Nintendo Site Reveals Metallic Mario Amiibo Figures
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Nintendo Site Reveals Metallic Mario Amiibo Figures

Nintendo’s future strategy for its “Amiibo” product line seems to be getting clearer by the day: the interactive and highly-collectible figurines are here to stay, and more Amiibos are on the way in 2015. After enjoying the astounding success of the first waves of Amiibo figures in late 2014, Nintendo seems quite dedicated to the idea, and with good…

EVO 2015 | Lineup Confirms Smash Bros. Wii U, Brawl
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EVO 2015 | Lineup Confirms Smash Bros. Wii U, Brawl

Twitch revealed nine of the games making up lineup for this year’s Evoultion Championship Series – also known as EVO 2015. This annual tournament is regarded by fans and competitive players as the biggest showdown between the best fighting game players in the world. In 2015, the lineup of games will include the past two console Super…

Miyamoto Hints About Amiibo Cards for Discontinued Figures
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Miyamoto Hints About Amiibo Cards for Discontinued Figures

Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto recently discussed some of the present and future plans for Nintendo with the Associated Press; including Wii U software, development of new hardware, and the company’s all-new line of interactive figures – Amiibo. As you may already know, the Amiibo toys have been in such high demand that some of them are nearly…

Editorial | Cliff’s Favorite Games of 2014
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Editorial | Cliff’s Favorite Games of 2014

To reflect on the past year in video games, 2014 has been…to put it lightly, kind of a disappointment. As the first full year for the “new-gen” PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, I feel like both Sony and Microsoft could have come out a bit stronger. Nintendo’s hardware sales are still nothing to brag about…

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…

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Smash Direct Reveals 50 Facts About Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Since the launch of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS earlier this month, it has been almost impossible for fans of the series to avoid the inevitable question – what exactly will be different in the Wii U version when it finally comes out November 21? Yesterday’s “Smash Direct” presentation answered the question pretty well. You can…