For the period between April and September, Nintendo reports net profits of £242 million and shifts 10.9 million DS units.
Yoshi's Island the pick of the DS releases for 2006 as lots of titles are moved into 2007.
A packshot for Yoshi's Island 2 points towards the inclusion of Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection support.
Since the Nintendo DS launched in November 2004 the handheld has sold more than 21 million units worldwide.
DS Browser to launch on October 6, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon on November 10, and Yoshi's Island 2 on December 1.
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