Nintendo Labo: Nintendo is selling cardboard for $100.

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Yes, you read that right. Nintendo, the 128-year old Japanese company best known for the top-selling video game franchises of Mario and Pokemon, is selling cardboard for $100.

Last Wednesday (17 Jan), Nintendo announced its new offering: the Nintendo Labo, a DIY cardboard based toy accessory that complements the Nintendo Switch console.
How it works:

Each Labo Kit comes with sheets of pre-perforated cardboard, which you can fold the cut-out designs in them a variety of 3D shapes.

Each design interacts with the Nintendo Switch in a different way, be it sliding the Switch screen in, popping in the joystick or transforming yourself into a full-sized controller.

What they have:
A Piano

A Fishing Rod

A House

A Car

A Robot Transforming Backpack Box

How to get it in Singapore:
The Nintendo Labo will be released on 20 April 2018. Two kits are available for pre-order:
1. The Nintendo Labo Variety Kit, which costs US$69.99 (S$92). Includes five Toy-Con projects: 2 RC cars, 1 fishing rod, 1 house, 1 motorbike and 1 piano.
Preorder here:
2. The Nintendo Labo Robotic Kit, which costs US$79.99 (around S$105). Includes a backpack box and a headwear shade
Preorder here:

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