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News: Ubisoft announces first DSi-enhanced game

Ubisoft announces first DSi-enhanced game

My Cooking Coach to harness the immense power of the DSi for... not much, really.

Ubisoft today announced the launch of cooking aid My Cooking Coach, designed to support the new functionality of the Nintendo DSi. You can watch the (DSi-less) trailer below the fold. The "DSi-enhanced" title, set for release in June and playable on both the...

News: New York Holds Host To Rhythm Heaven

New York Holds Host To Rhythm Heaven

On April 9th (Rhythm) Heaven will be at Scratch Academy as part of a high-profile invitation-only event.

Nintendo's recent release, Rhythm Heaven, went down a treat at Nintendo Life, and it appears that the beat-bopping rampage is not going to relent for a while yet – Nintendo have just announced an invitation-only event that will be showcasing the game at New York's Scratch Academy. The event..

News: A DSi You Cannot Object To

A DSi You Cannot Object To

Capcom and Nintendo team up to bring a special edition Ace Attorney DSi to Japan.

Fans of the Ace Attorney series will probably go wild at the prospect of owning the recently announced limited edition DSi that features the emblem of the game's police force, Taihokun. Over the years the series has been going from strength to strength, and now has 4 localised Western DS versions along with a string..

News: DSi Launch Party in Los Angeles

DSi Launch Party in Los Angeles

Nintendo will be holding a DSi launch party in LA, which of you mad cats will be attending this sweet scene?

Nintendo’s DSi launches in the United States April fifth. Hold your suspense, yes, that’s this week. If you’ve got your calendar set on this event, and if you also happen to be in Los Angeles, you’ll have the chance to attend a launch party hosted by none other than Nintendo. The..

News: Eyes on DSi - hands-on report

Eyes on DSi - hands-on report

Earlier today I was fortunate enough to have a little face time with the new DSi, and I came away pretty impressed by Nintendo’s new baby.

The first thing you notice compared to the DS Lite is the DSi’s matte finish, which makes it easier to hide those troublesome fingerprints. Although you could say it looks a little dull compared to the shiny glory of the DS Lite, the upside is that it felt..

News: Rejoice! The DSi Gets a Virtual Console After All

Rejoice!  The DSi Gets a Virtual Console After All

It finally looks like we have unofficial confirmation of the DSi's virtual console.

Check out Kombo for the whole story, but the highlight --as we can all agree, is the revelation that the DSi will allow you to download Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games. Yes, you read that right. But feel free to go back and read it another few times; this news is that good. Also nice the news that the DSi lets..

News: Target Confirms 1000 Free DSi Points

Target Confirms 1000 Free DSi Points

If you remember, new DSi owners in Japan received 1000 free DSi Points upon visiting the DSiWare Shop for the first time.

... and it's looking like DSi owners in North American will be getting the same treatment. A spokeman from Target confirmed the free DSi Points in his official statement below. Upon initial access to Nintendo DSi Shop, 1,000 Nintendo DSi Points will be credited to your account,..

News: Picross Hits the Third Dimension

Picross Hits the Third Dimension

For those who are about to block... we salute you.

As if the original grid-colouring puzzler Picross weren't tricky enough, Nintendo have just released the sequel Rittai Picross ("Solid Body Picross" - similar to what they call me at the gym) in Japan and it's taken the series firmly into 3D territory for the first time in its near-fifteen year heritage. For those of you unfamiliar with..

News: Mario & Luigi 3 Makes Its Mark In Japan

Mario & Luigi 3 Makes Its Mark In Japan

Bowser takes the front seat in this zany RPG adventure.

Mario and Bowser have a long running history in gaming as rivals. Occasionally though, the pair cooperate to accomplish a common goal. In Mario & Luigi 3, a new DS RPG which just released in Japan, this is only half the case. In a strange series of events, Bowser ends up ingesting some Mushroom Kingdom residents, including red and green..

News: DSiWare: Pre-release Roundup

DSiWare:  Pre-release Roundup

For us here at WiiWare World, April can't get here soon enough. The Nintendo DSi will launch on April 2 in Australia, April 3 in Europe and April 5 in North America. That makes for a pretty exciting few days!

The new DSi (for those intending to buy one) offers several intriguing new features, perhaps the most substantial being DSiWare. And with under a month to go, and expectations high, what..

News: US Police: DSi Could Lead To Child Abuse

US Police: DSi Could Lead To Child Abuse

Advanced features open the door to evil-doers, says Arkansas Sergeant

Nothing generates column inches better than a good old scare story, and with the DSi some sectors of society are having a field day. Take Arkansas police from the good old US of A, for example. Sergeant Adam Holland (who has the rather unenviable task of investigating internet crimes against children) has a bee in his bonnet over..

News: Iwata: DSi isn’t an iPod Rival

Iwata: DSi isn’t an iPod Rival

Nintendo CEO is quick to avoid brand rivalry - but how true is his claim?

Whenever a new product hits the shelves the first thing that certain sectors of the media do is try and find a rival product to compare it against. At the moment, the success of Apple’s iPhone and iPod range has led to comparisons with pretty much any electronic gadget released in the past few years, including MP3 players,..

News: DSi European Launch April 3rd

DSi European Launch April 3rd

Nintendo UK announce that the DSi will be released in Europe just before the US on April 3rd, here's the details:

Nintendo will launch its new handheld console, the Nintendo DSi, in Europe on 3rd April 2009. The Nintendo DSi will be available in black or white and is the thinnest and lightest member of the Nintendo DS family. The console is packed with new features that will excite fans of and..

News: Sorry America, You Can’t Have The DSi Until March

Sorry America, You Can’t Have The DSi Until March

Nintendo's latest handheld is still some months away for Western gamers

The DSi’s Japanese launch has been something of a success, with units flying off the shelves almost as fast as they're replenished. You’d assume with such a groundswell of hype surrounding Nintendo’s latest DS hardware revision that a Western release would be pushed through as quick as possible, but according to IGN,..