Modded DS Light (With a 'G') Shames All Others on the Disco Floor

A Japanese DIY aficionado stripped open his DS and added about 200 pieces of LED flair. The Nico Douga » 11/17/08 9:30am 11/17/08 9:30am commenter who, amidst the sea of wwwwwwwww, suggested pairing this with the (which is , by the way)-I'm feeling you on that. The action starts, appropriately, at 4:20. []

Metallic Silver Expands DS Lite Rainbow to 1,000,001 Colors in U.S.

Nintendo's tried-and-true strategy for jolting hardware sales that aren't white hot (aside from bullshit shortages » 9/02/08 6:20pm 9/02/08 6:20pm) is to toss a new color into the mix. And it works! Today's color is metallic silver, like the original DS, but shinier. Ooo, shiny. []

Limited-Edition DS a-Go-Go as Bathing Ape Gives the Lite a Caselift

Yesterday's matte black limited-edition DS has been superseded by a Louie Vouie-esque design from cult Japanese fashion line Bathing Ape. Available in either white or a rather dingy gold, the case is stamped with Mario and Bape faces, with the Mario star thrown in for good measure. Available in Japan from April 1,… » 2/22/08 5:17am 2/22/08 5:17am

Limited-Edition Honeybee DS Lite is Monochrome, Smooth, Sophisticated, …

The creative result of a collaboration between Designer Hiroshi Fujiwara and Japanese fashion magazine Honeybee, this Nintendo DS Lite sports a matte black exterior with co-ordinating jazzy white interior and hinges. Ok, so "creative" means they just painted it black and white, but it is classy isn't it? Wait 'til you… » 2/21/08 8:00am 2/21/08 8:00am

World's Smallest DS is Real Paper Mario

With dimensions of 1.4" x 0.75" x 0.25", the paper craft Nintendo DS is so small, it makes your manhood look like the Maxblaster. The art work was put together by Nintendo fanboy, SonicScape Jun, who has such a steady hand, he should have clearly been surgeon. The scaled replica may not work, but it does have a… » 2/03/08 10:00am 2/03/08 10:00am

Nintendo DS Lite Now in Black and Blue, We Think It's the Sexiest One…

Circuit City has a cobalt blue/black DS Lite for preorder on their website. Considering three minutes have passed since the last time the DS got a costume change, this makes perfect sense to us. No word on the release date, but as always, it's $130. Get it now to complete your collection and make Nintendo a few more… » 1/25/08 6:45pm 1/25/08 6:45pm

DS Lite Bundles Get Official In Time For Holidays

Those "His and Hers" special edition Nintendo DS Lite bundles we told you about a while back got official today. Available in pretty pink (with a paw print) or gold (with the Triforce logo!), they come with Nintendogs: Best Friends or Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, respectively, and will cost $150 apiece when they… » 11/20/07 12:00pm 11/20/07 12:00pm

Toys R Us Black Friday Ad Leaked, Deals on Gadgets and Video Games

The Toys R Us Black Friday ad has been leaked, and it has some gadgety goodness on top of the deals on toys that you'd expect. You can grab an original Zune for $80, those Zelda and Nintendogs DS Lite bundles for $150, and a compact DVD player for $20. Hit the jump for the rest of the tech-related deals. » 11/13/07 12:54pm 11/13/07 12:54pm

Clear DS Lite Cases Show Off Your DS's Innards With Style

If you want a fancier DS Lite case but don't want to buy a new one branded with Zelda or Nintendogs, you can pick up one of these Ghost Cases and mod it yourself. For $20 you have your pick of a number of transparent colors, allowing the guts of your DS to be seen while you play Phantom Hourglass or Brain Age 6 or… » 11/09/07 2:00pm 11/09/07 2:00pm

New Crimson/Black DS Lite to be Bundled With Brain Age 2 in Canada


Canadian online retailer Future Shop has started pre-orders for a Nintendo DS bundle which includes Brain Age 2 and a new crimson and black colored DS Lite. Since the only place this has popped up is Future Shop, we're not really sure if this is only for sale as a bundle or Canada-exclusive. The bundle, which sells… » 7/20/07 2:45pm 7/20/07 2:45pm

What Happens When a Nintendo DS Lite and Pikachu Get Busy

This sunny-side-up DS Lite is the limited edition result of a love-in with PIkachu and Nintendo. However, the bad news is that there's no guarantee you'll get your paws on one, as this yella fella with Pikachu etched on the cover is so limited that it's only available via a lottery system (and $139). If you live in… » 6/11/07 6:24am 6/11/07 6:24am

Who Loves the Sun: The Solar-Powered DS Lite

The maniacs at Tom's Hardware behind the solar Wii have done it again, this time making a solar Nintendo device that's a bit more portable. Yes, they've brought their sun-loving ways to the DS Lite, making a version that lets you have marathon Mario Kart DS sessions without needing to plug in and get rejuiced. » 3/30/07 12:40pm 3/30/07 12:40pm

Video Strip-Tease for Geeks: Nintendo DS Lite Totally Disassembled


If you've ever had the desire to take apart a Nintendo DS Lite, watching this video might be a vicarious way to accomplish that rather than facing the prospect of putting it back together afterward. The narrator with the weird accent describes what we're seeing—the complete disassembly of the handheld gaming… » 11/02/06 8:03am 11/02/06 8:03am