Nintendo DS Originally Nintendo Dual Screen, the idea was to put on the market a machine to make the players wait until a new version of the Game Boy. On November 13, 2003, Nintendo announced that it would release a new console in 2004. On January 20, 2004, the console was announced under the codename Nintendo DS (Developer's System). In March 2004, the code name was changed to Nitro. In May 2004, the code name was changed to return to Nintendo DS and the console was unveiled as a prototype at the Electronic Entertainment Expo It is a prototype presented to only a few journalists with games such as Metroid Prime or even Mario Kart in the preliminary version. It takes in part the design of some game and Watch. On July 28, 2004, the final name and the appearance of the console are unveiled. DS now wants to say Dual screen, the black frame identifying the screens is deleted and various details are reviewed.