Lotus wrote:Is this what somebody was saying was going to blow people's minds?
Anyway, clearly not aimed at me, and I think it looks a bit shitty TBH, but I'm sure some kids will love it.
No, a Ubisoft developer said it would make the internet go crazy and it could have been taken either way to be positive or negative. I think he meant negative, assuming hardcore gamers would react negatively.
Well engineered, die cut, double walled card at high GSM is remarkably durable when folded into various geometric shapes so I wouldn't worry too much about that.
Kits to build something to the same scale in plastic would be just as if not more expensive (see Lego) and I think it's actually very responsible to recognise the disposable nature of educational toys.
It is expensive, but the quality will probably be stellar for what it is.
Having said that, Nintendo manufacture more tat than any other video games company, if largely licensed out and the Pokemon company they only have a stake in.