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2nd Wave of Amiibo’s Releasing on December 14th

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Walmart has confirmed via Twitter that it will be receiving the second wave of Amiibo figures on December 14th. The second wave of Amiibo figures is set to include Zelda, Captain Falcon, Little Mac, Luigi, Pit and Diddy Kong. Looks like a preorder may be wise for those seeking the 2nd wave of Amiibo’s

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Nintendo Offering Last Minute Offers For Black Friday

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It appears as though Nintendo may be offering some last minute deals for this upcoming Friday. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, retailers typically reduce games to drastic prices but there didn’t seem to be too many deals for Wii U owners…. Until now that is. Apparently the big N has something planned so be sure to be very active on Twitter this week to catch some deals.

What do you hope to see?

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Nintendo Minute – Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and amiibo Game Play

Here is an all new Nintendo Minute showcasing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and amiibo Game Play. We are knee deep in Smash Bros for Wii U and will have our official review of the game in the very near future.

Check out the all new Nintendo Minute and let us know what you think.

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DK King of Swing Wii U Virtual Console Trailer

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Japanese Hardware Sales (11/10 – 11/16)

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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are in and you can check them out below. It looks as though nothing will stop Japan’s love for portables as the New 3DS and the PS Vita took home the top spots.

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New 3DS LL – 38,457
Vita – 19,301
PS4 – 15,537
Wii U – 14,002
New 3DS – 13,373
3DS LL – 9,172
PS3 – 4,711
3DS – 4,199
Xbox One – 2,245
Vita TV – 675
Xbox 360 – 91
PSP – 25

Source

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No DLC For Super Smash Bros

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Super Smash Bros creator Masahiro Sakurai has confirmed to Video Gamer that the company has no plans to release premium downloadable content for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions. Sakurai says the reason behind this is that he wants fans to feel content that they’ve got the full version of each game. Here is what he had to say regarding the DLC:

“I understand that DLC could add a lot to the appeal of Smash Bros.,” Sakurai said, “and I appreciate that a major part of the excitement for these games come from which characters will appear in the roster, so I think fans could really enjoy DLC that could keep this excitement going...

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Nintendo Amiibo: Amiibo Power TV Commercial

Here is the first TV commercial showcasing Nintendo’s toy lineup, Amiibo. Check out the commercial and let us know what you think. The big N has gone on record stating that the highly anticipated toys may be hard to come by some Holiday so make sure you throw your pre-orders down now.

Check out the first Amiibo commercial everyone. Enjoy.

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Here Are The Latest Japanese Review Scores

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This week’s Famitsu review scores are in and you can check them out below. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire have been reviewed in the publication and you can see that the titles faired very well.

Check out the rest of the list below and let us know what you think:

Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS) – 9/10/9/9
Etrian Odyssey II Untold: The Knight of the Fafnir (3DS) – 9/9/9/9
Phantasy Star Nova (PSV) – 9/9/9/9
Hero Bank 2 (3DS) – 9/9/8/8
NBA 2K15 (PS4/PS3/XBO/360) – 8/8/8/10
Minecraft: Xbox One Edition (XBO) – 8/8/8/10
Code:Realize – Sousei no Himegimi – (PSV) – 9/8/8/8
Great Edo Blacksmith (PSV) – 8/7/7/8

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Nintendo Opens Official Amiibo Website

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Nintendo has opened the official page for its Amiibo line of toys and you can check it out here. The first wave of Amiibo’s is set to release on November 21st followed by 2 more waves in the coming months. We think Nintendo’s newest creation will have a big impact for the company and it will be interesting to see how things play out when they release.

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Loot Crate – Amiibo Promo Video

Here is the video for Loot Crate’s Amiibo promo. Check it out and let us know if you plan on participating in the Amiibo Loot crate offer. Loot Crate is the monthly gear club for those that live and embrace the geek and gaming lifestyle. Loot Crate is a product discovery box, connecting our subscribers, known as Looters, with the best new and emerging companies producing gear, snacks, toys, hardware, art, and other goodies for the geek and gaming market. Each month, Loot Crate handpicks 6-8 new items to include in the box, which are kept secret until the boxes are delivered!

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