Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit News
The games you can't play without Joy-Con Controllers
Switch Lite, the portable-only version of Nintendo's console, offers a cheaper way of jumping on the Switch train with a focus on handheld play which makes it a true replacement for Nintendo 3DS. However, it's important to remember that unlike the standard Nintendo Switch, Switch Lite does not...
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
As regular visitors will know, every weekend, we share our gaming plans for the next couple of days and read through all of your entries in the comments. This time, though, we're switching things up a bit, getting together to chat about our plans over the holidays instead. That's right, Christmas is (nearly)...
Vehicle, Variety and Robot kits available
Nintendo's Labo kits are an ingenious showcase of the company's imagination and the versatility of the Switch, and we've had a good time with each of the four kits currently available. The cardboard might not have years' worth of longevity, but the novel experiences they offer make them more than worth the...
If you're yet to experience Nintendo Labo, perhaps waiting for a price drop before committing to such a purchase, then now is absolutely the time to strike. We can't quite believe that they're available at such a low price, but you can now pick up both the Nintendo Labo Robot Kit and the Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit for just £14.99 in the...
Paving the way
Nintendo Labo might not have been quite as successful in terms of sales as certain other first-party releases on the Switch, but it has certainly won plenty of awards since the original kits were launched in April last year. Since then, it's taken home two BAFTA awards and a GDC innovation award. Now, at the 2019 Games for Change...
This box rocks
As fun as it is making Nintendo Labo cardboard creations, finding a place to store them can be a real hassle. If you haven't already found a space for these kits inside your home, Nintendo is releasing an official Labo-themed box for 800 yen in Japan. If you're wondering what the catch is, there isn't one. It's a standard box you use...
The power of cardboard
At the very beginning of 2019, the organisers of the 19th Game Developers Choice awards announced this year's nominees. On the Switch front, Nintendo Labo was nominated for an innovation award, while indie titles such as Celeste got nominated for the best audio, design and game of the year. The winners of each category have...
Smash Bros. Ultimate Receives an honourable mention
The organisers of the 19th Game Developers Choice Awards have announced this year's nominees. The winners of each category will be announced on 20th March at the San Francisco Moscone Center during the 2019 Game Developers Conference (GDC) event hosted by Tim Schafer, founder of Double Fine...
Ultimate and Pokémon clips dominate
Last weekend, YouTube revealed its top trending gaming video list for 2018. Two Nintendo game trailers were featured. The first was the Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! trailer in fifth place and the first look at
Spread the joy
Nintendo Japan has shared some video ideas illustrating how Labo users can celebrate the festive season. There's one for the Variety Kit that shows how it can be transformed into an entire Christmas scene or you can even become Santa Claus with the Robot Kit
The real winner is cardboard
Nintendo Labo was well-received initially but has struggled to maintain sales momentum as the year has progressed. Despite its inability to generate mass appeal, Nintendo has been able to roll out educational programs and also create
Nintendo's advertising in the US has decreased in the month of September. Having spent an estimated amount of $6.2 million in August, it's since dropped to roughly $4.45 million. According to GamesBeat and its partner iSpot.tv (a real-time television ad measurement company), Nintendo has gone to third place. Its ten ad spots in September...
An unprecedented tie
Nintendo has revealed the Nintendo Labo contest winners for Australia and New Zealand. Three entrants won, and due to the exceptionally high quality of the finalists in the teens/adult category, there was an "unprecedented" first-place tie between the Toy-Con Marionette and the life-size Master Cycle Zero modelled on the bike...
Complete with sound effects
Just in case you didn't find your Nintendo Labo set to be cute and colourful enough straight out of the box, this new Toad-based design could just be the great source of inspiration you need for a new build. Shared online by @NintenDaan and @japanese3ds, this video below shows off a Kinopio-kun version of the Nintendo...
Last week's Japanese charts
Figures are in for the Japanese gaming charts, covering the 10th - 16th of September, and Nintendo's major new release of the week - the Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit - managed to snag a debut spot at number five. Sales figures show that it failed to reach the lofty heights of the previous Labo designs, however...
Get ready to assemble more cardboard!
Wow, the year is passing by quickly and the Nintendo Switch library seems to get better with each passing month. August saw the release of the rather lovely Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate and many other delights on the Nintendo Switch. So, what's on the horizon for Nintendo Switch fans, then? We've...
Cardboard fun with friends
Following a brief look at the Vehicle Kit in July, a new in-depth video for the latest Labo pack has now been released showing every vehicle in action, the game world and also the various multiplayer modes on offer. Below are descriptions of each segment from the video: A closer look at
Nintendo Labo's cardboard inventions may well be a great way for people of all ages to get hands-on and let their creativity fly, but it would be understandable for parents to have their concerns about splashing the cash on a strange, new concept. Luckily, Nintendo is on hand to let families try out the fun for free in a series of...
Back in April, Taiwanese developer Rayark posted a video showing its rhythm-action game Deemo in use with the Nintendo Labo cardboard piano. The concept was to use the piano Toy-Con's keys rather than simply pressing the touchscreen - emulating an experience similar
Driving in style
Nintendo has shared a short new video to announce that the upcoming Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit will be supported in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. As you can see, the Vehicle Kit's wheel and pedal can both be used to carry out your usual Mario Kart antics on screen, working nicely alongside the Toy-Con Motorbike which has been compatible
The Nintendo Labo Vehicle Kit is due out on 14th September for the price of $69.99. Each kit will come packaged with all the necessary parts and materials along with a copy of the new software. With details about the game itself still relatively scarce, Kotaku's recent hands-on in a New York hotel meeting room has revealed some interesting...
The cardboard kits packed in with Nintendo Labo are far from indestructible. Shortly after the release of the Toy-Con: Variety Kit and the Toy-Con: Robot Kit, Nintendo launched a replacement parts
Nintendo has just revealed a new Labo adventure will arrive on 14th September for the price of $69.99. The Nintendo Labo: Toy-Con 03 - Vehicle Kit contains materials to build a variety of customisable Toy-Con, including a car, submarine, plane, pedal and two keys. Once constructed, these cardboard creations provide access to a...