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Nintendo of America & Starlight

Delivering smiles through the love of gaming.

For over 30 years, Starlight and Nintendo of America have teamed up to deliver happiness to seriously ill children and their families through the power of play.

Nintendo builds custom Starlight Nintendo Gaming Stations that we have distributed to medical facilities in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. They are specially manufactured to meet strict infection safety protocols and roll anywhere in the hospital - and now, they have gotten even more portable with the latest iteration, the Starlight Nintendo Switch Handheld.

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But what’s really special about them is how they transform a hospital room when a Child Life Specialist rolls one in and a young patient’s eyes light up. For a little while, they can play their favorite games and escape the four walls of their hospital room/

Just $1 can provide 1 hour of gaming to a hospitalized child. Are you ready to deliver play to those who need it most?

About Our Collaboration

  1. Lyndon on Gaming Station

    Starlight Nintendo Gaming Stations

    Each Starlight Gaming Station comes pre-loaded with beloved Nintendo video games and streaming platforms for hours of entertainment, and gives kids a way to connect with friends and siblings during their hospital stay.

  2. Starlight Kid Jay Nintendo Gown

    Nintendo-Themed Starlight Gowns

    In 2017, Starlight and Nintendo teamed up to create comfortable, Nintendo-themed Starlight Hospital Gowns to allow hospitalized kids wear their favorite character – like Mario, Princess Peach, or Yoshi.

  3. Starlight Nintendo Handheld

    Starlight Nintendo Switch Handhelds

    In 2020, the Starlight Gaming Handheld was created to provide a more portable iteration of the Starlight Gaming Station, which allows healthcare professionals more flexibility in the type of situations that they can utilize Starlight Gaming.

The Starlight Gaming Stations are an incredible and unique tool that helps turn a sick or injured child’s pain, fear and stress into smiles and, we are thrilled and thankful to Starlight Children’s Foundation for this generous gift.

- Dr. Anthony Scaduto, Orthopedic Institute for Children

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