Editorial | The Latest Nintendo Direct Was A Beast
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Editorial | The Latest Nintendo Direct Was A Beast

Yesterday’s Nintendo Direct presentation was Nintendo’s first in 2015, and the publisher wasted little time rolling out its big plans for the first half of the year. It was not a “news bomb,” it was more like an air strike of announcements. Frankly, to re-cap yesterday’s Nintendo Direct is difficult, because so much was revealed: it…

Nintendo’s Amiibo Sales Match Super Smash Bros.
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Nintendo’s Amiibo Sales Match Super Smash Bros.

The sales of Nintendo’s Amiibo figures are surprising, to say the least – according to Nintendo of America, there is roughly a 1:1 ratio and “attach rate” of Amiibo toys to copies of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.  To be more specific, that’s over 710,000 figures – and copies of Super Smash Bros.  There are 12…