Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Portables (Games) Businesses Nintendo

How To Make the DS Even Better 82

Next Generation has up an interesting piece considering ways to make the ultra-successful Nintendo DS even better. Thoughts include streamlining the needlessly complicated 'friend code' system, adding internal flash ram to the device, and rolling out a virtual console system ala the Wii. Their best idea, I think, is to use the GBA slot on the system for a cartridge including all of these new elements: "The advantage over typical 'system upgrades', like the ram expansion for the N64 or the PS2 hard drive, is that this cartridge should have little direct effect on game software; it would simply transform the DS into a more useful and personal tool. Such an update would also weed out the necessity to offer a whole new DS model, further annoying people who felt forced to upgrade to the DS Lite - itself only a cosmetic adjustment."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

How To Make the DS Even Better

Comments Filter:

When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money. -- Kim Hubbard

Working...