Nintendo DSi and DSi XL Price Drop Announced

After an announcement way back in January last year that Nintendo would not be phasing out its DSi consoles anytime soon, it seems that the company has stuck to its guns and have decided to implement another method to garner more sales of the product. Nintendo of America has apparently just announced new lower prices for its DSi and DSi XL consoles. The change will be in effect starting on […]


Nintendo DSi will not be phased out

Nintendo will not be phasing out the DSi anytime soon, even when their brand new 3DS hits the market in the first quarter of this year. According to a Nintendo representative, there are still DSi products waiting to roll out in the UK over the year. This would mean Nintendo has three hardware variants in the market from February onwards – the new 3DS, the larger DSi XL and the […]


CycloDS iEvolution can access Nintendo DSi camera and SD slot

Team Cyclops‘ upcoming offering, the CycloDS iEvolution will be the first of its kind yet again, this time around being able to access the Nintendo DSi’s camera and SD memory card slot – something its competitors are unable to do at the moment. While the DSi’s countermeasures that Nintendo put in place were circumvented some time back, that happens only when the DSi was in ‘DSL’ mode, so new features […]


Nintendo DSi LL and DSi get Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary editions

There is nothing quite like celebrating the 25th birthday of an iconic video game character by introducing a special edition of two consolse – we’re talking about the Nintendo DSi and DSi LL, where you will be able to get either special edition consoles in Mario’s signature red shade alongside Mario graphics. Of course, this is going to throw a spanner in the works of those who have been patiently […]


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Nintendo Blocks Piracy Flashcards With Firmware Update

Piracy is always going to be a sore point for the game industry, and Nintendo has quietly released a firmware update this week for its DSi portable gaming console. The update seems to have targeted flashcards, which are small cartridges which allow users to play homebrew and pirated games. The use of such cards is open to debate, as it has already been banned in Japan, the UK, and Australia. […]


Nintendo introduces price cuts for DSi and DSi XL units

Have you been waiting to upgrade your old school Nintendo DS into the DSi and DSi XL units, but never really made the jump simply because of the price barrier? Well, come September 12th, you’ll be a very happy person since Nintendo will be slashing the prices for both the Nintendo DSi and DSi XL. Sitting pretty at $169 and $189 respectively at the moment, they will drop to $149 […]


Midnight Blue Nintendo DSi XL Coming Stateside

When Nintendo Japan unveiled new colors for its DSi XL, we were wondering if those new color options would be coming to the US, and we have mixed feelings to hear that one of them is – Midnight Blue. The folks over in Japan will be able to pick up the DSi XL in yellow, blue and green, but we’ll be limited to the blue version when it’s released in […]


Nintendo DSi Studio Kit

While not many people would use the Nintendo DSi’s built-in camera for photography, that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun with it. The DSi Studio Kit allows you to add a removable flash, wide angle, macro and telephone lens attachments to the DSi, and there is also a set of color filters to help you create some visual effects. Granted the box looks like it’s for little girls, but […]


Nintendo DSi with larger screen in the works

Seems that there is a new Nintendo DSi that is in the works according to some rumors, where it will hit Japan first (where else), featuring a slightly larger 4″ display on both top and bottom segments. Nice to know that the same rumor also points to a similar price point as the existing DSi despite offering 3/4 of an inch more in terms of viewing area, targeting an older […]


XCM Eye Candy Nintendo DSi

Love your new Nintendo DSi? Why not make it even more lovable with the XCM Eye Candy? This replacement shell kit will turn your plain colored DSi into luscious candy colors, letting you see through it via a colored transparent case to see just how Nintendo managed to produce such a small wonder. Depending on your taste, you can choose from candy apple red, emerald green, electric blue, clear shell […]


iPlayer Turns DSi Into Media Machine

The Nintendo DS and DS Lite had problems with piracy due to the introduction of flash carts like the R4 and M3, although some might argue in the favor of needing those to run homebrew software while augmenting the DS to become a portable media player of sorts. Well, the DSi is not exempt from this either, thanks to the iPlayer flash cart that aims to turn the DSi into […]