Nintendo Dropping DSi and DSi XL Prices

Nintendo has announced they're preparing for a little price cutting in advance of the 3DS launch. Starting September 12th, you'll be able to pick up a DSi for $129 (down from $149), and an XL for $169 (formerly $189). [CrunchGear] » 8/30/10 10:31am 8/30/10 10:31am

DSi XL Review: It's Probably Not For You

If you already own a DSi, the DSi XL is probably not for you. That's not to say it's not for anyone; it's the same device as the DSi, just bigger. And that's it: it's for people who want bigger. » 3/30/10 4:20pm 3/30/10 4:20pm

Nintendo DSi Uses Camera Face Tracking to Create 3D Mirages

Three-dee displays make me dizzy. I want to see real 3D without eyeglasses, which is exactly what this new Nintendo DSi game does. It opens a world to a new dimension by tracking your face with the DSi camera. » 2/26/10 5:20pm 2/26/10 5:20pm

Stow This DSi In Your Stomach, Not Your Pocket

Like the Virgin Mary before it, an impression of a Nintendo DSi appeared on this piece of toast. Now it just needs a salami screen protector and a vegetable stylus and this mouthwatering gadget will be complete. [Tiny Cartridge] » 2/06/10 4:00pm 2/06/10 4:00pm

Dealzmodo: Best Buy Black Friday Ad Features Pre-Loaded Nintendo DSi

As this leaked Best Buy Black Friday ad reveals, one of the many deals coming our way the day after Thanksgiving is a Nintendo DSi, preloaded with a number of free DSiWare titles. » 11/15/09 3:30pm 11/15/09 3:30pm

DSi Studio Kit Can Start Your Kid On a Path of Photography and Drugs…

The DSi's camera is probably the lowest-quality camera device you can buy today that can still counts as a camera. But, it's still a camera, and your kids might enjoy making their photos slightly more interesting than the default shots. » 11/13/09 6:35pm 11/13/09 6:35pm

Ok, But Which Device Is Better at Smashing Through Walls?

The DSi shatters and fragments, which is more effective at maiming and disabling a target. On the other hand, the N97 remains whole, for greater penetration through tough surfaces. Both, however, are fun to look at. » 11/04/09 11:18am 11/04/09 11:18am

Nyko's Zoom Lens for the DSi Now Available, Still Seems Like Overkill

Not to sound phallic, but things keep growing bigger on the DSi. Nintendo confirmed the new 4.2-inch screen DSi LL earlier today, and now Nyko's 8x optical Zoom Case is finally getting pushed out the door. » 10/29/09 6:56am 10/29/09 6:56am

Jumbo 4-Inch Nintendo DSi Coming This Year

A new DSi? Oh, of course—it's only been a year since the original launched, and we're talking about Nintendo. Nikkei says a fresh DSi is coming with a 4-inch screen, for the same price as the current one. » 10/26/09 5:04pm 10/26/09 5:04pm

American Nintendo DSi Dons a Pretty Pink Dress, Tasteful White Slip

Nintendo of America's just started shipping the DSi in two new colors, adding to the preexisting blue and black units: White, for a subtle, decidedly ungadgety look, and pink for the lay-deez dudes who carry garishly colored gadgets ironically. [Nintendo] » 9/15/09 6:20pm 9/15/09 6:20pm

Memo Film Adds Message Pad, Ugliness to Your Nintendo DSi

Takara Tomy's new Memo Film lets you take notes such as "Reminder: koopas = bad" or "Stop buying stupid things" next to the screen of your DSi using your stylus. Simply lift the film to erase it. [TinyCartridge via Technabob] » 7/31/09 3:30pm 7/31/09 3:30pm

DSi Firmware 1.4: Do You Want Facebook or Free Games?

Nintendo DSi firmware update 1.4, out in Europe, Japan and Australia—so likely coming here soon—adds direct Facebook photo uploading. But it also now blocks all DSi-compatible flashcarts. So what's it gonna be? Free games or Facebook? [Tiny Cartridge] » 7/30/09 12:40pm 7/30/09 12:40pm

XCM Candy Case For The DSi Is The Sweetest Way To Void Your Warranty

The XCM Eye Candy case for the DSi comes in several tempting colors, but disassembling your machine to install one is only for those with a serious sweet tooth. [Divineo via Technabob via Boing Boing Gadgets] » 7/09/09 5:00pm 7/09/09 5:00pm

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Says He Wouldn't Use a Mac or iPhone if Apple…

In the same interview he said the Wii could live for eight more years, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata remarked that if Apple and Nintendo "were in direct competition, I would not use a Mac in my presentations." » 6/05/09 7:20pm 6/05/09 7:20pm

Colorware Will Make Your DSi Hideously Ugly, For a Price

If you don't want a plain black Nintendo DSi, Colorware is more than happy to take your money to customize yours however you wish. Above, you can see my creation: "Vomitus Easterus." Lovely, no? » 6/03/09 11:50am 6/03/09 11:50am

Nintendo's E3 Keynote Liveblog Archive

Nintendo's E3 press conference hasn't even started, and they've already slammed Sony. Impressive! The conference kicks off at 9AM PT—noon ET—but our liveblog is getting fired up now. Besides the New Wii Fit Motion Music Plus New Play Super 64, what do you want to see? » 6/02/09 11:20am 6/02/09 11:20am

Pirates Breach the DSi with the DSONEi

You'd only need to be a little skeptical to realize that the main impetus behind the DSi was to thwart the rampant piracy on the DS. Well the DSi had a good run... » 5/13/09 9:40am 5/13/09 9:40am