Wow, these look a lot more detailed than I expected! Nintendo’s first line of interactive figures will feature 12 characters, each selling for $12.99 this holiday season. Wii U games like Smash Bros., Mario Kart 8, Captain Toad, Mario Party 10, and Yoshi’s Wooly World will support the figures, as will other upcoming titles — the 3DS will eventually connect with them too using an NFC accessory or the new 3DS’s built-in support.
You can preorder all of the figures right now on Amazon. We’ve also got more photos after the break. I like how the colored lines in the Amiibo logo are the same as the ones on the *new* 3DS logo.
Get ready for an All-You-Can-Eat Hyrule Warriors Buffet!
On August 4th in the US and August 5th in Europe Nintendo will be streaming a special Hyrule Warriors Direct! The US Nintendo Direct will take place at 8pm PDT, 11pm EDT, and 10pm CDT! In Europe it’ll take place at 8am CEST [7am in the UK]! At this time it is unsure at what time the Japan stream will take place, but we do know it’s on the 5th, as well.
I will update this as I know more and reblog this on more than one occasion for those that may miss it!
UPDATE: Added the US schedule for the Nintendo Direct. Forgot to add that last time.
Everytime you pick up a blue rupee in Twilight Princess…
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