The amiibo metagame may be shifting back in time

Competitive amiibo training in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been going (fairly) strong for almost four years now! When the game was first released, dedicated amiibo trainers were in a scramble to see what was different. After several years of struggling through amiibo training in Smash 4, players wanted to see something different. And for the longest time, they did: in the Ultimate metagame’s early days, trainers experimented with off-stage play, taunting, and combos — things the CPUs were finally capable of pulling off. But now, it’s 2022, and the metagame is winding down a bit. We’ve quickly realized an interesting tidbit. Over the years, as specific amiibo characters have been optimized and refined, something remarkable has happened: Ultimate’s metagame is beginning to look a lot like what Smash 4’s did toward the end of its lifespan.

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How to unlock everything in Pac-Man Museum+

Pac-Man Museum+ includes fourteen games from Pac-Man’s past — but some of them require unlocking. For the most part, this is rather straightforward. That being said, some players have complained that they’ve met the unlock requirements but the game won’t recognize them! Fortunately, this is easily fixed, and we’ve got the explanation included right here. Let’s break it down!

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Review: Pac-Man Museum+ (Switch)

It’s 2022. By now, you’d think that video game companies would have learned that consumers love having easy access to their classic titles. But no — instead, you’ve got companies like Nintendo drip-feeding Nintendo 64 games to their Nintendo Switch Online subscribers and companies like Sega charging $40 for a package of decades-old remasters. It’s sort of a breath of fresh air, then, that Namco’s latest Pac-Man collection includes tons of games at a fairly reasonable price. In fact, it’s the perfect example of a classic compilation done right. It’s certainly not perfect, but what’s on offer here is quite generous.

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How to farm infinite tokens in Pac-Man Museum+

Arcade tokens are Pac-Man Museum+’s central currency system, and they’re used to play games and earn new furniture and figurines. Sure, you can earn tokens by playing repeated rounds of Pac-Man, Pac-Land, Pac-Mania, and the like — but you can earn them super fast by playing Pac-Motos. This is one of Museum+’s unlockable titles, and it’s obtained by playing Pac-In-Time twice. More details here! In the meantime, let’s get into the farming method and how you can earn hundreds of tokens in just a short time.

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How to unlock everything in Smash 64

The original Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo 64 is where it all started – and, technically, it’s the reason this site exists in the first place! Despite its age, it’s still fun to play. For being the first in the series, it’s held up surprisingly well over twenty years later. There are only four unlockable characters and just one unlockable stage, but we’ve got the full run-down on how to access all of them right here!

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