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DS Daily: Testing it out

One of the less-discussed features of the DS is the downloadable demo -- probably because a lot of people just don't use it! Whether it's a matter of not being near a download station, or having a download station in an inconvenient location, most gamers we know who own a DS have never, or rarely, d...

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Student-developed titles hit Japan's Download Stations

From late next week, every DS owner in Japan will have totally free access to the first of four student-developed titles. That's because the games in question were originally created under the watchful eye of Nintendo, which is now releasing these at DS Download Stations around Japan. Each game w...

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DS Daily: Download stations

With Majesco's environmentally aware RTS, Eco-Creatures, scheduled for the next DS Download Station update, we're reminded of how great it is that we can actually try out some handheld games now before buying them. And it's not all Nintendo-developed titles, either -- third-party manufacturers are p...

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Kiosk Hunting: Here and there, but mostly there

When you ask DS Fanboy readers to do something for you, they don't waste much time. This is a valuable lesson I've now learned after putting out a call to you guys to let us know where and when you stumble across one of the many Wi-Fi tendrils of Nintendo's download station network currently spreadi...

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Kiosk Hunting: London calling

One of our UK-based readers sent us one of the first bits of information to help in our ceaseless quest to locate all the DS download kiosks in the world ever. "I found a DS demo kiosk in HMV on Oxford Street in London.  It was demoing Mario Kart DS and had a crappy times new roman a4 pri...

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Kiosk Hunting: The quest begins

With March in full swing, it's finally time for Nintendo to begin placing mysterious, oblong structures in various game stores spread across the North American continent. Emitting undetectable Wi-Fi beams, these innocuous-looking kiosks promote a very subtle form of mind control, implanting the desi...

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DS demo download station impressions

Upon hearing that the NYC Nintendo Store had begun hosting a DS Download Station, Gaming Steve rushed to the scene with a phat DS in hand and some Brain Training in mind. After failing to find the actual station, a shocking truth was revealed: The Wi-Fi signals are coming from inside the store....

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