Nintendo 3DS / DS / DSi Basics
How Long Does the Nintendo 3DS XL Battery Last Before it Needs a Recharge?
How long can the Nintendo 3DS XL battery keep going before it needs to be recharged?
Does the Nintendo 3DS XL Come with an AC Adapter?
Does the Nintendo 3DS XL come packed with an AC adapter? That depends on where you live.
Does the Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL Come Packed With a Game?
Does the Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL come packed with a game? Well, yes and no.
How to Transfer Data Between SD Cards for the Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL
Quick and easy instructions on how to transfer data between Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL SD cards.
How to Update Nintendo 3DS eShop Software
Learn how to apply patches and updates to the games you buy on the Nintendo 3DS eShop.
What's the Difference Between "Download Now" and "Download Later?"
What's the difference between downloading a Nintendo 3DS eShop game "Now" or "Later?"
How to Redeem a Game Download Code on the Nintendo 3DS eShop
Were you given a free download code for a game on the Nintendo 3DS eShop? Here's what you need to do with it.
How to Make a Wish List on the Nintendo 3DS eShop
Learn how to make a game Wish List on the eShop.
How to Get More StreetPasses on Your Nintendo 3DS
Here's how to get the most out of your Nintendo 3DS's StreetPass feature.
Nintendo DS Price Comparison
A side-by-side comparison of the prices for the different iterations of the Nintendo DS, and the Nintendo 3DS.
What Colors Does the Nintendo 3DS Come In?
A complete list of the Nintendo 3DS colors available around the world.
Special Edition Nintendo 3DS Systems
A large number of Special Edition Nintendo 3DS systems are up for grabs--if you have the time and money to hunt them down. Take a look and round out your collection!
How to Deal with Motion Sickness and Simulator Sickness Caused by Video Games
Do you find yourself afflicted with nausea and headaches whenever you try to play video games, especially 3D video games? You may be a sufferer of video game-induced motion sickness, but cheer up--there are ways to deal with it.
Can I buy 'Pokemon' for the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, or Android phones?
Can you buy 'Pokemon' games for the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, or any smartphone or tablet?
How to Download Nintendo 3DS Game Demos
Learn how to download Nintendo 3DS game demos from the eShop.
What You Need to Know About SwapNote for the Nintendo 3DS
Everything you need to know about SwapNote, the Nintendo 3DS's messaging application.
5 Reasons Why the Nintendo 3DS is Not a Flop or a Failure
The Nintendo 3DS got off to a slow start, but it's far from being doomed. Here are five reasons why.
The Difference Between SpotPass and StreetPass
An explanation of the difference between the Nintendo 3DS's SpotPass and StreetPass features.
What Does the Nintendo DSi Transfer Tool Do?
What's the purpose of the Nintendo DSi Transfer Tool?
How to Download Games From the Nintendo DSi Shop
Learn how to access and download games from the Nintendo DSi Shop.
How Long Does the Nintendo 3DS Battery Last?
How long can the Nintendo 3DS battery keep going before it needs to be recharged?
Can You Play With the Nintendo 3DS While the Battery Charges?
Can you play with your Nintendo 3DS even while the battery recharges?
What You Should Know About the Nintendo 3DS Circle Pad Pro/Slider Pad
Everything you need to know about the Nintendo 3DS's Circle Pad Pro add-on accessory.
How Do I Reset My Nintendo 3DS Personal Identification Number (PIN)?
Instructions on how to recover or reset your personal identification number (PIN) for the Nintendo 3DS's Parental Control settings.
How to Set Up Nintendo 3DS Parental Controls
A step-by-step guide on setting up Parental Controls on your Nintendo 3DS.
How to Turn Off Parental Controls On Your Nintendo 3DS
Learn how to turn off Parental Controls on the Nintendo 3DS.
Nintendo 3DS Parental Controls Breakdown
A breakdown of the restrictions you can apply through the Nintendo 3DS Parental Controls menu.
How to Add a Friend Code on Your Nintendo 3DS
Learn how to register a Friend Code on your Nintendo 3DS.
How to Delete a Friend Code from your Nintendo 3DS
Learn how to delete a Friend Code from your Nintendo 3DS's Friend List.
The Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Program: What You Need to Know
Everything you need to know about the Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Program.
How to Transfer Data From Your Nintendo DSi to Your Nintendo 3DS
A step-by-step guide on how to transfer your DSiWare, photos, and sound recordings from your Nintendo DSi to your Nintendo 3DS.
How to Buy and Download Games on the Nintendo 3DS eShop
Learn how to buy and download digitally distributed games (including retro games) on the Nintendo 3DS's eShop.
Is the Wii U a Portable Game System Like the Nitnendo 3DS and Nintendo DS?
Nintendo's Wii U sure looks like a portable game system, but is it actually in the same family as the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS?
How to Do a System Update on Your Nintendo 3DS
Once in a while, you'll be asked to perform a system update for your Nintendo 3DS. Here's how you can do it.
Is the Nintendo 3DS Just Another Version of the Nintendo DS?
Is the Nintendo 3DS just another upgrade of the original Nintendo DS?
How Does the Nintendo 3DS Project 3D Images?
How does the Nintendo 3DS project 3D images without the need for the user to wear glasses or headgear?
