This year saw the launch of not one, but two additions to the DS family.
The DSi, sporting two cameras and the ability to download games, hit in April. The DSiLL (XL to folks outside of Japan) is all of that a more, well more in the sense of size, super-sizing the screen and mondo-sizing the stylus.
Of course, there were also games, plenty of games. Here's some of the top titles we reviewed on Kotaku.
What DS or DSi games would you suggest picking up for friends or family?
Art Style: Digidrive
Price: $5 (download for DSi only)
Subject Matter: The world's only game based on directing traffic, but fun
Value: Not many modes, but very deep gameplay, Tetris-like.
Buy it for: People who want an engrossing puzzle game for their commute — and the only puzzle game built well for one-handed play (good for shaky subway/bus rides.)
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