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  • Blog Post: Nintendo DSi and DSi XL Get Price Cuts

    Nintendo announced price cuts for both the DSi and DSi XL effective May 20. The regular DSi will drop from $149 to $99 and the DSi XL drops from $169 to $129. More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Had A Good 2011

    Nintendo sent out a press release highlighting all of its successful sales during the holidays and 2011 as a whole. Some of these details we already knew , but it's always good to get confirmation from Nintendo. Here are the highlights: Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7 were the fastest-selling... More
  • Blog Post: Two New DSi XL Bundles Coming

    Nintendo is hoping that gamers pick up the Nintendo 3DS handheld this holiday. They're also not giving up on somebody picking up the DSi XL thanks to two new bundles. On November 6, two new colors will be available for the system: Metallic Blue and Rose via bundles with Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Bundles Celebrate Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary

    Nintendo is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. with a couple of bundles and the new Wii Remote. Check out the goodies that the company is unveiling to salute Mario on November 7: Red Wii Bundle This limited-edition red bundle comes New Super Mario Bros. Wiii, a new red Wii Remote Plus... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Drops DSi/XL Price Point September 12

    Thinking of augmenting your handheld collection with a Nintendo DSi or DSi XL? We recommend holding off till September 12, as Nintendo just announced both portable gaming systems will receive a $20 price reduction next month. Starting September 12, the new retail price for the DSi and DSi XL will be... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo To Release DSi XL In Multiple Colors

    Nintendo will soon offer the DSi LL (or as we know it, XL) in a multitude of bright colors (and by multitude, I mean three) come June 19...in Japan The extra large handheld will come in a fashionable blue, yellow, or green. To sweeten the deal, Japanese Nintendo enthusiasts can also take advantage of... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo DS To Surpass PS2 Units Sold

    For some time now the PlayStation 2 has held the mantle of best-selling video game hardware ever. As of last September the PS2 weighed in at over 140 million units sold. According to NPD analysts, however, that reign may be coming to an end compliments of the Nintendo DS. Since its launch in 2004, the... More
  • Blog Post: DSi XL's Solid Debut

    Nintendo's jumbo-sized Nintendo DSi XL made a decent debut according to NPD numbers culled by industry analyst Michael Pachter. The company's newest DSi iteration, the XL, sold 141,000 units in the U.S. according to March NPD retail numbers. Of course, the system released on March 28, near the... More
  • Blog Post: Hands-On DSi XL Unboxing

    Today we received a rather oversized parcel containing a fancy new Nintendo DSi XL. But before we tore into the packaging to try out Nintendo’s latest handheld for ourselves, we thought we’d grab a camera and document the process for our readers. Prepare yourself for the biggest unboxing... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo DS Successor Already Being Developed For?

    Details have surfaced from GDC at San Francisco, CA pointing to a potential release this year of Nintendo’s DS follow-up. This isn’t a new iteration of existing DS tech, either. The report mentions dual screens being used as one, an accelerometer, and development kits comparable to the GameCube... More
  • Blog Post: DSi XL Launching March 2010, Price Revealed

    Today at Nintendo’s Q1 Media Summit, Cammie Dunaway revealed the stateside release date of the next iteration of the DSi. Nintendo fans that can’t wait to get their hands on the bigger and badder DSi XL don’t have long to wait. On March 28, 2010, you can be the proud owner of the new... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo: DSi XL ‘Not Just For Old People’

    Nintendo loves churning out new iterations of their handheld devices. It’s questionable whether or not we’ll see an HD Wii, but what we might get is the umpteenth version of the DS. The company stands by their new jumbo DS’s far-reaching impact, insisting the bigger screen and stylus... More
  • Blog Post: DSi XL Dated For Europe

    Nintendo officially dated the Nintendo DSi XL for Europe today, announcing that the uber-sized handheld will launch throughout the continent on March 5 in wine red and dark brown. We’ve contacted Nintendo to check up on the North American release date, but as of now the window remains as “first... More
  • Blog Post: Japan's DSi LL Sales Numbers Are In

    At a price point of 20,000 yen ($225/£135), the supersized DSi LL sold more than 100,000 in its first two days. DSi LL launched in Japan on Saturday and though it sold 103,524 units in two days, it is still less than the 170,000 sold by the original DSi when it released in Japan last year. Sony’s... More
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