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Submitted by TristanP_ObViews 496d ago | news

3DS Piracy Cartridge Bricks User’s 3DS

A company known as Gateway has claimed to have cracked the 3DS and has allowed users to download and play ROMs using this device. The company claims that the primary use for the device is to play backups of titles that you own. However this is the claim that all console piracy device manufacturers use, the fact remains that a large majority of people use these devices to play illegal copies of video games. (3DS, Tag Invalid, Tech)

DarkZane  +   496d ago
That news is late by a few months.
TristanP_ObViews  +   496d ago
There was no proof until just recently.
TheOrder1886  +   496d ago
Karma strikes.
wheresmymonkey  +   496d ago
This is very old news. The cartridge also isn't that popular because its an utter bugger to use.
WilliamH  +   496d ago
Nintendo have made it very clear that this could happen, you have no one to blame but yourself. Buy your games
Kinger8938  +   496d ago
Owned
kayoss  +   496d ago
If you pirate games and brick your console, you have no one to blame but yourself.
TekoIie  +   496d ago
Well I wouldnt say you have no one to blame but yourself.... I just don't care that it happened to people who pirate ;)
SteamPowered  +   496d ago
Supercard DSTWO is the way to go anyways. I love my emulators, and Supercard can handle them all.
RiPPn  +   496d ago
Supercard DSTWO doesn't play 3DS ROMs. But it also doesn't brick your 3DS either.
strigoi814  +   496d ago
the price you pay for getting cheap..karma
jegheist2014  +   496d ago
lol gateway didnt brick users 3ds heres real scoop gateway was first cloens came second r4 other companys

gateway made there multirom source code update clones stole gateways works the users who tried to install ito n there so called clone got brick cuz of it

if u own ofiical gateway 3ds cartridge got orignal file your good since then gateway has pulled it multirom feature causing problems should be released soon.

now i dont own 3ds myself my brother does im borrowing his but im not spending almsot 300 bux on hackable fw 3ds xl nother 90 for the cart to take risk.
Hicken  +   496d ago
Translation, anyone?
Arkworthy  +   496d ago
Nice to see that gamers are so eager to throw each other to the wolves. Makes it a lot easier for the industry to exploit us.
Austacker  +   496d ago
That's a ridiculous assumption.

The OP tried to steal the work of other people and got burned.

He deserves what he's brought upon himself.

Since when do video game developers 'exploit' people by asking to be paid for their work?

Because YOU happen to not like the asking price?

You have the choice not to pay that price then and walk away.

This isn't exploitation, this is capitalism.
Arkworthy  +   496d ago
"Because YOU happen to not like the asking price?"

Now who's making assumptions?

When you buy hardware from a company, they should not be able to destroy said hardware if they don't like what you are doing with it. Or are you unaware that there are lots of people that use 'homebrew' for their own programming projects, and not piracy?

It's always been Nintendo policy to brick your console, thus destroying things you have paid for, if they don't like what you're doing with them. This, however you slice it, is exploitation, and only a sucker would blame the consumer.
Activemessiah  +   496d ago
I thought 3DS games were cheap o_o
RPG_Lover  +   496d ago
good.

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