Nintendo DS Lite Price Drop to $99.99

Nintendo has announced this morning that they will do a price drop on the DS Lite system from $129.99 to $99.99 in June.  Additionally in June six Mario titles will be getting new packaging that will mirror the red New Super Mario Bros Wii case.  These games are New Super Mario Bros.™, Mario Kart™ DS, Super Mario 64™ DS, Mario & Luigi™: Bowser’s Inside Story, Mario vs. Donkey Kong™: Mini-Land Mayhem! and Mario Party™ DS.

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Ryan’s Opinion: For those that do not own a portable system yet, and the price of the 3DS is still out of range I would recommend picking up a DS Lite . There are still a lot of great games out there readily available.  Having owned both a DS Lite and a DSi, I can honestly say that there is not a whole lot of difference between the systems once you get past the cameras.  Screen sizes may vary a small amount, but it really is not enough to alter your gaming experience.

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Author: Ryan Kenward View all posts by
Ryan is the Founder of Vagary.TV - he currently works in a free lance capacity and as an advisor. He formerly hosted the Game Seers Podcast, was the first Editor-in-Chief and is generally, a badass.
  • Magnus Risebro

    I’ve long grown emotionally attached to my old DS Fat. While all my friends were busy getting sexy new DS Lites back in 2006, I could only look down at my 2005 edition and whisper to it that it was beautiful on the inside, while shedding a silent tear of envy.