Nintendo nearly called the DS “City Boy”

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 29 September 2014 04:26 GMT

Nintendo has acquired a reputation for console names we spend the first three months passionately rejecting before forgetting we ever had a problem with them. This one? Maybe not so much.

The DS is the subject of the latest Did You Know Gaming. Turns out Nintendo had multiple names for the Dual Screens handheld. Some of them were less pleasing than others.

There are plenty more secrets – or at least, lesser-known details – from the DS’s history in the video above.

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