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Mario Kart DS Bundle Burns Rubber With Red-Hot Nintendo DS

Oct. 12, 2005

On Nov. 28, Nintendo will offer a special bundle of the new Wi-Fi-enabled Mario Kart® DS racing game with the fifth new Nintendo DSTM color, Hot Rod Red. The package will be available at an MSRP of $149.99, for a savings of about $15. The Hot Rod Red DS will come with a checkered-flag wrist strap and a series of racing-inspired decals to let owners customize their rides with sporty numbers or red-hot flames.

Mario Kart DS will be the first Nintendo game to take advantage of Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection, Nintendo's free wireless gaming service. DS owners around the world will be able to race one another wirelessly using high-speed Internet connections at home or at Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection hotspots. With more than 30 new and classic racetracks, racers will be able to show their style as they aim for the finish line.

Mario Kart DS, Rated E for Everyone, launches on Nov. 14.

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