DSi, Nintendo, free

With many gamers failing to see the point in upgrading to the DSi, Nintendo needs to up the ante with itsDSiWare. If Flipnote Studio is anything to go by, though, the Japanese giant is on the right track. This free piece of software turns the DSi into an on-the-go animation device – using the concept of flip-book animation – that is easy to grasp but deep enough to result in hours of play creating mini masterpieces with.Adding sound effects and posting your films on to the web is a breeze. Flipping great.