Anyone else had this problem? I say had, turns out NoA will offer you a replacement if you have a split. I've no idea where NoE stands so I'm going in blind today to argue why I should get a new DS Lite.
noticed a few things if it helps anyone picking between black/white. still only personal experience it might be just bad luck... I've played with 2 black DS Lites (my first one and my girlfriends), and 2 whites (2nd and 3rd DS's) the list! -
Black Lites look fugly after being used but are absolutely beautiful when pristine.
The top screen "clicks" into place, very reassuring 'locked' noise.
The volume slider seems tougher, like the original DS.
Uses a slightly more sensitive touch screen.
White Lites hide everything, no marks or fingerprints on the actual smooth plastic. the matte stuff looks to taint over time.
Volume slider is wobbly
Top screen doesn't click into place.
First model had a sensitive screen. Second one uses the same as the old DS.
Oh, and GAME replaced my DS Lite despite the split being hairline. Reassuring to us brits no doubt.
I prefer Gamestation to GAME - cheaper plus they have a wider variety of pre-owned stuff where I live
I'm not sure why the colour of the DS lite would affect the product itself? I'd guess that the wobbly volume button was just a problem with that single DS. Unless the white DS are produced differently to the black ones.. I don't know
My original chunky DS was strong though - never had a problem with it. Only thing is, it looked a bit ugly. So I sold it
i hav 10000 (one millions) ds litez and dey are all never broked
By a route obscure and lonely,
Haunted by ill angels only,
Where an Eidolon, named night,
On a black throne reigns upright,
I have reached these lands but newly
From an ultimate dim Thule
From a wild clime that lieth, sublime,
Out of space
Out of time.
My brother just got a DS Lite white with New Super Mario Bros. The game is ossum, Im gonna have to get a DS lite too, the screen seems so much clearer and bright! I can see how the white plastic inside could become very dirty though
I work in GAME and assuming you have your receipt you can swap it without any problems. Game still trade in any console as part payment of any other consoles.
To the people who think Gamestation is cheaper: MEH! Gamestation seem cheaper as they offer better Trade-In value against the stuff in their shop. If you are looking for things like PS1 games then you would be better off going to game as my local Gamestation are selling Final Fantasy 7 for £25 whereas in GAME we sell it for 1.99.
There are pro's and cons for both stores but i will never shop in Gamestation even when i stop working at GAME.
£25! Christ alive! My girlfriend picked up a scratch free, no damage perfect Final Fantasy 7 for £9.99 at Hanley's GameStation. GAME didn't have it. Manchester, Huddersfield, Ashton and Oldham GAMEs don't stock PS1 games. Which town are we talking about, if PS1 games are that price I really should pop down someday.
For £110 in GameStation you can buy a DS Lite and *any* game. Or for £110 you could get 2 second hand games, a carry case and an extra stylus.
For £110 in GAME you can buy a DS Lite and chose 1 game from a selection of shit games.
Second games are £5-10 cheaper at GS. They actually have console returns even if you're not happy with it, full refund. brand new console games are £5-10 cheaper. they have the "99p for 2" retro game bin. GS actually respect the top selling console of recent times by giving it more shelf space, GAME for some reason giving as little shelf space to the DS and GBA as possible, oh and don't even try looking for Cube games - they've all been removed from most stores I visit. I remember returning Metroid and the girl said "meat-roid?...".