Nintendo DSi (Pokemon White Edition)
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featured reviewss84718 (17) on 12, Nov. 2008 16:17 (HKT)
before DSI release,i already have 2 NDS.But when the DSI came out,i still ordered one from play-asia.Well after i got it in hand,what i want to say is it is worth the money.It is very impressive!Larger screen make everything looks better.The console body has different material from the NDS.I like the feeling when i hold ...[read more...]
descriptionMeet Reshiram and Zekrom, the two super rare legendary pokemon greet each other on the cover of the Pokemon Black and White edition Nintendo DSi consoles. The pattern of the two monsters are engraved on the matt surface, this elegant design fits with the cool monochrome colors, and suits fans who prefer to show their devotion in a more subdued way.
These DSi™ consoles will allow you to unlock all the enhanced features in the Japanese version. Do video chats with your friends as you go on your quest. Black and White are compatible with previous Pokemon games such as Heart Gold and Soul Silver, but once the pokemon have wondered into the Black and White world, they can't return to the previous games.
|Original Name||ポケットモンスターホワイト オリジナルDSiパック|
|Official Release Date||Nov 20, 2010|
|Average rating:||(5 out of 5)|
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I have recently been spending a lot of time with my older DS Lite and thought it would be nice to upgrade it to a DSi. After trying to get a second hand one in good condition I thought to check PlayAsia - and it turns out you can still get the Japanese language models new.
It truly is new in box like it has fallen through a time portal from 2009. It is also running it's original firmware, which is convenient for homebrew. I had forgotten what a fantastic upgrade the DSi was from the DS Lite. You lose a little battery life but it is still far more long lived than any of the current 3DS / 2DS handhelds. For that you get bigger screens, nicer layout, slimmer body and the ability to adjust the brightness on the fly. It's also great that it takes the same charger as my 3DS so I no longer need to carry the one for my DS Lite.
Setting up the Japanese model was quite easy - I managed to guess my way through although once I loaded up an English game I realised I had the date backwards. Easy enough to fix, and I can now recognize the Japanese symbols for day and month ;). One thing to note is that you can't use the camera unless you go through a very long tutorial on taking an image and making edits to it. Again, I had to guess my way through but it really wasn't that bad.
There is no region locking on NDS titles so now the console is set up I use it to play English games without needing to understand the UI.
Sweet as limited edition from Japan. Ordered through Play-Asia, yet definitely worth it. However, the Japanese DSis don't support English language - just Japanese only. However, the console region free and can play any DS games without the need to worry.
I will say the limited edition DSs are worth it, despite me only needing it to play games. So I wouldn't really worry about a Japanese UI. I don't regret buying this - so excited when I got it. Thanks Play-Asia!
I got the Pokemon (White) version DSi (came with the Pokemon Whitegame) and the console is great. I was looking for one in Japanese, and the price from PlayAsia is the best around. The game is fun, and challenging (what with the Japanese and all). The only qualm I had was with the texture of the White DSi. The Pokemon White one has a matte texture that attracts durt and scratches, but luckily they come right off. I got a clear plastic shell to put it in and now it stays clean. Thanks!
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