iSmart DS pokemon fix Sorts pokemon bricking issue and adds the ability to run pokemon. Following the pokemon black and white bricking issue with the initial firmware the iSmart DS team have released an update to stop it from happening along with the update to the kernel to make pokemon work. If your device is already bricked then for now and the foreseeable future a replacement is your only option. release notes for the firmware and kernel Firmware Change log (v3): Fixes bricking issue with the Japanese releases of pokemon black and pokemon white. The iSmart Premium is able to update the core/internal loader (ostensibly as a means to counteract any DSi updates) which controls how the iSP interacts with the DS and memory card as well as the internal hardware. To use simply extract the .nds file to the root of the card (the first directory as in e:\ or wherever your card reader puts the memory card) run it and follow the on screen instructions. Users are strongly advised to have a fully charged DS before undertaking this. Kernel Change log (v1.01): pokemon black and pokemon white are fixed. iSmart DS download/news page GBAtemp news post about the bricking issue Filetrip download (iSmart kernel) Filetrip download (v3 firmware) Discuss While you are at it have a look at the Official GBAtemp iSmart DS review that was just posted.