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Nintendo’s Amiibo Are Worse Than DLC Season Passes

Nintendo’s Amiibo have been hugely successful since day one, with the game maker raking in tons of cash from these small, plastic collectibles with NFC tags embedded within them. Clearly this benefits Nintendo nicely, but are these figures good for the customer? As it turns out, no — and it may even be worse than downloadable content (DLC). Continue reading Nintendo’s Amiibo Are Worse Than DLC Season Passes

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The Spoiler-Addict’s guide to the Nintendo Switch presentation

As we finally approach the end of the dark, twisted and maleficent tunnel that has been the Wii U era, the topic on everyone’s minds is the Nintendo Switch. While our mouths froth in advance of tomorrow’s livestream and following press events, it is only natural to scour the internet for any nugget of information to slowly peel back the veil of secrecy.

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Nintendo Direct 9/1/16 Recap

Missed today’s Nintendo Direct because you were shopping in Slovenia for a new nose? Don’t worry — here’s everything you missed in one convenient place. Continue reading Nintendo Direct 9/1/16 Recap

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Announced

As fans wait for the new adventures of Link for the Wii U, Nintendo announced that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will get a HD remaster coming early 2016. Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Announced

Five Indie Characters That Deserve Amiibo (And What They Can Do)

With the recent announcement of a Shovel Knight amiibo, it almost seems logical to think that this can be a stepping stone for many more indie companies to gain some wonderful publicity. If Yacht Club and Shovel Knight can create and distribute an amiibo, what other franchises can join the amiibo-verse? Here’s five characters that I think should get the amiibo-treatment:

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