How to Disable 3D Images on the Nintendo 3DS
Instructions on how to disable 3D imagery on the Nintendo 3DS through the Parental Controls menu.
Can the Nintendo 3DS Play Nintendo DS Games?
Can you play Nintendo DS games on the Nintendo 3DS? How do you boot Nintendo DS games at their normal resolution?
How To Play MP3 and AAC Files On Your Nintendo 3DS
Learn how to use your Nintendo 3DS as an MP3 player
How to Set Up Wi-Fi on the Nintendo 3DS
Learn how to set up a Wi-Fi Connection for your Nintendo 3DS.
Should You Buy the Nintendo 3DS?
Should you buy the Nintendo 3DS? Read our full review of the system.
What Comes In the Nintendo 3DS Box?
When you pick up your Nintendo 3DS at the store, what comes home with you? Here's a list.
Can the Nintendo 3DS Play Movies and TV Shows?
Can the Nintendo 3DS play movies?
How Much Does the Nintendo 3DS Cost?
The big question: How much does the Nintendo 3DS cost?
How To Buy Nintendo Points for the Nintendo DSi with a Nintendo Points Card
Learn how to buy and redeem Nintendo Points for the Nintendo DSi using a pre-purchased Nintendo Points Card.
How To Buy Nintendo Points for the Nintendo DSi with a Credit Card
Learn how to buy and redeem Nintendo Points for the Nintendo DSi using a credit card.
Will there be a Nintendo 3DS Lite?
Will the Nintendo 3DS have a "Lite" version?
Pre-Installed Software on the Nintendo 3DS
A listing and explanation of the software that comes pre-loaded with the Nintendo 3DS.
Is the Nintendo 3DS Region Free?
Is the Nintendo 3DS region free, or is it region locked?
Should You Buy the Nintendo 3DS or the Nintendo DSi?
Choices, choices--should you buy the Nintendo DSi or the Nintendo 3DS? This comparison of both systems' features will help you decide.
Can The Nintendo 3DS Harm My Child's Eyesight?
Can the 3D images projected by the Nintendo 3DS harm a child's eyesight, or cause eyestrain?
How to Buy a Nintendo DS Game as a Gift
A Nintendo DS game makes a great gift, but how do you know the game you're buying is the right one for your recipient?
Choosing a Nintendo DS: Which DS Should You Get?
Somewhere out there, there's a Nintendo DS that's just right for you. This guide breaks down each iteration of the Nintendo DS based on the hardware features gamers generally look for.
Should You Buy the Nintendo DSi XL?
How does the Nintendo DSi XL compare to other members of the Nintendo DS family? Is it worth the asking price?
What is the Nintendo DS?
Likely you're here because you just need to know--what is the Nintendo DS, anyway? Here's a detailed profile that gives you all the specifics about the first iteration of the Nintendo DS.
What is the Nintendo DS Lite?
How does the Nintendo DS Lite differ from the original style Nintendo DS? Here's a detailed profile that gives you all the specifics about the second iteration of the Nintendo DS.
What is the Nintendo DSi?
Here's what you need to know about the Nintendo DSi, and how it's different from the original style Nintendo DS and the Nintendo DS Lite.
What is the Nintendo DSi XL?
The Nintendo DSi XL has large screens, but what else is different? Here's everything you need to know about the fourth iteration of the Nintendo DS.
Everything You Need to Know About the Nintendo 3DS
Here's a quick overview of the Nintendo 3DS and its capabilities.
Nintendo 3DS Specs
What sets the Nintendo 3DS apart from the Nintendo DS Lite and the Nintendo DSi? Here's a breakdown of the available numbers and features, accompanied by explanations that are easy to understand.
Game & Watch: The Precursor to the Nintendo DS
Read about the Game & Watch library, a series of handheld games developed by Gunpei Yokoi that helped shape the history of the Nintendo DS and portable games in general.
A Guide to Understanding the ESRB's Game Ratings
Every DS game is branded with a letter label in the lower left corner. These are ESRB content ratings, which are to video games what MPAA letter ratings are to movies. This guide to ESRB ratings thoroughly outlines what each letter means, and explains the kinds of content parents should be wary of.
5 Reasons to Buy a Nintendo DS Lite (Not a PSP or iPhone/iPod Touch)
It's a showdown! The Nintendo DS, PSP, and iPhone/iPod Touch are all great handhelds, but here are five good reasons why the Nintendo DS is your best choice.
Setting Up Wi-Fi on DSi
If setting up Wi-Fi on your Nintendo DSi has you a bit intimidated, this step-by-step guide will help you out.
Should You Buy the Nintendo DS Lite or the DSi?
Are you undecided about whether you should purchase the Nintendo DSi or the older Nintendo DS Lite? This list outlines the key functions of both handheld systems, and will help you make up your mind.
List of Limited Edition Nintendo DS Lites
If you're a collector, you'll want to take a look at some of the limited edition Nintendo DS Lites that have been made available at retail over the months.
Initial DS Lite Setup
Nintendo.com walks you through your first experience with your DS Lite.
Initial DSi Setup
Nintendo.com gives you detailed instructions on using your DSi for the first time.
How to Use PictoChat on a DS Lite
The DS Lite's PictoChat feature is a pretty basic tool, but it has a few tricks you might not be aware of. eHow.com walks you through the land of digital drawings.