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Nintendo is taking the whole portable connectivity concept one step further in the UK, with 33 brand-spankin' new DS Centers installed at various retailers. There used to be a bunch of creaky old "Download Stations" dotted about the place, but these latest models outstript the dated machines with th...

June 12th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Click to enter gallery Remember that story we ran about McDonald's recently? No, not the one about no more free Wi-Fi, the other story. The one about the download service in Japan. Got it? Good.Well, Inside Games recently checked out the service and did a nice little write-up. Of course, some of yo...

June 9th 2008 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Until recently, the UK supposedly had 600 DS Download Stations dotted about its high streets. Exactly where these were located will probably forever remain a mystery -- this blogger resides in one of the largest UK cities, yet still hasn't seen a single Download Station in the wild. Fortunately, th...

June 2nd 2008 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Fast food chain McDonalds is to launch a new download service in Japan tomorrow, through DS download stations located in 21 Tokyo branches of McDonalds and train stations along the Tsukuba Express line.The scheme, dubbed "Nintendo Spot," is currently in a trial period, and will give DS owners access...

May 26th 2008 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Sure, this is just a used DS Phat with a sticker on it, in a chipped lockbox, but it's the coolest used DS in a box we've ever seen. That's because this particular arrangement is a retail download station, of the sort set up in local stores (and at Safeco Field). It's intended to broadcast demos to...

April 22nd 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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While it's true that the original Blue Bomber makes an appearance in Mega Man Star Force 2, it's probably not in the way that you're hoping. In a promotion for the game, Capcom has allowed Japanese players to download a classic Rockman card at DS download stations.It would definitely be cool if Capc...

April 6th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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GoNintendo's "inside guy" is usually spot-on with his scouted information on upcoming Download Station games, but keep in mind that this tally is anything but official. According to the mole's report, this Version 7 update to the in-store wireless stations will feature a total of twelve game demos a...

October 22nd 2007 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo_wii/Finally_DS_demo_downloads_via_Wii'; Among the other megatons Nintendo dropped at its Tokyo conference late last night, the company revealed that the Wii will soon support a feature we've been speculating on for some time now -- enabling the console to...

October 10th 2007 at 11:30am 0 Comments