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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 to a single day: December 14. When browsing Wal...

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Rumor: Early Factor 5 Kid Icarus model flies out

Early last year, we saw some potential concept art for a Wii Kid Icarus update from developer Factor 5. Today, NeoGAFfer Shiggy posted what may be an early character render from "late 2007/early 2008." We've included the original Famicom Disk System version's character art for comparison. This is ...

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Pit is back, in plush form

Judging by her gallery, DeviantARTist VioletLunchell seems to specialize in these chibi-style plushes, and her latest piece of work, this Pit plushie, will resonate with anyone who found themselves turned off by the recent batch of alleged concept art for the alleged Wii game. The artist herself...

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Today in Joystiq: May 19, 2008

Sure, this Pit plushie is adorable, but it has Mako eyes, and we're afraid the negative effects Mr. Kid Icarus has had from flying too close to Shinra. (Thanks, YaYaLuvsCupcakes) Check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery Joystiq FAQ: All about the AMD Game! Program The Joystiq Free Game Club:...

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Kid Icarus to smolder with generic rage?

Kombo has posted a gallery of what they say is early concept art for Factor 5's Kid Icarus game. The styles vary from fantasy cover art to Bruce Timm-style minimalism, but they all have one thing in common: Pit is a troubled young man. This fits with the proposed game pitch, in which Pit is "curse...

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Rumor: Factor 5 working on a Kid Icarus game for Wii

We reported last week that Factor 5, developers of the amazing Rogue Squadron series for the Gamecube and the nightmarish Lair for PS3, has rekindled their relationship with Nintendo, and are currently working on an unnamed project exclusively for the company's home console. According to gaming sit...

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Rumor: Factor 5 developing Kid Icarus on the Wii

When Factor 5 announced that they would be making a Wii game, many of us took guesses as to what it would be. According to Kombo, though, a credible source claims that the game will be a new Kid Icarus title. The rumor also states that Factor 5 will not be using their GameCube graphics engine, and i...

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Dojo update: The story of Pit

Today's Dojo update is spoileriffic for those who want to discover every scrap of Adventure Mode for themselves. The official site included a video, which has been a pain to get -- it looks like everyone else in the world has been trying to watch it as well -- so we have a helpful YouTube version af...

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Dojo update: Gliding

Many of the characters in Super Smash Bros. Brawl have wings. Most things with wings (aside from, say, penguins, or emus, or certain kinds of fasteners) use their wings to fly. Apparently, someone at Sora figured out what wings do, and that none of the winged characters in Brawl are penguins or em...

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Super Smash Bros. Brawl tidbit roundup

For those not compulsively checking the official Smash Bros. website daily for bare snippets of information, we here at Wii Fanboy have decided to perform the service of coalescing tidbits into tidbigs. Over the past week, a few interesting details have surfaced. Most of the reveals are item-based...

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