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Images: You say you want a 'Revolution'

Nintendo's going small with its next-gen game console, Revolution. It's even smaller with its 2-by-4 inch Game Boy Micro.

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Nintendo's Revolution will be significantly smaller than its rivals', about the size of several stacked DVD cases, and will come in several as-yet-undetermined colors.

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At 4 inches wide and 2 inches tall, with a 2-inch screen, the Game Boy Micro will weigh about 2.8 ounces and play the same games as the Game Boy Advance SP.

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The Revolution release is critical for Nintendo, which has fared the most poorly of the three major console companies over the past years.

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The Revolution will play DVDs, have built-in Wi-Fi and an SD memory card slot, and 512MB of flash memory, the company said.

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