Nintendo Is So Not Screwing Around With 3DS Piracy

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  1. Rock Raiyu
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    News Source: Kotaku

    Makes me want to rethink about using my flashcart on my 3DS when I get it. I may just stick with my DSi afterall. Cause I'm honestly getting a little bit frightened from reading the article.
     


  2. Agjsdfd

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    Isnt that the case with Wii already?
    I had homebrew channel install along with some other stuff, my little bro updated it and now it does not detect any discs at all. No originals, no back ups.
    When I try to update, the update goes halfway and then stops.
     
  3. Ikki

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    I love me some desperate measures.


    Unfortunately, crackers love themselves some challenges.
     
  4. Hop2089

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    At least Nintendo is giving out warnings and not suing.

    So it's best to go legit on this system and use your DS, PSP, or DSi for your ROM needs.
     
  5. chris888222

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    I think I will just go legit with this system. But I just have a feeling that this feature of saving your gaming data AP tech can be easily bypassed by hackers. Just my feeling though. [​IMG]
     
  6. Maedhros

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    Sony gave out warnings too. They sued only Geohot and the other hackers, no users were affected.

    The best is to use your DS, PSP, DSi with legit games and support the game industry to not die.
     
  7. Clydefrosch

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    if one day they succeed in flashing the 3ds, that measure isnt going to help them anymore, but until then, this is quite a good idea and i'm supporting it.

    though maybe it'll just be as easy as disguising flashcards as retail games, who knows?

    Anyway, gogo nintendo 'D show them early adopters how hacking is a bad thing
     
  8. Celice

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    I think the funniest part about piracy antimeasures is that the objective is to stop illegal copies of games from being played, and to stop "profit" from being stolen. When it's not really the piracy that's causing so much financial damage (mostly in the console-gaming areas).

    Every last cent counts when it comes to corporate entities I suppose.
     
  9. The Phantom

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    So what's to stop people from selling a 3DS on ebay? That measure looks like it's going to fall flat. We'll just have to see if people with jap systems end up with paperweights after the first firmware update. Hopefully that update will come before the US roll out.
     
  10. Lacius

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    It's more likely you messed something up on your Wii, because Nintendo does not have any specific method designed to make the Wii nonfunctional because of piracy. I believe it is also likely that the 3DS warning is a just a scare, similar to the "unauthorized device" scares they put in their Wii update notifications.
     
  11. TehSkull

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    Hmmmm. Guess I'll be waiting until the May update to even try my AK2i on the 3DS.
     
  12. chrisrlink

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    i dont think so this maybe a reality
     
  13. AlanJohn

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    [​IMG] Thats why you shouldn't mess with Ninty [​IMG]
     
  14. Yuan

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    The Nintendo terms of agreement clearly state that it is possible that the 3DS might not be able to boot up after firmware updates if unapproved or illegal devices are used in the 3DS.

    Yes, Sony is evil.
     
  15. Gamer4life

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    This is the shit that fucking pisses me off we bought the damn thing we have the right to do any god damn thing to it or on it that we the OWNERS so choose. WE have the right to run anything on it and if that is a flash cart we have the damn right to. They have no rights to tell us that the $300 product that we bought and DAMN RIGHT OWN is not ours to do with what we please.
     
  16. BlueStar

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    So just like pretty much any terms of service agreement by any company ever then. Oh noes.
     
  17. Wombo Combo

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    Still gonna use my DSTWO on it.
     
  18. chrisrlink

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    honestly i approve of this but what about action replay?
     
  19. Forstride

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    Actually, they kind of do. They provide online services, games, etc...And in turn, you have to follow their terms. Disagree, and Miyamoto will cut your nuts off. [​IMG]

    EDIT: Also, stop acting like all the PS3 owners that cried about OtherOS. You sound stupid.
     
  20. Cloak519

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    Inb4 Catboy being all like "yay cool awesome guyz I don't condone hacking lol".
    More constructively... I'm kind of neutral on this. I think it's interesting but I highly doubt it'll stamp piracy out.