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DS Lite drops to $99 on June 5

The 3DS just got more competition. Not from Sony or another competitor, but from another, now impulse-buy-priced, DS. Nintendo just announced that the DS Lite has been officially dropped in price from $129.99 to $99.99, effective June 5. Perhaps the old SKU at the old price was what GameStop was...

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Something isn't rite with this DS lite

Tales of counterfeit DS games are nothing new, but 1UP's Jeremy Parish believes he's come across a counterfeit DS Lite. With the news that the handheld will soon disappear from retail shelves, Parish set about procuring an Apple Green unit. Ordering what appeared to be a legitimate system from a...

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GameStop no longer stocking Nintendo DS Lite

GameStop has confirmed to Joystiq that the mega retailer will no longer stock the Nintendo DS Lite. A company spokesperson informed us that in order to drive sales of the Nintendo 3DS and "take advantage of this unique product," along with the DSi and the DSi XL, the company will not restock the...

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Select Walmart stores offering $100 credit toward 3DS with old DS trade-in

This Sunday, the 3DS launches in the US and, to celebrate the occasion, US-based megastore Walmart is offering quite the deal for anyone who lives in one of a dozen states. When purchasing the new handheld, consumers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi,...

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DS Lites for $75 at Radio Shack stores

If you need an inexpensive but delightful gift, and if you don't mind going into a Radio Shack, you may be able to get a great deal on a DS Lite. The retailer has discounted the ubiquitous handheld to $74.97 in-store, in Metallic Rose, Metallic Silver, Crimson/Black, and Cobalt/Black. At that...

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David Bowie, Styx, Yellowcard & others join Band Hero

We'd like to congratulate Devo, David Bowie and Marvin Gaye for reaching one of the highest highs in the music industry. That would be appearing in a game with no fewer than three Taylor Swift songs: Band Hero. The artists' featured hits are part of the latest batch of announced tracks -- all of...

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DSi-enhanced Idolm@ster is region-locked

Since the DSi was first announced, it's been difficult to precisely determine its regional limitations. Rumor spread that everything would be region-locked -- that all Japanese games would be incompatible with an American DSi. That's not true. So far, only DSiWare has been proven region-locked, as a...

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Nintendo selling puzzlingly vintage Professor Layton bundle in UK

That's the first Professor Layton game. And a DS Lite. Despite the current availability of a new DS system, and the impending launch of a new Professor Layton game, Nintendo is planning a UK release of a bundle containing a black DS Lite and the extremely popular first Professor Layton game, due in...

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Nintendo phasing out white, silver DS Lites in UK

The UK will gain two new DS options in April, but two current options are on the way out. Nintendo has "ceased" production of the Polar White and Metallic Silver models, which have been available since launch and October 2007, respectively. We would expect those more "neutral" colors of DS to be the...

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Half-price DSi when you trade in a console at GAME

Looking to pick up a DSi at launch, but not sure what to do with your old DS Lite? Brits will be able to trade it in at their local GAME and pick up the new model for half price. That's £74.99, in case you're wondering. GAME's operations director, Robert Quinn, claims that the company will...

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