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The third wave of Animal Crossing amiibo cards can be pre-ordered on Amazon once again. These were up for a very brief period a week or two ago, but quickly sold out. Place an order here.

Image & Form has prepared a new episode for its series known as “The Engine Room” – watch it below.

This time around, the studio tackles the topic of amiibo. To put it simply, Image & Form is interested in making a SteamWorld amiibo happen, but there would be a lot of work involved. They do want to continue to see fans support the idea, and they encourage everyone to share their own ideas for what the figure would look like and how it would function.

A new Twilight Princess HD tweet has been posted by the Japanese Zelda Twitter page. This time, Malo provides some information and observations about the Wolf Link amiibo.

Here’s our translation:

“…It’s Malo. It’s the amiibo brought by the bearded pops (Aonuma). It’s rare [to see] an amiibo that’s jutting out from its pedestal… The pedestal also has a Triforce mark drawn on it… Speaking of which that pops comes to my store quite often… Hey you’re not busy, are you? Go back to your work.”

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The Timmy and Tommy amiibo is now available for pre-order on Timmy & Tommy Nook amiibo – Nintendo Wii U. It will cost $12.99. Previously, it was believed that they would be a Target exclusive, but it appears that this is not the case.

NintenDaan has a new video up which unboxes the Wolf Link amiibo. Get a closer look at the figure in the video below.

Two more amiibo can now be pre-ordered on Amazon. The retailer’s official product page for Ryu can be found here and Famicom R.O.B. is here. Both are available for $10.39 if you have an Amazon Prime subscription.

This information comes from Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima…

Next is amiibo. More than a year has passed since we released amiibo in November 2014 as a brand new product category together with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Today, more than 80 types of amiibo have been released in Japan with over 25 amiibo-compatible games.

Approximately 31 million units of figure-type amiibo have shipped to date worldwide as of the end of third quarter of this fiscal year.

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima shared a breakdown of the most popular amiibo during CY2015. We have the top 10 for North America, Europe, and Japan.

Below are the results:

North America

1. Link
2. Bowser
3. Toon Link
4. Mewtwo
5. Sonic
6. Pikachu
7. Classic Mario
8. Pac-Man
9. Mega Man
10. Ganondorf

Europe

1. Classic Mario
2. Link
3. Squid
4. Green Yarn Yoshi
5. Mario
6. Smash Mario
7. Pikachu
8. Boy
9. Toad
10. Inkling Girl

Japan

1. Inkling Girl
2. Squid
3. Inkling Boy
4. Mario
5. Classic Mario
6. Modern Mario
7. Isabelle
8. Kirby
9. Green Yarn
10. Digby

amiibo shipments are now at 31 million globally. 9 million of these were sent out in the last quarter, which is actually the largest amount thus far.

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GameStop has opened pre-orders for four amiibo. Ryu, Famicom R.O.B., Kapp’n, and Rover are all now up for reservations. Each one can be pre-ordered here.

The Jigglypuff amiibo is no longer exclusive to Target in the United States. As such, other retailers are now starting to take orders for the figure. GameStop’s listing is now live here.