It's been an interesting week for handheld game units. Apple's announced that fifth-generation iPods will now be able to play Bejeweled. Sony's planning to bundle its PSP system with a game, 1-gigabyte memory stick, and a UMD movie. And Nintendo's rolling out two new flavors of DS Lite this week.
To butcher Prince with much gusto, color me pink and black, and hardly taken aback. But it's nice to know that amid the opening salvos of the second phase of the next-generation console wars, the little guys are fighting for their place in the sun, even if it is by packing in a crappy movie with a console, giving folks the same old stuff in new colors, or letting them play Pac-Man -- with a click wheel.