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An ambitious Nintendo product is now almost gone!

Ever since Nintendo started making games and consoles, the Japanese giant has come up with tons of unique offerings. Besides the most popular devices and titles, there are some projects that completely failed to impress people.

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One of those Nintendo products in recent years has to be the Lab. Mario Maker’s one-of-a-kind concept debuted just a few years ago, and it’s already lost some of its luster. To be precise, you don’t see it anywhere these days.

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Why has Nintendo Labo failed to catch the eye?

The Labo ‘toys-to-life’ concept was developed by nintendo and arrived in 2018. In case anyone doesn’t know at all, the Lab consists of two parts.

One part is the game while the other consists of various sheets of cardboard. The games are part of kits, including cardboard cutouts. with other materials, they need to be assembled in combination with the switch console display and Joy-Con controllers.

When it launched four years ago, Nintendo Labo received mixed reactions. Yes, a lot of people were intrigued by the idea of ​​the overall product itself, but there was something that didn’t click with them. Price-wise, the Variety Kit and Robot Kit for the Lab weren’t that expensive at $69.99 and $59.99 respectively. Most players didn’t have a problem because the cost wasn’t too high.

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However, others saw it as an insignificant investment since they only needed to buy several pieces of cardboard. Nintendo tried to reassure those fans by revealing that Labo’s components could be repaired easily and there was nothing to worry about. But skeptical minds didn’t seem interested.

As a result, the Nintendo Labo is now almost extinct, to say the least. Adding to the misery of the product, the negative reviews likely played a crucial role in driving consumers away. For example, several outlets in the past have mentioned that The Lab lacks the replayability factor.

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More importantly, however, the main reason for its rapidly declining popularity among fans is the lack of support. Although not a huge success, The Lab sold decently. Despite this, Nintendo has apparently stopped providing any additional support. Maybe the mario maker realized that it would not result in a massive profit.

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