Amazon Prime: Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader/Writer Is $10

If you are a Amazon Prime member you can get the Nintendo 3DS NFC reader/writer to scan in your amiibo for £9.99. As mentioned earlier the promotion is only available to those of you who have Amazon Prime and saves you a generous 50% off the retail price.

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Despite What Play Asia Said The Nintendo 3DS NFC Writer Isn’t Region Locked

https://twitter.com/PKMNtrainrChels/status/626778439312236544 You may have read earlier that Play Asia were informing customers that the Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader/Writer is region locked. Well, it would appear as though the company was wrong. Twitter user Chelsea has shown the device working with her standard Nintendo 3DS XL which is from the United States. Thanks, MasterPikachu6, Rubberyen and Alex F

Play Asia Says The Nintendo 3DS NFC Amiibo Reader Is Region Locked

https://instagram.com/p/5wXx4FQ1KZ/ Bad news for those of you who were considering importing the Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader/Writer as PlayAsia has confirmed that the accessory is region locked. This means that the device will not work with your European or North American Nintendo 3DS consoles. The retailer is also warning people that the Animal Crossing Cards may be region-locked … Continue reading Play Asia Says The Nintendo 3DS NFC Amiibo Reader Is Region Locked

Nintendo 3DS Software Is Getting Patched To Work With The New NFC Accessory

The new NFC reader/writer will soon be available for those of you who are still using the standard Nintendo 3DS and not the New Nintendo 3DS. The device will be available to purchase on Thursday in Japan and therefore a number of Nintendo 3DS games are getting updated so you can scan in your various amiibos. … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS Software Is Getting Patched To Work With The New NFC Accessory

Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader Now Available For Pre-Order At Target

In case you didn't upgrade to New Nintendo 3DS, you can now pre-order the standalone NFC Reader/Writer at Target for $19.99. The peripheral is compatible with Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL and 2DS. It offers the functionality for scanning amiibo, a feature that's included in New 3DS and New 3DS XL. The accessory will launch alongside … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader Now Available For Pre-Order At Target

Research Firm Says Nintendo Amiibo Figures Are Among The Most Desired Smart Toys In US, Europe

Jason Coston, research manager at Interpret, says that even before Nintendo revealed Amiibo figures at last month's E3 event they were among the most desired smart toys in the US, Europe and Brazil. The study produced by Interpret says that there are over 72 million children interested in smart toys around the world. The Amiibo figures will be … Continue reading Research Firm Says Nintendo Amiibo Figures Are Among The Most Desired Smart Toys In US, Europe

UK Retailer Lists Amiibo Figures At £12.85 Each

UK online video game retailer ShopTo has started taking pre-orders for Amiibo figures and has them listed at £12.85 each. Estimates were at the £6-£12 mark, but of course this is subject to change. ShopTo currently have these figures available for pre-order: Link, Kirby, Mario, Zelda, Peach, Pikachu, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Samus Aran, Animal Crossing Villager, … Continue reading UK Retailer Lists Amiibo Figures At £12.85 Each

Here’s Some Info About Amiibo, Nintendo’s Wii U NFC Toys

Nintendo characters come to life in new ways as amiibo – interactive figures that have the ability to communicate with multiple specially designed games by just touching them to the Wii U GamePad controller. Nintendo plans to release first series of amiibo this year alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Features: • amiibo can … Continue reading Here’s Some Info About Amiibo, Nintendo’s Wii U NFC Toys

Nintendo UK Says Smash Bros Wii U NFC Functionality Hasn’t Been Confirmed

You may remember that Nintendo of France managing director Stephan Bole recently told French publication Le Figaro that Super Smash Bros for Wii U will feature NFC functionality. Well, CVG reached out to Nintendo UK to see whether this was indeed true. Nintendo UK said that while Satoru Iwata said that Nintendo would release character figurines with built-in … Continue reading Nintendo UK Says Smash Bros Wii U NFC Functionality Hasn’t Been Confirmed

NFC Will Be Used In Super Smash Bros Wii U

French news publication Le Figaro is reporting that Super Smash Bros on the Wii U will utilise Near Field Communication. The information was revealed by Stephan Bole, director general at Nintendo France. Details regarding how the game uses the technology have yet to be announced, but it sounds as though there may be Smash Bros NFC toys … Continue reading NFC Will Be Used In Super Smash Bros Wii U