E3 Opinion: Ryu Joins Smash – Why Nintendo is Winning at DLC

This past weekend news slipped that along with veterans Roy and Lucas, Street Fighter icon Ryu is joining the roster of playable characters in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS as a downloadable fighter. This news, while exciting on its own, has implications for the way that Nintendo handles DLC that lead this writer to believe Nintendo is doing DLC better than anyone else right now.

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The Amiibo Anomaly: Why Nintendo’s Mini Figures Make Perfect Sense

Love ’em or hate ’em,  amiibo has been an unavoidable topic of conversation on gaming articles and their attached comment sections for the past few months. While no direct sales figures are yet public, as someone who works in gaming retail receiving daily phone calls and in store inquiries on what’s in stock and when certain figures are expected to arrive, I can personally affirm that yes, the amiibo hype is real.

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