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100 Classic Books is the unique release from Nintendo that transforms the Nintendo DS family of handheld video game system into a library of timeless English literature. Compatible with DS, DS Lite and DSi models it is filled with 100 classic works from English literature, highlighted by works from authors such as William Shakespeare, Jules Verne, Jane Austen, Mark Twain and more. Additional features include the ability to adjust the size of text, place virtual bookmarks and even download new content via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service (broadband Internet connection required).

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A black DS flipped sideways to read books featured on 100 Classic Books
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DS/DSi is Now an E-Reader
A hundred classic tales of adventure, mystery, romance, and suspense, all in the palm of your hand. The system that already plays your favorite games now holds your favorite books. Featuring the works of the world's best-known authors, 100 Classic Books turns your portable game system into a portable library. It's as easy as reading a book. Just flip your Nintendo DS on its side, and your two screens become two pages. A simple swipe of the stylus flips the page. 100 Classic Books features two font sizes for ideal reading. Not sure what to read? Find a favorite with the visual bookshelf, or ask the book guide for a recommendation. By answering a few quick questions, you'll find the perfect selection of books—and maybe discover a hidden gem.

Key Game Features

  • Contains 100 classic books from authors such as Austen, Dickens, and Shakespeare.
  • Adjust text to small or large size to suit your reading preference.
  • Search for books that match your mood or time constraints.
  • Bookmark feature allows you to save your place in a book.
  • Download 10 additional books through Nintendo Wi-Fi connection.
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Classic book examples included in 100 Classic Books
100+ timeless classics.
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Bookmarker functionality in 100 Classic Books
Never lose your place
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Multiple bookmarker possibilities in each title contained in 100 Classic Books
Adjustable text.
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Book search functionality in 100 Classic Books
Book search functionality.
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Publisher:  Nintendo, HarperCollins
Developer:  Genius Sonority
Console:  Nintendo DS
Genre:  Edutainment
Release Date:  June 15, 2010
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review by . August 19, 2010
posted in The Gaming Hub
I love my kindle, so I'm not one of those readers who insist on a "real book." However, I was uncertain what I think of this application for the DS. I have the new DSiXL, and I don't think that I'd want it on the standard, but with the bigger screen it works okay.    It tells you how far you've gotten in the book, which is nice (page 150 out of 450 or whatever). There are also several "bookmarks" you can use to mark your place or to mark things you might want to go back to.   &nbs …
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