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This Labo-style cardboard kit turns your Switch into an arcade cabinet

2 monthes ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Nintendo Labo looks like great fun, but it also starts at £60. Luckily, those of you who want to try these cardboard kits for Nintendo Switch will be able to get your hands on a much more affordable version. At E3 2018 , gaming accessory maker Nyko announced the Labo's first competitor: a PixelQuest Arcade Kit. It essentially turns a Switch into a two-player arcade cabinet. It even uses the Switch's detachable Joy-Con controllers as arcade-style buttons. Two custom fit arcade sticks attach to the top of the Joy-Con analog sticks in order to provide "authentic arcade play", Nyko said, and...
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Nyko's $20 cardboard arcade for the Switch looks to trade on the Labo's success

Nyko's $20 cardboard arcade for the Switch looks to trade on the Labo's success

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Nintendo's Labo kits captured the imagination of gamers everywhere with their creative cardboard constructions, so it was only natural that we'd eventually see other companies start to build their own cardboard creations.
At E3, Nyko announced the Labo's first competitor: the $20 PixelQuest Arcade Kit, which turns a Nintendo Switch into a miniature two-player arcade cabinet. And like the Nintendo Labo that the PixelQuest Arcade is, shall we say, ”heavily inspired” by, players actually have to assemble the PixelQuest Arcade out of cardboard.
It's a clever accessory, one that smartly...
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Get a Nintendo Labo Robot Kit for $55.99 - CNET

2 monthes ago   |   By CNET

Normally $80, this Nintendo Switch add-on will "unlock kids' real-world creativity."
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Asus' new Zephyrus S gaming laptop is its thinnest yet, but the trackpad is...

Asus' new Zephyrus S gaming laptop is its thinnest yet, but the trackpad is still in the wrong place

Today Asus is announcing the new Zephyrus S gaming laptop, and it comes as competitors like Razer and MSI are regularly putting out thinner laptops with even thinner bezels... Read more ...

Review: Samsung Galaxy Note9

Review: Samsung Galaxy Note9

The Galaxy Note9 from Samsung is a powerful and impressive piece of hardware. This Android phone offers a massive screen, a giant battery, and a killer set of cameras. The... Read more ...

Robot cars start delivering groceries in Arizona

Robot cars start delivering groceries in Arizona

Grocery giant Kroger and autonomous vehicle startup Nuro launched their driverless delivery service Thursday in Scottsdale, Arizona. It is the first market for the two... Read more ...

Huawei confirms 7nm Kirin 980 SoC will power the Mate 20

Huawei confirms 7nm Kirin 980 SoC will power the Mate 20

Chip will be 40 per cent more power efficient than its 10nm counterpart Read more ...

Sony's PSVR still going strong as sales hit 3 million

Sony's PSVR still going strong as sales hit 3 million

Sony announced that it has sold 3 million PlayStation VR headsets as of the end of July, showing that its popularity has declined little since the fall 2016 launch. At the end... Read more ...

ARM challenges Intel in PCs with Deimos and Hercules chips

ARM challenges Intel in PCs with Deimos and Hercules chips

With PC makers like Asus and HP beginning to design laptops and tablets around ARM chips, ARM itself has decided to emerge from the shadows and unroll its roadmap to challenge... Read more ...

Oppo présente son entrée de gamme avec recharge rapide: le Oppo F9

Oppo présente son entrée de gamme avec recharge rapide:  le Oppo F9

De quoi partir à la conquête des marchés émergents! Read more ...

League of Legends takes a cue from Fortnite with new, faster game mode

League of Legends takes a cue from Fortnite with new, faster game mode

Over the past decade, strategy game League of Legends has come to be defined by Summoner's Rift, the three-lane battlefield where its lengthy matches take place. But that could... Read more ...

This is the new 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet, Ford's factory drag racer

This is the new 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet, Ford's factory drag racer

Ford has taken the wraps off the Ford Performance 50th Anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet, its drag-racing homage to the original 1968 car. Billed as the fastest production Mustang... Read more ...

GLAS, the $319 Cortana-powered thermostat, is getting Alexa and Google...

GLAS, the $319 Cortana-powered thermostat, is getting Alexa and Google Assistant support

When Johnson Controls announced GLAS back at CES, the flagship feature of the $319 translucent smart thermostat was its integration with Microsoft's Cortana smart assistant... Read more ...