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Can the DS Lite play Gameboy games?

Like the original DS, the Nintendo DS Lite is compatible with Game Boy Advance Game Paks as well as Nintendo DS game cards. The DS Lite has a DS slot on top and a Game Boy slot on the bottom.

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What kind of DS can play Gameboy games?

The only models of DS that feature a GBA cartridge slot are the original model released at launch and the DS Lite. All subsequent models of DS and 3DS systems are incompatible with GBA cartridges and the few DS add-ons that utilize it, such as the DS Rumble Pak.

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Can a DS Lite play Japanese Gameboy games?

Top Voted Answer. Yep, you can play them, but if you have a Japanese game that was supposed to have an extra effect on a DS game, the DS game has to be the SAME region as the GBA game to get the effect...

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Is the DS Lite backwards compatible?

The DS Lite is backwards compatible back to GBA games. Any Gameboy Color or older games won't work. I think there was a Warioware game that had some rotation feature on it and I'm not sure that'll work. If you're talking about Black and White 2, yes they will work on the DS Lite.

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Which is better DS or DS Lite?

What Is the Difference between the Nintendo DS and the Nintendo DS Lite? The Nintendo DS Lite offers a smaller, sleeker package with a brighter screen, larger stylus, and a longer-lasting rechargeable battery than the original Nintendo DS. The unique game play features and wireless connectivity remain intact.

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How much did the DS Lite cost when it came out?

$130

Released in 2006, the DS Lite was a much-needed redesign of the original 2004 Nintendo DS hardware. Sporting a sleek, glossy form factor and bright backlit screens, the $130 device was instrumental in making the Nintendo DS line the most successful handheld gaming platform ever released.

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Can all DS play Gameboy games?

The original DS, and the DS Lite. After that, there was no slot for Gameboy games. Those two models could only play Gameboy Advance games, and did not support regular Gameboy or Gameboy Color games. To play all Gameboy games, you need a Gameboy Advance, which supports Gameboy, Gameboy Color, and Gameboy Advance games.

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Is the DS Lite region locked?

Older Nintendo DS and DS Lite software is region-free, so you can play most of that software on a Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL from any region. It's possible, however, that future Nintendo DS software will incorporate region encoding.

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What is the difference between the original DS and the Lite?

What Is the Difference between the Nintendo DS and the Nintendo DS Lite? The Nintendo DS Lite offers a smaller, sleeker package with a brighter screen, larger stylus, and a longer-lasting rechargeable battery than the original Nintendo DS. The unique game play features and wireless connectivity remain intact.

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Can DS Lite use 3DS games?

Can I Play Nintendo 3DS Game Cards on a Nintendo DS/DS Lite/DSi/DSi XL System? No. Nintendo 3DS Game Cards can only be played using a Nintendo 3DS familiy system.

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