It seems that NFC figures are the new Guitar Hero. After Activision successfully launched Skylanders, other companies are seeking to share in their success. Disney will be releasing Disney Infinity to capitalize on the craze, and Nintendo will be releasing NFC figurines with its new Pokemon Rumble game.
As reported by Gamespot Pokemon Rumble U will launch in Japan on April 24th alongside 6 Pokemon figurines and one special character all of which can be used in the game with the Wii U’s NFC technology. The figurines are relatively cheap at ¥200 which is just about $2. No word yet on a US release date.
Gotta buy em all!