Nintendo Labo VR Kit

79

Engadget Review


The Labo VR kit isn’t going to reinvent virtual reality. But it is a step forward for Nintendo’s line of cardboard Switch accessories -- the projects are easier to assemble and sturdier. For the price it offers decent VR with a lot of potential for growth thanks to updates to existing games like 'Super Mario Odyssey.' If Nintendo continues to expand its Labo and virtual reality ecosystems the VR kit will be more than worth the price of entry. But even now it’s still a good deal if you opt for the cheaper starter kit.

Nintendo Labo VR review: Cute, cardboard and kinda boring
It's better than other Labo kits, but it's not going to take on PlayStation VR.
Kris Naudus
Kris NaudusMay 02, 2019

Pros

  • Easy to assemble
  • The headset looks good and feels comfortable
  • Projects feel sturdier than those in previous kits
  • The VR experience is decent
  • The blaster is deeply satisfying to play with

Cons

  • More expensive than other Labo kits
  • Lack of a strap on the headset is annoying
  • The wind pedal takes up a lot of room
  • VR updates to popular games are terrible
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Labo VR Kit

Engadget

79

Critics

10 reviews
70
Ars Technica
So long as you appreciate how much better VR can be, and that Nintendo has been soundly trounced in the good-VR-design department by the likes of Astro Bot, Tetris Effect, TiltBrush, Beat Saber, Vacation Simulator, Superhot VR, Moss, SuperHyperCube, Space Pirate Trainer, and on and on and on

76

AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE

Users

1 review
40
shaner7812
A poor product that's more likely to be frustrating than useful. - Engadget

40

AVERAGE USER SCORE
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