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Infendo Presents: The History of Nintendo – Part 9 DS Mania

Welcome to the Infendo Presents: The History of Nintendo! Join us as we chronicle Nintendo from their humble hanafuda beginnings, to the dominance of the Wii and DS and beyond! With Nintendo in such a precarious position in the home console space following the success of their first two consoles, many analysts at the time were ready to write Nintendo off. The Nintendo 64 was a failure they would s...

New Colors for the DSi

Do you refuse to upgrade to the 3DS?  Is the DSi still your favorite handheld?  This week, Nintendo is releasing two new colors for the DSi in North America.  The new red and blue handhelds have a matte finish. The new colors are arriving after the 3DS has been out for over a year, will you consider purchasing one? On a vaguely similar note, I found this video and had to share it.  As annoying as ...

A Wild new Pokémon game appears!

Pokémon Black and White is perhaps the best entry in the Pokémon series, and according to a recent episode of Pokémon Smash in Japan, they are about to receive a sequel. In a first ever for the Pokémon games, there will be a direct sequel to the games simply titled Pokémon Black and White 2. The games will be released this June in Japan, and sometime this year everywhere else. In a strange move fr...

Infendo PSA: Download Four Swords before it’s too late!

The 25th anniversary of Zelda may have happened in 2011, but Nintendo has still given you time to download a free trip to Hyrule on your 3DS or DSi. If you own one of the two handhelds, you have until February 20 to download Four Swords on the DSiWare and the 3DS eshop. Act soon and stop procrastinating, you only have until Monday! Four Swords was originally a free add-on the the Game Boy Advance ...

The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition dated, arrives Sept 28

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of everyone’s favorite green hero, Nintendo announced at E3 that they would be giving away a free downloadable Zelda title to anyone who owns a Nintendo DSi, DSi XL, or 3DS. That title is aptly named The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition, and starting September 28, you can grab a copy for yourself. Nintendo was kind enough to show off the t...

Got a knack for art? Do you enjoy the Zelda series? If so, this is the post for you!

If you haven’t heard, this year marks the 25th anniversary for everyone’s favorite green hero, and Nintendo is celebrating by holding a rather awesome contest for any of the artists out there. Do you own a DSi? Can you create art that doesn’t look like an easel exploded? Then boy do I have news for you. Nintendo has just launched an official Zelda Flipnote site and are asking fans for their ...

Nintendo gives quake victims the gift of games

Nintendo of Japan has been quite generous to victims of the Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami that occurred this March to the tune of $3.6 million. Nintendo has been mum on the subject of other such donations, detailing that they did not feel that they should show their actions off to the world, and have a policy of not involving the media. A member of the Japanese Hachimaki Blog has post...

Review: Just your average rice-cake streaking through a haunted spa game…

The eShop added a few new titles to its line-up this week, including Gameboy Tennis and a truly strange and funny little DSi platformer from Aksys Games Pro Jumper! Chimaki’s Hot Spring Tour! Guilty Gear Tangent!? puts you in the role of Chimaki the living rice cake. At the beginning of each level, Chimaki staggers home (presumably from his job as a minor sight-gag in the Guilty Gear games) suff...

Review: Black & White represent Pokemon at its best

You’ve crossed the desert to find the Vegas-like city of Nimbasa in turmoil as the Pokemon-rights thugs wreak havoc. They’re hiding in the amusement park. You really should take action right now, but…You have a chance to feature your Pokemon in that stage musical across the street, and you want to see how your Krokorok looks in a top hat. Saving the world can wait. Welcome to the weird, chao...

Nintendo presents Pokemon: The Launch Experience

In my quiet little town, I moseyed over to grab a copy of Pokemon Black this morning and joined a line of Nintendo fans of all ages and backgrounds–kids, college students, parents, military–all in a great mood and all speculating about just how much cash Nintendo was raking in today.

Poll – After the price drop, will you buy a DSi or DSi XL?

Starting September 12th, the DSi and DSi XL will each drop $20 in price. Just out of curiosity: {democracy:118}

Nintendo cutting price of DSi, DSi XL on September 12

Is Nintendo dropping the price of the DSi to maximize holiday sales, or are they preparing their product lines for a $189 3DS? Time will tell, but for now here’s the official press release for your perusal: