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Let's kick off this fine Tuesday with a hypothetical scenario or two. If someone asked you for DS game recommendations, which two would you pick? Wait, let's make it more difficult. Which two would you recommend for: a gamer under the age of twelve? someone new to the DS who was a longtime...

January 8th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Yeah, we know what you're thinking: "Each and every member of the DS Fanboy team is pretty much perfect, so why the heck would such unblemished, shining beacons of humanity require New Year's resolutions?" We thought the exact same thing, before we each took a minute to stare deeply into the recess...

January 1st 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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2007 is almost over, and the end of the year brings joyous tidings of List Season. It's the time for taking stock of the last 12 months of gaming, and trying to make sense of it by putting things in numerical order. Join DS Fanboy for our best-ofs, worst-ofs, and other categories-ofs.We cranked up o...

December 28th 2007 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/nintendo/Japanese_Contra_4_tones_down_boxart_numbers'; Perhaps to distract Japanese gamers from Contra 4's western origins, Konami has replaced the game's cover with art more fitting to the country's sensibilities. Manga-fied and emasculated, our two heroes are...

December 27th 2007 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Remember Shantae? WayForward certainly does -- the Contra 4 developer spent two years producing the delightful Game Boy Color platformer, only to see it die a death at retail, its chances cruelly crushed by the increasing obsolescence of its host platform, as well as the rise of the newly released G...

December 24th 2007 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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2007 is almost over, and the end of the year brings joyous tidings of List Season. It's the time for taking stock of the last 12 months of gaming, and trying to make sense of it by putting things in numerical order. Join DS Fanboy for our best-ofs, worst-ofs, and other categories-ofs. When determi...

December 23rd 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Joystiq reader blaine sent in a picture of shirt he made by screen-printing official Contra 4 wallpaper (found here). Not only are we impressed, but we can't help but think of what other cool video game wallpapers would look great worn. Check out the highlights for today:JoystiqueryJoystiq's signif...

December 20th 2007 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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It was a good year for games with titles beginning with the letter "P" -- at least, according to you guys. When asked, you didn't hesitate to rattle off some of your favorite titles of the year, from Phantom Hourglass to Puzzle Quest, and now the time has come to crown the winner. Just to make thin...

December 18th 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Five_gifts_that_PAL_gamers_should_import_this_Christmas'; Gaming sites are inundated with holiday gift guides at the end of the year, listing the best and most popular games that everyone pretty much already has (or knows about). Well, we're not going in f...

December 12th 2007 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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It's been a good year, but sadly, like all those other years, it must come to an end. Before we roll out the red carpet for 2008, however, we wanted to give 2007 the send-off it deserves -- and what better way to do that than by offering up huge prize packs for our loyal readers? All you have to do...

December 12th 2007 at 10:31am 0 Comments
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Gaming sites are inundated with holiday gift guides at the end of the year, listing the best and most popular games that everyone pretty much already has (or knows about). Well, we're not going in for that this year. Our gift guide will help you find the best gifts in categories the other sites w...

December 11th 2007 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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In today's edition of DS Daily, we want you to brag. Brag like your life damn well depended on it. Tell us all about the achievements you're most proud of in your DS gaming career.Have you collected absolutely everything there is to collect for your museum in Animal Crossing: Wild World? Racked up t...

December 9th 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments