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The craze for defective amiibo reached a fever pitch last month, when bids for a legless Princess Peach amiibo exceeded $25,000. Prior to that absurdly-pricey posting, bids on a Samus amiibo with two arm cannons closed at $2,500. Now however, the dust is settling, and defective amiibo no longer see...

January 3rd 2015 at 10:30am
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We already knew that Amiibo figures for Captain Falcon, Diddy Kong, Little Mac, Luigi, Pit and Zelda would be worming their way into our hearts and onto our shelves sometime in December, but Amazon and Walmart seem to have narrowed that window down to a single day: December 14. When browsing Walma...

November 23rd 2014 at 8:30pm
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One day a Super Smash Bros. reveal will be for another totally-new-to-the-series, super cool character like, I dunno, Professor Layton, Lara Croft, Rayman, or Jack Bauer. But today, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is out, and - gasp - Nintendo unveils Diddy Kong.

February 21st 2014 at 5:00am
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It's that time again, everybody: time to sheepishly visit Burger King every day and buy a Kids' Meal for Nintendo freebies, all while trying to shut out thoughts of how disappointed your father would be to see you like this. Shame, shame.The fast food chain is giving away a bunch of different toys...

December 4th 2008 at 9:10pm
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This latest tournament (check out previous tournaments here) for Mario Kart Wii focuses on Diddy and Donkey Kong. And, as you might have guess from the images above, will take place on the track DK64 Jungle Park. There, you must avoid the bananas that both Donkey and Diddy Kong drop from atop their...

August 1st 2008 at 2:47pm

This short but sweet trailer starring Nintendo's simian twosome (along with cameos from Bowser's crack team of Mushroom Kingdom baddies) popped up on the Smash Bros. Dojo earlier today.Featuring a truck loaded with stolen bananas, much stomping and chest-thumping from the elder Kong, and Did...

October 23rd 2007 at 12:00pm