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Piranha Plant, King K. Rool and Ice Climbers amiibo available to preorder from the Nintendo UK store


Looking to add some more amiibo to your collection? The Nintendo UK store has opened up preorders for the Piranha Plant, King K. Rool and Ice Climbers amiibo. Some of these are sure to go quickly, so hop in on them now!

Nintendo Europe PR - Yoshi’s Crafted World for Switch and Kirby’s Epic Yarn for 3DS both launch in March 2019

New handcrafted Yoshi and Kirby games are launching in March 2019. Yoshi’s Crafted World, a brand-new adventure and the first game starring Yoshi for Nintendo Switch, launches exclusively for the console on 29th March 2019. Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn launches for Nintendo 3DS family systems on 8th March 2019.

In Yoshi’s Crafted World players take control of a Yoshi exploring a big world crafted from household items like boxes and paper cups, journeying through each themed stage to solve puzzles and find hidden treasures. On the flip side, stages can be played backwards, providing new perspectives to explore and the challenge to find Poochy Pups that are hiding around the course. Players can even join up with a friend to play through the game in two-player co-op.

In Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn, an enhanced version of the acclaimed Kirby’s Epic Yarn that was originally released for the Wii, Kirby is transported into a world made of cloth and yarn to unravel enemies, unzip secret passageways and transform into powerful vehicles. Every stage in the original Wii version is stitched in, but this Nintendo 3DS version has some new features, like Ravel Abilities that power up Kirby in fun ways, new mini-games featuring familiar faces King Dedede and Meta Knight, new furniture to personalise and decorate Kirby’s Pad, and a new Devilish mode that adds an extra layer of challenge to each stage.

Some of the Ravel Abilities include a giant yarn ball used to attack enemies, a wire sword that can slice through anything and the Nylon ability, which can generate wind for jumping higher and collecting beads.

The creative, colourful and visually stunning game also features new amiibo functionality* for compatible Kirby series amiibo figures** that gives Kirby hats and abilities based on the figure used.

This giant LEGO Mario is also an amiibo

I thought the Yoshi amiibo was big! I've clearly been proven wrong by this absolutely massive Mario amiibo made completely out of LEGO. If you want to see this amiibo being scanned into the game, hit the jump!

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Scanning All 171 amiibo in Smash Bros. Ultimate

Want to know what every single amiibo ever does in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate?! We have you covered as we scan ALL 171 of them. Yep, this includes all of the Super Mario, Animal Crossing, Fire Emblem, Kirby, Smash Bros, Mega Man, Monster Hunter, and Metroid Series, Skylanders, plus one-offs like Pikmin and Chibi-Robo--plus more! Even the Delicious cereal amiibo!

Diablo 3 - Loot Goblin amiibo unboxing

We unbox the GameStop exclusive Diablo III Loot Goblin amiibo! See how he looks up-close in this unboxing video!

Play-Asia listing says a Shovel Knight gold amiibo is on the way

According to a Play-Asia listing, a gold version of the Shovel Knight amiibo is on the way. They don't have a release date for the amiibo, but they do have a placeholder listing for the release. I have the standard blue Shovel Knight amiibo, but I think I'll have to double-dip for this one!

Thanks to NintendoSoup for the heads up!

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr's Journey - amiibo usage detailed

Nintendo has released a video for Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr's Journey that showcases what some amiibo will offer up when scanned into the game. There's more details to be shared, but here's what we know so far.

- Mario: Star Candy
- Peach: 1 Up Mushroom
- Boo: Speed Chicken
- Bowser: GDD Chicken
- Luigi, Toad, Bowser Jr, Goomba, Koopa Troopa: Unknown

Smash Bros. Ultimate - Ridley, Inkling & Wolf amiibo unboxing

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has launched with a brand new wave of amiibo consisting of Inkling, Ridley and Wolf! Join us as we unbox the two newcomers and welcome back Wolf in amiibo form!

Amazon Japan sells out of their Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo bundle box

As was revealed a couple weeks back, Amazon Japan was going to sell an exclusive Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo bundle box, which included 63 different amiibo. This was a very limited offer, with only 50 sets being available. Not surprisingly, the bundle sold out almost as soon as it went on sale. All 50 boxes are now spoken for, and there's no word on a restock.

Timmy and Tommy amiibo unlock an Easter egg in Smash Bros. Ultimate

Do you have the Timmy and Tommy amiibo? If so, you'll be happy to know that they offer up a little treat in Smash Bros. Ultimate. We won't spoil the details for you, just incase you want to find out what's up on your own. If you don't mind spoilers, check out the video above to get the full details!

Thanks to Andreslop24 for the heads up!