New Shovel Knight amiibo revealed
Posted on 3 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News | 7 Comments | 0 Likes
Update: Added in additional information from Yacht Club’s blog below.
Original: Three new Shovel Knight amiibo have been revealed, as was just shown in the [email protected] stream. Specter Knight, Plague Knight, and King Knight will all be sold in a 3-pack.
In terms of functionality, each figures unlocks helper fairies. They’ll also provide new challenge stages and new visual armor. “Some other things” were teased in a reveal trailer as well.
No word yet on when the amiibo will be available. They should be out sometime in the near future though.
All amiibo weapon unlocks in Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
Posted on 3 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 3 Comments | 0 Likes
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle has support for amiibo. Mario, Peach, Yoshi and Luigi figures can be used to unlock new weapons in the game.
press X now compiled a listing of the various weapons you’ll unlock by scanning figures. Stats for most of the weapons are included as well. For the full list, continue on below.
Metroid: Samus Returns – first look at amiibo unlocks (Fusion suit)
Posted on 4 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 2 Comments | 0 Likes
Nintendo’s Japanese blog has a first look at the content that can be unlocked by scanning amiibo in Metroid: Samus Returns. This includes screenshots of the Fusion suit included with Fusion mode, Metroid Marker function, and images from the art gallery. Have a look at the various screenshots below.
Thanks to n128 for the tip.
Twilight Princess Link amiibo currently available online at Gamestop
Posted on 4 months ago by Nick in News, Switch, Wii U | 2 Comments | 0 Likes
Update: And it’s gone! Couple of tweets and comments saying it was gone instantly or that the cart button wouldn’t work, might have been a bug on the Gamestop system.
Original: For those of you looking for the Twilight Princess Link amiibo this could be a good chance for you. The amiibo is now up on Gamestop’s online store. Just click here.
Nintendo lists NBA 2K18 as having amiibo support for Switch on Japanese store listing
Posted on 4 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 15 Comments | 0 Likes
Nintendo’s Japanese store has added in a listing for the Switch version of NBA 2K18. According to the page, the game will feature amiibo support. We’re currently assuming that the page is accurate rather than being an error.
It’ll never happen, but it’d be hilarious if you could have characters such as Mario and Luigi playing alongside the likes of LeBron James. I’m pretty curious to see what the functionality turns out to be…
Nintendo Treehouse talks amiibo support in Metroid: Samus Returns
Posted on 4 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 3 Comments | 0 Likes
Metroid: Samus Returns will have plenty of amiibo functionality. Certain amiibo can be used to unlock a new difficulty mode, artwork, and more.
Nintendo Treehouse has a new blog post up on Tumblr about the amiibo support here. It’s admittedly not exactly new, but it is a nice recap of everything in English. There are also a couple of nice views of the new Samus and Metroid amiibo in 360 degrees.
A closer look at the new Metroid amiibo
Posted on 4 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, Images | 14 Comments | 0 Likes
GameXplain snapped a few new photos of the squishy Metroid amiibo releasing with Samus Returns in September. See the shots in the video below.
Nintendo officially confirms that Metroid: Samus Returns’ Fusion mode can only be unlocked with amiibo
Posted on 4 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 143 Comments | 0 Likes
Nintendo unveiled the amiibo functionality for Metroid: Samus Returns this week. All four figures will work with the game – the original Smash Bros. amiibo and the new ones specifically made for this title.
Some of the functionality isn’t that big of a deal. On the other hand, some of it is. One of the big features being scrutinized is the Fusion mode. By scanning the new, squishy Metroid amiibo, you’ll receive access to the mode that provides a new level of difficulty and Samus’ Fusion Suit from Metroid Fusion.
How the Metroid amiibo work in Metroid: Samus Returns
Posted on 4 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 30 Comments | 0 Likes
Metroid: Samus Returns will have plenty of amiibo functionality when the game launches in September. You’ll be able to use the new Samus and Metroid figures being prepared for the game, along with the previously-released amiibo from the Smash Bros. series.
Nintendo opened the Japanese website for Samus Returns earlier today. It doesn’t have a whole lot of information currently, but the amiibo page was also updated with details on the game’s amiibo support.
Here’s the breakdown:
New amiibo, Splatoon 2 Switch Pro Controller starting to go live on Amazon
Posted on 4 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News | 16 Comments | 0 Likes
Update 4: One last bump. The Splatoon 2 Switch Pro Controller is up on Amazon.
Update 3: Amazon Canada has some amiibo in stock here.
Update 2: All amiibo currently available are here.
Update: Bumped to the top. Latest amiibo on Amazon is the retailer exclusive Corrin (Player 2). Get it here.
Original: Amazon is starting to accept orders for the new amiibo launching today. You can now order the new Squid and Inkling Boy figures for Splatoon 2, for example. Keep track of this page as more amiibo go live throughout the day.