Did you notice the home button?

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  1. Squirps
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    Hey if you look under the screen (bottom one) there's a home button! Do you think it's going to be like the wii's home menu? Wouldn't that mean that the 3DS also uses IOS's? DISCUSS!!!
     


  2. Cyan

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    it could be like the psp too, just a pause screen with few options.
     
  3. Overlord Nadrian

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    Yeah, like Cyan said, this could be just like the PSP has, a small pause screen with a couple of options. And even if it was like the Wii's home button menu, how do you come to the conclusion it will use .ISOs? [​IMG]
     
  4. Jamstruth

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    IOSes are the way the Wii System menu is set out. If the 3DS is set out the same way it will be easily crackable, hence it is unlikely they will use them. Sorry aguyyyy.
     
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    I love how everyone here thinks cracking software is easy [​IMG]
     
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    Oops, didn't read the first post well enough, excuse me for my ignorance! [​IMG]
     
  7. Jamstruth

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    Didn't mean to imply it would be incredibly easy but having it based on the current Wii layout would certainly speed things up.
     
  8. monkat

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    I think what OP was trying to get at was maybe the 3DS will use a slimmer ported version of the Wii's operating system?

    Yeah, I think it's just a button that'll be used mostly for a soft reset.
     
  9. gamefreak94

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    I doubt it will be using IOS's.
    The system menu is probably more like the NDSi's system menu instead.
     
  10. Slyakin

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    Of course, the real 3DS is still under development (as in, the final form and shape and all that jazz is still being improved on), so chances are that they used the Wii Menu icon as a placeholder, and will just make a whole new button, along with other things.
     
  11. DeltaBurnt

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    It wasn't the fact that the Wii had an IOS system that made it easy to crack, but because it only check the signatures of a game's TMD when it was being installed and not everytime it was run (and it does check everytime it runs on the DSi, making things harder). Also there was the trucha bug. It would makes things a little easier, but not that much.

    @OP: They already have this on the DSi, just tap the power button and it takes you back to the homescreen. I wouldn't be surprised if this button did the same exact thing.
     
  12. Squirps
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    Yeah, but there already IS a power button on the 3DS, and I bet that it has the same purpose as the button on the DSi---to bring you back to the DSi menu (like you said), so the home button probably has some other thing it brings up...
     
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    I think they just took out the reset from the power button and put it on the home button.
     
  14. mercluke

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    dsi and wii system menus are extremely similar...
     
  15. naruses

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    Yeah, I noticed, it seems we are getting an Wii-like home menu, who knows maybe multitasking or in-game pause.
    Or a realtime save, it would be amazing if an in-game menu Ala SC DSTWO.
     
  16. Edgedancer

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    Real time save would be a feature of a game rather than the system itself as it would remove challenge for a vast number of titles. IMagine a game like Elite Beat Agents having real time save.
     
  17. BoxShot

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    Yes I noticed. [​IMG] It was one of the first things I noticed.
     
  18. GentleFist

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    maybe for playing media during gameplay? that would rock
     
  19. shadow1w2

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    Most likely a Wii style home menu that does basic reseting and the like.
    Dont expect extra features. Nintendo is all about the main gimmick and then stopping right there.
    Though I hope that later when the hacks start to come about that they'll figure out a way to make plugins like the PSP has. That way we can make our own in-game extra features like music playing etc.
    Though knowing how Nintendo does their software this might be too hard, but hey, it would be nice.
     
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