Nintendos New NFC Tech – Amiibo

Nintendos New NFC Tech – Amiibo

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Nintendo teased Skylanders-style figures that would work with the NFC sensor in the Wii U gamepad and now we’ve got the first solid details.

The new system is called Amiibo and, like Skylanders, the plastic figures will hold character stat data. The first game to support Amiibo is Super Smash Bros. on Wii U, which releases this holiday season. Other games will feature these figures as well, including the already released Mario Kart 8.

Figures shown include Mario, Link, Wii Fit Trainer, Donkey Kong, Pikachu, Yoshi, an Animal Crossing villager, and more.

In an additional video, Nintendo added that Amiibo characters in Super Smash Bros are playable, can team up and fight alongside you, and serve as opponents. The more they fight, the more their stats increase. You can choose which specials and abilities the characters take on as they develop. If you battle two Amiibo against each other, they’ll…

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Mario Maker – what will your level look like?

Mario Maker is a level design game where we – the fans – can create customized levels for Mario to traverse through. Easily place common Mario-themed pipes and bricks anywhere you’d like and see if you can get Mario from start to finish.

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Seems like a fun and interesting way to breathe new life into a classic!

Check out the great article at IGN.com

Miyamoto Hangs Out With Luigi In New York

It’s’ about time everyone’s favorite sidekick got into the spotlight!

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Nintendo designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto visited New York a few weeks ago and hung out with Luigi, who’s lately being increasingly recognized because this year belongs to him. Nintendo uploaded a few pictures, including the one above, from Miyamoto’s trip onto its Facebook page. Click here to view more photos of Miyamoto and Mario’s taller brother.

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