Let's Take A First Look At Nintendo Labo For Switch

Submitted by: littlemissqt 6 months ago in News & Politics Tech


It looks like Nintendo fans are going to have to get their hands dirty and get creative with cardboard as well as mash buttons, but the real question is, how long will this cardboard hardware last? A couple weeks? And who's willing to spend $70-plus on cardboard?
There are 18 comments:
Male 312
All I see is a $70 version of this:

 



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Male 17,281
They'd sell more if they included a pocket vag.
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Male 5,637
feel bad for parents of todays kids.. shit i got a stick and a dollar. and hell im not even 40 yet. look how far children have come
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this is silly...

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Male 1,028
I like the concept. 
Cardboard is cheap and recyclable. This opens up a lot of possibilities and experimentation for game developers. Sure, it will produce a lot of shitty games and be overpriced at first. But i see a lot of possibility in the future.  
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Male 2,452
What a rip off a neverending revenue stream.
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Nintendo board meeting hour 2."remember all that stupid shit we made for the wii?" "yea" "well what if we tripled the price made it out of cardboard this time, made them put it together, and made terrible games for it?"  "OK"! 
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Male 253
Great concept!  My company has sponsored STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs from LEGO Robotics in elementary school to Robotics competitions at high schools.  The interest in engineering just isn’t there in our school systems.  I love that Nintendo is doing this and any/every effort should continue to be made across industries.  
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Male 896
Django This will be a great integration of lego meets C++. There is a market here for the future even if not everyone gets it. This reminds me of the stories my dad told me of the times his dad brought home bags of tubes for him to solder and create future wonders. 

Let's get behind this kind of open world creativity and push past the few demos into expanding innovation.
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Male 43,789
LOL
I bet this is popular.
People are so stupid!
LOL
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Male 1,538
They should have stopped at Paper Mario...
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Male 6,333
I think they should have went with thin molded plastic, in the same manner tho that would have allowed people to construct it themselves, it wouldn't look so cheap.

The real crime here is charging 75$ for those shitty, overly simplistic games.  Those are nothing like AAA titles, they all look like fremium little crap games that you download off the App store.
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Male 276
daegog Sadly that is the market Nintendo has cornered. There is no change that will benefit them more than being a novelty  item.
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Male 5,637
moldysod sadly beans make me poop. moldyobamacare.
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Male 5,141
Interesting take on peripherals.  As far as the price, it does include the game and cardboard so the price tag is not that shocking.  I actually find the ingenuity and extent of variations pretty impressive and from I understand the Switch has a lot of untapped sensors beyond the motion controls started by the Wii.  However, I am interested in the play-ability of the cardboard, how durable is it, can you purchase replacements for a lower cost...

Not a console guy but I've been eyeing up a Switch...hell, the last console I bought was the Wii and we still play it all of the time.  Drunken MarioKart Wii is still a fun time.  Once the Switch bundles a game with it...say that new Zelda...I'm in.
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Male 1,634
 Once the Switch bundles a game with it...say that new Zelda...I'm in. 
You mean like this:
https://www.amazon.com/Nintendo-Switch-items-Game-Bundle-Joy/dp/B06XCLL9DV/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1516290600&sr=8-8&keywords=nintendo+switch+bundles


We got one bundled with Super Mario Odyssey for my daughter for Christmas.  It's pretty great.  When I take her to jiu-jitsu class, I play it while her class is going on, then she plays it during my class, then when we get home, she can just pop it in the dock and keep playing on the TV while I get dinner ready.
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Male 5,141
waldo863 That isn't a bad deal, but I'm holding out for an actual Nintendo bundle release at closer to the original cost...I'm patient so I can wait :)
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