Eurogamer released a article about Gatewaygate!

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Master X, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. Master X
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    Full article - http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2...udes-secret-kill-switch-that-bricks-handhelds

    Ah, media attention!

    No new information, but it's interesting to see a news site pick up on this. At any rate it would serve as a good article to read if someone whats to know why everyone is up in a firestorm over Gateway now. I guess this also explains why Gateway's site was down earlier today. GBAtemp also gets a mention :)

    Anyone think this article will convince Gateway to remove the bricking code?
     


  2. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    Definitely nice to be sourced in the article. :)
     
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  3. Xzi

    Xzi Console Hacker and PC Gamer

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    This is probably more mainstream attention than they want drawn to themselves. Hopefully it teaches them to keep themselves more low key (IE not drop bricking code on people). And hopefully they don't simply disappear from the face of the earth if this causes a lot of subsequent media attention.
     
  4. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Oh the butthurt in those comments on Eurogamer :creep:
     
  5. Steena

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    I'm sure people who work hard for this website, like Ryukouki, are feeling happy that gbatemp gets mentioned by reputable sources. Though this is actually bad for the flashcart scene to go mainstream, nintendo will be forced to pour more effort into blocking it. They don't want to let people know that there are working flashcarts out there AND some of them will even harm the system.

    First thing that comes to mind is new emunand support when the next official firmware updates comes out.

    What a fucking mess!
     
  6. PolyChrome

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    Now we have more ignorant people shitstorming about "piracy x morality". Just great.
     
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  7. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    Being recognized is more on myself, and won't impact the other users. It definitely is bad though; yet, either way flash carts in general are still going to be bad and there isn't really a mainstream for this. Honestly the way things have been pouring out as of late, it might even be safer just to block the unit. :P
     
  8. the_randomizer

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    As long as the GW gets killed off....
     
  9. Ryukouki

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    The rate they're going, they might destroy the world by suppertime.
     
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    I'll get the popcorn ready, you know, just in case.
     
  11. osirisjem

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    From the article.
    gateway.100.safe.from.article.jpg
     
  12. the_randomizer

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    Hah, yeah, I call BS. 2.02b is to be avoided at all costs. IOh GW, you keep digging yourselves deeper and deeper into an abyss. I love PR stunts. Care to explain why legit users suffer, for them to assume all users used clones is a rather dick thing for them to do, is it not?
     
  13. Nightwish

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    Clearly. :wacko:
    Already looking into replacing it. Anyone want it?
     
  14. Ryukouki

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    I'd take it off your hands. :D haha!
     
  15. Master X
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    I'll take it. I'll (unlike gateway...) even handle the shipping charges.

    Blah, different countries.
     
  16. Yessy

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    I'll give you tree fiddy.
     
  17. Darkseeker109

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    why would Nintendo repair the consoles? if you use a flash card you violate your warranty don't you?
     
  18. Ryukouki

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    Warranty is void from that, yes.
     
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    Edit: Nah, never mind.
     
  20. Nightwish

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    Meh, I accidentally bought a second one when I thought buygateway3ds was a scam, and it's sill in the original teensy envelope. I wouldn't mind getting rid of it at a loss, I have no idea how to sell it.