need some advice on getting a new DS

#1 Posted by frshakiff (9 posts) -

I love the GBA, it's probably my favorite platform, so over the years ive accumlated quite a few awesome games for the system. My problem is is that my DS lite is starting to breakdown. the hinges getting looser, the D pad is coming loose as well. I guess it's just past its prime, so at this point I think I should just get a DSI, but there's no GBA port, which puts me in a perdicament. My actual GBA is long gone (gave to my younger sistter when the DS came out) and if I upgrade I'll have no way to play some of my favorite games.  
 
what does anyone think? should I get the DSI and buy a GBA SP or micro as well? buy another DS lite?
#2 Posted by shadows_kill (3165 posts) -

buy a old gba if its needed. keep your ds lite and enjoy it. save your money for a 3DS next year instead of putting down your $ on a dsi.

#3 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4973 posts) -

Buy another DS Lite for cheap.  Buy 3DS later.

#4 Posted by BunkerBuster (1042 posts) -

When the 3DS comes out the DS Lite is going to be discounted like crazy. Wait for that and then buy the extra DS for backwards compatability.

#5 Posted by frshakiff (9 posts) -

ya good point everybody, thanks. This is exactly what I'll do.

#6 Posted by Malakhii (1443 posts) -

Another satisfied customer  :)
(even though I did nothing to help)

#7 Posted by x_XJules (303 posts) -

Lol, I'm glad that was resolved. Also, @frshakiff: 's avatar is adorable.

#8 Posted by JJWeatherman (14558 posts) -
@OllyOxenFree said:
" Buy another DS Lite for cheap.  Buy 3DS later. "
Upside down Brad is wise.
#9 Posted by fbasque78 (17 posts) -
@BunkerBuster said:
" When the 3DS comes out the DS Lite is going to be discounted like crazy. Wait for that and then buy the extra DS for backwards compatability. "
I'd do the exact same thing.
#10 Posted by RetroMetal (195 posts) -

I'd wait for the 3DS if you can.
 
The DSi XL looks cool though.

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