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Nintendo DSi to get screen size increase in Japan?

Nintendo are tipped to be readying a refresh to their DSi handheld, timed to coincide with the games console’s first birthday on November 1st.  According to Nikkei, Nintendo Japan are readying a new DSi with dual 4-inch displays, rather than the existing 3.25-inch panels used in the current model.

Update: A Nintendo spokesperson has told Famitsu.com that “Our company isn’t doing any interviews [about this]. We think it’s a speculative article.”  Neat sidestep, guys.

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Nintendo reminds DSi owners to claim free points

Nintendo reminds DSi owners to claim free points

The only game console that we don't have in my house is the DSi. The portable system looks cool and the only real reason we don’t have one is that I can’t talk one of my kids into asking Santa for it. The DSi certainly has some cool looking games.

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Black Nintendo Wii accessories coming to America

Black Nintendo Wii accessories coming to America

When that sinister looking black Wii console showed up there were many geeks who were excited about getting the console in a color other than the white we have been offered. It wasn't long before we found out that the black Wii wouldn't come to America.

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Nintendo axed DSi alternative just before launch

Somewhere, in a dark corner of a Nintendo lab, is the company’s own alternative to the DSi.  According to the company’s global president, Satoru Iwata, Nintendo finalized the hardware on different handheld gaming system sometime in the past three years, but in the end decided to can the project rather than release it.

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Nintendo black “KURO” Wii and Red DSi confirmed for Japan

Nintendo black “KURO” Wii and Red DSi confirmed for Japan

Nintendo have announced that they will begin selling a black Wii in Japan come August, shortly after their new red DSi goes on sale there in July.  The black console will be the first time the Wii has been available in a color other than white, though Nintendo did initially demonstrate it in various hues.

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Nyko Zoom Case for DSi is a bit bulky

Nyko Zoom Case for DSi is a bit bulky

Well, isn't this thing a sight to behold. One of the main marketing attributes of the Nintendo DSi is it's svelte form factor and generally small frame. So, adding on the Nyko Zoom Case seems to be a bit counterintuitive. But hey, what do I know?

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Nintendo Personal Trainer: Walking headed for U.S.

Nintendo Personal Trainer: Walking headed for U.S.

Video game companies continue to delve into the fitness-oriented aspect of games these days and now Nintendo will be launching their Personal Trainer: Walking game in the U.S. soon for both the DS and the DSi.

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Nintendo DSi gets broken down

Nintendo DSi gets broken down

There's one thing we love more than a new gadget, and that's a new gadget in pieces.  Latest to get splayed out across the workbench is Nintendo's new DSi, freshly launched within the past few days and already broken into its constituent parts by the good people at iFixit.

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Nintendo DSi Shop looking for non-game apps?

Nintendo DSi Shop looking for non-game apps?

Nintendo have apparently been pushing developers to create small-scale applications that could be distributed through the DSi Shop, once it launches in Europe and the US.  According to one unnamed developer, the suggestion came at the Nintendo Developer Conference in London this week.

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New Nintendo DSi colors show up in better gallery

New Nintendo DSi colors show up in better gallery

Nintendo Japan's DSi announcement this morning was all well and good, but the single picture they included to illustrate the three new DSi colors didn't really do the news justice.  Now we have new pictures of the three color versions, and they're certainly strong shades.

More DSi images after the cut

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Nintendo Japan announce pink, green & blue DSi

Nintendo Japan announce pink, green & blue DSi

The rest of the world may be still waiting for the DSi, but Japanese buyers will soon have an extra three colors to choose from.  Nintendo have announced pink, green and metallic blue versions of the DSi handheld, which will go on sale from March 20th.

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Nintendo DSi browser whups DS Lite in video speed test

Nintendo DSi browser whups DS Lite in video speed test

Although you've been able to browse the internet on the Nintendo DS for some time now, the experience has never really a been a good one.  That's something that Nintendo promised to change with the new DSi, and going by this browser speed showdown from the guys at N+, they've succeeded.

Video showdown after the cut

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