Collectibles Amiibos Activated!

Peter Paltridge

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Amiibos Activated!

There is an old, long-running joke in cartoons where somebody will mention an idea, his partner will dismiss it, and then he'll propose the same idea and remark, "How do I think up these things?" This was most famously seen in Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2 Century, but has been repeated over and over by the likes of Plucky Duck, Timon, and now most recently, Nintendo.

When Activision was developing the Skylanders franchise, they actually went to Nintendo first, hoping to create a...
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