their prices.
The rush to sell defective Amiibo figures for sky-high prices is on.
A defective version of Nintendo’s Samus Aran Amiibo figure has sold for an incredible amount on auction site Ebay.
Nintendo has confirmed that its Amiibo toys-to-life figures are only able to store information for one game at a time.
Nintendo has named and pictured the characters that will feature in its third and fourth wave of Amiibo releases.
Shigeru Miyamoto has outlined plans for future Amiibo products.