Nintendo Dsi

Team 17 boss cautious of DSi SD feature

Speaking to GI, Team 17 head Martyn Brown’s welcomed the ability to slot and SD card into the newly announced DSi, but has warned the feature may bring more widespread piracy to the platform. “Adding an SD slot makes a bunch of sense for downloadable content given the way things are going,” he said. “I […]

Nintendo Dsi headlines

  • US DSi date "not confirmed," says Nintendo

    Speaking to VG247 today, Nintendo has refused to put a date on the release of DSi in the US, saying the information is “not confirmed.” DSi was announced this morning at a Nintendo press conference in Tokyo and dated for November 1. Nintendo UK has since announced that the console will hit Europe next spring. […]

  • DSi info pages posted (in Japanese), shots released

    Here. There are a few decent pictures there of the machine in action, despite the fact it’s basically a DS Lite with no GBA cartridge slot and two cameras. But still. Take a look. For all the rest of the news from the conference, hit this.

  • DSi dated for November 1 in Japan

    Nintendo just announced that DSi will launch on November 1 in Japan, priced at ¥18,900 (US$179).

  • DSi Shop announced, free points for all

    As part of its ongoing Japanese press conference, Nintendo just announced that it is to launch a DSi Shop to offer software for the newly announced handheld revision. Users will be able to download DSiWare from the service costed by points. Pricing categories are: Free, 200 points, 500 points and 800, or “Premium” points. All […]

  • DSi specs confirmed, 12 percent thinner than Lite

    Nintendo just confirmed that the newly announced the DSi will be 12 percent thinner than the DS Lite, and will get rid of the GBA slot completely. The DSi will also include, as leaked by the Nikkei, two built-in cameras according to blog reports, and music playback. The screens are larger than DS Lite’s at […]

  • Nintendo announces DSi in Tokyo

    Nintendo has announced the new DS in Tokyo, as expected. The machine is called the DSi. Specs here. Update: Get all our DSi news, as well as all other stories from Nintendo’s press conference, here.