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Nintendo to drop DSi trade price

As revealed by MCV this morning, Nintendo has followed the price cuts announced for the DS in Japan earlier today by confirming that the trade price of the handheld console is Europe is also set to drop. In the UK Nintendo will be reducing the trade price of Nintendo DSi …

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Nintendo reveals DSi LL

Nintendo has unveiled a new iteration of the DSi. The DSi LL boasts an extra large 4.2-inch screen, which is 93 per cent bigger than the DS Lite’s screen size. It is set to hit Japanese shelves on November 21st and is priced at 20,000 yen ($220). There is currently …

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New DS charging dock announced

Blaze has announced the release of their all new DS Lite Illuminated charging dock. Designed with ‘style conscious gamers’ in mind, the dock’s charge is indicated by a cool electric blue glow which illuminates the console. The unit includes a spare AC charging adaptor.

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Nintendo launches new Layton bundle

Nintendo has launched a new DS Lite bundle with a Professor Layton theme. The pack includes a black DS Lite and a copy of the Professor Layton And The Curious Village, all in a special box based on the artwork of the game. The bundle is being targeted by several …

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DSi midnight openings announced

The launch of the DSi is fast approaching, and GAME has announced it will be opening stores from midnight in celebration. Selected GAME outlets will open at 11:30 PM for customers who have already pre-ordered the console, which the retailer confirmed is considerably higher than the number that ordered DS …

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DSi trumps DS Light pre-orders

High Street giant GAME has revealed that DSi pre-orders are more than doubled that achieved by DS Lite. The firm has cited the success of its trade-in offer, which allows customers to buy a DSi for half price if they trade in another machine. And the company has confirmed reports …

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Iwata: Expect a higher price point for DSi

Nintendo chief Satoru Iwata has confirmed that the DSi is still on course to launch in Europe and America in the next six months – but has added that the device will cost more than its predecessor the DS Lite. The DSi is the third iteration of Nintendo’s dual screen …

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DS breaks UK hardware sales record

Nintendo’s DS Lite has broken the all-time weekly sales record for hardware in the UK, MCV can reveal. ELSPA/GFK-ChartTrack figures show that the console broke the record in week ending December 6th (week 49). The system surpassed its own record to claim the achievement. And GFK-ChartTrack has predicted that the …

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DS Lite still has huge untapped potential

In an interview with Wired.com, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of sales and marketing Cammie Dunaway has stated that the unveiling of DSi doesn’t mean the end of the DS Lite. When asked whether DSi would replace DS Lite, Dunaway said: Right now we’re still working through what the …

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Nintendo unveils new DS bundles

As the countdown to Christmas continues, Nintendo has unveiled a series of new DS bundles designed to appeal to the whole family. Each pack is set to hit retail across Europe in time for the Christmas period, with the following five bundles set for the UK next month: – White …

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