Nintendo Talk Cloud Gaming, VR, 5G, And More

At the 79th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, Nintendo were asked about their slow transition into mobile gaming and VR, and whether it would be the same for cloud computing, streaming games and the shift from 4G to 5G. Here are the responses from Shuntaro Furukawa, Shigeru Miyamoto, and Ko Shiota:-

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Hack Kids Labo Classes Announced

Nintendo and Yahoo have announced Hack Kids in Tokyo classes for parents and children on 15 July 2019. The classes utilises the Nintendo Labo VR Kit, where both parents and children can use the Toy-Con Garage VR to programme their own VR games! More details (in Japanese) are found here.

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Spice and Wolf VR Coming to Switch

Gemdrops have announced that Ookami to Koushinryou VR (Spice and Wolf VR) will be coming to Nintendo Switch this Summer and will be compatible with the Nintendo Labo Toy:Con VR Kit! The game will be download only with price to be determined. Promo videos added below. Many thanks to Naruki.

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Monster Shooting VR Game Now Available

The second free game for owners of the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit Toy-Con is now available on the relevant News Channel on the Nintendo Switch console with Monster Shooting (Kaijuu Shooting in Japan). Just click the latest news story and the link at the bottom to open the game. Then click ‘Discover’, then ‘Toy-Con Garage VR’, and then play! Check out details of the first free game Alien Bopping at this post.

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Free Nintendo Labo VR Mini-Game

Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit Toy-Con owners can go to the relevant News Channel on their Nintendo Switch console and click the latest news story and the link at the bottom to open the game. Then click ‘Discover’, then ‘Toy-Con Garage VR’, and play Alien Bopping (エイリアンたたき or Alien Tataki in Japan). Alien Bopping is a simple whack-an-alien mini-game!

Thanks to Nintendo Life.

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Breath of the Wild VR Update Live

Nintendo have updated The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Version 1.6.0 where it is now compatible with the Nintendo Labo VR Goggles. Below is a brief summary along with the trailer. Check out the full patch notes in Japanese here and in English here (when available).

See The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in VR, Nintendo Labo style! Get a new perspective on Hyrule and experience the whole game through the VR Goggles. You can switch the display method at anytime during your adventure.

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Super Mario Odyssey VR Update Live

Nintendo have updated Super Mario Odyssey to Version 1.3.0 where it is now compatible with the Nintendo Labo VR Goggles. Below is a brief summary along with the trailer. Check out the full patch notes in Japanese here and in English here (when available).

Get a glimpse of Super Mario Odyssey in VR, Nintendo Labo style! In this bonus experience, you’ll collect music notes, coins and instruments scattered throughout the Cap Kingdom, Seaside Kingdom and Luncheon Kingdom.

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Nintendo Labo VR Kit Magazine Advert

Full page magazine advert for Nintendo Labo VR Kit taken from the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. Order physical copies of the magazine here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off!

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