Official Amiibo are restricted to video game characters, but fan-made ones can be whatever the hell they want. Hence this incredible tribute to Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai
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And to think, it used to be hard to get your hands on some of these.
Nintendo has of course released official Peach Amiibo. But it’s up to people like GandaKris to turn them into something fans truly want.
Amiibo artist GandaKris, kinda famous for her work customising Amiibo and turning them into cool and new figures Nintendo would never actually release, has set aside the fictional for a moment to commemorate Nintendo's former President Satoru Iwata.
With Legend of Zelda Amiibo figures perpetually sold out and fetching prohibitively high prices on eBay, many fans are turning to bootlegged "Amiibo cards" instead. Many sellers of these cards see themselves not as mere pirates, but as modern-day Robin Hoods, providing fans with the in-game content that Nintendo won't sell them.
BoxBoy, the hero Nintendo's 2016 needed and star of our "best games of the year" list, will return on the 3DS in February (at least in Japan) with a third game in the series, called Goodbye! BoxBoy! And, more importantly, with BoxBoy Amiibo.