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Animal Crossing Welcome amiibo and new cards coming in December

Nintendo unveiled that there is an update coming for Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the Nintendo 3DS. Nearly four years after the release, Nintendo is releasing a free update for the game. The update, which will come this November, will bring amiibo functionality to the game. Animal Crossing: New Leaf will support all four series of Animal Crossing amiibo cards, which consist of 400 cards in total. According to the amiibo website, tapping an Animal Crossing amiibo...

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New 30th Anniversary Legend of Zelda amiibo on the way

The Legend of Zelda is kind of a big deal. But if you’re here you already know that. During the Nintendo Direct on Thursday Nintendo announced some news about The Legend of Zelda. Not only is the newest game, Breath of the Wild, set for release on the Wii U and NX in March, but The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, previously released on the Wii console, launches for the Virtual Console service today in Nintendo eShop...

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf update coming to support amiibo

Nintendo unveiled this morning that there is an update coming for Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the Nintendo 3DS. Nearly four years after the release, Nintendo is releasing a free update for the game. The update, which will come this November, will bring amiibo functionality to the game. Animal Crossing: New Leaf will support all four series of Animal Crossing amiibo cards, which consist of 400 cards in total. According to the amiibo website, tapping an Animal...

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Wolf Link Amiibo Compatible With Breath Of The Wild

Did you nab up a copy of Twilight Princess HD? Well Wolf Link’s amiibo is getting new life in The Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild! We’re not too sure on how it works if you don’t play the Cave of Shadows in Twilight Princess, but Wolf Link can join your new adventure! That’s right, two Link’s at the same time! Have Wolf Link join… well whoever this Link is! What do you think? Who is...

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Animal Crossing was released 15 years ago

It’s hard to believe that Animal Crossing is fifteen years old as it only seems like yesterday I was sitting in my room playing the first game in North America on my Nintendo GameCube. It’s also hard to imagine that the game took up an entire memory card, which is why the original game came packaged with one. The very first Animal Crossing game was released for the Nintendo 64 in Japan on April 14th, 2001. Since...

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Sweet Animal Crossing Deals in Canada this week

If you’re an Animal Crossing fan and don’t already have all of the games and amiibo this might just be your week. Several Canadian retailers have select Animal Crossing amiibo, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, and Animal Crossing amiibo Festival on for some pretty awesome deals! And when I saw awesome, I mean it. Some of the deals include 50% off the three-pack amiibo sets, buy one amiibo get one free. There is also a deal for...

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More Animal Crossing Cards and Isabelle amiibo coming in June

The third series of Animal Crossing amiibo cards are just around the corner in North America and Nintendo has announced the date for the fourth series of cards. During the latest Nintndo Direct it was announced that the fourth series of cards would be released in North America in June. This will bring the series up to 400 cards. Also Isabelle would be released as a stand alone figure. Previously Isabelle was only available as part of...

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Fourth Series of Animal Crossing amiibo cards Announced

The third series of Animal Crossing amiibo cards may have just been released in Japan but there are already more planned. On a post on Nintendo Japan’s website the next series of cards has been announced. The next 100 cards will hit stores in Japan on March 24th. As always the cards will come in packs of three for about ¥324. This will bring the series up to 400 cards. The second series of cards just came...

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Third Wave of Animal Crossing and more amiibo Coming in March

On March 18th, new amiibo figures in the Animal Crossing series will launch in stores, including characters like Timmy & Tommy, Kapp’n and Rover. The Digby amiibo, which was only available packaged with Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival, will also be made available as a stand-alone amiibo. The next series of Animal Crossing amiibo cards also launches in March, bringing the grand total of available amiibo cards to be used in games like Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival for...

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Twilight Princess HD amiibo Functionality Detailed

When The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD launches on March 4th it will include a Wolf Link amiibo figure based on the same character from the classic game. When tapped to the Wii U GamePad controller, the Wolf Link amiibo will open the Cave of Shadows, a challenging new bonus dungeon in the game. After completing the Cave of Shadows, players can save their remaining hearts to the Wolf Link amiibo, and then use those hearts...

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Nintendo Affirms April Release Date For Star Fox Zero, Confirms Amiibo Support

Star Fox Zero

Nintendo reaffirmed their plan to launch Arwings into the stars on April 22nd despite rumors that they would delay the upcoming Star Fox reboot, Star Fox Zero, after an online retailer listed the game for a July release. The game not only features a unique dual screen approach to piloting the Arwing but will also have support for Amiibo Nintendo confirmed via press release. So far two Star Fox characters – Fox and Falco- have joined Nintendo’s line of collectable...

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Don’t Open That Shovel Knight amiibo Collectors

Shovel Knight amiibo

Surprisingly enough, unlike seemingly all other amiibo figures, Shovel Knight is useable through the packaging! So if you’re a collector of amiibo figures, you can keep Shovel Knight secure in his box and still use those neat new features available from using him. Isn’t that great? This is currently what we’ve seen from the first release Shovel Knight amiibos. It seems to just feature two cardboard flaps at the bottom and no NFC inhibiting foil piece. So...

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Second and Third Series Animal Crossing amiibo Cards

The second series of Animal Crossing amiibo cards will be released in North America on January 22nd but the third series are almost out in Japan. Before we get our hands on series 2 the third set of 100 cards will be available in Japan. One week before to be exact. While I’m still working to collect all 100 from the first series, I thought I’d share a few images of the second and third series of...

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Donkey Kong and Slam Bowser Skylanders Get Individual Release

Today, Activision announced that two all-new standalone Nintendo SuperCharged Combo Packs for Skylanders Superchargers for the Nintendo Wii, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS. Last year, Activision joined up with Nintendo to release exclusive Skylanders for their latest game Superchargers. The team up brought Donkey Kong and Bowser to Skylanders Superchargers as guest stars. These special characters were previously only available with the starter pack of the Wii, Wii U, and 3DS games so if you didn’t want...

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