Because the Skylanders and Disney Infinity figures weren't enough, the toy population of my desk has been increased by a dozen Nintendo icons. Let's meet the Amiibo!
The coolest feature of Pokémon Rumble U only works with the $3.99 collectible figures purchased separately from the $17.99 downloadable title, making it a mediocre game with optional improvement. Interesting idea.
Pokémon Rumble U is available for the Wii U today, capitalizing on the Game Pad's near-field communications feature to give players the ability to import special toys directly into the game. I purchased seven of these special blind bagged toys. Let's see who we got.
The Nintendo Network is the Kyoto-based game maker's upcoming service that envisions digital game distribution and, most likely, downloadable content. Nintendo is outfitting the Wii U controller with tech that could radically change the way gamers shop.