Nyko’s $20 cardboard arcade for the Switch looks to trade on the Labo’s success

Nintendo’s Labo kits captured the imagination of gamers everywhere with their creative cardboard constructions, so it was only natural that we’d eventually see other companies start to build their own cardboard creations.

At E3, Nyko announced the Labo’s first competitor: the $20 PixelQuest Arcade Kit, which turns a Nintendo Switch into a miniature two-player arcade cabinet. And like the Nintendo Labo that the PixelQuest Arcade is, shall we say, ”heavily inspired” by, players actually have to assemble the PixelQuest Arcade out of cardboard.

It’s a clever accessory, one that smartly leverages the Switch’s detachable Joy-Con controllers as the arcade-style buttons. (It has two included clip-on joysticks for a more authentic experience.) In…

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