One Step Closer To Roy G. Biv’s DSi XL

Nintendo has announced 3 new DSi XL colors for Europe.  Hitting stores on October 8th will be the yellow, blue and green SKUs.  These models will retain the glossy top half with the matt finish bottom half.  The DSis (how on Earth to you write that as a plural?) will continue to ship with Brain Training, 6 in 1 Dictionary and the DSi Browser.  So … Continue reading One Step Closer To Roy G. Biv’s DSi XL

Tony’s Time: Hands On With the DSi XL

It’s been a while since we’ve had a proper Retro Redux on the site and you could almost say I’ve been criminally negligent to the feature over the last few months and that will change starting in two weeks.  I’ve been so swamped in working on newer games that I’ve neglected the older ones.  The Retro Redux will be back proper in two weeks with … Continue reading Tony’s Time: Hands On With the DSi XL

DSi XL: If Nintendo Builds It, They Will Come… To Buy It

  I own a DS, one to be exact.  I wouldn’t mind having another but I really don’t need two.  I must be in the minority.  Doesn’t it seem like Nintendo has sold about twice as many of their handheld as the world has people?  This month was no exception.  Thanks to the good people at Gamasutra we have learned that the DS sold over 700,000 … Continue reading DSi XL: If Nintendo Builds It, They Will Come… To Buy It

Japanese Media May Have Forced 3DS Announcement

Nintendo’s announcement of the 3DS came at a very odd time in North America.  The DSi XL had not even come out yet and it didn’t make sense to announce the next system before this one had even come out.  A report out of Gamasutra may shed a little bit more light on the subject.   “Apparently, the Japanese press was all over it and talked … Continue reading Japanese Media May Have Forced 3DS Announcement

Big Announcements from the Media Summit

Nothing terribly exciting.  No big announcements, but a lot of release dates and confirmations of things we knew were coming.  Here are some of the bigger announcements. The new Nintendo DSi XL™ hand-held system launches March 28 at a suggested retail price of $189.99. The screens of the Nintendo DSi XL are 93 percent larger than those of the Nintendo DS™ Lite model, providing a … Continue reading Big Announcements from the Media Summit