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Introducing unique baseball title Major DS

Tomy, who you're more likely to know for their involvement with Naruto than a sports title, is releasing a pretty sweet baseball game in Japan this July. It's called Major DS and, aside from just being a baseball title (enough for this sports fan), it has great appeal in its unique control scheme....

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Another way to get Dragon Quest into your DS [update 2]

[Update 2: Pretty sure you get two.] There just aren't enough Slime products for us. The hundred bajillion or so that currently exist fail to completely cover every aspect of our lives. Square Enix is working to make sure that we never have to not look at a Slime again, starting with the...

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DS Daily: Getting it right

Just yesterday, we were talking about some of the worst offenders in stylus-based controls, so it's only fitting that today, we should discuss the best. But let's not focus on the obvious answers. With adventure games, for instance we expect good stylus controls; point and click isn't difficult when...

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DS Daily: Forced stylus

The touchscreen is awesome for certain types of games. Adventure titles, for example, really benefit from the DS's stylus controls. There are some instances, though, in which the stylus just seems forced, as if the developers added in these controls simply because their game was made for the DS....

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DS Daily: Makeshift

We're willing to bet that, at one time or another, most DS owners at least temporarily misplace a stylus. If you don't have another one handy, that means you've got to wing it ... but what sort of makeshift objects can you use without damaging that precious screen? From a finger to riskier objects,...

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Guitar Hero DS accessories on the way

Someone is willing to gamble a significant amount of money on the idea of a shrunk-down Guitar Hero on the DS. BD&A, who make officially-licensed Nintendo hardware cases and accessories, will produce accessories for Guitar Hero: On Tour, meaning that they think the product is non-wacky enough...

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The best deal on a sack of styli you'll see today

We don't know why you would need 50 New Super Mario Bros. styli. Maybe you want to give them out as party favors. Maybe you live in an octopus family. Or it could be that your habit of chewing on your touch pens ruins them within minutes. Whatever the reason, this is totally your chance to buy...

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DS Daily: Oral fixation

While spending a little time with Professor Layton and the Curious Village recently, I discovered something -- when not actively using my stylus, it seems I have a habit of putting it in my mouth. I don't really chew on it, but rather, just hold it there with my lips. The stops and starts in Layton...

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Harvest Moon DS accessory kit spotted

If you like to have cartoon cows on stuff, chances are you're a Harvest Moon fan. You'll probably be thrilled, then, to see this Harvest Moon DS Travel Kit, which is rife with the things. Not only do you get a cow-spotted DS Lite cover (with weird interchangeable panel things), the set comes with a...

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Adorable Mashimaro case now available stateside

You can dress up your DS Lite in frilly bows and baby outfits all you want, but it'll never reach its full cuteness potential without this Mashimaro case. Accessory distributor Nuri Tech has brought the Korean character to the states, offering the protective, decorated shell for $19.99. To...

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