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NWR's 2017 End of the Year Awards: Top Amiibo

Which figure stole our hearts?...

by Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, and Donald Theriault - February 1, 2018

NWR's End of the Year Awards 2016: Top 3 Anticipated 2017 Games

We are always looking to the future....

by Kimberly Keller and Neal Ronaghan - December 28, 2016

NWR's Midyear 2016 Hype Meter Results: #10 - #6

We are approaching some crazy levels of hype!...

by Justin Berube, Zachary Miller, and Donald Theriault - September 8, 2016

NWR's Midyear 2016 Hype Meter Results: #15 - #11

Titles just outside the sphere of super hype....

by Justin Berube and Donald Theriault - September 8, 2016

NWR's Midyear 2016 Hype Meter Results: #20 - #16

Hype is increasing....

by Justin Berube and Zachary Miller - September 8, 2016

CONTEST: Summer of amiibo 2016: Week 9

We're giving away an amiibo every week of summer! Welcome to Week 9: Mii Gunner!...

by Carmine Red - August 19, 2016

CONTEST: Summer of amiibo 2016: Week 8

We're giving away an amiibo every week of summer! Welcome to Week 8: Inkling Girl! Update: Congratulations to our winner!...

by Carmine Red - August 11, 2016

CONTEST: Summer of amiibo 2016: Week 5

We're giving away an amiibo every week of summer! Welcome to Week 5: Kicks!...

by Carmine Red - July 23, 2016

Five Things To Do With Your Animal Crossing amiibo Card Collection

These things might actually be useful for board game owners, Wikipedia link surfers, and expectant parents!...

by Carmine Red - March 30, 2016

March 2016 Preview: Revelations, Remakes And HD Pokemon

Donald and Matt break down the month that was, and what's still to come....

by Donald Theriault and Matt West - March 1, 2016

Our 2016 Nintendo Predictions: Donal Theriault, News Editor

Trying to predict Nintendo’s actions is like trying to slap a tornado....

by Donald Theriault - January 27, 2016

Our 2016 Nintendo Predictions: Justin Berube, Features Editor

The King Nintendo Fanboy shares his thoughts on the Big N in 2016....

by Justin Berube - January 27, 2016

NWR Hype Meter 2016 Preview Results: #25 - #21

They may be the least hyped on the list, but you guys still want them!...

by Justin Berube and Neal Ronaghan - January 22, 2016

2015: The Year Of Unintended Consequences: The First Half

From unused revisions to the inability to move, it was a crazy first half....

by Donald Theriault - December 31, 2015

Summer of Amiibo Week 9

We're giving away a free Mario Amiibo via next week's NWR Fun Club livestream on Tuesday! Click through for details, but be sure to catch tonight's show as well!...

by Carmine Red - August 20, 2015

CONTEST: Summer of Amiibo Week 7/8 (Plus Bonus!)

Two weeks worth of Amiibo prizes, plus a bonus third Amiibo, give you plenty of chances to win! Congratulations to the winners!...

by Carmine Red - August 13, 2015

CONTEST: Summer of Amiibo Week 6

Gotta go fast! Tune into our latest Nintendo News Report Program for a chance to win our Week 6 Amiibo giveaway prize! Update: Congratulations to the winner!...

by Carmine Red - July 29, 2015

CONTEST: Summer of Amiibo Week 5

A Samus Aran Amiibo could be your bounty if you tune into Connectivity Episode 183 this weekend to find out the (not very) secret pass phrase! Update: Congratulations to the winner!...

by Carmine Red - July 23, 2015

CONTEST: Summer of Amiibo Week 4

Did you know that Luigi is Mario's younger brother? Get your trivia right and you could bag a brand new Luigi amiibo! Congratulations to the winner!...

by Carmine Red - July 16, 2015

CONTEST: Summer of Amiibo Week 3

You don't have to collect 8 pieces of the Triforce to win this Zelda Amiibo, just submit the winning caption! Congratulations to the winner!...

by Carmine Red - July 13, 2015

CONTEST: Summer of Amiibo Week 2

Another week, another giveaway! This time you could be the lucky winner of a brand new Charizard amiibo! Congratulations to the winner!...

by Carmine Red - July 6, 2015

CONTEST: Summer of Amiibo Week 1

We're giving away an Amiibo every week of summer! Welcome to Week 1: Diddy Kong! UPDATE: Congratulations to the winner!...

by Carmine Red - June 24, 2015

Nintendo E3 2015 Booth Pictures: Amiibo

Nintendo's latest NFC toys were seen on the show floor as well....

by Justin Berube - June 22, 2015

Nintendo E3 2015 Preview & Video Discussion

Check out the big list of games that could appear on Nintendo platforms at E3 and listen to us discuss them all....

by Justin Berube, Neal Ronaghan, and Donald Theriault - June 9, 2015

Nintendo Collectors Journal 5/21/2015

More Amiibo than you can handle....

by Justin Berube - May 21, 2015

Could This Be Our Dystopian Amiibo Future?

