Super Smash Bros. series Bowser and Bowser Jr. amiibo reprints announced

It was recently revealed that the upcoming Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury game will be compatible with the Bowser and Bowser Jr. amiibo figures. Tapping the Bowser amiibo will cause Fury Bowser to appear in the Bowser’s Fury subgame, while tapping the Bowser Jr. amiibo will cause a shock wave to appear and defeat nearby enemies. Kind of lame, but here on Exion, we don’t buy amiibo to use them in games that aren’t Super Smash Bros., right? These two amiibo are now available to order at most major retailers, so if you’re looking to score one for yourself, now’s the perfect time!

We’ve got full-fledged Super Smash Bros. Ultimate training guides for Bowser and Bowser Jr., and you can view them here and here, respectively. Happy training!

All about Personalities in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been available since late 2018. As you can imagine, we’ve been on the receiving end of many, many amiibo training questions. And to this very day, most of these questions involve amiibo personalities in some way, shape, or form. A Figure Player’s personality is displayed on its status screen in the top-right corner of the amiibo menu. Personalities range from Normal to Aggressive to Logical, and we’ll be providing a full list of them later on. For now, know that your FP’s personality shouldn’t be your focus during training. If you’ve become a member of our Discord server, you might be familiar with our signature catchphrase, “personalities don’t matter”. There is much more to it than that, though, so today we are going to talk all about personality in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!

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All about Spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Spirits are one of the most unique (and most unbalanced) components of amiibo training in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. They’re kind of like power boosts for your Figure Players; using Spirits, you can increase their attack strength, decrease the amount of damage they take, and let them inherit special bonus effects that come with a wide variety of powers. And they can be a bit overwhelming to new trainers — understandably so! It’s time to talk all about Spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!

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Pokémon Sword & Shield – A Step in the Wrong Direction

When Pokémon Sword & Shield were first announced, I was excited – I’ve been a fan of the Pokémon series for years, after all – but as we know, Sword & Shield have been the subject of scrutiny for some time nowI’ve played Pokémon Sword for 800 hours, give or take, and I think it’s finally time for me to write out my complete thoughts on the entirety of the game. And believe me, we are going to be covering all of it.

Most players have already formed an opinion on Sword & Shield, and most of them are understandably negative. If you’re somehow still on the fence regarding these games, my goal is to change that. Buckle up and put on your reading glasses, because today’s review is going to be our longest yet. Let’s get started!

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Exion in 2020 – A Year in Review

It’s finally the end of 2020. There’s a lot of negative things we could say about this year, but in the spirit of positivity, we’re going to talk about happy things instead. 2020 was Exion’s best year yet, and believe me, we’ve been around for a long time (since 2011, in fact)! We got so much done, and we couldn’t have done it without your support. In what may very well be the final post of 2020, we’re going to review all that happened, go over some of our most popular posts, and provide a brief outline on our plans for next year!

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