Nintendo DS

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The Nintendo DS (ニンテンドーDS, Nintendō Dīesu) is a Nintendo handheld console and the successor to the Game Boy Advance.


Nintendo DS

The Nintendo DS features two screens, one of which is a touch screen, a built-in microphone, and wireless capabilities allowing for Multiplayer games and applications. The console is also backwards compatible with the Game Boy Advance.

Nintendo DS Lite

The Nintendo DS Lite features a slimmer and more lightweight design, and a brighter screen. A special limited edition DS Lite bundle was released both in North America and Europe, each one including a copy of Phantom Hourglass and a Zelda-themed console. The North American version included a golden console with the Triforce, and the European version a silver console with the game logo and artwork of Link and Ciela. The European edition was limited to 1,000 copies.

Nintendo DSi

The Nintendo DSi features a larger but thinner design. It also features two digital cameras, a SD card slot, and an online shop. The console is also no longer backwards compatible with the Game Boy Advance. On November 21, 2009, a larger version of the console, named Nintendo DSi XL, was also released.

The Legend of Zelda Games




Backwards Compatibile



Classic NES Series


  • Phantom Hourglass makes use of the DS internal clock, as certain events will take place at midnight according to the internal clock of the system.


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