Nintendo will let you hack your Labo creations with Toy Con Garage feature


Nintendo really out Nintendoed itself with last month’s Labo announcement. The cardboard kit gets some innovative use out of the Switch’s underlying technology, letting kids build robot, fishing rods, pianos and the like, using the console’s Joy-Con controllers as the brains.

At a kick off event in New York City today, the gaming giant offered some hands-on insight into the system, and revealed a few bits of unannounced functionality that will be available when the kits launch in April. The most compelling new addition is Toy Con Garage, a software feature that lets users customize their Labo creations with new functionality.

During a quick preview at today’s event, the company showed off a simple interface that makes it possible to cross pollenate various parts of the kit…

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