Released in 2004/2005, the Nintendo DS is another pioneering handheld console from Nintendo. Adopting a clamshell design with two screens, the bottom screen being a touchscreen), a built-in microphone, and wireless connectivity. The Nintendo DS is very much a handheld that has moved with the times.
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About The Nintendo DS
Its abilities extended to being capable of delivering solid 3D gaming experiences, which resulted in a number of N64 games finding their way to the system. More significantly, the Nintendo DS can account for the increase in popularity of handheld gaming across a much wider audience in terms of age and gender.
Impressively, the Nintendo DS in all of its variations has sold over 154 million units. Making it by far the best-selling handheld of all time.
The DS retailed until 2014, when it was replaced by the Nintendo 3DS.
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