DS Lite will come in a range of three colors when it launches in Japan on March 2nd, with buyers of the trimmed-down handheld able to choose from a deep navy blue, bright turquoise, or stark white body color.
Recently we saw some unofficial images of DS Lite, but today Nintendo has officially issued a new batch of photos showing the new stylus slot and power-switch, as well as the redesigned D-pad and buttons.
Nintendo still hasn't confirmed any details regarding a US launch for DS Lite, so
Here's a duo of images for New Super Mario Bros, the platforming plumber's handheld outing, which show just how the DS touch screen will be used while smashing, stomping and leaping through the nostalgia-tastic 2D levels.
The touch screen works as a scoreboard and inventory, and you can select power-ups with the stylus for instant mushroom energy. There's also a progress bar to flag up Mario and Luigi's position in the level - great for tracking a wireless rival as you race through the levels
Today Konami fired a broadside of PSP shots and details from its forthcoming WWII naval strategy game, Steel Horizons.
Designed for DS and PSP, the game takes place around the major battles of WWII but offers a fictional set of 20 watery missions and a secret, shadowy enemy who is armed with lots of fancy, futuristic weaponry.
And being positioned midway between Advance Wars and Command & Conquer-style titles, the game mixes both real-time elements and turn-based battling.
Along with the
Nintendo has lifted the lid on a fancy new version of its DS handheld, with the makeover providing the somewhat clunky original with a much smarter, compact, and altogether skinnier look.
Called DS Lite, the spruced-up device will be smaller, measuring in at 133mm (width) x 73.9mm (depth when folded) x 21.5mm (height when folded), which is a considerable amount of shrinkage when compared to the flabby dimensions of the original, which squeezed in at 148.7mm x 84.7mm x 28.9mm.
Bethesda Softworks has revealed two new Star Trek games, the often-rumored RTS Star Trek: Legacy for Xbox 360 and PC, and the action-driven Star Trek: Tactical Assault for PSP and DS.
After a messy legal scuffle between Trek licence holders Viacom and developer Activision, the rights to produce games from the entire history of Trek has passed to publisher Bethesda, just in time for the 40th anniversary of the TV series.
As shown in these two screens, Star Trek: Legacy will drop gamers into
LucasArts has announced Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy, transforming A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi into fantastically charming episodes of Lego platforming action.
This time around players can drive vehicles, ride creatures like the Tauntaun, and unlock more than 50 characters to use in Free Play; over 50 more can be unlocked by using an old save game from the original Lego Star Wars.You can even mix and match the different body parts of your characters to
We've uncovered the first real-life photographs of Nintendo's redesigned dual-screened handheld, DS Lite, to give you a better idea of how this brilliant little gadget will look in the flesh. We've all eyed up the official, stylised images released last month; now we can gawk at the real thing.
The first thing to notice is the dual screens, which remain the same size despite the slimming down of the handheld body.
The images also confirm the pocket-sized dimensions - around 5 and a half
Following from our story yesterday revealing plans for a web browser and TV tuner for DS, some new footage has come to our attention, showing the shiny gadgets in full working order.
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The new Official Nintendo Magazine hits UK shelves today, offering readers exclusive information including a hands-on with the big N's next-gen offering - Revolution.
The launch issue also features details and images of the sleek new DS Lite. And for those longing for the new Zelda: Twilight Princess, there's an extensive preview to tide you over.
Free vinyls are also included featuring Animal Crossing: Wild World, Mario Kart DS and Nintendogs so you can pimp your DS and be the envy of all
Nintendo has unveiled screens of the Mario themed levels of its upcoming handheld puzzler Tetris DS, which we revealed last week.
There are several different modes playable in the game and each one has a different theme based on a classic Nintendo character. As Mario is the figurehead of the company he gets standard mode, which allows gamers to play Tetris as nature intended it - just form those horizontal lines and watch them disappear.