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The Nintendo Switch’s Labo VR Kit Is Cheap VR That Doesn’t Suck

Considered Nintendo’s biggest failure and the butt of endless jokes, the Virtual Boy delivered an embarrassingly limited virtual reality experience when it debuted in 1995. But the console’s quick death didn’t discourage Nintendo from taking risks, and 24 years later its second attempt at virtual reality leverages the Switch hardware…

Nintendo Does VR Now, Again

The Nintendo Switch already felt like the best part of a VR experience thanks to the wizardry of the Joy-Con controllers in some games, but now it’s going full VR. Tonight the company announced the Nintendo Labo: VR Kit, a Labo kit that lets users build a VR headset out…

Nintendo Labo’s True Promise

Nintendo Labo’s True Promise

Photo: Andrew Liszewski (Gizmodo) As far back as the NES, the video game industry has been trying to sell us unnecessary accessories. (Remember R.O.B.?) Companies have occasionally come up with fun alternatives to playing with a controller – think Guitar Hero – but when you eventually finish or get bored…