Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a new patent in Japan To provide a game system, a game program, a game device, a game processing method, and cardboard. The patent for all intents and purposes resembles the Toy-Con Motorbike, although there maybe operational differences (the patent is from September 2019). Images used in the application added below (large post). Thanks to J-PlatPat.
Nintendo have uploaded episode 1 in a new Game de Kaiketsu! Programen (Solve the Game) series featuring Nintendo Labo. The first episode is called “Let’s make a birthday surprise game!” Future episodes to be added to this post.
Nintendo have posted details of some of the Maker Faire Tokyo 2019 Nintendo Labo creations (see this post for details on the event) including the Buri-Con and Bull-Bull Kami Sumo. Videos for these two added below along with pictures from the event!
Nintendo have updated Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker to Version 1.3.0 adding support for the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit Toy-Con. Introduction video added below. The update allows you to play The Treasure at Mushroom Ruins, Walleye Tumble Temple, Briny Bowl Swimming Hole, and Mine Cart Tunnel Throwdown with the VR Goggles.
Nintendo will have a Nintendo Labo booth at Maker Faire Tokyo 2019 at Tokyo Big Sight next weekend (03-04 August) with the Bazooka Toy-Con from the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit and the Robot Toy-Con from the Nintendo Labo Robot Kit playable. Go to the official website for more information. Pictures from last year’s Maker Faire added below…
Nintendo have updated both the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 02: Robot Kit and Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Drive Kit games to Version 1.1.0 adding Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Korean language support to both titles.
Nintendo have released a seventh free Nintendo Labo VR mini-game on the Nintendo Switch News Channel for owners of the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit Toy-Con, with the racing game Maguro Kart (literally ‘Tuna Kart’). The game sees you play as a tuna instead of Mario and race three laps in a Time Attack. Press A to accelerate, ZR to drift, and use the stick to steer! Check out past games available via the News Channel below…
Nintendo have released a sixth free Nintendo Labo VR mini-game on the Nintendo Switch News Channel for owners of the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit Toy-Con, with the gashapon game Capsule Toy. The previous five VR mini-games released via the News Channel are Baseball Board, Kyodai Meiro, Sushi Board, Kaijuu Shooting and Alien Tataki.
Nintendo have released a fifth free Nintendo Labo VR mini-game on the Nintendo Switch News Channel for owners of the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit Toy-Con, with the baseball game Baseball Board (‘Yakyuu Board’ in Japan). The previous four VR mini-games released via the News Channel are Kyodai Meiro, Sushi Board, Kaijuu Shooting and Alien Tataki.