Nintendo lowers MSRP for three amiibo


I’m gonna buy all three again to celebrate

In the first official amiibo price drop, Nintendo has lowered the MSRP of the Super Smash Bros. line Peach, Yoshi, and Donkey Kong to $9.99. The change can be seen on the official Nintendo amiibo website. All other figures in both announced lines remain at an MSRP of $12.99. This news is a little old, but with New Nintendo 3DS fever, it somehow slipped through the cracks and I just now noticed it. Luckily, my wallet just now recovered from the beating it took at Nintendo’s hands last week, so I am ready to get these three again so I can keep my boxed copies mint.

Nintendo hasn’t announced why these three have had their prices lowered, and I can’t place my finger on it myself. I did get to thinking about how the Super Mario Bros. universe and the Donkey Kong Country universe are somehow linked. I wonder why Nintendo hasn’t made a crossover of the two. I mean you could have King K. Rool and Bowser be long lost brothers. Koopalings and Kremlings could fight side by side. Plus, hold on to your socks, you could switch between Donkey Kong and Mario just like in the Donkey Kong Country series.

I just pooped a little.

[UPDATE:My local Wal-Mart still tried to charge me $12.99 for Peach, Yoshi, and Donkey Kong. The little old lady there didn’t believe I was a games journalist even when I made her read several of my articles on my smart phone. I got a quote of, “All those whatchachiggers cost the same, they told me that.”

Who is “they?” I’ll be investigating in the coming days. I’ll be leaving no amiibo unturned to bring this breaking news to you.]

Amiibo Price Now $9.99 For Peach, Donkey Kong, Yoshi [NintendoNews]