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Nintendo Labo lets you build Switch accessories from cardboard – CNET

Now Playing: Watch this: Nintendo Labo uses carboard ‘Toy-Cons’ There was a time when Nintendo was almost synonymous with needless accessories: plastic tennis rackets, baseball bats and wheels that gave the company’s Wii controllers a little more shape. Now it seems Nintendo’s at it again, but this time it’s not creating pointless accessories. It’s building a Nintendo Switch-powered DIY cardboard creativity kit. It’s called Nintendo Labo, and not only does it look fun, but kind of educational, too. At a glance, Nintendo Labo is a pair of Switch games, each with…

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Nintendo Labo release date, trailer and first Nintendo Switch games reveal

UPDATE ONE: More from Nintendo on their new Labo Toys for Nintendo Switch: “Building on the history of Nintendo, which is rooted in innovative entertainment and gameplay experiences, Nintendo Labo continues the company’s mission of putting smiles on people’s faces. With each Nintendo Labo kit, inspired minds across all generations can transform modular sheets of cardboard – specially designed to interact with the Nintendo Switch console and Joy-Con controllers – into interactive creations called Toy-Con. “From a piano to a motorbike, a robot and more, each Toy-Con comes to life…

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Radio Flyer Star Wars 12V Landspeeder Ride-On for $200 + free shipping – CNET

Toys”R”Us via eBay offers the Radio Flyer Star Wars Luke Skywalker’s 12-volt Landspeeder Ride-On for $199.99 with free shipping. That’s tied with our in-store pickup mention from last month, $300 off, and the lowest price we’ve seen. It features a 12-volt rechargeable battery, top speed of 5 mph, and seating space for two kids.

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Nintendo Switch games news: Switch Mini, AR camera, Amiibo toys-to-life to be REVEALED?

Nintendo Switch fans will definitely want to tune in to the latest Direct presentation by Nintendo. Fresh off the back of last week’s Nintendo Direct Mini, the company is making another major announcement for the Switch. The Nintendo website describes it as a brand new interactive experience for the hybrid console. This experience is specifically designed for kids and “those who are kids at heart”. You can tune in to the big Nintendo Switch announcement at 10pm UK time later tonight (January 17). “Tune in to discover a new interactive…

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Metal Gear Survive open beta COUNTDOWN: PS4, Xbox One time, date, tips, Xbox Live, PS Plus

Metal Gear Survive’s open beta is going live on PS4 and Xbox One. The Metal Gear Survive open beta has been given a January 18 release date on PS4 and Xbox One. It runs until January 22. PlayStation 4 users can play without a PS Plus subscription, but Xbox One owners will need a Gold subscription. Konami has confirmed that while progress won’t carry over to the full game, participants will receive a special bonus if they go on to purchase Metal Gear Survive at launch. “Players will have a…

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Blizzard Battlenet DOWN: Overwatch, World of Warcraft having offline server problems

UPDATE: Blizzard has posted a new update regarding Overwatch and Battle.net login issues. The company is investigating server problems with the Battle.net app and Overwatch connection issues on PS4. “We’re currently investigating issues logging in to the Blizzard Battle Net app as well as connection issues to Overwatch on Playstation 4. Thank you for your patience.” ORIGINAL: Overwatch and World of Warcraft are among the games experiencing offline server problems. There are fresh reports that Overwatch and World of Warcraft are down for players. Independent website Down Detector has received hundreds…

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