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Super Mario Odyssey amiibo support + 3 new amiibo

It is really nice that Nintendo included amiibo support, for those who collect them as a bonus, as well as providing the ability to unlock the same in-game content to gamers who do not but still want to unlock everything. Either way you play, Super Mario Odyssey is an amazing game and well worth your time.

Super Mario Odyssey amiibo support + 3 new amiibo

Warning! Mild Spoilers! Super Mario Odyssey is an awesome game. People really love it. I love it too. It has been receiving excellent reviews all over the place. This, however, is not a standard review of the game. What is discussed below are the 3 new amiibo in the Super Mario series and the amiibo support for Super Mario Odyssey. As an avid amiibo collector I am always looking for the next game ...

Infendo Radio: Episode 357 – 1998 was the best year ever

Infendo Radio is on now! Chris, Justin, and Eugene return for another podcast full of Nintendo NX speculation, Pokémon GO updates, and Amiibo possibly coming to iOS. Be sure to get in on the action and send us your own #InfendoTop5! This week we talk about our favorite year in video games. Tweet us your lists @infendo, or shoot an email to tips@infendo.com. Show notes: Section Breakdown Amiibo to ...

Shovel Knight gets Amiibo support!

Come on Nintendo, you’re killing me here! If you didn’t have an Amiibo addiction before, Nintendo and Yacht Club have given you/me yet another reason to plop down $12.99. Introducing the Shovel Knight Amiibo! Details are sparse on the gameplay unlocks this Amiibo will bring to the Wii U and 3DS versions of the game, however, the press release found below mentions cooperative play and e...

Infendo Radio Episode 335: The future of amiibo

Welcome all to episode 335 of Infendo Radio. Holly is off on travels so I (Lewis Pugh) put on the host cap. Joining me is Harrison  Milfeld and Colin Crompton. We keep things simple this week with 2 meaty features; what we’ve been playing/smashing and the future of amiibo. Unfortunately we lost the second half of Harrisons audio – so although original the future of amiibo feature did i...

Details on amiibo compatibility emerge

Nintendo’s first wave of amiibo figurines will launch alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U on November 21st. Their built-in near-field communication (NFC) technology will allow players to scan them into compatible games easily by swiping them over the bottom left surface of the Wii U GamePad. In addition to their function in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, we now know how the figures will work...

Link’s amiibo figure will be compatible with Hyrule Warriors

Nintendo of America tweeted today that Link’s amiibo figure will be compatible with Hyrule Warriors. This is a game that wasn’t listed as amiibo-compatible until now, but we’ll have to wait to find out exactly how the NFC figure will work with Hyrule Warriors. Since Link’s is the only figure currently announced to work with the game, does this change your previous amiibo pu...

Smash Bros. Wii U, Amiibo, and Captain Toad get Holiday 2014 release dates

Nintendo has announced a slew of launch dates for the Holiday 2014 release window that includes Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, and the Amiibo line of NFC figurines. First off the bat, and confirming past speculation, the release date for Smash Bros. Wii U will be November 21 in North America. Europe and Australia will see a release on December 5 and 6 respectively. Ja...

Pause Menu: The New 3DS and Nintendo’s strange sense of timing

The recent  reveal of the New 3DS was an odd one indeed. In fact, cast your minds back to when the Circle Pad Pro was first shown and Nintendo insisted that there would not be a revision of the 3DS that would include a second circle pad, as they claimed it would fracture the market. Fast forward a few years and a hardware revision is announced that pretty much looks a 3DS with a Circle Pad Pro bui...

Mario Party 10 announced for Wii U

Nintendo has revealed for Mario Party 10 for the Wii U, which is slated for release in 2015. The tenth iteration in the popular party-based franchise will feature amiibo (the NFC figurine support announced during Nintendo’s Digital Event) support and include a new mode titled “Bowser Party.” The Bowser Party mode will have the player with the GamePad control Bowser as you try to ...

NFC detailed for Wii U and 3DS. Dubbed amiibo

We’ve all known for weeks that Nintendo had plans to unveil the full details on their NFC options for the Wii U and 3DS, but the company has finally pulled back the curtains on how it will work. In the video above, Bill Trinen of Nintendo of America shares how the new NFC figurines (now called amiibo) will interact with various Wii U and 3DS titles. The first title Trinen mentions is Super S...