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Nintendo Labo Costs £60 And Upwards In The UK

Nintendo Labo Costs £60 And Upwards In The UK

A cardboard fishing rod can be used to reel in fish on the Switch's screen, or it can give you a peek inside the cardboard house you just made.

Here's how it works: "With each Nintendo Labo kit, kids can transform modular sheets of cardboard - specially created to interact with the Nintendo Switch console and Joy-Con controllers - into creations called Toy-Con". From robots to fishing rods to remote control cars there are plenty of hybrid type toys that integrate Nintendo's most powerful console and basic cardboard.

Labo really highlights the Switch's unique capabilities and showcases Nintendo's constant endeavor to play a different game entirely than other gaming companies. For example, the bug-looking auto will only take about 15 minutes to build, but something more detailed like the piano will run you more towards two hours. Pressing the ignition button starts the engine, while twisting the right handle activates the throttle.

Wow. As if the Switch wasn't already the coolest thing out there, we now have this hands-on addition that merges STEM education with kids' love of video games.

Nintendo has recently posted a video demonstrating a new product they are releasing on April, 20, called the Nintendo Labo.

Clearly Nintendo intends this to be a discovery tool for youngsters to learn and play, repurposing the Switch to augment a dynamic constructive experience.

The console's success was unprecedented - just ask Nintendo, which hasn't been able to manufacture hardware fast enough to keep up with demand.

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The final kit is a decoration kit to augment the Variety Kit and the Robot Kit.

For those who were completely enamored by the robot suit and game, as you may have guessed, you'll want to go for the Robot Kit.

The Robot Kit comes with enough parts to create a wearable Toy-Con Robot costume and several mini-games.

Nintendo Labo's Robot Kit suits you up with a robot pack, complete with pulley system mechanics.

In the first image on the left, you see a visor of sorts being constructed. Building toys as a kid is as old as Lincoln Logs, and Nintendo should be commended for meshing new and old in a meaningful way.

It clicked. The Labo is going to instill a sense of pride and wonder into kids and adults in a way that only Lego has done before it. I hear you ask.

They were all designed with safety in mind, there is no glue or scissors required to create any of the cardboard kits.

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