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Wal* selling DS homebrew gear

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Brian writes –

“Datel’s MAX Media Dock for the Nintendo DS is a nifty little gadget that lets you play homebrew for the DS. From the press release:

“MAX Media Player can play MP3s directly from your flash card, giving you access to music on the move. It can also stream video footage, and access your JPEGs for a convenient photo viewer. Perhaps best of all, it can launch executable programs stored on the flash drive, giving access to a thriving NDS home brew scene.”

Even Wal*Mart and GameStop are getting in on the action…

I don’t think you’ll find these in their retail stores (please post a comment if you do!), and neither site makes mention of the homebrew capability in their online catalog pages. Still, it’s exciting to see homebrew sneaking into the mainstream again”.


  • Comparison of Nintendo DS Passthrough Methods – Link.
  • Activision Anthology Review (a watershed moment in homebrew reaching a broad audience) – Link.
  • Official Max Media Player site (software updates and more information) – Link.


  • DS projects @ MAKE – Link.

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