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Stiq Figures, December 8 – 14: Biggest surprise in 2014 edition

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A lot can happen in a year. Social media behemoths can snatch up rising tech companies, unlikely returns can happen simply because a CEO says so, and new,…
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Stiq Figures, November 24 – 30: Coming in 2015 edition

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Our to-play lists may still be a little bloated from this year’s offerings, but this weekend’s PlayStation Experience (and past Gamescom and E3 presentati…
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Stiq Figures, November 17 – 23: Video game movies edition

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Many directors have tried to convert video games into movies or TV series, and many more will probably try to do the same. Regardless of whether our idea…
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Stiq Figures, November 10 – 16: Best communities edition

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Modern gaming is seemingly more about online play with each month, and though that apparently means we’ll see plenty of rocky launches, it doesn’t seem…
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Walmart and Amazon list more Amiibo figures for December 14

We already knew that Amiibo figures for Captain Falcon, Diddy Kong, Little Mac, Luigi, Pit and Zelda would be worming their way into our hearts and onto our shelves sometime in December, but Amazon and Walmart seem to have narrowed that window down…
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Stiq Figures, November 3 – 9: Comfort series edition

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Game series that nail a play style several times over tend to earn a long-standing fondness from their admirers. Fresh debuts and experiences are…
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Mega Man, Sonic, Bowser, And Eight More Get Amiibo Figures In 2015

Nintendo's Japanese Amiibo website has revealed 11 new figures in the product line coming in two waves early in 2015. This is in addition to the 18 coming before the end of 2014.

Wave two consists of eight characters. These are Lucario, Rosalina, Bowser, Toon Link, Sheik, Ike, Meta Knight, and King Dedede. These Amiibo toys are due on January 22, 2015, in Japan.

The final three, Shulk, Sonic, and Mega Man are listed for a February 2015 release. We've reached out to Nintendo to find out if there is news about North American release dates.

The first batch of Amiibo figures is due alongside Super Smash Bros. on November 21. To get a better look at the newly revealed toys, click the top image to enlarge.

[Source: Nintendo Japan]

 

Our Take
I am very interested in that Mega Man Amiibo, especially since there is little chance that he'll end up like Link did. I'm not sure why Nintendo thought a urine-colored stand was the right call here.

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Stiq Figures, October 27 – November 11: Loveable oddballs edition

Too-serious protagonists surrounded by stoic fighters have a time and place, but slogging through stern-faced casts can make everything seem a bit dull. For a medium thriving on fantasy worlds, the capacity for goofiness can feel pretty neglected at…
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Nintendo discusses cheaper Amiibo figures, trading cards

Future iterations of Nintendo’s Amiibo figure line will include cards, the company revealed during last week’s investor Q&A. Nintendo President Satoru Iwata and longtime designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto discussed the company’s near-field…
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Super Smash Bros. Amiibo figures are part trophy, part protégé

Nintendo is getting into the figurine game with a lineup called “amiibo” (disregard for capitalization included). Set to cooperate with several different games, most prominently this holiday’s Wii U version of Super Smash Bros., the Amiibo statues…
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