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  • Back to School: Console Gaming

    Back to School: Console Gaming

    All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Let’s face it, you’re not going to spend all your time at school in class or studying and as a result, it’s a good idea to have some gear for gaming. We’ll hit the usual suspects here. Read More

  • Heaven forefend! Has Nintendo's 3DS announcement killed the DSi XL?

    Heaven forefend! Has Nintendo's 3DS announcement killed the DSi XL?


    NOT FOR KIDS! In all honesty, I don’t think the DSi XL is part of Nintendo’s standard line-up. It’s a reaction to the popularity of the Wii in retirement centers and is aimed at a much older – and much different audience – than the new 3D DS, aptly named the 3DS. Older folks who may have been put off by the DSi’s small size and “kiddie”… Read More

  • Review: Nintendo DSi XL

    Review: Nintendo DSi XL

    Short version: Nintendo’s new DSi XL is aimed squarely at the older generation of casual gamers. People that appreciate something that’s a little easier to read. The people who wear their reading glasses while they sit down for their morning glass of fiber and read their copy of the AARP Journal. And heaven help me, I like it. Read More

  • iFixit tears down the DSi XL

    No Tegra chip for you! iFixit tore down the Nintendo DSi XL and found, not surprisingly, a bigger DSi. It’s running the DSi’s ARM processor and the motherboard is big enough to fit in the case, but that’s about it. Click through for more findings: Read More

  • PSA: DSiWare games don't transfer to the DSi XL

    PSA: DSiWare games don't transfer to the DSi XL

    Remember that DSi XL that’s coming out next week? Well, I hope you didn’t spend a bunch of money in the DSiWare store with your regular size DSi. Yep, turns out that you can’t transfer games to your new hand-held. That really sucks. Read More

  • The Tiniest Press Release In The World Contest Winner: Nintendo DSi XL

    The Tiniest Press Release In The World Contest Winner: Nintendo DSi XL


    We have a great hands on up but did you know the DSi XL came with the tiniest press kit in the world? Read More

  • First Look: Nintendo DSi XL

    First Look: Nintendo DSi XL

    Just got another care package from Nintendo, and it’s a big one — literally. Nintendo sent us one of its new DSi XL units, and color me impressed. The screens look great, and games look like they should have been on a screen this size in the first place. I don’t even need my reading glasses to play any more! Read More

  • Nintendo DSi XL: March 28, $190

    Nintendo DSi XL: March 28, $190

    Nicholas here, from the past communicating to the future! (The site is all messed up, so I probably wrote these words several hours before you’re reading them. It’s like a Metal Gear Time Paradox or something.) Nintendo has said it will release the DSi XL on March 28 for $190. Read More

  • Nintendo keeps it public domain with their new ebook cartridge

    Nintendo keeps it public domain with their new ebook cartridge

    That bastion of fine games reporting, Bloomberg News, has a story on a new cart called “Classic Books” that will contain the greatest, public domain, royalty-free hits from Mark Twain and William Shakespeare. Read More

  • Prepare wallets! DSi XL hits on March 28 for $190

    Prepare wallets! DSi XL hits on March 28 for $190

    Not everyone agrees that the DSi XL was a necessary step; after all, the original DS and DS Lite were the best selling game things on the market with their little screens and limited brightness. But when you hear about parents and grandparents enjoying a game of Picross or Professor Layton, you start to remember that yeah, there are other people in the world. And maybe they could use a device… Read More