Thrustmaster offers a second skin for the new DSi XL

London, February 16, 2010– Consumers purchasing the new Nintendo console, the DSi XL, can count on Thrustmaster for a new collection of Metal Cases right from the console’s launch date.

The hard-shell cases, crafted of METAL and shock-absorbing ABS, allow users to protect their DSi XL console in style, and keep it safe during transport.

These casings– available in“Infinite Black”,“Platinum Silver” and elegant“Sparkling Champagne” versions– are fashion accessories that are perfectly tailored for the DSi XL. Easy to put on, they instantly give the console a customized look in attractive new colors.

The cases allow users to easily access all functions and connectors, without removing the console from its protective covering.

Bonus: the Metal Cases include an attachment clip, so that users can always keep their DSi XL console’s stylus safely with them, without worrying about losing it.

The different Metal Cases for DSi XL will be available for the launch of the console on March 5th, at suggested retail prices of£9.99 each.

Media Contacts:

James Beaven

Kirsty Endfield

Indigo Pearl

020 8964 4545

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Guillemot UK Marketing Manager

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Guillemot Corporation is a designer and manufacturer of interactive entertainment hardware and accessories. The Group offers a diversified range of products under the Hercules and Thrustmaster brand names. Active in this market since 1984, the Guillemot Corporation Group is currently present in 11 countries including France, Germany, the UK, the United States, Canada, Belgium, Holland, Hong Kong, Romania and Italy, and distributes its products across more than 30 countries worldwide. The Group's mission is to offer high-performance, ergonomic products which maximize the enjoyment of digital interactive entertainment end users.

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