Nintendo Labo Toy-Con Variety Kit

Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Unique making experience melds crafting with video games.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 5+

Creative but flawed concept

The “cardboard” is made of solid cardboard like the type that is used in furniture so it’s not cheap everyday normal cardboard. I like the idea of building things and use of imagination. It’s a pretty ingenious concept actually. However the controls can be pretty difficult and Labo isn’t compatible with the Switch Lite. The game has more marketing appeal to young grade schoolers but it’s really more suited to experienced gamers who can easily figure out how to work with the toy con parts. Like I said it’s not simply cardboard, it’s very sturdy so flimsiness isn’t the issue. The issue is getting the Switch to work with your creations without having issues playing. I got rid of my copy of the game and most of the toy cons. The only thing keeping me from completely saying “don’t bother “ or “disappointing “ and putting a 1 or 2 star rating is it was extremely fun building the toy con parts.
age 7+


VR on switch is epic because you creativity.

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