Nintendo Reveal Plans For American DS Lite Launch

It has been announced that on June 11 Nintendo’s DS Lite joins Nintendo’s video game family when it launches in the Americas. The lighter, brighter version of the hot-selling Nintendo DS is expected to be priced as low as $129.99 at retailers throughout the United States. The inaugural colour is an elegant Polar White with a raised DS logo on the cover. The other colours which will remain exclusive to Japan for the time been are expect a few weeks after the initial US release

DS Lite and New Super Mario Bros. represent a double shot of gaming excellence,” says Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of sales & marketing. “We’ve got something for both lovers of beautiful, new gadgets and fans of old-school gaming.

There is still no word on a European release for the long awaited handheld