Bulky. Heavy. Ugly. That was the original Nintendo DS. And just when you think that handheld was dead, it starts trending on Twitter in Japan.
Remember the tiny little Game Boy Micro? Meet the Game Boy Macro, crafted from the once-dead remains of a Nintendo DS missing its top screen.
But Kotaku writer, I hear you ponder, the Nintendo DS was incapable of getting anywhere near a resolution you’d call “high”, how could this be? The answer: emulation.
And, get this, it’s the dude he was visiting who’s accused of stealing them.
Even a piece of crap Pokémon can result in a legendary trade. The trick? Patience, and an eye for trading up.
Wayforward has released their last Shantae platformer, Risky's Revenge, on PC. The game, which originally came out on the DS in 2010, comes with updated, HD artwork, Steam trading cards and achievements, and controller support. The two new Shantae games, Half-Genie Hero and The Pirate's Curse, are still in development.
You might think you are very serious about video games. Maybe you are. But, you know what? Cats are pretty serious, too.
This large cardboard box measures around 48"x 48"x 48". It is full of Nintendo DS and 3DS games. Around 1200 pounds of them.
Hope you've already gotten all your Dragon Quest IX treasure maps and downloaded all those daily Professor Layton puzzles. If not, now's your last chance.
This week we're going down to South Park to have ourselves a time. Other releases include the next episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two and hot damn, some simulation farmin', hell yeah.
If you own either (or both!) of Nintendo's last-gen machines, and you use any kind of online service with them, now's the time to make the most of it. Because on May 20, Nintendo is pulling the plug.
"Just think of paying 99 cents just to get Mario to jump a little higher." No. Let's not think of that. Ever.
Nintendo's fighting on two fronts. The first, very real battleground they're waging war on is in retail, where their Wii U home console is struggling to build a user base. The second area of struggle has been in the hearts and minds of observers trying to decide how much faith to put into the company's foresight. The…
Last night was the night that Nintendo told investors—and the world—how they're going to meet the challenges they're facing.
Finally! The wait, it seems, is over. Nintendo announced today that it plans to bring DS games to the Wii U's Virtual Console.
For most portable video games, you're not being particularly brave when you play them out in meatspace. The button-pressing and D-pad-pushing is fairly surreptitious in the vast majority of on-the-go titles; you can play without making too much of a spectacle of yourself. But other games make you look like an idiot…
Long the 800-lb gorilla of handheld gaming, the DS is in its twilight, besieged by smartphones and pushed aside by the 3DS. And, yet, you got one, you old softy.