It's official.......GBATemp vs. Nintendo 3DS

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Link5084, Jul 13, 2010.

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  1. Link5084

    Link5084 Sword & Shield at your service

    Aug 6, 2008
    United States

    Nintendo Believes The 3DS Can Stop PiracyEarlier models of the Nintendo DS are awash in a sea of pirated games. The upcoming 3DS? It might be a tougher nut to crack.

    That's according to THQ, anyways, whose executive VP of global publishing Ian Curran told CVG, "What excites me even more [than 3DS games] is that there's technology built in that device to really combat piracy".

    "The problem with the DS market in the last few years, particularly with the DS Lite, is that it's just been attacked by piracy. It's made it almost impossible to shift any significant volume. The DSi combated it a little bit, but the 3DS has taken that a step further."

    "I actually asked Nintendo to explain the technology and they said it's very difficult to do so because it's so sophisticated," he adds. "They combated the piracy on DSI, which they don't believe is cracked yet - but they know they've been hurt across the world and they believe the 3DS has got technology that can stop that."

    Take it with a grain of salt, since pirates haven't even had a shot at the system yet, but it's not often you see a man that excited by anti-piracy measures.

    In a battle with the biggest pirate crackers on GBATemp vs. Nintendo 3DS, who will win?
  2. N4RU70 FR34K

    N4RU70 FR34K Banned

    Mar 15, 2010
    United States
    Aktsuki Hideout
    I'm pretty sure it will still be possible to play pirated games but it will definately be harder considering that it's technology is so "sophisticated".
  3. EpicJungle

    EpicJungle stop browbeating me can't you see i'm sexy

    Aug 28, 2009
    This encouraged the hackers a lot to try to hack the 3DS...
    Everyone love's a good challenge [​IMG]
  4. Lushay

    Lushay GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 15, 2009
    United States
    Hackers for me. Even though i don't really use my Acekard for Games much. But it does help me with my next purchase. and i love homebrew. Beup is wonderful.
  5. DJ91990

    DJ91990 Dark-Type Trainer

    Feb 9, 2009
    United States
    Oakwood Region
    Oh my God, they finally did it.
    Nintendo has gained enough international funds to convence international intelligence to construct hardware with complex security features and security software protocols and has the ability to re-encode stings to prevent hooks, hacks, and warez. Well I guess because of the expensive government striengh software and hardware security the software for the system will run around $70.00 - $80.00. It would be a shame if this is true and an ex-operative that would have worked for the international intelligence would crack and covert the security and create a hole, thus costing Nintendo so much money in losses and lawsuits(towards pirates and pirating sites) that the end consumers will cease purchasing their software and expensive being pushed to the point of bankruptcy.

    Oh isn't the world of money and international politics a hoot?
  6. Terenigma

    Terenigma Terenigma everywhere

    Nov 10, 2008
    Was it me or do i remember when they announced the 3DS they said you will be able to download updates on the go like mobile phones access the internet from anywhere? if that were true maybe they have a system in place to detect at anytime when you running a pirated version of a game and be used in some way to brick it?

    thats what id do anyway lol
  7. gameguy95

    gameguy95 Needs More Furries!

    Jan 27, 2009
    United States
    why nintendo? we used to be such good friends...
  8. Devin

    Devin "Local Hardware Wizard"

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    Aug 17, 2009
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    The Nexus
    Meh....The title is sort of misleading, in the latest discussion topics box. I thought this was about the 3DS, being able to play GBA games. Anyway, why is the fight specifically between GBAtemp, and Nintendo? Aren't there other sites, with "Hackers" on it? Or, is it specifically with GBAtemp, and Nintendo, because it was posted here? Either way, I'll give the 3DS 2 years. Someone, somewhere will find a loophole.
  9. tk_saturn

    tk_saturn GBAtemp Psycho!

    Jan 26, 2010
    Do you know how many times this has been posted?

    Posted 3 days ago with 5 pages of posts.

    Why the need to start yet another thread on it? and with a stupid misleading topic title.

    The reason they are putting a lot effort into anti piracy measures on this console is obviously because they do think people are going to try to pirate it. This is all posturing with developers, hence why this has come from THQ.

    LOCK --->>
  10. yuyuyup

    yuyuyup GBAtemp Psycho!

    Apr 30, 2006
    United States
    USA MTN timezone
    Hopefully this shit talking will encourage lazy hackers to get off their worthless asses and hack dsiware
  11. KazoWAR

    KazoWAR GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Aug 12, 2008
    United States
    Winter Haven
    I hope the 3DS is never hacked. I would rather not have piracy on the 3DS to become as bad as it did with the DS, than to enjoy the possibilities of what the 3DS can do in terms of homebrew.
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