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Why Nintendo's LABO VR kit might be the future of mobile VR

Feature By Harry Slater, 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Why Nintendo's LABO VR kit might be the future of mobile VR

There are a lot of people claiming that the VR dream is dead. Here at AppSpy we're not sure that's true - the VR dream is just changing into something far more accessible to normal people. Y'know, the sort of people who don't have thousands of pounds to drop on a heavy and cumbersome pair of goggles. That's why Nintendo announcing it's going to be building a VR LABO kit is really important. It's a glimpse at the potential future of mobile VR, as well as a nod to the past. You might have thought that the Occulus Rift was going to change the world, but it turns out the Google Cardboard had already done it. That gives us a big clue as to what the future of mobile VR is going to be like. LABO…

6 Nintendo properties that would benefit from the Pokemon GO treatment

Feature By Jon Mundy, 2 years, 8 months ago
6 Nintendo properties that would benefit from the Pokemon GO treatment

Pokemon GO is big. Really big. You know what happens when games get big, don't you? The companies involved (and everyone else for that matter) try to repeat the formula. In the wake of Pokemon GO, it seems obvious that AR gaming is going to be a big thing for the foreseeable future. If Nintendo's looking for another hit IP to apply Niantic's AR formula to (and we know it's getting into mobile gaming), we can think of some great candidates. And yes, we know that Pokemon GO isn't actually a Nintendo effort as such. But it did kind of come about through an idea by late Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata, and the Kyoto company also holds a major stake in The Pokemon Company. What, you think it's a coin…

Nintendo will make games for mobiles, and this is the complete low-down on everything you need to know

News By Peter Willington, 4 years ago