Amiibo News

Nintendo Wire’s Amiibo of the Year 2017 Award

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Amiibo News

It’s been one heck of a year for Nintendo. While it may be easy to let the Switch eclipse all of the other amazing achievements that Nintendo had in 2017, we want to acknowledge the little figures that started this site, Nintendo Wire, in the first place — amiibo. In…

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Nintendo Wiretap (12/8/17)

  Welcome to the Nintendo Wiretap! Each day the team here at Nintendo Wire works tirelessly to bring you the best, most relevant late-breaking Nintendo news this side of the Mushroom Kingdom. To help make ingesting all these meaty stories easier than Kirby hopped up on Miracle Fruit, we’ve compiled…

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2017: An amiibo year in review

Categories: Amiibo News

It’s hard to believe it’s been just over three years since we saw the release of our very first amiibo, but somehow another anniversary has come and gone. Amiibo mean a lot to us here at Nintendo Wire — they’re kind of the foundation we’re built on in the first…

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Resident Evil amiibo were almost a thing

Categories: Amiibo News, News, Switch

Third-party companies have been no stranger to Nintendo’s line of toys-to-life figures in the past, from Yacht Club Games with its Shovel Knight amiibo to Capcom with Monster Hunter Stories. According to a new interview with Famitsu, though, Capcom didn’t plan to stop at Monster Hunter: Apparently a line of…

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