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Nintendo Labo Variety Kit

Rating Summary

Based on 28 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

70%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchApr 20, 2018

Publisher: Nintendo

Genre: Simulation

Make, Play, and Discover with Nintendo Labo! Simply have fun making DIY cardboard creations called Toy-Con, bring them to life with the technology of the Nintendo Switch system (required; sold separately) to play games, and discover the magic behind how Toy-Con works. Express your creativity by customizing Toy-Con projects with your own color, stickers, paint, and more. You can even invent your own Toy-Con! Use pre-cut cardboard kits to build your own remote-control car, fishing rod, 13-key piano, or toy house, with easy-to-follow interactive instructions included in the Nintendo Labo software. After the making is complete, the kits come to life. Insert a Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controller into your Toy-Con to interact with the Nintendo Labo software in a variety of games that will have you catching fish, racing on a motorbike, or playing music on a piano. Nintendo Labo lets you explore your curiosity to discover the mechanics of how each Toy-Con works and interacts with the Nintendo Switch technology. Find creative ways to customize your Toy-Con creations and invent new ways to play with Nintendo Labo! The Variety Kit includes six different projects to Make, Play, and Discover: two Toy-Con RC Cars, a Toy-Con Fishing Rod, a Toy-Con House, a Toy-Con Motorbike, and a Toy-Con Piano!

Nintendo Labo Variety Kit Critic Reviews

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A mash of Lego and origami that is wholesome and unique.

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IGN

7.6 / 10.0
IGN

The Nintendo Labo Variety Kit is a solid introduction to the world of Switch-powered cardboard craftables. It may get a bit tedious and repetitive during its laborious building and simplistic play sessions, but the creative freedom it allows once you dig a little deeper is truly something extraordinary.

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Metro GameCentral

The potential seems limitless and while Labo may not be a video game – and in that sense will provide little relief to Switch owners looking for something new to play – it could well be the next big thing. For big kids as well as little ones.

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Nintendo Labo is a great tool for learning and creation, but the games themselves lack lasting appeal.

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