“Amiibo” announced as Nintendo’s NFC figurine line – coming to Smash., Mario Kart 8
Nintendo has detailed “Amiibo”, its new NFC figurine line for Wii U and 3DS. As part of the initiate, Skylanders and Disney Infinity have special Wii U exclusive features.
When an Amiibo touches a GamePad, the data is downloaded into the game you’re playing. Additionally, information can be sent back to the figure
Super Smash Bros. will be the first Nintendo-published title to make use of Amiibo. There are plans for Mario Kart 8 to support the feature as well.