Nintendo DS and Wii set new US Sales Records in 2010

There’s no doubt that Nintendo’s gaming consoles are selling very well in most parts of the world, but 2010 has produced two sales milestones for Nintendo in the United States. The family of handheld gaming consoles, the Nintendo DS, has sold an all time high of 47 million units since its inception in November 2004 – that makes it the best-selling video game system of all time in America. The […]


Babysitting Mama creeps us out

I don’t know about you, but those dolls that close their eyes when you put them to a lying down position, only to have them open those eyelids when upright just creep me out. If dolls are your thing, then you might want to check out the new Babysitting Mama accessory that is part of the best selling Cooking Mama franchise which has already sold over 6 million games. This […]


Gamestop offers pre-order watch for DS game

Releasing a video game these days isn’t as simple as making an announcement followed by rolling it out on the expected date. No sir, throwing in freebies as well as exclusive toys seem to be the norm, and limited or special editions are more than welcome. Gamestop has come up with an exclusive preorder watch for Aksys Games’ DS thriller Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors. The game itself is […]


Gamers get neat with Level Up gaming towers

Level Up’s new range of gaming towers will cater for the entire gamut of consoles – we’re talking about the PS3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS and Rock Band family as well. They’re not only nice to look at, but are functional to boot without breaking the bank – after all, with a $69.99 price point, it won’t burn a huge hole in your pocket. Tame the Game – […]


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Angry Birds Game Coming To DS, PSP, And PS3

If you’ve played with some of the games available in the App Store for the iPhone, chances are that you’ve come across the Angry Birds game, as it’s one of the top games available for the platform. If you’re already addicted to it or want to be addicted to it, there is some good news for you, as word is out that the simple-yet-addictive game is on its way to […]


Nintendo Announces New Colors For Its DSi XL In Japan, And Reduces Price Of Its Portable Consoles

Folks over in Japan who are planning to get hold of a Nintendo DSi or DSi XL (DSi LL in Japan) should be quite happy to hear that the gaming giant has announced three new colors for the Nintendo DSi XL on its homepage today, namely blue, yellow and green. These new models will be available from June 19th in Japan, which is also the same day that Nintendo is […]


Sims 3 Goes Official On The Xbox 360, PS3, DS And Wii

If you aren’t addicted to The Sims game yet, you might be very soon. EA has confirmed that the Sims 3 is bound for consoles, and is slated to hit the Xbox 360, PS3, Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS. The game won’t be just blindly ported to different console, as each version will boast some unique features. Examples include the Nintendo Wii which offers an exclusive beach town for your […]


Nintendo Confirms The 3DS Is Its Next Handheld Platform

While exact details of Nintendo’s upcoming 3DS portable gaming console haven’t been revealed yet, President of Nintendo America, Reggie Fils-Aime, has come out and said that the 3DS will be the biggest handheld launch since the gaming company released the DS back in 2004, and they have ideas that they want to bring to the consumer, but aren’t able to do so with the DS. Considering the DS isn’t the cutting […]


Concept 3D-capable Nintendo DS Is Awesome

While Nintendo hasn’t furnished us with the full details of the upcoming 3D-toting Nintendo 3DS yet, the folks over at Yanko Design have come up with their own interpretation of a 3D-capable Nintendo DS, and it looks awesome. The idea of it having both displays linked together is certainly a good one, as when you flip the console open 180 degrees flat, you’ll have a flat surface with a giant screen. […]


Nintendo Wants Its DS In Schools

Most parents would cringe at this, but that’s precisely what Nintendo’s general manager, Shigeru Miyamoto, wants to do. What are we talking about? Well, Nintendo is trying to get its Nintendo DS handheld gaming device into junior high schools in Japan. The portable gaming console is already used for guiding tours in museums, galleries and aquariums in Japan, and the company now wants to see it used as an educational […]


Nintendo could offer 3G access to next handheld

With the iPhone slowly but surely eating into Nintendo’s sales when it comes to the handheld gaming market, the Japanese giant will need to do something fast in order to stem the tide. iPhone users have the advantage of accessing 3G Internet regardless of where they are, subject to signal availability of course, but Nintendo DS owners are limited to just Wi-Fi. Nintendo bigwig Satoru Iwata is currently considering to […]


LEGO Star Wars Armor Case

Check out this protective case for the DS Lite – it is made out of a LEGO base plate on both top and bottom sides, letting you decorate it according to your creativity where you can also take advantage of the included LEGO Star Wars tile mosaic. Of course, if Star Wars is not your cup of tea, you can also include other LEGO creations of your choice. Out later […]


DSONEi Set To Trouble Nintendo

Nintendo always had this thing against piracy (more so than other video game developers), but they should know by now that pirates will always be around due to some developing (and poorer) countries that want to enjoy what Nintendo has to offer, although the astronomical price of original software in those countries (after conversion from US dollars) has driven folk to search for alternative, non-legal options. The latest scourge to […]