Pokemon HeartGold facing delay in Europe due to buggy software?

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  1. Bitbyte
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    This blue screen of death is supposedly cropping up in the European version of Pokemon HeartGold. This issue is leading to a delay of Pokemon HeartGold in Europe, so the rumor says. If this screen is the real deal, than Nintendo is going to have a pretty big snafu on their hands. Talk about millions of cartridges that are going to be field destroyed...unless somehow Nintendo can patch this. Thanks to NintenDaan for the heads up!

    UPDATE - Our friend from Filb.de is saying that the only reason this error occurs is due to a dirty/obscured pin in the cartridge.

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    Source: http://www.gonintendo.com/viewstory.php?id=118183

    That guy from Filb.de is wrong by the way. A friend of mine got his retail cartridge of EU HeartGold today and he's facing the same problem. No shit on his pins either. Sucks if it's gonna be wide spread.

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  2. Leo Cantus

    Leo Cantus So zeta slow!

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    Wow, I know quite a few people who are really looking forward to this and going straight to Game after school tommorow, theyre gonna be pissed if this is true.
     
  3. soulx

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    Old news is old but hasn't been posted here yet. No need to post the source in the title.

    Embarrassing, nonetheless.
     
  4. Uchiha Obito

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    I WAS FUCKING BUY THAT ON SATURDAY --'
     
  5. soulx

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    Doesn't matter. Purchase it. Then demand Nintendo for compensation!

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  6. Leo Cantus

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    Its only a rumour at the moment anyway
     
  7. thegame07

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    It only effects gold? [​IMG] I have been playing silver without problems got it today.
     
  8. soulx

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    Not really. I've read from some European users that they have HeartGold and it gives them the Blue Screen. It's the BSOD but on a Nintendo handheld.
     
  9. RupeeClock

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    So...this only effects Heart Gold right?
    Because I already bought Soul Silver (E) a couple of days early.
     
  10. Leo Cantus

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    Oh... Then it probably is true... Soul Silver sales are going to be like 98% and 2 % for Heart Gold in Europe since everyone is so hyped they'll just get SS instead
     
  11. Searinox

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    Pokemon ScreenBlue Version

    EUROPE ONLY!
     
  12. Bitbyte
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    Yeah, read the first post, I said a friend of mine had the same prob [​IMG]. A friend of his got SoulSilver and he didn't have the problem. So it's really not a rumor. Pretty much proves that SoulSilver is the superior version [​IMG]
     
  13. Tbone182a

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    Actually, one of Nintendo's local offices already confirmed the problems and delayed the release: source
     
  14. Bitbyte
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    "Nintendo Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg) today issued out a notice to the Dutch gaming press and trade about Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver. Unfortunately the notice was the official recognition of a recent rumour: that the Dutch-versions of the games contain a small bug. "

    I lol'd.
     
  15. Matt140

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    I've been playing on mine for a while now, no problems to be found.

    I guess it's just a minority of the games?
     
  16. thedicemaster

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    i checked the source's source again.
    they said only a small batch of dutch heartgold copies suffers from this problem.
    soulsilver copies, and heartgold copies outside the "benelux", are working normally.
     
  17. Anakir

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    Canada.
    Coincidentally, I had that today right after beating the more powerful Elite 4 (after getting all 16 badges).
     
  18. Raika

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    See, this is what happens when you implement such a complicated AP, Nintendo.
     
  19. heartgold

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    ^ + 1 [​IMG]
     
  20. DCG

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    ... I don't know what to think. I got the game (heart gold for my sister and soul silver for myself) a day before the official release (the store phoned us that we could come and get the game). me nor my sister have experienced any problems. everything works fine (my sister did a new game a couple of times to get the right natured pkm and she didn't have a crash eighter).