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August 10, 2007

Jam Sessions

Upcoming release for the Nintendo DS, allowing you to play your DS like a guitar. It’ll be interesting to see how much it appeals to a music-geek like me who’s never played a guitar in his life.

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August 1, 2007

Taito announces Arkanoid DS, special paddle included - DS Fanboy

Arkanoid for the DS will be packaged with a paddle controller so you can play the game as it was always intended. This makes me colossally happy.

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November 9, 2006

Elite Beat Agents

Splendidly silly rhythm-em-up game for the DS.

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November 1, 2006

First Grope: DS-Xtreme Nintendo DS Media Enhancer - Gizmodo

Rilly rilly simple DS flash cart. Plug into USB, copy over roms + MP3s, then plug into your DS. “Only” $125.

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October 28, 2006

Nintendo.com Games : Clubhouse Games

Attention DS-owning chums-of-mine: My Clubhouse Games friend code is 3866-2922-6013. Let me know yours’, and let’s get some virtual Texas Hold’em action going!

October 23, 2006


Cunning! Using the controls, dual displays, built-in wifi and touch-sensitive screen of the Nintendo DS to control video-mixing software. Watch the video to get an idea of how it works.

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October 4, 2006

Sega of America: Sonic Rush

There’s a proper 2D Sonic game for the DS?! Why was I not alerted to this sooner? I love me some spiny blue action.

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September 17, 2006

DSicons.com | Fresh Nintendo DS Icons

Icons you can copy to spruce up your Mario Kart. Of course, you still require a modicum of artistic talent to copy these to your DS.

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August 15, 2006

no$gba - nocash gameboy advance emulator

DS emulator which can play “backup” ROMs on your PC.

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August 14, 2006

G6Flash Nintendo DS flash cartridge

Combined with the Passkey3, allows you to view movies, play MP3s, and enjoy homebrew and *cough* backup games on your DS.

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July 4, 2006

Guides: New Super Mario Bros. Guide

Now that I’ve “completed” New Super Mario Bros, I need a walkthrough to get me to the two hidden worlds that I skipped.

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April 12, 2006

Nintendo DS Download Stations

Take your DS along to a suitably set-up store and wirelessly download free game demos. What an obvious, yet brilliant, way to drive traffic to bricks’n’mortar game retailers.

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January 26, 2006

Nintendo announces DS Lite

Nice. I’ve been tempted by the DS for a while, so I think I’ll pick one of these up when they’re released over here.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.