Amiibo

Aaah Amiibo, just when I thought I'd never be pulled into the unreasonable collecting of figures in the "Toys to Life" genre, you toss me down and steal all the cash from my wallet. Despite having the first wave pre-ordered and eagerly waiting their release, I do have some thoughts to share on the topic in general.

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The 'Big 3' Fan Bases

So I've been thinking about the big 3 (Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft; just in case) and their fan bases. The gaming community has grown over recent years, but where did these fans come from? Guys like me have been gaming since the beginning, and new people with money to spend don't just pop out of thin air. It's fair…