VICE Vs Video Games: How I, a Grown Man, Became Addicted to Nintendo’s amiibo Figures

Some of the author's still-boxed amiibos

This article originally appeared on VICE UK.

A few months ago, I found myself staring warily at Nintendo's online catalogue of amiibo figures. I'm a massive fan of the Star Fox and Fire Emblem series, so naturally my cursor was hovering over the Fox and Ike figurines. They looked great. Ike with his long red cloak and powerful stance. Fox and his big bushy tail and smarmy grin. I remember dragging them to the basket and yanking them back...

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