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What does the Ryu amiibo do? (Amiibo Showcase)

If you were a gamer in the 16-bit generation, Street Fighter II was a pretty big deal. Capcom’s 1v1 fighting extravaganza was the definitive beat-em-up experience, whether played in the arcades, or at home. Featuring a cast of incredibly varied characters spanning the globe, players very quickly discovered their favourites, and for many people – …

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Twilight Princess HD Amiibo Functionality – What do the Zelda amiibo do?

Twilight Princess HD has just been released on Wii U, and like many Nintendo-published games over the past year, it does indeed come with some amiibo support. As you can imagine, if you have an amiibo that’s related to The Legend of Zelda, it’ll work with this game – Whether it’s Link, Toon Link, Zelda, …

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What does the Wolf Link amiibo do in Twilight Princess HD?

Introducing, the Wolf Link amiibo! Debuting in 2006, Link’s wolf form is one of the hero’s most drastic transformations since the mask-induced shape-shifting of Majora’s Mask. Brought on by the curse of entering the Twilight realm, this unusual take on the Hero of Time is confined to relying on his instincts, claws and sharp teeth …

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The Best (and Worst) of the Super Nintendo Mouse

Thought that you could only use the SNES Mouse for Mario Paint? Think again. There is a stigma surrounding specialised peripherals for consoles. Whether it’s the always popular lightgun, that mainstay of every self-respecting console, the infamous NES Power Glove, or even those vinyl dance mats we all purchased at one point, then banished away …

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Shovel Knight Amiibo REVIEW – What does the Shovel Knight amiibo do? (Amiibo Showcase)

This garden-tool wielding hero is an unusual amiibo in more than a few ways. The titular character of Yacht Club Games’ debut release, Shovel Knight, he is on a quest to rescue the love of his life, Shield Knight, from the dreaded Tower of Fate and the evil Enchantress that has enslaved the land. As …

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The Super Game Boy Super Nintendo Peripheral, Reviewed!

Who needs the Nintendo Switch when you can play Game Boy games on the big screen! 95% of Nintendo related chatter these days is gravitating towards the Nintendo Switch. Being able to take games out with you on a portable system and then take them back home and play on the television is an excellent …

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Nintendo 64 Hori Mini Pad Review – The best controller for the Nintendo 64?

Sometimes, bigger isn’t always better. Third party console accessories take a lot of flak, and for the most part, that’s pretty justified Just ask anyone who has had a third party PlayStation memory card corrupt on them, losing years of saves. Whether it’s controllers with dodgy buttons, or add-ons that defy all logic, there are …

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The Chibi-Robo amiibo and How Does It Work With Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash?

The helpful little droid returns in Zip Lash, alongside a new adorable Chibi Robo amiibo! He comes with the Limited Edition of Zip Lash in all his plastic glory. So here I am, to unbox the little guy and show you some of the things you can do with him on your Nintendo 3DS and …

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