Nintendo Disappoints with the New DSi

After so many megahits from Nintendo, its new handheld DSi game player is a bit of a letdown

During the summer of my 13th year, my father took me to Japan as a bar mitzvah present. One night in Osaka, we met one of his Japanese business partners at a restaurant, where I was thrilled to learn two geisha awaited us. But my excitement quickly turned to disappointment: the geisha were hardly the sexpots I had envisioned; they were very old, at least 30, and their idea of a good time was getting everyone to play a variety of childish games involving twisted paper napkins.

I thought of this recently when I got hold of Nintendo's new DSi ($169.99)...

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