Is Playtonic Working on a Yooka-Laylee Amiibo?
Our artist Damien Sparkes is a model employee... pic.twitter.com/72cK6FIqCD— Playtonic (@PlaytonicGames) February 1, 2017
The corresponding text doesn’t give us much to work with, other than the artist responsible, Damien Sparkes. The circular base of the model is reminiscent of a classic black Amiibo stand, though the size seems a bit large, with Amiibo sizes typically ranging between 2-3 inches tall.
If you're unfamiliar with Amiibo, they are a series of Nintendo character toys capable of interacting with games on Nintendo platforms like the Wii U and 3DS. During the Nintendo Switch reveal, it was confirmed that Amiibo figures will also be capable of interacting with the Switch.
While the Twitter image may end up being nothing more than a practice model as indicated by the unfinished model on the right, and another unfinished model on the left, there's no denying the similarity. In fact, several excited Twitter users expressed the belief that the figure is indeed indicative of a future Amiibo release. Unfortunately, neither
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What are your thoughts? Is this a Nintendo Amiibo, or something else entirely? Let us know in the comments below!