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Nintendo US selling refurbished DS and 3DS units

Nintendo’s US online store is selling refurbished handheld consoles. DS and 3DS units with ‘minor blemishes’ are available to buy directly from the firm at a slightly reduced price. It’s similar to Apple’s refurbished store, which sells Macs, iPads, iPhones – often ex-models – at more affordable prices. And like …

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Nintendo cuts DSi and DSI XL price in US

The age of the 3DS is upon us, so it seems only right that Nintendo moves now to slash the price of its last generation handheld. The DSi will be cut to $99 and its bigger brother, the DSi XL, is to drop to $129. That’s represents a saving of …

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Win a red Wii and DSi XL

Want to win a limited edition red Wii? The pack includes a red WiiMote Plus, a copy of New Super Mario Bros Wii, Wii Sports and a digital copy of Donkey Kong pre-installed on the machine. If that’s not enough, a limited edition red DSi XL with a copy of …

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New DSI XL colours UK bound

Nintendo has revealed that it is to launch three new colour variants of the DSI XL in the UK. On the way are yellow, green and blue versions of the XL-sized handheld, all of which will be launched on October 8th. These join the already available wine red and dark …

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Price cuts for DSi and DSi XL

Nintendo has confirmed that it is to cut $20 off the price of its two most recent versions of the DS in North America from September 12th. The DSi will drop from $169.99 to $149.99 and the larger DSi XL will fall from $189.99 to $169.99. The older DS will …

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Nintendo announces Face Training

Very much in keeping with the mass-market success already enjoyed by Nintendo in the handheld market, the platform holder has announced a brand new title that looks to tap into the female lifestyle sector. Called Face Training, the game looks to strengthen and relax six different areas of your face …

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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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JAPAN: DS gets price cut

In its first strategic reposition ahead of the arrival of the 3DS some time later this year, Nintendo has cut the price of its entire DS range in Japan. From June 19th the super-sized DSI XL will see its price drop from YEN 20,00 (150) to YEN 18,000 (132). The …

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RECOMMENDED EXTRA: Introducing the DSi XL

MCV’s latest Recommended Extra supplement is dedicated to the launch of Nintendo’s DSi XL next week, and is now available to read online. Included is an interview with DS senior product manager James Honeywell, a guide to the ket games and marketing and a run-down of the machine’s capabilities. You …

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Trade faces ‘premium’ DSi XL price

The DSi XL will carry a slightly higher trade price than its predecessor DSi, MCV understands. There will be a slight premium on the Nintendo DSi XL trade price to retailers compared to the Nintendo DSi,” a Nintendo spokesperson told MCV on confirming that the device is to launch in …

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