Nintendo Collabs With Starlight To Roll Out Hospital-Secure Consoles Throughout America


You might have thought the Nintendo Swap was the last word transportable console, however you ain’t seen nothin’ but. Nintendo’s Starlight Gaming Station – not a brand new console, per se, however a particular model of the Swap designed for hospitals and healthcare centres – comes outfitted with 25 video games, and might be rolled round to completely different rooms.

The Gaming Station, which is the newest collaboration between Nintendo and Starlight, was introduced final yr on the Mary Bridge Kids’s Hospital positioned in Tacoma, Washington. The identical hospital was the primary to obtain the console, which is available in 4 designs (Mario, Princess Peach, Yoshi, and Donkey Kong) and was designed particularly to be simple to disinfect and clear. The 25 video games pre-loaded onto the Gaming Station embrace The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Tremendous Mario Maker 2, Tremendous Mario Occasion, Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu, Tremendous Mario Odyssey, Stardew Valley, Cuphead, and Minecraft. What a haul!

We’ll end up with this heartwarming quote from Starlight themselves, who say it higher than we ever may:

“Gaming delivers happiness to youngsters caught within the hospital by offering leisure and much-needed distraction from disturbing conditions. It might probably even present emotional help, leading to lowered nervousness and improved temper.”

Yup, we’ll simply be over right here weeping into our joy-cons, then.

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