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Sure, knockoffs try to make their systems look exactly like their authentic counterpart, but sometimes, their naming scheme can be quite strange, literally. The NE Double Games (above) is one game console you don't want to mistake for a Nintendo DS. That's just one of the many funny translation we have for you today, courtesy of EngrishFunny.com. Click here to see more. Continue reading for a video review of the NE Double Games.

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Before purchasing anything, especially game consoles, be sure to read the boxes carefully, otherwise you may end up with a Ninetudo DS instead of a Nintendo DS. Fortunately, we've rounded up more translations gone wrong to keep you on top of things. Click here to see them all. Continue reading for a review of a PSP knockoff.

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Set for release on November 13th, is Nintendo's long-awaited Super Mario 3D Land for the 3DS. This game "might best be described as a hybrid of New Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario Galaxy; while you have freedom to move around in 3-D space, the levels are laid out in a linear fashion and you often view the action from the side." Product page. Videos after the break. Click here to see more.

While some levels take a more non-linear approach and play with the camera angles, this happens gradually as you play through the game; clearly, Nintendo is trying to ease the casual players into the more complicated gameplay styles.
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For those wondering, yes, Robin Williams does have a real daughter named Zelda, and that becomes particularly significant in Nintendo's latest Ocarina of Time 3D commercial. Continue reading to watch.

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Believe it or not, the Nintendo 3DS costs just $100 in parts to build -- not including labor, marketing, and R&D -- according to iSuppli. Of that $100, the display accounts for $38.80, processor $10, and an $8.36 memory subsystem. Product page. In related news, continue reading for a video review of Super Street Fighter 4 3D Edition.

Other parts of the rig include the user interface with a gyroscope costing $6.81, $5.00 for a WLAN system, $4.70 for the cameras, and about $3.50 for the battery system.
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Now that we know the Nintendo 3DS will be coming sooner than later, here are a few geeky Nintendo DS mods and concepts that have surfaced online over the past few years, starting with the stunning Super Famicom design above. Click here to see them all. Continue reading to see the Guitar Hero DS mod in-action.

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Yes, despite the official release being over a month away in Japan (February 26), China-based website TVGzone has already torn the Nintendo 3DS down. Unfortunately, a video was not provided. Click here for more pictures.

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The Nintendo DS may be on its way out, or at least once the 3DS is released, but there have been numerous case mods produced over the years. We've rounded up eighteen of our favorites for your viewing pleasure. Click here for the first picture in the gallery. Continue reading to watch a video of someone replacing their DS case.

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Though gamers will have to wait nearly a year (March 2011) for the Nintendo 3DS, it's never too early for creating your own geeky concepts. The Nintendo 3DS XL can definitely wait, if it even looks remotely like the image above. Click here for first picture in gallery.

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Available in a variety of colors, the Nintendo 3DS is set to revolutionize portable gaming. In addition to a nifty 2D/3D slider (allows you to adjust the 3D depth), there's also an extra analog knob. Videos after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

Just as Nintendo changed the industry with the imperfect but watershed Wiimote, they've undeniably done the same with the 3DS.
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