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Hot on the heels of the recent DSi XL appearance, rumors are swirling that Nintendo is preparing to announce a second version of the DS -- the DS2, if you will -- at E3 in June. Over on RPad they're spilling the beans about the supposed device, including the fact that it'll boast two larger, higher...

March 16th 2010 at 10:41am 0 Comments
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At this point, nothing has really been confirmed about this whole "DS2" thing -- motion-sensitivity and snazzy graphics were both apparently hinted at by Iwata (via Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun). Later, he said those statements were "misinterpretations," but it hasn't kept some from thinking Ni...

February 22nd 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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In Nintendo's recent quarterly investor Q&A, president Satoru Iwata discussed the possibility of an HD-followup to the Wii. "If asked if making the Wii compatible with high definition -- just making it compatible with high resolution -- will get players throughout the world to buy it," he said (...

February 2nd 2010 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has already been talking up what a Nintendo DS successor might look like, so it wouldn't come as too much of a shock if we saw the device in the near term. That's what EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich believes, anyway. He has a research note out saying that Nintendo will be releasing a new handh...

January 17th 2010 at 10:05pm 0 Comments
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In a recent report, EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich has predicted that Nintendo will announce its next handheld -- let's call it the DS2 -- within the next eight months. Furthermore, Divnich believes that the product will be released within fifteen months. "one of the biggest reasons for Nintendo's suc...

January 15th 2010 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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[Reuters] We all know a brand-new Nintendo handheld is coming eventually, but in what seems like an effort to detract from the buzz surrounding such a device (and likely to get some of that buzz back on the latest DS revision, the DSi XL), Nintendo has issued a statement regarding reported comments...

January 12th 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has offered the first concrete information about the next DS system -- as in, not the next revision of the current DS, but the true next Nintendo handheld system -- in an interview with the Asahi Shimbun newspaper. "[It will have] highly detailed graphics," Iwata sa...

January 6th 2010 at 9:40am 0 Comments
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Man, these guys are really on top of things. Just days after the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) ratified the G.hn home networking standard, DS2 has emerged to announce that it is already working to introduce a G.hn-compatible chipset as early as next year. When brought to market, the D...

December 19th 2008 at 4:07pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo might be cranking out new DS Lite colors left and right, but IGN says something bigger's brewing in Kyoto -- a third iteration of the DS with dual touchscreen displays, one of them widescreen. Those are pretty significant changes, so we'd actually say that sounds more like a second-gen DS...

September 4th 2008 at 5:17pm 0 Comments