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We're always talking about bargains, and with good reason, but today we want to discuss the other end of the scale: your most outrageous, costly gaming buys.We're talking about the $980 you dropped for that rare Hot Summer Phat, or the $90+ you put on your flatmate's credit card for Electroplankton....

January 22nd 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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... has your DS been?Your DS likes to travel, you know! It enjoys seeing new cultures, and meeting new people. We know because it told us.So today's question: where in the World have you taken your DS? Has anybody's handheld travelled with them to all seven continents? Well, okay, Antarctica is prob...

January 21st 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Are you the kind of gamer who takes on games one at a time, or can you happily play several titles concurrently?For what it's worth, this blogger's personal limit appears to be three. Currently, the list includes World of Goo, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (after a decade away), and Fallout...

January 15th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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A few months have passed since the last language trainer, My Japanese Coach, debuted on the DS, so now seems like an apt time to ask: if you bought one of the DS's numerous language titles, are you still returning each day to learn new lessons? Has the DS made you feel confident enough to converse w...

January 8th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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There's a lot to love about multiplayer gaming on the DS, but playing nicely is also important, reader!With this in mind, how do you, as a gamer, take winning and losing? Are you a gracious victor, full of consoling statements for the vanquished, or do you love nothing more than gloating in the face...

January 6th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Today's DS Daily discussion is reserved for only the hardest of games. In all the time you've owned a DS, what's the one game for the system that has repeatedly kicked your ass with its unpunishing difficulty? Would your choice be a title already renowned for being tricky, such as Contra 4, or did...

January 1st 2009 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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For today's DS Daily, we're, like, totally tearing up the rulebook, maaan. That's right: today's daily topic is open for you to chat about ... whatever the hell you want. Just keep it clean, and let us thank you again for being awesome and reading DS Fanboy! Have a fun day, everyone, and enjoy all o...

December 25th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Nintendo announced a ton of new releases for Q1 yesterday. As line-ups go, it's packed full of goodness -- frankly, it blows the Wii selection out of the water. There are at least ten or eleven games in this list that we would typically buy on day one. Alas, our painfully slim blogging wages are goi...

December 18th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Piracy, me hearties, has become a prominent issue for the DS, and one that is probably here to stay -- indeed, illegally downloading games to play on a flashcart has become almost socially acceptable in some places. And here's the biggest problem: it's not very hard at all to indulge in the practice...

December 11th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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The Chase: Felix Meets Felicity sounds like our kind of game: cute storyline, fourth wall-busting gags, great platforming mechanics, and fairly unique visuals.But lordy, what is up with that cover? We're pretty shameless people (seriously, you should see what we don't wear while blogging), but even...

December 4th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Morning folks, and a happy Thanksgiving, y'all! Today, rather than dedicate this space to talking about some DS-related minutiae, we're leaving it open for discussion about your Thanksgiving plans, and how the DS slots into your Turkey Day schedule. Do you plan to spend a quiet moment getting furthe...

November 27th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Atlus delighted us yesterday by confirming it will release TrackMania DS in North America next March. Some of us around these parts like a good racing game, and that's something the DS has sorely lacked since its launch (Mario Kart DS being the exception).Like every platform, the little handheld exc...

November 20th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments