The redesigned Nintendo DS has at long last been revealed, days after Nintendo Europe told us that no redesigned DS will be shown at E3 this year. That's because the release date for the DS Lite is March 2nd in Japan. Very tricky Nintendo "It is light, it is bright, we have named it Lite for a reason" - Nintendo Here is the current information available: - Release Date: March 2nd (Japan) - Price: 16,800 Yen (US$149, AU$199) - Size: (Side) 133.0 × (length) 73.9 × (thickness) 21.5mm [Original DS: (side) 148.7 × (length) 84.7 × (thickness) 28. 9mm] - Weight: 218g [Original DS: 275g] - There are 4 stages of screen brightness (similar to the PSP) - The power switch is now a flick switch on the side of the unit like the PSP's - The Stylus fits into the unit side on. Not vertical like the original DS - The DS Lite is reported to be more comfortable than the regular DS - The screens are reported to be brighter and sharper than the PSP's screen (eg: similar to the GameBoy Micro) -There is a GBA Slot, the slot has a cover -There are no software enhancements (eg: no wifi pictochat. DS Lite is only a facelift) Official Post - Expect a press release from Nintendo America soon. We'll keep you posted the moment Nintendo releases anything. Additional Source: Vooks.net Footnote: Happy Australia Day!