Be warned: Master Hand will turn you into a Humiibo....

by Neal Ronaghan - April 3, 2015

Analyzing Nintendo NX, the DeNA Alliance, and Predicting the Big N’s Future: Increasing Nintendo Character Awareness

Nintendo is hoping to increase their brand awareness by spreading their beloved characters to new places....

by Justin Berube - March 30, 2015

What to Expect on Nintendo Platforms in 2015: Hardware

The new Nintendo related hardware we will see in 2015....

by Justin Berube and Zack Kaplan - January 28, 2015

What to Expect on Nintendo Platforms in 2015

Take a look at all the games we can expect to see hit Nintendo platforms throughout the year....

by Justin Berube - January 28, 2015

Amiibo Guide: Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

Fire Emblem Amiibo invade a different Intelligent Systems game....

by Justin Berube - January 27, 2015

Amiibo Guide: Super Mario Series Amiibo

A detailed list of all the Amiibo in the Super Mario series line....

by Justin Berube - January 27, 2015

Amiibo Guide: Super Smash Bros. Series Amiibo

All of the Amiibo from the Super Smash Bros. line....

by Justin Berube - January 27, 2015

What Could Be Next for the Super Mario Amiibo Series?

We set the odds and speculate on the future of Nintendo’s second line of Amiibo....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 16, 2015

Amiibo Guide: The Legend of Zelda (Wii U)

The latest Zelda adventure will take advantage of Amiibo....

by Justin Berube - January 13, 2015

Amiibo Guide: Star Fox (Wii U)

Star Fox on Wii U will have Amiibo support....

by Justin Berube - January 13, 2015

Amiibo Guide: One Piece: Super Grand Battle X

Nintendo character costumes in One Piece....

by Justin Berube - January 13, 2015

Our 2015 Nintendo Predictions: Justin Berube, Features Editor

The King Nintendo Fanboy has a few 2015 Nintendo predictions....

by Justin Berube - January 12, 2015

Nintendo Collectors Journal 11/27/2014

A Nintendo Day haul....

by Justin Berube - November 27, 2014

Amiibo Guide: Mario Kart 8

How Nintendo's hit racing game will take advantage of Amiibo figures....

by Justin Berube - November 12, 2014

Amiibo Guide: Mario Party 10

Amiibo figures are ready to party!...

by Justin Berube - November 12, 2014

Amiibo Guide: Yoshi's Woolly World

All we know about Amiibo support in Yoshi's Woolly World....

by Justin Berube - November 12, 2014

Amiibo Guide: Hyrule Warriors

Everything we know about Amiibo support coming to Hyrule Warriors....

by Justin Berube - November 12, 2014

Amiibo Guide: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Multiple Amiibo figures will be ready for adventure!...

by Justin Berube - November 12, 2014

Amiibo Guide: Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Amiibo support is rolling its way to Kirby's console adventure....

by Justin Berube - November 12, 2014

Amiibo Guide: Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy +

The first known third party game that will support Amiibo....

by Justin Berube - November 12, 2014

Amiibo Guide

Trying to keep track of all the different Amiibo Nintendo's releasing? Want to know what games they are compatible with and how each title uses them? We've got your back....

by Justin Berube - September 5, 2014

Amiibo Guide: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U / Nintendo 3DS

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U / Nintendo 3DS Amiibo details....

by Justin Berube - September 5, 2014

AmiiBoo: The Currently Lackluster Implementation of Nintendo's NFC Figures

Justin doesn't think Nintendo's currently proposed use of NFC figures is very compelling....

by Justin Berube - August 7, 2014

NWR's Top Ten Least Desirable Amiibo Figurines

Collectors beware....

by Zachary Miller - July 1, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 520: MY NACHOS ARE ON FIRE!

I'm trying out titles for my inevitable memoirs....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - April 30, 2017

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 192: Bells for Money

A variety of topics permeate this weeks show....

by Adam Abou-Nasr, Nicholas Bray, Becky Hollada, and Carmine Red - December 1, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 69 - AMIIBRO FESTIVAL

Get the latest from Japan coming directly to your ear holes from your favorite Amiibros....

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - November 27, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 68 - YO-KAI WATCHERS

Yo-kai, that's why...or something......

