Amiibo


Nintendo Announces Super Mario Maker 2 Release For June 2019

Amiibo’s Probably Won’t Be Used in Super Mario Maker 2

While there are a lot of additions coming to Super Mario Maker 2, it appears the game may be taking out one element, if you trust a couple of findings. A post on the GameFAQ’s site has taken note of the fact that something appears to be missing from the game that you can find […]

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Splatoon 2 to Receive an Octoling Amiibo This December

If you’ve been hoping for a brand-new amiibo to add to Splatoon 2, Nintendo is about to fulfill your wishes in time for the holidays. The company sent out a tweet over the weekend that got buried in all of their San Diego Comic-Con coverage that media outlets finally noticed, as they’ll be giving you […]

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A Wild Mewtwo Appears in the Latest Detective Pikachu Trailer

Earlier today, Nintendo released a new trailer for Detective Pikachu that showed off new features, characters, and gameplay footage for the upcoming 3DS adventure. The new trailer includes an appearance by the “mysterious Mewtwo” who seems to be a little bit shady. Some of the new game elements highlighted in the trailer are: Trouble in Ryme City!: […]

Splatoon 2 is Getting New Amiibo, as well as a Map, and Weapons

Nintendo recently announced that Splatfest hosts and pop duo Pearl and Marina will soon be available as amiibo. While no details have been given as to what their functions will be when activated in the game, the video description for their announcement trailer, we might have some clues. “First, you’ve got Pearl, the cute and […]

Peach’s Amiibo From ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Has An Awesome Bonus

A funny little discovery for fans over the weekend as they learned one of the new amiibo figures for Super Mario Odyssey comes with an unusual trait. Below is the figure for Princess Peach wearing a regal wedding dress as part of the game’s storyline, most likely with her finally getting married to Bowser after […]

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Nintendo Is Giving Us More Shovel Knight Amiibo, Because We Need Them

Nintendo gave us quite a few announcements concerning Shovel Knight at PAX West, but despite how excited I am for Shovel Knight: King of Cards, it was the amiibo themselves that got me. Because Specter Knight. You can slap Specter Knight on anything, and I will be there with bells on. And to give us Specter Knight […]

Could ‘NBA 2K18’ Be Getting Amiibo’s For Nintendo Switch?

Probably the oddest news of the day that might actually sell really well, news is going around that the version of NBA 2K18 for Nintendo Switch may be getting amiibos. According to Nintendo’s Japanese website, the game will come with amiibo support for the Nintendo Switch version, which mean not seem like a big deal […]

Want A T-Rex Mario Amiibo? You Can Make Your Own Right Now

Ever since Super Mario Odyssey premiered at E3, there’s been a small demand online for amiibo figures of the Mario-possessed enemies. You know, the ones where you see a Bullet Bill with a Mario hat and mustache. Well, one YouTuber has a solution for you to get one now rather than waiting for it to be […]

We Just Want To Hug This ‘Binding Of Isaac’ Amiibo

Nicalis, Inc., the publisher of The Binding Of Isaac, posted a little something special on their Twitter feed yesterday that will have fans both freaking out and being sad at the same time. The photo below was revealed by the company as it looks like Isaac will be getting its own amiibo figures. There’s absolutely […]

New Amiibos Revealed Across Several Nintendo Twitter Feeds

We’re only giving you a small display here, but a new set of amiibo figurines have started popping up on the Japanese-centric Twitter feeds for Super Smash Bros., Splatoon 2, and The Legend of Zelda. Personally, we’re digging that adult Link and the awesome designs on Bayonetta and Cloud. We can’t wait to see how these new figures […]

Nintendo Heads Including Miyamoto Make Amiibo Poses And It’s Adorable

Nintendo have always had a focus on being innovative and family friendly. They really are a unique brand in the major game and platform publishing field, that give the entire industry something different. Well, just for the fun of it, a bunch of regular Nintendo faces turned up to do the poses of the ever […]

The Collector’s Edition: Microsoft Can’t Dig It

By Jared Cornelius   As someone interested in the content that Bleeding Cool covers I’m sure that many of you have the collector’s personality.  You enjoy owning a physical thing.  Something that you can hold, something that you can keep pristine, and something to help use to build a proud and personal collection.  I say this because […]

Kirby And Star Fox Were Considered For Skylanders Toys

In a weird brand crossover, both Donkey Kong and Bowser are becoming part Amiibo, part Skylander toy this year. The toys-to-life cross over dream team will make its debut in Skylanders: Superchargers this fall. They weren’t the only characters considered for this though. Apparently both Kirby and Fox McCloud came pretty close to becoming Skylanders […]

A Real Awesome Shovel Knight Amiibo Has Been Announced

I’ve been hearing rumors of a Shovel Knight amiibo for a while now, and the mere idea has had me buzzing. I’m a big fan of Shovel Knight, and if you haven’t played the game yet, you really, really should. That’s why I’m very happy a Shovel Knight Amiibo has now been announced officially. After Falco, […]

The Mega Yarn Yoshi Amiibo Is Coming

So, the Yarn Yoshis were a cute little deviation from the Amiibo norm when they were announced for Yoshi’s Wooly World. Their soft, plush bodies hit the cute chord hard for gamers and they’ve flown off shelfs here in the UK. But the deviations are about to get another deviation too. Cue the entrance of […]

SDCC ’15: The Mewtwo Amiibo Has Been Spotted In San Diego

Mewtwo remains one of the most loved Pokemon ever, having been seen as the ‘final’ one in the first generation. He was also the antagonist of the first Pokemon movie, which did super well back in the day. Having recently been added to Super Smash Brothers, the character is now in line for an Amiibo […]

Well Packaged Fun – Nintendo at E3

By Phil Harris Nintendo was by far the most entertaining outing of last year and this years outing started with an equal degree of fun. One of the reasons is they now do their press launch by pre-recorded video and can add a good deal of production value to the presentation, which makes good sense […]

Disney Infinity Executive Criticizes Nintendo’s Amiibo Shortages

The Amiibo shortage has been very silly indeed. Nintendo simply haven’t kept up to the insane demand of their toys-to-life brand meaning that fans haven’t been able to get the characters they want at stores. If they really wanted to get one of the rarer toys, they might have to put up $80+ to get […]


Nintendo Promise To Provide More Amiibo To Match Demand

Amiibo hunting has gotten to preposterous levels at this point. With each new wave, we can be sure that one character will become the new ‘rare’ one due to being massively under-stocked. Cue skyrocketing Ebay prices, trips across state and ludicrous levels of hording. It has kind of ruined Nintendo’s toy-to-life line for the people […]