DSi launch week countdown!

Follow our exhaustive coverage of the new DS here

Nintendo's DSi, the third iteration of the DS hardware, is released in the UK on Friday, April 3 (April 5 in the US). To celebrate, we've got a week's worth of content for you to enjoy over on ourcountdown calendar. A new video will be available every day, showcasing a specific feature of the new hardware. But because we're nice, we've got a sneak peek at the schedule, right here.

Day 7: Console overview
See the DSi's new features, from the bigger screen right through to the new browser and online shop.

Day 6: Cameras and filters
A demonstration of the DSi's two (count 'em) digital cameras, including its ability to show you what your children would look like!

Day 5: Two of the system's best games
A closer look at two of the system's best games: New Super Mario Bros and Professor Layton and the Curious Village.

Day 4: More games!
Two more of the system's best games, including The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

Day 3: Music player and sounds
On the eve of launch day, we take an in-depth look at the system's built-in media player and examine the audio manipulation features, including the ability to convert any music track into 8-bit styled beeps and bloops.

Day 2: More of the system's best games
The console's out tomorrow - and here are two more of the best games you can buy for it. Which one will you buy first?

Launch Day! Shop and Browser
A demonstration of how to connect to the net and enjoy the free web browser and exclusive downloadable content.

27 March, 2009

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