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This Nintendo Labo-Powered Wheelchair Is the Coolest Creation So Far

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This Nintendo Labo-Powered Wheelchair Is the Coolest Creation So Far

We’ve only had Nintendo Labo for about a week, but there have been some truly stupendous creations to come out of its Toy-Con Garage system. People have made some astoundingly clever devices, from “chicken nugget” robots to Game & Watch titles and everything in between. It’s not surprising that we’re seeing this kind of creativity flow from those who picked up Labo, but there is a particularly special creation that’ll warm your heart.

One enterprising Japanese Labo fan took the kit and hooked it up to a wheelchair, letting the 13-year-old who requires it control it similarly to how the Labo’s motorbike project plays.

“For a 13-year-old wheelchair user due to heart disease, we made a wheelchair that everyone can operate with the bike kit of Nintendo Labo,” the first tweet reads, or at least a rough approximation from Google Translate. If that caption isn’t enough to bring a few tears to your eyes, then you probably don’t have a soul.

This certainly makes a case for all the unique projects that Labo is capable of, including all the various ways those with special needs could potentially utilize it. It really is such a cool tool that lets you do an amalgam of different things, and seeing it put to use like this is really something.

Brittany Vincent is the former News Editor at Twinfinite. She's been covering video games, anime and tech for over a decade for publications like Otaku USA, G4, Maxim, Engadget, Playboy and more. Fueled by horror, rainbow-sugar-pixel-rushes, and video games, she’s a freelancer who survives on surrealism and ultraviolence. When she’s not writing, watching anime or gaming, she’s searching for the perfect successor to visual novel Saya no Uta.

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