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Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits announced for Wii U

Amiibo-based Wii U app Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits will launch later this spring, Nintendo has announced. Company president and CEO Satoru Iwata revealed the upcoming free download on this week’s Nintendo Direct presentation. The game will allow players to tap their amiibo action figures onto their Wii U GamePads …

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Mario Gold Amiibos selling for bucket loads on eBay

The Walmart-only Gold Mario Amiibo is selling for over seven times its RRP on eBay. The SKU was discovered on Nintendo’s website earlier this month and was this week confirmed as a Walmart-exclusive in the US. The $12.96 figure is reportedly already sold out across the country, with a large …

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Amiibo trio receives price drop

Nintendo has announced a price drop for Donkey Kong, Peach and Yoshi amiibo figures. The toys – previously priced at $12.99 each – are now available for $9.99. All three characters ranked in the lower half of the top 10 best-selling amiibo in North America. New versions of Peach and …

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US union strikes impacting New 3DS and Amiibo supplies

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. The first [New 3DS] shipments to Europe and the United States sold most stock that made it to shelves in the first …

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5.7m Amiibos have been shipped, with Link the most popular

Nintendo has now shipped 5.7m of its Amiibo toys worldwide since their release last year. 63 per cent of them have ended up in the US and Canada with just 23 per cent making their way to Europe. 11 per cent went to Japan and three per cent to Australia. …

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Gold and silver Mario Amiibos spotted on Nintendo website

Nintendo looks to be taking a leaf out of its toys-to-life competitor’s books by releasing variants of its existing Amiibo figures. Neogaf users perusing a product safety certification page posted to Nintendo’s website spotted that two of the links (both of which are now removed) led to images of a …

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Nintendo has sold around 2.5m Amiibos in the US alone

Worldwide sales numbers for Amiibo remain unknown, but in the US at least the figures have sold in the millions. Polygon reports that it has sold nearly twice” as many $12.99 Amiibo figures in the US as it has copies of Super Smash Bros for Wii U in the country. …

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It looks like some Amiibos may have been discontinued after all

Have they? Haven’t they? The mystery continues regarding Nintendo’s plans for the long-term future of some Amiibo figures. One retailer last week tweeted that the Marth, Wii Fit Trainer and Villager Amiibos had been discontinued, with the platform holder later confirming that other figures likely will not return to the …

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‘We will always have a regular supply of Amiibo," says Nintendo

Nintendo has told GameSpot that it will continue to supply Amiibo toys to retailers, following confusion that some figures had been discontinued already. US retailer Video Game Plus stated that some Amiibo toys – including Fire Emblem star Marth, Villager from Animal Crossing and the Wii Fit Trainer would be …

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Nintendo has already discontinued some Amiibos

Some of the figures featured in Nintendo’s initial shipment of Amiibo figures will not be restocked, the platform holder has confirmed. We will aim for certain Amiibo to always be available,” the platform holder told Wired. These will be for our most popular characters like Mario and Link. Due to …

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