Nintendo Labo Mistaken For Trash At German Game Age Rating Agency

Posted: Jan 19 2018, 11:12am CST | by , in Technology News


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Nintendo Labo Mistaken for Trash at German Gaming Age Rating Agency

Nintendo's new cardboard accessories stay in the news.

Nintendo introduced the cardboard accessory kits for the Nintendo Switch, dubbed Nintendo Labo on Jan. 17. The response from Switch owners is mostly that of amazement. The hype around Labo has sent Nintendo's stock to its highest since 2008. A Tweet by the German rating agency USK (Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle) has gone viral.

The Tweet tells the story of a cleaning lady that almost mistook Labo as trash when cleaning the USK office. USK was happy to finally be able to share the story after Nintendo made Labo official. The cardboard kits can be easily mistaken for paper trash. So don't let it lie around once Nintendo releases Labo in April.

Amazon is offering the $79.99 Nintendo Labo Robot Kit and the $69.99 Nintendo Labo Variety Kit for pre-order on The Labo Robot Kit contains a cardboard robot suit consisting of a cardboard backpack, wrist bands, ankle bands and a headset. With the suit you can control a giant robot in a new game that comes with the Labo kit.

The Nintendo Labo Variety Kit lets you build 5 different projects, but the robot suit is what caught the attention of early adopters. The Variety kit is ideal for younger kids. Th majority who pre-ordered the Nintendo Labo Robot kit are for sure millennials. Come April 20th, Youtube will overflow with videos of adults jumping around in a cardboard robot suit. Here is how to pre-order the Nintendo Labo kits.

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