Nintendo open to more third-party amiibo

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12 minutes ago by (@NE_Brian)
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Shovel Knight is making big waves in the amiibo scene. This is the first time that a company other than Nintendo is handling the distribution of its own figure, and it’s the first licensed amiibo.

In a recent interview, Nintendo’s Damon Baker said that the company “is certainly open” to the possibility of more indie/third-party amiibo. He also said that the Big N will “continue looking at proposals” and “there’s every opportunity”.

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LEGO Dimensions screenshots – The Simpsons, Midway Arcade, and more

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27 minutes ago by (@NE_Brian)
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Fresh screenshots are in for LEGO Dimensions, and we’ve rounded them up in the gallery below. Today’s images show The Simpsons, The Midway Arcade, and more.

In The Simpsons level, Monty Burns will face a pair of powerful villains: Lord Business and the Joker. The Midway Arcade level features classic arcade worlds, including sections based on Super Sprint, Gauntlet, Defender, and Robotron.

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New Zelda: Tri Force Heroes video reveals the Snowball Ravine area

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1 hour ago by (@NE_Brian)
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Polygon posted a new video from The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes today. In it, we’re able to see the Snowball Ravine area for the first time.

Zelda: Tri Force Heroes will feature a number of unique outfits, including a parka that gives better traction on ice. Players can also obtain a fire power-up to light torches and melt giant snowballs.

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Target taking pre-orders for wave 5B amiibo

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3 hours ago by (@NE_Brian)
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Target has opened pre-orders for the wave 5B amiibo. Consumers can now reserve Dr. Mario, Olimar, Ganondorf, Zero Suit Samus, and Classic Mario 30th Anniversary. Get your pre-orders in here.

Here’s a link to each one specifically:

Dr Mario
Olimar
Ganondorf
Zero Suit Samus
Classic Mario 30th Anniversary

Target is also taking pre-orders for the Splatoon 3-pack restock here, and Rosalina here.