Nintendo have always been famous for their playful games, but the announcement of Nintendo Labo has taken that one step further.
Of all the big technology stories of 2017, Nintendo’s return to centre stage in the gaming world has been one of the biggest triumphs.
2017 has been a hectic year in the world of technology – from social media’s fight against fake news to the cyber attacks and Uber’s troubles in the US and UK.
This year has been a landmark one in the world of video games, with major releases and two blockbuster new consoles ensuring nobody was short of ways to play.
The Nintendo Switch games console has been named technology product of the year at the annual EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards in London.
Super Mario Odyssey has become the quickest selling Super Mario game ever in Europe, amid selling more than two million copies globally in its first weekend.
When the Japanese version of the Nintendo website edited Super Mario’s biography earlier this year – confirming he was no longer a plumber – plenty of jokes were made about the long-standing character retiring.
Gaming fans burst with excitement earlier this week when it was revealed the Nintendo Switch has the 1984 NES Golf game hidden within its firmware.