With the introduction of amiibo figures back in 2014, Nintendo has been offering an increasing variety of characters to collect and use with compatible games. The All Amiibo List Animal Crossing Zelda Smash Bros Metroid Mario And More series has been especially popular among avid amiibo collectors and gamers. Character: Samus Aran is a key figure from this series, and here we’ll explore why she’s taken the amiibo world by storm.
History Of Samus Aran
Samus Aran has been a part of the Nintendo franchise since 1986 when Metroid was first released. Created by Hiroyuki Kimura, Samus is a bounty hunter tasked with exploring planets, fighting alien creatures and seeking out powerful weapons. She is one of Nintendo’s most iconic female protagonists and her popularity continues to this day.
Since then, Samus has appeared in several other Nintendo titles, including Super Smash Bros where she is an unlockable character. Her transformation into the amiibo world began in 2015 when she was included as part of the Super Smash Bros series alongside other beloved characters such as Link from The Legend of Zelda.
Features Of The Samus Amiibo
The Samus amiibo stands at 9cm tall and is made from clear plastic that features chromed accents on her shoulder pads and helmet just like her original design in videogames. Her arm cannon also lights up whenever the figure is placed on a compatible game console or secondary controller.
In addition to being an iconic figure from the Super Smash Bros title, some other games are also compatible with her figure such as Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo Switch) or Metriod: Other M (Wii). When used in