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Gaming on the Go for Less: Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL

dsixl_burgundyRecently Nintendo has dropped the suggested retail price of its Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL video game systems to $149.99 and $169.99 respectively.The Nintendo DS Lite model will remain at a suggested retail price of $129.99. The Nintendo DS family of video game systems is the best-selling in the history of the U.S. and worldwide.

The new prices offer consumers tremendous value for their money while providing access to the best portable video game experiences possible. “We know shoppers want to get the maximum value out of every dollar they spend,” said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “Our new Nintendo DSi prices make it easier than ever for consumers to access the tremendous variety of games, applications and social tools on the Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL systems.”

The Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL systems offer consumers access to more than 1,300 packaged games and more than 200 downloadable games. Both systems feature two built-in cameras and photo- and sound-manipulation software that provide for a more social experience. Users can wirelessly upload photos to Facebook with the touch of a button (wireless broadband Internet access required). The Nintendo DSi XL system, which features a screen that is 93 percent larger than that of the Nintendo DS Lite, comes pre-loaded with software like Brain Age Express: Math, Brain Age Express: Arts & Letters, Flipnote Studio, Photo Clock and the Nintendo DSi Browser.

Some of our favorite releases for the Nintendo DS family of systems include:

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DRAGON QUEST IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies

Professor Layton and the Unwound Future

Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs

Art Academy

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!

Golden Sun: Dark Dawn

For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendodsi.com.