R4-DS In a gamespot ad!

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Feb 17, 2008

R4-DS In a gamespot ad! by BoneMonkey at 4:50 PM (2,540 Views / 0 Likes) 21 replies

  1. BoneMonkey
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    Thats great! Nice find.
     
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    I don't like DS piracy being so open and rampant...
     
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    Me too, Ive got a feeling this will not have good impact on the whole DS scene...
    A new noob invasion perhaps?
     
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    I doubt it cause people who read this kind of news are generally already aware of the possibilities of ds pirating no? This is kotaku, not the 8 'o clock news.
     
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    That has already happened. Just look at the DS sections.
     
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    I figure that all the rampant piracy on the DS will just cause Nintendo to release an all-new handheld sooner rather than later.

    And the whole cycle will start over again.


    I think the R4 appearing in the ad is just a sign of the times and Gamestop's way of showing just how out of control piracy on the DS is.
     
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    Everyone knew this was gonna happen, the whole DS piracy thing spread like a virus.
     
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    Anyone else notice the Games n Music cart in there? That also can run Homebrew/roms (i think)
     
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    You're right! It doesn't run commercial games though.
     
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    i thought someone hacked it up to run retail games? triforce i think....

    the card below the R4 is ALSO unofficial, missing ESRB info, the white Nintendo DS thing that is above all real games, etc
     
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    so with 3 unofficial carts in the case, one could draw the conclusion that it is a picture of a developer's personal case or maybe it is one of those situations where the media guys try to see if they can get away with an inside joke. I used to make training tools for a certain company that makes radios and I altered the display on one to read 4:20 just to see who would catch it. Very juvinile of me, I know, but that is what makes work like that bearable from time to time. [​IMG]
     
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    Absolutely shocking.
     
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    You misspelled "Gamestop" in the thread title.
     
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    [​IMG] I also always get those two confused!
     
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    Me neither but it's not going to stop
     
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    I suppose the ad also shows that the owner of the case also buys the official cartridges as well as his/hers flash cart.
     
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    Or buys some games, then buys the R4 and stops buying retail
     
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    Lets just hope not too much ppl saw this... Big-N will freak out over it if...
     
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    I wonder how many more people we'll get on the forums here asking if they can play GBA games on the R4 XD Then again, I doubt it if people aren't really willing to pay $80 for it.
     

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