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Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball amiibo cards announced

6 special cards to collect

Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball is getting some fancy amiibo support. Konami has announced that a selection of amiibo cards are going to release for the game. The only catch is, five of the six cards are going to be retailer-exclusives. That'll make it awfully tough to get a full set.

What do these amiibo cards do? Tapping one to your controller nets you a very powerful item once a day, and also lets you load the item you have received in Treasure Mode onto your amiibo card. Details on where to get each card can be found below.

- amiibo card Pawapuro-Kun (included with all launch copies of the game)
- amiibo card Ikari Mamoru (pre-order bonus exclusive to Apita/Piago, Aeon, Toys R Us, Don Kihoote, HMV & Books Online, Konami Style)
- amiibo card Yabe Akio (pre-order bonus exclusive to Edion, Joshin, Bic Camera, Sofmap, Kojima, Yamada, Yodobashi, and Nojima)
- amiibo card Hayakawa Aoi (pre-order bonus exclusive to Amazon Japan) – buy here (ships worldwide)
- amiibo card Gandaa (pre-order bonus exclusive to Game Tsutaya, Furuhonichiba, Futaba Books, Rakuten Books, WonderGOO)
- amiibo card Daijoubu Hakase (pre-order bonus exclusive to GEO)

All Legend of Zelda amiibo seeing reprint in Japan Nov. 2019

Every. Single. amiibo.

If you're looking for a specific Legend of Zelda amiibo, you might want to keep your eyes on Japan. Nintendo has confirmed that a reprint of the entire Legend of Zelda series amiibo is on the way, and they're due out Nov. 2019. The full rundown of reprints is below.

Super Smash Bros. series

- Link
- Zelda
- Toon Link
- Sheik
- Ganondorf

The Legend of Zelda series

- Wolf Link
- Link (Ocarina of Time)
- Link (Wind Waker)
- Zelda (Wind Waker)
- Link (The Legend of Zelda)
- Link (Skyward Sword)
- Link (Twilight Princess)
- Link (Majora’s Mask)

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild series

- Link (Archer)
- Link (Rider)
- Zelda
- Bokoblin
- Guardian
- Mipha
- Daruk
- Urbosa
- Revali

Japan getting Splatoon amiibo restock in Aug. 2019

10 in the ink

Splatoon is a pretty big deal in Japan, which means items like the various Splatoon amiibo were quick to sell out. The good news is that a restock is on the way, with 10 different amiibo getting reprints in Aug. 2019. The full lineup of reprints is listed below.

- Girl
- Boy
- Squid
- Girl (Neon Pink)
- Boy (Neon Green)
- Squid (Neon Purple)
- Pearl
- Marina
- Octo Girl
- Octopus

Fans are wondering whether Super Mario Maker 2 supports amiibo

amiibo-no

amiibo were a big part of the original Super Mario Maker, as they could be used to unlock various in-game costumes. When it comes to the sequel, we're yet to hear a peep about amiibo support. Now fans have been looking closer at the promo materials released, and wondering if amiibo will be supported at all.

All promotional materials for the game in Japan thus far haven't include any mention of amiibo. No pictures of amiibo, no details, and not a single amiibo logo in the fine print. Previous Switch releases that supported amiibo all included the amiibo logo, even on their earliest promotional materials. Either Nintendo is keeping the amiibo support this time around a secret, or it simply won't be included.

The rumored gold Shovel Knight amiibo is supposedly still on the way

I love goooooold

The gold Shovel Knight amiibo has been a rumor for a very long time now. We haven't heard any confirmation on this amiibo's existence from Yacht Club, yet the rumors still persist. While we wait for an official announcement, retail chain information points to a release fairly soon.

Various retail supply chains have heard that the gold Shovel Knight amiibo is going to see release sometime in June 2019. With a rumored launch in June, a reveal at E3 2019 would make some sense!

Reggie shares another touching gift he received for his retirement

RIP Iwata


Reggie may have saved the best retirement gift for last. As you can see, Reggie received a custom Iwata amiibo from Nintendo's David Young. The amiibo was created by the amazing MissGandaKris, who has created some fantastic custom amiibo in the past. This is probably her best work yet, and that's saying a lot!

Pichu, Isabelle, and Pokemon Trainer amiibo set for release on July 26th, 2019

Make room in your collection


Get ready for the next round of Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo. Nintendo has confirmed that Pichu, Isabelle, and Pokemon Trainer amiibo are slated to launch on July 26th, 2019. I don't think I'll be able to resist adding Isabelle to my collection!

Nintendo UK store restocks various Zelda amiibo

Stock up while you can!

Seems like all the evidence of some Zelda amiibo getting restocked was spot-on! Nintendo's UK store has just added another round of stock for the Wolf Link amiibo, as well as Champions amiibo. Hit up the link below to order your sets now!

Grab yours here

Random Time! - Amazon accidentally sends customer several Ken amiibo

A user by the name of @AWDtwit on Twitter just wanted to order a Ken amiibo via Amazon. Amazon fulfilled his wish, and then they proceeded to mail him about a dozen more Ken amiibo. Would it be wiser to try to send to send the amiibo back, or would it be wiser to train all of the amiibo in Super Smash Bros. and see which one comes out on top? 

No, Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster does not have amiibo functionality

That amiiblows

There's a bit of confusion going around with Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster, as the North American retail box states that the game includes amiibo support. This seems to be nothing more than a printing error, as game boxes from other regions do not include the amiibo mention. This will likely get fixed in the next printing of Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster, as long as their is one!