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Joystiq Discussion: All aboard Nintendo's Amiibo train?

Just a little more than a month to go before patient Wii U owners will finally get a Super Smash Bros. to call their own. November 21st will bring more than just HD Smash into your home, though. Nintendo will also roll out its Amiibo that day, the teensy near-field communication equipped figurines ...

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker trailer unearths playable Toadette [update: EU date]

Update: Nintendo just announced a release date for European treasure-trackers, and it's January 9, 2015. Meanwhile, a new press release reveals the unfortunate Toadette is kidnapped at the start of the game along with a Power Star by an unfortunately named bird called Wingo. Players can then unlo...

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Adventure time for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on Dec. 5

December 5 marks a major new chapter in the mushrooming career of Captain Toad, because that's when the spirited spore-man comes to Wii U in his very own game. Nintendo of America announced the Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker release date today, noting the 3D puzzle-platformer is priced at $40 and i...

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Fantasy Life, Captain Toad to feature in Nintendo's livestream

While more than half of Nintendo upcoming "gameplay" live-stream is just for the 3DS Super Smash Bros, the company's also giving some lower-profile games their time in the limelight. The eight-hour broadcast starts at 10AM PT (1PM ET) tomorrow, with Smash 3DS going on the air at 1PM PT (4PM ET)....

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Nintendo reveals first Amiibo figures and prices, but no release date

Nintendo revealed an initial line up of Amiibo toys on Thursday. The near-field communication-equipped action figures compatible with Nintendo Wii U and 3DS games like Super Smash Bros. will cost $12.99 each when they launch, but Nintendo has yet to announce an official release date for the line b...

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Captain Toad's European adventure pushed back to Jan. 2015

It seems Captain Toad isn't quite ready for adventure in Europe, as his upcoming Treasure Tracker game won't hit the region until January 2015. Nintendo said it made the delay to "optimize" the launch timing in the region, which tallies with the Wii U puzzle-platformer remaining on course to hit Ja...

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Riding mine carts and shooting turnips in Captain Toad's Treasure Tracker

Captain Toad's rise to fame has been, much like him, slow but steady. The fearless fungal explorer had cameos in Super Mario Galaxy before hitting the big time with his own puzzle-platforming side game in Super Mario 3D World. The hook was rotating the camera around a cubic 3D level, so you could...

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Nintendo's Amiibo figurines explained, smashing retail this holiday season

Nintendo issued a trailer explaining the Amiibo figures it revealed during its E3 2014 livestream today. In the first Amiibo-compatible game, Super Smash Bros., players set the figures on their Wii U to bring their respective characters into the game to do battle with both other figures and human...

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Wii U's wild ride in Captain Toad's Treasure Tracker

Captain Toad's ready for a whole lot more puzzling in a new Wii U game based on the small environment-spinning puzzle levels from Super Mario 3D World. The spin-off features many of the characters and environments from that game. Captain Toad's Treasure Tracker is due to launch in the holiday seas...

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