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Oct 28
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Oh boy, what a week it's been for the 3DS scene. A few days ago, it was discovered that a flash cart called the Sky3DS was in the works that had the ability to play games on the latest 9.0 3DS firmwares. This flash chip, in the supposed price range of $120, could store up to ten games simultaneously and switches on the fly with a button on the cartridge itself. The real doozy this cart has people rumbling about, however, is the ability to supposedly play games without the need of a 3DS console below firmware version 4.5. Currently, the status of this flash chip is unconfirmed, but rest assured GBAtemp has reached out to the Sky3DS team for further information. We will of course keep you posted on any developments we receive, but for now, we urge you to take the information with a grain of salt. You can go to the link below for the ongoing discussion:


UPDATE 1: GBAtemp has reached out to its sponsor NDS-card.com, who has confirmed that the site will be receiving some stock of the Sky3DS flash chip, and that GBAtemp will be provided a review sample.

In addition to the wildfire of the Sky3DS flash chip, just today, the 3DS keys for Nintendo 3DS firmware v7.0 have been leaked. Using a decryptor, it is now possible to decrypt the latest games, such as the recently released Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. Please be aware of the advisory - the leaked 3DS key contains copyrighted Nintendo code and as a result - this code cannot be distributed on this website in any way. The GBAtemp.net Staff is actively monitoring the situation and will hand out disciplinary actions to those who infringe upon the rules. Please reread the GBAtemp.net Forum Terms of Service for further information. If you are unsure, please privately message one of the members of the GBAtemp staff for further clarification!

Oct 30
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On the note of how they aim for non-installation, hopefully they allow access to the cloud service through the internet using something like the physical web rather than an app.
This is an incredibly big market for Nintendo to get into and they've had a pretty good history with health related products, perhaps the biggest tech company involved with consumer health.
Oct 30

GBAtemp is proud to present another official video game review for the OUYA console. Neverending Nightmares is a psychological horror game designed to help others understand what mental illness may in fact be like for those who experience it in one form or another.

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Oct 29
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TechLand, the developer of the popular Dead Island series has just announced via Facebook that their newest game, Dying Light, will not be released on the Xbox 360 and the PS3 as previously announced. After rigorous testing the team has decided that last generation systems are simply not powerful enough to deliver the game in a way they have originally envisioned and as such, Dying Light will only be released on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Here is what TechLand had to say:
The moment everyone's been waiting for has finally happened - developers are moving away from systems of the past and look forward to the greener pastures for current gen ones. Here's for hoping that the game is truly excellent and benefits from the additional horsepower offered by current gen consoles - the grace period is over, it's time to kick this generation off with a bang!


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Oct 28
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Oct 27

Christmas time, mistletoe and wine... and huge savings, which is always a big deal when you want to plant only the best of gifts under the Christmas tr-- Oh, I mean, when you want Santa to plant the best gifts under the Christmas tree. ;)

Microsoft's decided to gear up for the season early and prepared a great sale for those who are still on the fence about which console they should buy, here's what they had to say:

There's several bundles to choose from, so if an Xbox One is the one thing you want for Christmas, you'd better have a look at what they have in store for you!


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Oct 25

One of the most exciting features promised for the PlayStation 4 back when it was first announced was Share Play, the ability to watch, join and share video games over the PSN network.

Want to try out a game one of your friends owns before you buy it? Want to join a co-op or versus session with a friend, but you don't own the game? Want to spectate on a friend's gaming session? Want to help out a friend who's in a pickle and needs help? Not a problem - with Share Play you'll be able to do all of that soon.

Sony describes this functionality as a "virtual couch" - it aims at re-creating the experience of playing a video game with a friend online as if you were together. Are you excited for this kind of player-to-player interaction? Post your comments below!

Share Play will become available after the PlayStation 4 Firmware Update 2.0, follow the source link for details.

Update: Firmware 2.0 rolls out tomorrow (28.10.14), featuring Share Play, YouTube direct upload support, USB music player, themes, Home screen sorting and organization and other enhancements.


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Oct 23
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The rumored Mewtwo DLC was finally confirmed today during Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Direct. Not much is known about the character besides the fact that the character is still in development and is slated for a Spring 2015 release.

The character is apparently free for owners of both the Wii U and 3DS versions. Not sure if everyone else outside of that is getting the character as paid DLC or not.


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