Game Builder Garage: Learn How To Make Games With Nintendo

Have you ever dreamed of being able to create your own video game? This dream can come true thanks to the Game Builder Garage software, available exclusively on the Switch console from June 11.

With this new software, children, parents, everyone can have fun learning to create and share their own video games. By connecting colorful creatures called Nodons, anyone can have fun learning how to make their own game through fun, guided lessons that cover the basics of visual game programming, without any prior experience! To get a feel for what Nodons look like and how they work in-game, as well as to get a taste of the types of games you can make, watch the Game Builder Garage trailer here. only).

Nodons are creatures with a lot of personality that are used to help you create your games from scratch. There are dozens of Nodons in Game Builder Garage, each with a unique function, and you can learn to make games just by connecting them in different ways. For example, you can create and move a human-like character using the analog stick simply by connecting two different Nodons! So you will learn the basics of programming games in a fun and intuitive way. You’ll also be able to create a wide variety of video game types, from side-scrolling platform games to racing games, to cosmic battles!

“For those who have always wanted to create their own video games, Game Builder Garage is the perfect starting point, ”said Dom Gross, Nintendo General Manager of Canada. “With guided lessons and memorable Nodon characters, Game Builder Garage helps make making video games just as fun as playing them!” “

When you go to start Game Builder Garage for the first time, you will be able to start with Lesson mode. From there, you’ll meet the Nodons, those colorful and quirky creatures that you’ll use to learn basic visual programming concepts, through a few step-by-step interactive lessons that you can follow at your own pace. These lessons are designed to be fun, engaging, and perfect for people of all experience levels, with checkpoints in between for players to test their knowledge and solve small puzzles or tasks.

In Free Program mode, you can bring your own game ideas to life by putting all the skills you learned through the lessons to the test. With the push of a button, you can toggle between the lineup screen and the game screen to quickly test your creation and see how everything goes.

If you are looking for a little inspiration, you can trade and download games with your friends and family over the internet or through a local wireless connection. * This is a great way to not only show off some of your own. creations, but also to discover the games created by other players. It is even possible to switch to Free Programming mode to take a look at the programming of games created by other players and study them to learn a few tips!

While Game Builder Garage can work with a Joy-Con, Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, or Nintendo Switch Lite ** console controls, you can also create games using a compatible mouse that plugs into the game. plugs into the USB port on the Nintendo Switch docking station. This option may be easier for people who like the feel of a mouse when browsing software.

Game Builder Garage will be available in stores and Nintendo eShop starting June 11 for a suggested retail price of $ 39.99. To learn more, visit

Nintendo Switch offers a parental control feature that allows adults to manage content accessed by their children. For more information on its other features, visit

* Online features require Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account. Not available in all countries. Internet connection is required to access online functions. Terms apply.

** Software compatibility and gaming experience may be different on Nintendo Switch Lite console. Additional accessories (sold separately) may be required. See for more information.

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