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Deal of the Day: 10% off Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, and Nintendo DSi

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Hot Deals, Video Games

Game Console promo code

If you’re looking to pick up a new game console, today’s should grab your attention, because you can get an Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Wii, and/or Nintendo DSi for 10% off from Dell with their promo code. Here’s a list of all the consoles and bundles that they have on sale:

We’ve got the list of the other sales for you after the break.

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for other deals, be sure to check out our Newegg Promo Code thread.

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Nintendo DSi XL: Hands on

Nintendo DSi XLYou know, when I look at the Nintendo DSi XL, I can’t help but notice the similarity in form factor to ‘s iPad (though the DSi XL was released first - thanks for catching that, astute readers!). Nintendo recently announced the US release of the n-th iteration of the DS, now focusing on a bigger screen. Come to think of it, both companies have a penchant for constantly releasing new SKU’s of existing hardware every few months with minor tweaks to inexplicable demand by an attention-deficit public, all while making the people who just bought their newly-outdated hardware feel small and relatively ashamed.

Either way, we got our hands on one at the GDC in San Francisco. Hit the jump for relevant deets.


SanDisk flash memory cards for PSP and DSi

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Handhelds, Storage, Video Games

SanDisk making memory cards for PSP and Wii

SanDisk is responding to the portable video game market with a new line of memory cards.  Its new line of M2 memory cards is for the , and will be packaged with the Memory Stick Pro Duo adapters if the user has another kind of PSP.  SanDisk is also creating a special SDHC card for the (and by special, we mean it’s the same as any other SDHC card, but with a DSi logo on it.)

The prices for these cards vary.  The M2 cards are $27.99 for the 2GB, $44.99 for the 4GB, $74.99 for the 8GB, and $142.99 for the 16GB.  As for the Nintendo SDHC cards, they are $32.99 for the 4GB, and $47.99 for the 8GB. 

Read More | Sandisk

Thrustmaster DSi Accessories

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, Nintendo DS

T-StandeeT-Strap

Thrustmaster has come out with two new accessories for the DSi. The T-Standee Charger is a multi-position docking station for the game system that will charge while it is being played. The charger will be out this June at a price of $12.99. The T-Strap Charger is a wrist strap with safety slider with charging case for both the Dsi and DS Lite that hooks up to a USB port. It should be out this month with a $7.99 price.

Read More | Thrustmaster

Mother’s Day Special Edition DS Lite Bundle

DS Lite BundleThis may be your last chance to get a gift for mom before the big day Sunday, so why not get her something you can borrow? Nintendo has released a Special Edition DS Lite that comes with the software Personal Trainer Cooking. Available in lime green, it also includes a floral pouch and has a price of $149.99. A DSi version is also available in Japan. We wonder who came up with the idea as no mother we know digs cooking all that much or lime green.

Read More | Siliconera

Nintendo Launches DSi

DSiNintendo finally debuted its DSi yesterday and it will arrive in Europe this Friday. The 3rd generation game dual screen system has already sold over 2 million units since it was launched in Japan last November. Not only can you play games, there are two cameras, a microphone and tools that help create and share content. The DSi costs $169.99 while the DS Lite will continue to be available for $129.99. Their site offers games, including freebies if you buy the portable game system online, a club, newsletter and more.

Read More | Nintendo via Reuters


Nintendo New Titles for Wii and DS/DSi

Punch-OutNintendo has released this year’s game schedule for the Wii and DS/DSi. Titles include Punch-Out, Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits, the Conduit, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. Check out the full list at the link. We think that this is a good time on their part as it seems that Wally World is already allowing pre-order for the DSi for $169.00, with no mention of any games, even though the mini-game system is compatible with many DS titles.

Read More | Daily Tech

Nintendo DSi Game System Set To Arrive in April

DSi

Nintendo has announced that the DSi will be coming to Europe April 3 and to North America April 5. Packed into the game system is thinner hardware, a larger screen, camera and an SD card slot. This version comes in black or blue and will cost $170.00, which is only $40.00 more than the DSLite and about $40.00 less than those selling overseas. No games titles have yet to be announced but we expect those will be coming along soon.

 

Read More | BBPS

Nintendo DSi: What does it mean for you?

Nintendo DSi

So, as we’ve already reported, Nintendo has announced the DSi, a spiffy new iteration of the DS franchise. There’s the larger screens, smaller profile, music playback, SD card slot…But what’s got everybody in a kerfuffle about it is the 3MP camera embedded in the system, both on the top and between the screens. The burning question now is what exactly Nintendo plans to do with the system, and how they’re going to integrate the features. So, if you want some uninformed opinion about the possibilities and future of the DSi, kindly hit the jump.


Nintendo DSi announced, larger screens, dual cameras, DSi Shop store

Nintendo DSi

Last week we talked about rumors of a new Nintendo DS, and this morning, those rumors proved to be true. CEO Satoru Iwata announced the Nintendo DSi at the company’s Fall presentation over in Japan, calling it a “third platform” for the company (where have we heard that before?). It looks fairly similar the the current DS Lite that we all know and love, but there are a few changes that make this one a worthy upgrade. First, it’s about 12% thinner, as it has given up its GBA slot. The screens are a bit larger, each being 3.25-inches in size. One of the bigger changes, though, is that the DSi features two cameras. You have one 3 megapixel camera on the outside of the unit, as well a front-facing camera on the inside so that you can take images of yourself.

The Nintendo DSi also has an SD card slot along with internal storage. You can save your photos right to the card, then put that card in your to pull it up in the Photo Channel. Nintendo is even launching the DSi Shop, an online destination for purchasing DSi software, similar to the Wii Shop. You use Nintendo Points, and content will be priced at 200, 500, or 800 points. 1000 points will be included with the purchase of the DSi. The unit will come in either white or black for the time being, and goes on sale in Japan on November 1 at ¥18,900 ($178).

Read More | Nintendo DSi product page

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