MaxConsole has received Nintendo's response, via Cake PR, to reports of the DS Lite's hinge cracking. The official statement is as follows:
"We are not aware of any problems with the hinge of the DS Lite, however if someone experiences a problem with their DS Lite they should contact their local customer services department. The DS Lite carries a one year warranty for manufacturing defects, if the fault is covered under the warranty it will be repaired free of charge if not then customer services will provide a cost for repairing the product.
For warranty repair information, all technical enquires [sic] including servicing products, guarantee information, troubleshooting, part orders and release dates in the UK, please contact our Customer Service department (Monday - Friday 8:30am-7pm).".
With the Nintendo 3DS coming out soon Paranerds.com wanted to show that the Nintendo DS offers something else for everyone. We all know that Nintendo DS offers games like New Super Mario Bros., Brain Age, Nintendogs, Metroid and Tetris, but what about the games you walked by and ignored that were in bins for half the price? What about games you wanted to try but were too afraid to do so. What else does the Nintendo DS offer? They told you what games to play for the Nintendo Wii that was third party, and now they are telling you to try these hidden gems for the Nintendo DS. These are games that are not other wise known or have been highly looked over, so no Metal Slug 7 and no Contra 4.
Paranerds.com presents the Top Ten Nintendo DS Hidden Gems.
Hubpages: "RPGs have gone through quite a metamorphosis over the past five years. Console RPGs are almost uniformly giant, big budget affairs. For those whose heart yearns for the classic, low-fi role playing games of the past, there's good news: the Nintendo DS has become one of the great repositories of JRPGs. Featuring both remakes and highly original content, these top Nintendo DS RPGs are enough to win over any fan's heart."