Official Japanese Fire Emblem IF site updated. New box art shows Amiibo Support

The official Japanese Fire Emblem if  site has updated early this morning with a wealth of new information. The most interesting is the  addition of new promotional pictures of the games box art with an amiibo logo at the top.  We are still waiting on more information about functionality but we have a feeling we know which amiibo will be supported.

More info as we get it.tumblr_nnmfvqgN8m1rmzb08o1_1280Source:  http://www.nintendo.co.jp/3ds/bfwj/index.html

 

UPDATE: Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits launches April 30th in the US.

UPDATE: According to Nintendo’s official PR team, Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits will be launching in the US on April 30th on the Wii U eShop for free.

Press release below:

amiibo tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits (confirmed for April 30): Download the game from the Nintendo eShop for Wii U, then tap any amiibo to your Wii U GamePad. You’ll unlock a random playable three-minute scene from a classic NES or Super NES game. It’s a cool way to extend the playability of amiibo. Here’s the game page: http://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/FHXK5fELXvygJ9ALk2bqyATmG-iDm07q

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Report: Toy’s r Us Location selling Greninja and Pac-Man pre-orders early

I have received several reports over the past day that some Toys r Us locations have released pre-order cards for Greninja and Pac-Man early. Several images have surfaced on Reddit and twitter of these cards and receipts showing the pre-orders.

As reported earlier, Greninja pre-orders are not set to start at Toys r Us stores until April 27th Continue reading Report: Toy’s r Us Location selling Greninja and Pac-Man pre-orders early