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The Splatoon Amiibo Functionality In Mario Maker Is Delightful

In case you didn't know, Amiibo are going to have a really cool feature in Super Mario Maker. You can place some of your Amiibo on your Wii U gamepad and then take control of a corresponding 8-bit sprite in the game.

And the Splatoon figure's capabilities might be the most adorable. As Destructoid pointed out, Nintendo Japan posted this video, showing you can play as a kid on land and then a squid during underwater sequences.

Take a look:

I'm all over this. I can't wait to see how extensive this functionality goes. Seeing a few quirks of Nintendo characters should be delightful.


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