Yes, the DSi is the apex of gamer lifestyle hardware. And yes, bigger might just be better. So much marketing has gone into selling this little guy as the magic keep-your-brain-active tool that the pressure to make the screens legible to people over the age of ten has presumably been rained down upon the R&D folks in a torrent of directives and memoranda. While the ‘nets are all hoping/assuming the DSi XL is meant to compete in the burgeoning e-reader market, perhaps it’s meant for something else.
The list of included software pretty much clinches it:
- Brain Age™ Express: Arts & Letters
- Brain Age™ Express Math
- Photo Clock
What in Helsinki? Where’s the Classic Book Collection? How about a little PDF reader action? HEAR MY PLEA!