So Amiibos are basically DLC in toy form, right?

#21darkjedilinkPosted 6/13/2014 6:52:58 AM
Bad_Dudes posted...
But the whole concept of Amiibos does nothing for me. To me, it's just as gimmicky as Kinect.

Then don't buy them. You lose out on nothing. There is no content that will be restricted to you.
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#22MithrilMonarchPosted 6/13/2014 6:55:19 AM
Games themselves are DLC in disc form.
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#23TpaulHPosted 6/13/2014 7:18:13 AM
Nope, though I can see people thinking that. Either way, they're awesome and I want them all :D
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#24darkjedilinkPosted 6/13/2014 7:20:43 AM
MithrilMonarch posted...
Games themselves are DLC in disc form.

Disc Locked Content.
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#25X_Ste_90_XPosted 6/13/2014 7:27:23 AM
Lol at the people saying no. Of course they are, I mean don't get me wrong, they are much more than just standard DLC, but they still provide access to content that would otherwise be restricted within the game.

DLC isn't a dirty word, Crevice, now that's a dirty word.
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#26ssjgohhkuPosted 6/14/2014 4:21:42 PM
Nope they aren't DLC, they are masterpieces.
#27StickMen1090Posted 6/14/2014 4:26:13 PM
X_Ste_90_X posted...
Lol at the people saying no. Of course they are, I mean don't get me wrong, they are much more than just standard DLC, but they still provide access to content that would otherwise be restricted within the game.

DLC isn't a dirty word, Crevice, now that's a dirty word.


its not really Downloadable because in a way you are creating the content on them
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#28TurbokkPosted 6/15/2014 3:12:33 AM
TpaulH posted...
Nope, though I can see people thinking that. Either way, they're awesome and I want them all :D


How much are you willing to pay for ultra rare ones on ebay?
#29SplatulatedPosted 6/15/2014 3:20:48 AM
Mujika posted...
Basically they are the closest your going to get to owning and training your own pokemon.


inb4 pokemon amiibo
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#30Ghost-inZeShellPosted 6/15/2014 3:26:15 AM
Bad_Dudes posted...
So Amiibos are basically DLC in toy form, right?

No. DLC is were EA cuts off a part of the game, and sells it back to you.
Amiibo are not the same.
Amiibo from SSB is a fighter that you can custom train how you want. (like a pokemon)
Have no idea what they will be for other games.