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01:05:33 PM Apr 22nd 2013
I wonder if the line about the NDS passing the PS2 is still correct? On the vgcharts page linked there is no such article to be found (or I'm just to dumb to search correct), and the other wiki ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_best-selling_game_consoles ) says that NDS sold 153.xx million, but PS2 sold 155 million.

Of course its only a matter of time until the NDS passes the PS2 again imho, but still.
01:32:51 AM Mar 30th 2012
Should we split the list of games into Original Games and remakes like we're doing with iOS?
01:07:36 AM Aug 26th 2010
Shall we throw in information about the DS's audio specs?
08:37:17 AM Aug 26th 2010
If you have them.
04:19:58 AM Aug 27th 2010
edited by kct43
Let's see... this is NOT what will be going to the article. I'm just saying what I know. The DS has an audio chip which have 16 different channels (in the SNES sense, i.e. when it's playing synthesised music, one instrument/effect will take up one sound channels, however, you can also just decide to stream audio from the cart - especially with games with larger cart sizes. The audio chip will mix them) , no audio sample interpolation, supports effects such as echo, filter, etc -Stereo sound supported, 2 speakers on DS, headphones output. -Virtual surround in some games. -The DSi can officially play AAC files just fine. -Homebrew opens access to various music/audio file types. -There are games that use streamed audio -ADPCM, PCM 8, PCM 16 supported, there's also audio codecs -All 16 channels can be used for ADPCM, PCM 8 and PCM 16, last 8 channels can be also used as PSG - 6 are square wave while 2 are white noise channels. -Microphone and microphone jack It still needs some revising and fact checks.