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Amiibo – The Figurines All Nintendo Fans Must Have

FanBolt writes: "The amiibo figurines are an intriguing concept for Nintendo to get involved in. I’m one who appreciated the Skylanders figurines when they originally launched, but hadn’t given much attention to amiibo until yesterday. Having just experienced hands-on time with the amiibo figures really inspired my imagination to how successful this could be for Nintendo."

MNGamer-N3554d ago

I'll have to get Link. And maybe Bowser. And Kirby. And Pikmin. And.............. maybe I'll just get them all to piss off my wife

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8 of the most useless amiibo figures ever released

A new list goes over eight of the the most useless amiibo, ranging from the Shadow Mewtwo card to the Qbby figure.

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Joker, Banjo and Kazooie, and Terry amiibo restock happening

Joker, Banjo and Kazooie, and Terry amiibo restock for Super Smash Bros. on the way with pre-orders now open.

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Sakurai explains why he feels Smash Bros. and online play aren't a good fit

Masahiro Sakurai, the director of Super Smash Bros., explains why he believes online play isn't a good fit for the series.

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Vanfernal430d ago

I feel bad for Smash fans. Those guys have been trying to maintain the scene active for 20+ years and get nothing but hate from Nintendo.

RoseSapphire430d ago

Sakurai explains how he and Nintendo still don't understand how the internet works.

FTFY

Snookies12429d ago

Exactly, online play would be wonderful on Smash if Nintendo gave a crap about their online services. To be fair though, Nintendo's online offerings would be great if it were 15-20 years ago lol.

jambola429d ago

I've always said that Nintendo is either innovative and ahead of the curve
or 20 years behind, no in between

CrimsonWing69430d ago

I’m sorry, but if a game is MP then there’s no f*cking argument that can justify no online MP. What he says about competition being different from just playing with friends shows me how out of touch these people are.

It’s not until a new generation that understands things steps in to clean-house that we’ll see some evolution here.

Vanfernal430d ago

His argument is nonsensical. "You'd be limited to just playing people from your region". As opposed to being limited to playing people FROM YOUR COUCH!

CrimsonWing69429d ago

What I don’t get is how do you not have competition and experience the same issue if you have a friend that’s way better than you?

GoodGuy09430d ago

It's a big fighting game so online multiplayer is a must. Competitive smash is the only thing I see fun in these games anymore asides from the big character reveals, singleplayer is laughable and you ain't gunna have people over for couch gaming much.

If Nintendo makes a new smash, it needs a huge evolution for singleplayer/couch play to be enjoyable for me any more. But we all know they'll just do a deluxe edition for their next console lol. They really need to up their servers as well.

NotoriousWhiz430d ago (Edited 430d ago )

I can't imagine Nintendo producing a better smash game than ultimate. Roll it forward with a deluxe edition maybe with an extra character or two and call it a day.

Some other developers can try pushing platform fighters to the next level, because I don't think Nintendo is up to the task.

DarthZoolu429d ago

They already created a better smash brothers game than ultimate when they created melee

masterfox430d ago

he sounds more like is trying to justify Nintendo ineptitude to create a proper network infrastructure in order to Smash Brothers work properly online.