Nintendo DS in gold and pink

Making the DS Lite even more tempting, Nintendo is lining up two new colours for the US – a metallic pink version, and a more traditional gold c

Making the DS Lite even more tempting, Nintendo is lining up two new colours for the US – a metallic pink version, and a more traditional gold colour.The sexy pink version will come boxed with Nintendogs: Best Friends, while the luxurious gold coloured touchscreen lovely will come with Zelda: Phantom Hourglass.We’re presuming this cunning yet subtle marketing masterstroke is aimed at girls and boys, respectively. Although, we know a man who is a proud owner of a pink DS Lite. We hope the choice doesn’t confuse people. The new DS colours are easily available to us Brits from good online import shops, based in Asian places like Hong Kong, and in the US. Japan’s had the metallic pink colour for a while, but the gold appears to be a newbie.If interesting colours such as these are released in the UK officially, we’ll eat our Mario hat.EssentialsNintendo DS Lite, Gold and Pink SEPrice: $150 (£75)On sale: Out NowContact: NintendoRelated stories:Review: Nintendo DS LiteNews: DS Lite gets UK street date