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Nintendo Explains How 'Mario Kart 8' Works With Its New Amiibo Plastic Toys

05/11/2014 14:22 GMT | Updated 05/11/2014 14:59 GMT

Nintendo's new Amiibo plastic 'digital' toys - think Skylanders, with Mario - are due to be released in about a month. Which is weird since they haven't really described in detail how the toys, which are supposed to work with Smash Bros, Mario Kart 8 and some other games at launch, actually work.

Well, now they have. In this video Nintendo finally lays out how the Amiibo toys will enhance, rather than just increase the expense of, your digital gaming world.