Nintendo has officially revealed the Nintendo Labo, a hand-on game that allows users to build their own Switch accessories out of cardboard. While many have embraced the creative concept, the announcement also gave rise to a number of hilarious memes and images on Twitter. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Twitter reactions to the Nintendo Labo's big reveal. If you missed the announcement, check out the Nintendo trailer below to find out what the Nintendo Labo is all about.
Twitter Reacts to the Nintendo Labo
Many Twitter reactions opted to poke fun at the concept of creating Switch peripherals out of cardboard:
Nintendo Labo in action. pic.twitter.com/XO5XWv0V9n— Ali (@PhenomenalAli) January 17, 2018
New ARMS fighter announced with the release of Nintendo Labo pic.twitter.com/KiYH5c1Rj6— EonBlitz (@EonBlitz) January 18, 2018
Even some bigger names were joining in on the fun:
Wow - this Nintendo Labo beta kit is impressive! pic.twitter.com/f4Efp62E2f— Eurogamer.net (@eurogamer) January 17, 2018
The next craze in gaming is cardboard. So we’re proud to announce the brand new Clutch Cardboard Series! Only $3.99. Pre-orders will be available on April 20. Make sure to check out https://t.co/juCP2ZQGkX to get updates on the Clutch Cardboard Gaming Chair! #NintendoLabo pic.twitter.com/i6jYinSrjt— Clutch Chairz (@ClutchChairz) January 18, 2018
If you’re a cat owner, you likely had a much different gut reaction to the Nintendo Labo announcement:
And of course, no Twitter reactions list would be complete without some obligatory Simpsons references:
Can‘t believe the Simpsons also predicted Nintendo Labo. Can these guys look into the future? pic.twitter.com/cFWd6Skw7n— INK★マリーナ (@LordTom19) January 17, 2018
Me, using my future Nintendo Labo. pic.twitter.com/MpBtYnfgFw— Fáyer (@fire_tony) January 17, 2018
Appropriately following up from that last Simpsons tweet to round off this list of Twitter reactions:
Wow, Nintendo is betting big on cardboard pic.twitter.com/9h2mcANNW9— pixelated boat (@pixelatedboat) January 18, 2018
What do you think of the Nintendo Labo? Let us know in the comments below. For a critical look at the Nintendo Labo, here are five much-needed Nintendo Labo improvements that we feel would make the product more appealing.