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The next hand held console from Nintendo, the Nintendo DSi, will be released in the United States on April 5th for $170. Which is $40 more than what the second gen is currently going for. It too, will not be able to play Game Boy Advanced games.
You can check out full details here.
 
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You can chuck that in the nintenfail bin with the power glove ,the virtual boy, and R.O.B.
 

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You can chuck that in the nintenfail bin with the power glove ,the virtual boy, and R.O.B.
How do you figure? It's an updated DS with a couple more features. It will sell like crazy, just like the current DS.
 
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How do you figure? It's an updated DS with a couple more features. It will sell like crazy, just like the current DS.
Only feature I can pick on is two camera...and that being crappy 0.3 mega pixels.
 

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Only feature I can pick on is two camera...and that being crappy 0.3 mega pixels.
SD card slot as well. Mark my words, it will be a hit. lol.
 
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SD card slot as well. Mark my words, it will be a hit. lol.
SD card for the payed downloadable apps and games.



I don't doubt you Wile, but it is gonna sell well for the wrong reasons. :pimp:
 
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I don't know anyone that's buying one but then again all my friends are either metal heads who don't give a crap or gamers that play PC or 360.
 
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How do you figure? It's an updated DS with a couple more features. It will sell like crazy, just like the current DS.
Yeah it will sell like crazy. When it start advertiseing those little kids are going to get hooked on it, and there not going to care if the camera sucks or anything, its just awesome to them. And if a parent see a new Nintendo product then might as well get it.
 
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I love my DS Lite, but I refuse to buy the DSi because it has no GBA slot. I love the SD slot, but I use the GBA slot quite a bit, so I have no use for it.

And the camera function has always been something I ignore on any console, let alone a handheld.
 
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haha, The UK's biggest game supplier, aptly named Game.co.uk made a monumetal cock up in their launch this morning:



Followed three hours later by:

Dear Customer,

You may have noticed that we have already contacted you this morning regarding the
Nintendo DSi, which was officially announced to the European market today.

Unfortunately we've had a bit of a hiccup!

In this email we listed the new features that can be expected with the DSi on launch.

One of these bullet points stated that the DSi will come with 2 touch screens, unfortunately
this is not the case.

The DSi will come with only one touch screen, the same as the DS, however both screens
on the DSi have been expanded to 3.25inches.

We're obviously sorry for this miscommunication, however we hope you share our colossal
excitement for the DSi release on the 3rd April.

Kind Regards,

The Customer Service Team
GAME.co.uk
 
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You can chuck that in the nintenfail bin with the power glove ,the virtual boy, and R.O.B.
keep in mind that the current best selling console is the DS, followed by the Wii.
 
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keep in mind that the current best selling console is the DS, followed by the Wii.
DS isnt really a console though. And IMO neither is the Wii, but thats another convo.
 

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SD card for the payed downloadable apps and games.



I don't doubt you Wile, but it is gonna sell well for the wrong reasons. :pimp:


selling for the wrong reasons still means it is a success, not fail.
 

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its gonna sell like crazy. It's a new nintendo product... it's like anything apple these days
 

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Except poor people "can't afford" apple products. I've seen Moms take out 2nd morgages on their homes for a wii and DS to keep Timmy quiet.
 
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i posted this last year way back on gamepowerup nobody gave a crap about the DSi then no one who is slightly intelligent does now

the only interesting feature is that it is now on par with psp with firmware updates and DLC now available and a card slot but it handicaps itself with gamers coz it has no gba slot and a lot of hardcore gamers liked the gba

psp maybe a more powerful handheld but at least the ds has a few interesting games like mario kart, advance wars, zelda, super mario bros, sonic adventure a few others like moon and metroid prime some others too sure a lot of bull mini game and nintnedog rip offs but a few stand out fun games

psp just has some ea games and killzone and god of war which is good but the crappy analogue ruins the game completely

i have a m3 adapter for my DS so i can get homebrew and moonshell and firmware updates for it and some old emulators


the ds is okay if you get a flashcard like the M3 adapter real which comes with gba slot ram pack and rumble pack or a 2 in one pack i think but without it seems like a kids toy or one for average joe
 
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yeah it will sell like crap but the camera and non gba slot will put off real gamers, the camera will make kids interested and the fact it can now play mp3s is also okay for kids
 
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100$ = more money, better sales
 
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