Amiibo is a scam

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User Info: VanderZoo

VanderZoo
2 years ago#1
So you buy a figurine to watch a character that's already in the game fight....?

So instead of me fighting, the idea of Amiibo is to watch a CPU fight and level up... Why?

Does anyone else think this is a really dumb, pointless, shameless cash grab?
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User Info: neogeoftw

neogeoftw
2 years ago#3
Optional. If you needed it to unlock new characters then yes it would be a scam.

User Info: smoky820

smoky820
2 years ago#4
i would much rather have it be something small that adds minor features to multiple games than something mandatory to access locked content in single games
so i dont mind the way its implemented
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User Info: Kuebel33

Kuebel33
2 years ago#5
I just hope there aren't 3,000 of these figures....and please don't make like a rack of limited edition amiibos that are vendor or event specific...i hate that crap. Just make them all available to everyone.. Also, I hope they are affordable... $5.00 is affordable, but when there are hundreds of them, it just became pricey...
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User Info: arvilino

arvilino
2 years ago#6
VanderZoo posted...
So you buy a figurine to watch a character that's already in the game fight....?


As opposed to requiring a figurine to actually play the character?
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User Info: Golden_Mean

Golden_Mean
2 years ago#7
Kuebel33 posted...
I just hope there aren't 3,000 of these figures....and please don't make like a rack of limited edition amiibos that are vendor or event specific...i hate that crap. Just make them all available to everyone.. Also, I hope they are affordable... $5.00 is affordable, but when there are hundreds of them, it just became pricey...


You only have to look at skylanders and disney infinity to see exactly how it plays out. Fyi it's about $10-12 a pop.
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User Info: VanderZoo

VanderZoo
2 years ago#8
neogeoftw posted...
Optional. If you needed it to unlock new characters then yes it would be a scam.


I understand it's optional, but it's also completely pointless. I just want to double check I'm not alone here, you all also think this is completely dumb right?

Like, what's the point? Am I missing something, what's this for? I buy a figure so a character that's already in the game can fight, and I can fight it, so it can level up, and the purpose of this is...?

User Info: jamesflames82

jamesflames82
2 years ago#9
arvilino posted...
VanderZoo posted...
So you buy a figurine to watch a character that's already in the game fight....?


As opposed to requiring a figurine to actually play the character?


Two wrongs don't make a right. Just b/c it's a different kind of rip off doesn't mean it's not a rip off.
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User Info: ActionButler

ActionButler
2 years ago#10
Not a fan of this route. We bought Skylanders for our youngest and, yeah, it was a cute game and the gimmick was interesting at first, but it got old quickly.

Will have to wait and see more info about how they are going to be integrated into the game.
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