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Nintendo DSi North America Release Date Announced: April 5th

Another big Nintendo related announcement today: the release date of the Nintendo DSi. It's been announced for an April 5th launch date in the States.

Here is the official announcement from Nintendo:

"Nintendo pioneered hand-held entertainment in the '80s and made it fully mobile with the Game Boy video game system. Now, Nintendo is transforming the way people access, experience, create and share content with the new Nintendo DSi system, the third iteration of the world's best-selling portable video game system. Nintendo DSi launches in the United States on April 5, 2009, at an MSRP of $169.99. The colors available at launch will be Blue and Black."

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PS360WII3533d ago

Awesome! April 5th is the day I get new hardware :)

locos853533d ago

No thanks, I already have my DS lite that I don't use. (waiting for the next Ace Attorney game.)

I have a camera in my phone.

cryymoar3533d ago

but i'm personally waiting for the PSP2, since the PSP was kinda getting boring. Hopefully 2nd analog and touch screen will give it the extra umph to become fun again. But boy do i miss the old Socom FTB days...

GWAVE3533d ago

This is a lot sooner than I expected. With Mario & Luigi RPG 3 coming out (along with a glut of other games), I might have to fall prey to Nintendo's shiny new handheld. D^:

SpoonyRedMage3533d ago

I hope us Europeans get it soon as well, there's a rumour it's April 3rd for us but that's not confirmed but they did they the North American release isn't that important but the European one is.

jay23533d ago

It amazese me why the H the world needs to wait 5 months for the DSI......

cryymoar3533d ago

and gives people a chance to collect their money from their drawers, piggy banks, and back pockets.
I'm not sure if the DSi is gona boom as much as the Lite did this Christmas, some parents are gona be kinda angry about it considering they just bought their kids a DS Lite for christmas. I'm sure about 85% don't know the DSi even exists.

dragunrising3533d ago

The DSi is releasing in black and....blue. The blue doesn't look really blue to me. More like a light blue. With that said, I re-purchased a DS lite a couple of months ago so no buy for me.

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