The Nintendo Labo Robot Kit lets you build an interactive robot suit, complete with a visor, backpack and straps for your hands and feet, which you can then wear to assume control of a giant in-game robot, and it’s being offered for just $59.99 shipped, today only, originally $79.99. Simply insert the Left and Right Joy-Con into the designated slots on the backpack and visor to assume control of the robot, which is shown on your display when the Nintendo Switch console is docked. Experience a variety of fun game-play modes, including one in which you can destroy in-game buildings and UFOs. Product page. Read more for an in-depth review showing all that you can make with this kit.
Once you’ve experienced what it’s like to “Make, Play, and Discover” with Nintendo Labo, use all that you’ve learned to make your very own projects in Toy-Con Garage. Simply take the ‘input nodes’, or digital building-blocks, ‘middle nodes,’ and ‘output nodes’ and, with the help of this intuitive tool’s visual user interface, combine them in all sorts of different ways. You can change a Toy-Con creation’s reactions to button presses, movements, and lots more, with several handy tutorials to get you started. More information.
“Nintendo Labo continues our longstanding mission of making people smile by surprising them with new experiences. It is an exciting evolution of the Nintendo Switch platform – one designed to inspire curiosity, creativity and imagination in people of all ages,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s President and COO.