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - November 13, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 437: Yoshi the Harbinger

New Yoshi games don't always require his return, as far as he knows....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - July 26, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 426: Connoisseur of Chaos

James is delighted by nearly everything on this episode, which features another infamous FPS and the return of the Listener Mail Lighting Round... or maybe it's better named the (Lords of) Thunder Round!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - April 19, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 424: Don't Say Pumped

Ahh, there's too much to talk about! How did we cram it all in? With some help from Donald and our listeners' emails, as it turns out....

by James Jones, Jonathan Metts, Donald Theriault, and Guillaume Veillette - April 4, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 52 - DEVIL'S DATE ESCAPE

Fifty-two! Like a deck of cards! But why are there four jokers in this deck??...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - March 14, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 51 - NEWS KNIGHTS

The 2live (Fami)crew coming at you with a hefty dose of Japan news!...

by Danny Bivens and James Charlton - February 28, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 413: Strip Club Regulars

Even this extra-large episode can barely contain all the Nintendo Direct news and our Top Five Games of 2014!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - January 18, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 411: Turduckenlanders

Welcome the new year with a special episode that's all emails, all the time....

by Alex Culafi, James Jones, and Jonathan Metts - January 4, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 410: amiibarf

We finally get Bayonetta 2 and Captain Toad into New Business, just in time for the year's end. Plus: your Listener Mail!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - December 21, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: E3 2014 - Home Team Assemble

What is the E3 experience for the half of RFN that isn't at E3 playing Smash Bros? Guillaume, Jon and special guest Greg Leahy give their thoughts on Nintendo's E3 2014 performance....

by Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - June 13, 2014

Bending Regional Amiibo Buying Habits to Predict the Future

We try to divine what Amiibo portend about America, Europe, and Japan....

by Neal Ronaghan - February 4, 2016

How I Got Sucked Out of Amiibo

Too much, too soon....

by Bryan Rose - January 14, 2016

Animal Crossing Amiibo Win Greatest Tank Battles

Selling about as well as the game they were designed for....

by Donald Theriault - January 8, 2016

Drawing Conclusions From Popular Amiibo

Nintendo released the stats for what Amiibo are selling best in each region. We go through the lists to see what’s fresh these days....

by Neal Ronaghan - October 29, 2015

Things I Think I Think About Star Fox Zero's Delay

Caution: Contains large quantities of Amiibo....

by Donald Theriault - September 18, 2015

Amiibo Bundle Blunders

The King Nintendo Fanboy weighs in on a growing Amiibo problem....

by Justin Berube - August 25, 2015

Breaking Down the Crowded Toys-to-Life Onslaught

Neal sits down and tries to sort out Disney Infinity, Lego Dimensions, Skylanders, and Amiibo....

by Neal Ronaghan - August 20, 2015

Six Amiibo in Search of an Author

The NWR staff chats about the fourth wave of Amiibo....

by Justin Berube, Neal Ronaghan, and Donald Theriault - May 29, 2015

Frustrations Of A New Fire Emblem Fan

Between impossible to obtain merchandise and doing a bad Pokémon impression, Fire Emblem may be cut off at its peak....

by Donald Theriault - April 17, 2015

My Joyless Amiibo Journey

Our very own King Nintendo Fanboy details his personal Amiibo journey and how Nintendo is doing nothing to make it better....

by Justin Berube - April 3, 2015

Searching for Amiibo in America

So far, trying to get Amiibo in North America has been a volatile, bumpy ride....

by Neal Ronaghan - February 17, 2015

January 14, 2015 Nintendo Direct Winners and Losers

This Direct had a new Fire Emblem and more Amiibo junk than you can shake a stick at....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 14, 2015

The Disappointing Scarcity of Amiibo

Fear and loathing in Nintendo Land....

by Neal Ronaghan - December 11, 2014

The Great Amiibo Hunt

Neal decided not to pre-order any Amiibo. Here's his report from the retail trenches as he tries to catch'em all....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 22, 2014

Amiibo: An Old-School Toy for a New World

After spending time with his very own Amiibo, here's what Neal thinks about them....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 19, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Could Be Amiibo's Trojan Horse

While the use of Amiibo in Smash Bros. might not be compelling, those figures do look wonderful and collectable....

by Neal Ronaghan - September 4, 2014

Is Amiibo Nintendo's Next e-Reader?

Nintendo is attempting toys-to-life games in a far different way than Skylanders and Disney Infinity....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 17, 2014

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na: Amiibo
Release Nov 21, 2014
PublisherNintendo
jpn: Amiibo
Release Dec 06, 2014
PublisherNintendo
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