R4 card provider ordered to pay Nintendo over $500,000 in dama

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  1. GhostToast
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  3. Hop2089

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    Australia again is getting buttraped by Nintendo and taking everyone with them.
     
  4. zuron7

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    Wasn't this already posted or another one.
    Nintendo is seriously taking too much action against R4
     
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    well since they dont make legit R4's anymore its almost like Nintendo is saying stop selling fake flash carts to people LOL!
     
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    I think it was already posted. not sure though [​IMG]

    Yeah Nintendos going nuts about R4
     
  7. Danny600kill

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    NO R4'S [​IMG]

    Never said anything about other flashcarts [​IMG]
     
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    The public just call them R4's because its commonly known everywhere.
     
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    lol

    Nintendo needs to cut their prices on games outside of North America, $66 US for a DS game is way overpriced.
     
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    :wtf: in Switzerland new games are 99 CHF
     
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    67.50 euros for 1 bloody game? that's nuts. Over here most DS games are like 30-35 euros (about 40 USD)
    but nintendo is killing R4, bad for the noobs, but there are a lot more flashcards out there that you can still use.
     
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    In The Netherlands, newwer (and popular) DS games cost 45 euros.
     
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    Most major importers get busted. There was some guy in the UK or something who got busted for importing ass loads of R4 carts. It's ALWAYS R4 carts too, since that's what Nintendo thinks is the source of piracy. They're obviously a few years behind on their info.
     
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    not really, although the R4 clones aren't very good it's what most people buy
     
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    Couldnt gadget gear just say they dont sell them with the intention ofgame piracy?
    Its just for Media, Homebrew and Music?
     
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    That's what OzModchips did. And it worked. The Australian Law protected them from Nintendo basically.
     
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    The problem was these guys admitted that the R4 (clone) cards were for. Deny till you die!
     
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    This is actually good, there will be less posts about "I just got an r4 i ultra golds sdhc special edition and this game doesn't work". And now people will have less chances from ordering a bad cart. But still, it starts with r4's so it could lead to banning some of the better carts on the market [​IMG]
     
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    R4 may be Nintendo's generic term for all flash carts by now since they don't really need to acknowledge different brandings. Think of it this way, it is all counterfeit anyways so they might as well just call them all one thing such as flash cartridge, R4, etc. Aren't all modern flash carts basically clone of the original R4 anyway?

    And to sell these for profit in a country that does not necessarily allow them is a bad idea. There are legit ways to do business and make money. It takes a little bit more thought though I guess.
     
  20. shakirmoledina

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    i think the matter tht increased his felony was "Australian provider of R4 cards used to copy Nintendo DS games"... i'd say they had their eyes on him and this made it confirmed